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Cybersecurity weekly podcast series featuring industry thought leaders discussing security solutions, best practices, threat intel, and more. Our primary topics within InfoSec include: Application Security; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Career Development; Cloud Security; Encryption / DLP; Endpoint / Mobile / IoT Security; GRC; Incident Response / SIEM; Identity and Access Management; Network Security; Privacy; Ransomware / Malware; and Security Awareness.

Cybersecurity weekly podcast series featuring industry thought leaders discussing security solutions, best practices, threat intel, and more. Our primary topics within InfoSec include: Application Security; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Career Development; Cloud Security; Encryption / DLP; Endpoint / Mobile / IoT Security; GRC; Incident Response / SIEM; Identity and Access Management; Network Security; Privacy; Ransomware / Malware; and Security Awareness.

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United States

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Cybersecurity weekly podcast series featuring industry thought leaders discussing security solutions, best practices, threat intel, and more. Our primary topics within InfoSec include: Application Security; Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Career Development; Cloud Security; Encryption / DLP; Endpoint / Mobile / IoT Security; GRC; Incident Response / SIEM; Identity and Access Management; Network Security; Privacy; Ransomware / Malware; and Security Awareness.

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@SecureWorld

Language:

English


Episodes

BEC: Real Stories, Real Defense

12/7/2021
Business Email Compromise (BEC) remains rampant, with annual losses in the billions of dollars. Every type of organization is at risk. During this episode, we discuss key things your organization and people should know about this cybercrime, plus the most effective way to respond in hopes of recovering some of the losses. Our two guests are with the United States Secret Service: • Stephen Dougherty, Financial Fraud Investigator, Global Investigative Operations Center • Michael Johns,...

Duration:00:31:40

A Cyber Mercenary Investigation

11/17/2021
What is a cyber mercenary group and who are they attacking through cyberspace? In this episode, Feike Hacquebord, Sr. Threat Researcher at Trend Micro, reveals extensive details of a cyber mercenary group he has been tracking for more than a year, which he calls Void Balaur. "They target a lot of doctors… they are sending phishing emails to target senior engineers working for phone companies, they are targeting banks, as well. And all of these targets have one thing in common: they have a...

Duration:00:32:25

The Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline Problem

11/4/2021
This discussion on the cybersecurity talent pipeline problem is unlike any other you have heard before. And you and your organization could play a part in growing the future of the cybersecurity workforce. We're talking with the founders of the Last Mile Education Fund: • Rian Walker, Information Security Analyst, Financial Sector • Sarah Lee, Director, School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi • Ruthe Farmer, CEO & Founder, Last Mile...

Duration:00:39:21

Cybersecurity Brain Hacks and Big Ideas

10/27/2021
Can brain hacks and cybersecurity habits improve the security posture at your organization? CISO George Finney of Southern Methodist University believes the answer is yes and he makes his case in this episode. Also, here's a big idea: cybersecurity doesn't slow down digital transformation, it speeds it up. Gigamon CTO Shehzad Merchant explains how and looks at Big Data and its underpinning technologies. Thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our...

Duration:00:41:06

Emergency Response Lessons for Cybersecurity

10/21/2021
Andrew "AJ" Jarrett is Applied Cybersecurity Program Manager at the Cyber Readiness Center (CRC) and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). He's been a wildland firefighter for more than a decade and believes Emergency Response frameworks that save lives can apply to cyber incident response and IT security to help protect organizations. He believes this can help make information security better. Thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our...

Duration:00:37:31

Cybersecurity Inflection Point?

10/13/2021
Ed Cabrera is the former CISO of the United States Secret Service and current Chief Cybersecurity Officer at Trend Micro. He believes we are at an inflection point in cybersecurity and is cautiously optimistic. During this conversation with SecureWorld, Cabrera also discusses ransomware, cryptocurrency, threat intelligence, cyber insurance, and more. Thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our premier podcast partner. Resource Links: • Trend Micro...

Duration:00:34:59

Cyber Resilience, the Game Show

10/7/2021
In this SecureWorld Sessions podcast bonus episode, three Chief Information Security Officers play a game show around modern cyber resilience. What is cyber resiliency, how do you align it with business objectives, and is it possible a unicorn won this battle of the CISOs? Contestants include Ricardo Lafosse, CISO, The Kraft Heinz Company; Michael Boucher, Americas CISO, JLL; and Glenn Kapetansky, Interim CISO, University of Chicago Medical Center, and CSO, Trexin Group. Thank you to Trend...

Duration:00:40:38

Ransomware and the Secret Service

9/28/2021
Our guest on this episode is Jeremy C. Sheridan, Assistant Director, Office of Investigations, at the United States Secret Service. We discuss the evolution of ransomware in cybercrime, including: advances in technology, cyber insurance, the cryptocurrency challenge, the sophistication of ransomware actors, and much more. Also, thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our premier podcast partner and providing new research for this episode. Resource...

Duration:00:51:50

Creating a Security Culture

9/9/2021
Princeton University implemented a multi-year program to create a culture of cybersecurity throughout campus. It has already made an impact on the organizational security mindset, including risk reduction, implementing new technologies, broadening security knowledge, and strengthening campus partnerships. In this episode, listen to David Sherry, CISO of Princeton University, and Tara Schaufler, Information Security Awareness and Training Program Manager. They share ideas, inspiration, and...

Duration:00:49:30

Nation-State Cyber Threats: What Now?

9/1/2021
What can organizations, the U.S. government, and everyday citizens do to stop the surge of ransomware and cyber threats hitting us from overseas? In this episode, we hear from retired Air Force Colonel Cedric Leighton. Leighton is a CNN military analyst who held cyber leadership positions while serving in the Air Force and currently runs the Cedric Leighton International Strategies consultancy. He explains the threats and motives of America's top nation-state cyber enemies. Plus, how we're...

Duration:00:50:57

Suing the CISO

8/24/2021
Are CISOs getting sued? Yes. Investors filed a lawsuit that specifically names the CISO of SolarWinds as a defendant. Is this the beginning of a trend to sue the Chief Information Security Officer after a cyber incident? #InfoSec twitter reacts, and so do the experts on today's podcast: Rebecca Rakoski is co-founder and Managing Partner of XPAN Law Partners, and Glenn Kapetansky is Interim CISO at the University of Chicago Medical School and CSO at Trexin. Thank you to Trend Micro, a...

Duration:00:33:35

Season of Cybercrime: The Insider Threat

8/10/2021
In this true cybercrime episode, we uncover the case of an insider threat scheme at an AT&T Wireless call center. Court documents reveal how rogue employees collected approximately $1 million in bribes. Plus, Dr. Larry Ponemon discusses the Insider Threat risk, and John Grimm discusses Insider Threat best practices. Resource Links: • Trend Micro report, Risks in Telecommunications IT: https://www.trendmicro.com/en_us/research/21/g/risks-in-telecommunications-IT.html • SecureWorld...

Duration:00:22:34

Season of Cybercrime: Exploring the Dark Web

8/3/2021
In this true cybercrime episode, we interview Myra Rosario-Fuentes, Senior Threat Researcher at Trend Micro, who just completed an in-depth, two-year research project on Dark Web markets, especially those selling exploits that hackers use to take advantage of security holes in networks and devices. How much is a Zero Day exploit worth on the Dark Web? How did COVID-19 impact cybercriminals on the Dark Web? Also, we discuss access-as-a-service on the Dark Web, the latest on ransomware...

Duration:00:32:33

Season of Cybercrime: W.H.O. Cyberattack

7/20/2021
In this true cybercrime podcast episode, we interview Alexander Urbelis, cyber attorney and threat intelligence expert, who uncovered a cyberattack against the World Health Organization at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Resource Links: • Trend Micro phishing and ransomware white paper: https://resources.trendmicro.com/rs/945-CXD-062/images/Reduce-Phishing-Ransomware_Trend-Micro.pdf • Alexander Urbelis on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-urbelis-25aaab1/ • SecureWorld...

Duration:00:37:07

Season of Cybercrime: SeaWorld Cyberattack

7/13/2021
In this true cybercrime episode, we interview Cam, who was arrested for hacking when he was 14 years old. One of his focused cyberattacks was against SeaWorld San Diego. Now, he works as a cybersecurity professional. How did he get into cybercrime and then into a role defending against it? It all started with gaming. Resource Links: • Trend Micro's Close the Gap program: https://www.trendmicro.com/closethegap • Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative: https://www.zerodayinitiative.com •...

Duration:00:21:41

Cybersecurity Workforce Development at Scale

6/29/2021
How can we scale up the development of our collective cybersecurity talent pipeline, and what role can you play in this? How can your organization help develop talent? How can your alma mater or current university play a part in this? Hear about a model for this kind of work underway through partnerships at New York University Tandon School of Engineering. Our expert panelists: 1. Geoff Brown, CISO, City of New York, and Head of NYC Cyber Command 2. Liat Krawczyk, Assistant Vice President...

Duration:00:52:06

State CISO Discussion: Future of Security

6/22/2021
Listen in as U.S. state cybersecurity leaders discuss key topics: • coming year priority projects • the ransomware surge and preparing for security incidents • their organization's security culture and training to deal with issues • innovative, special projects they are most excited about moving forward Featured presenters on this podcast panel: • Vinod Brahmapuram, CISO, State of Washington • Deborah Blyth, CISO, State of Colorado • Maria Thompson, former Chief Risk Officer, State...

Duration:00:51:07

Ransomware Incident Response Lessons

6/15/2021
Nancy Rainosek is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the State of Texas. She knows all about ransomware incident response. Her team played a key role in remediation after a coordinated ransomware attack hit 22 state agencies in Texas in a single day. 1. What was that ransomware day like for Rainosek and her team? 2. Was there a common vulnerability among the attacked agencies? 3. What did Texas learn during the ransomware attack that can help your organization...

Duration:00:39:15

AI and Our Future

5/25/2021
Josh Jackson is Founder and Executive Director of the AI Association, which advocates for the furtherance of artificial intelligence and automation in the United States. In this wide-ranging discussion about AI, Jackson unpacks the following: 1. How should we define artificial intelligence? 2. Where is the intersection of cybersecurity and AI? 3. What does the AI arms race look like, and what about AI ethics? 4. What if your organization does not have an AI strategy? Resource Links: •...

Duration:00:31:48

Outlaw Ransomware Payments?

5/18/2021
Shawn Tuma is a nationally known "breach quarterback" or "incident response coach" who walks victimized companies through the fallout of a ransomware attack. In this episode, he discusses the following: 1. What stages do organizations and security teams experience during a ransomware attack? 2. Would making ransomware payments illegal disrupt this cybercrime business model? 3. Is the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack a watershed moment for security? Tuma is Co-Chair of the Cybersecurity &...

Duration:00:33:50