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Talking the Threat Intelligence Mind Map and How It Can Help Organizations

9/25/2017
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Threat intelligence covers many different aspects relevant to an organization, including strategic intelligence, operational intelligence, tactical intelligence, digital risk monitoring, and the people and process behind them. Despite being interconnected, they are often viewed individually within organizations, said SurfWatch Labs chief security strategist Adam Meyer. Meyer recently created a mind map to show how those different aspects tie together and should be viewed under one large...

Duration: 00:10:07


Talking the Preparedness Cycle with Gate 15's Andy Jabbour

8/30/2017
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In today’s cyber threat environment, many organizations are struggling to determine how to mitigate the array of risks they are facing. But don’t despair, said Andy Jabbour, the co-founder and managing director of Gate 15, there is hope. Andy recently wrote a series of blogs outlining how the Preparedness Cycle, which is often used to prepare for traditional threats, can easily be applied to cyber threats as well. On this episode of the Cyber Chat, we talk to Andy about the preparedness...

Duration: 00:08:55


Talking the Expanding Digital Risk Footprints of Organizations

5/26/2017
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The digital footprints of organizations are expanding. With that expansion comes more avenues of attack for cybercriminals to exploit and more areas of concern for organizations to address. On this episode of the Cyber Chat, SurfWatch Labs chief security strategist Adam Meyer discusses the challenges businesses are currently facing due to their expanding level of presence and how organizations can respond to those new challenges to better manage their cyber risk.

Duration: 00:11:03


Talking the Expanding Digital Risk Footprints of Organizations

5/26/2017
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The digital footprints of organizations are expanding. With that expansion comes more avenues of attack for cybercriminals to exploit and more areas of concern for organizations to address. On this episode of the Cyber Chat, SurfWatch Labs chief security strategist Adam Meyer discusses the challenges businesses are currently facing due to their expanding level of presence and how organizations can respond to those new challenges to better manage their cyber risk.

Duration: 00:11:03


Talking Banner Health’s Data Breach Lawsuit with Michella Kras

8/29/2016
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Earlier this month, Banner Health announced a data breach affecting 3.7 million individuals. In late June, Banner discovered that intruders may have gained unauthorized access to the computer systems that process payment card data at certain Banner Health food and beverage outlets. Two weeks later Banner discovered that the intruders may have also assessed patient and health insurance records. Now the company is facing several potential class action lawsuits over the incident. On today’s...

Duration: 00:15:03


Talking the Cyber Skills Gap and IT Middle Class with Confer’s Paul Morville

6/27/2016
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One of the cyber challenges that has long faced organizations is the IT skills gap, and as cybercriminals have widened their focus and moved down the food chain to target more small and medium-sized businesses, that problem has become more pronounced. This is particularly true for what Confer founder and VP of products Paul Morville described as the “IT middle class.” On today’s Cyber Chat we talk with Morville about the skills gap, how it’s affecting the IT middle class, and what...

Duration: 00:21:41


Talking Lost Data, Breaches and Regulation with Ground Labs’ John Wethington

6/20/2016
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Throughout 2016 we’ve seen numerous data breaches related to businesses being unable to properly monitor and protect their data. As Ground Labs VP of Americas John Wethington put it, organizations simply cannot keep track of the growing amount of data they have. However, new regulations such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation come with stiff penalties for those organizations that do not protect the sensitive data they collect. On today’s Cyber Chat we talk with Wethington...

Duration: 01:17:32


Talking SurfWatch Labs’ Annual Cyber Risk Report with Adam Meyer

3/22/2016
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SurfWatch Labs recently released a threat intelligence report detailing cyber risk trends. They noted that cybercriminals have shifted their targets over the past year from focusing on credit card information at financial institutions to increasingly stealing personal information across a swath of industries. On today’s Cyber Chat we talk with our own Adam Meyer, Chief Security Strategist at SurfWatch Labs, about the report, cyber risk trends and what businesses need to do in order to stay...

Duration: 02:02:43


Is Ukraine’s Power Outage a Sign of Cyber-Attacks to Come?

1/13/2016
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A December cyber-attack against a Western Ukraine utility resulted in 80,000 customers losing service for six hours. Many are describing the incident as the first known power outage to be definitively tied to a cyber-attack. On this week’s cyber chat we talk to Arbor Networks’ Dan Holden, Director of ASERT, Arbor’s Security Engineering and Response Team, about the attacks, the global and political implications, and if such an attack could happen in the U.S.

Duration: 02:25:06