The Security Ledger Podcast

The Security Ledger Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 158: How NotPetya has Insurers grappling with Systemic Cyber Risk
August 20, 2019

Security Ledger Editor in Chief Paul Roberts speaks with Bruce McConnell of the East West Institute about systemic cyber risk.

Episode 157: Do we need an FDA for Software? Also: operationalizing Threat Intelligence
August 17, 2019

Sarah Zatko of the Cyber Independent Testing Lab joins us to talk about CITL's big new study of firmware security. In our second segment, we’re joined by Allan Thomson who is the Chief Technology Officer at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions to talk about the g

Spotlight Podcast: Unpacking Black Hat Hacks with Digicert CTO Dan Timpson
August 07, 2019

In this Spotlight Podcast, we broadcast from the Black Hat Briefings in Las Vegas Nevada. Dan Timpson, the Chief Technology Officer at DigiCert joins us to talk about some of the high profile hacks at this week's "hacker summer camp" and the common weakne

Episode 156: Looming over Black Hat: doing Security at Massive Scale
August 06, 2019

In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#156), we're joined by Michael Coates, the former Chief Information Security Officer at Twitter and the CEO and co-founder of Altitude Networks.* With "hacker summer camp" kicking off in Las Vegas, Michael a

Episode 155: Disinformation is a Cyber Weapon and APTs warm to Mobile Malware
August 01, 2019

In this week’s episode of the Podcast (#155): Jerome Segura of Malwarebytes joins us to talk about how disinformation campaigns and cyber crime are part of the same toxic cocktail in the world's trouble spots, like Ukraine. Also: Adam Meyers of CrowdStrik

Spotlight Podcast: To Fix Remote Access, CyberArk Alero Ditches Passwords and VPNs
July 24, 2019

In this Spotlight edition of The Security Ledger Podcast, sponsored by CyberArk*, we interview serial entrepreneur Gil Rapaport about his latest creation: Alero, a new remote authentication tool that promises to fix remote vendor access by doing away w...

Episode 154: Richard Clarke on Defending the Fifth Domain
July 24, 2019

The Pentagon calls cyberspace "the fifth domain" of conflict. But what does that mean? And how do you defend a human-made space that's everywhere and nowhere? In this episode of the podcast, Richard Clarke joins us to discuss his new book,

Episode 153: Hacking Anesthesia Machines and Mayors say No to Ransoms
July 12, 2019

In this week’s podcast episode (#153): The researcher who discovered serious remote access security flaws in anesthesia machines by GE says such security holes are common. Also: the US Conference of Mayors voted unanimously to swear off paying ransoms ...

Episode 152: What the Silex Malware says about IoT Insecurity and Cloud Security CEO Steve Mullaney on Amazon ReInforce
July 04, 2019

In this week’s podcast episode, #152: we talk with Akamai researcher Larry Cashdollar about his discovery of Silex, a new example of IoT killing malware allegedly authored by a 14 year old. Also: Steve Mullaney,

Episode 151: Ransoming the City with Cesar Cerrudo of IOActive
June 28, 2019

In this week’s episode, #151: Cesar Cerrudo, the head of research at the firm IOActive joins us to talk about the recent spate of massive ransomware payouts and why municipal government networks are the favorite target of hackers these days.