The Security Ledger Podcast

The Security Ledger Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 184: Project BioMed – The Fight to Repair Medical Devices
May 13, 2020

In this episode of the podcast (#184) Kyle Wiens of iFixit joins us to talk about Project BioMed: an international, crowd-sourced effort to expedite repair of medical devices by making service and repair manuals available online.

Episode 183: Researcher Patrick Wardle talks Zoom 0days and Mac (in)Security
April 30, 2020

You just reported a major security vulnerability in the Zoom platform. Now the CEO of Zoom wants to chat…via Zoom. What do you do? Security researcher Patrick Wardle of Jamf joins us to talk about it, his recent Zoom 0day,

Episode 182: Hackers take Medical Devices ‘off label’ to Save Lives
April 23, 2020

In this episode of the podcast (#182) Trammell Hudson of Lower Layer Labs talks to us about Project Airbreak, his recent work to jailbreak a CPAP machines and how an NSA hacking tool helped make this inexpensive equipment usable as a makeshift respirator.

Episode 181: How Scammers weaponize COVID Anxiety
April 15, 2020

In this episode of the podcast (#181), we're joined by Shashi Prakash, Chief Scientist at the firm Bolster.ai, to talk about the surge in COVID 19-themed scams and phishing attacks in recent weeks and what individuals and companies can do thwart COVID-...

Spotlight Podcast: Public Sector levels up to tackle Cyber Threats
April 09, 2020

In this Spotlight edition of the podcast, sponsored* by RSA Security, we go deep on public sector cyber risk with two interviews from the most recent RSA Conference: Kelvin Coleman, the Executive Director of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) ...

Episode 180: Gary McGraw on Machine Learning Security Risks
April 01, 2020

In this episode of the podcast (#180), Gary McGraw of the Berryville Institute of Machine Learning joins us to talk about the top security threats facing machine learning systems.

Episode 179: CISO Eye on the Virus Guy – Assessing COVID’s Cyber Risks
March 26, 2020

In this episode of the podcast (#179), CISO Kayne McGladrey of IEEE joins us to talk about the cyber risks posed by COVID and why COVID-themed phishing emails shouldn't be your only concern.

Episode 178: Killing Encryption Softly with the EARN IT Act. Also: SMBs Struggle with Identity
March 18, 2020

In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast sponsored by LogMeIn and LastPass: the EARN IT Act is slouching its way to passage on Capitol Hill, alarming privacy and civil liberties experts. Andrea Little Limbago of the firm Virtu joins us to talk ab...

Spotlight Podcast: How DU Telecom Manages Digital Transformation Risk
March 11, 2020

In this Spotlight* podcast, Sayed Wajahat Ali the Senior Director of Security Risk Management at DU TELECOM in the UAE joins us to talk about how digital transformation is shaking up the once-staid telecommunications industry and how his company is sta...

Episode 177: The Power and Pitfalls of Threat Intelligence
March 03, 2020

In this week's podcast (#177) we're back from RSA Conference and talking about the growing prominence of cyber threat intelligence services with Eric Olson of the firm LookingGlass Cyber Solutions.