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Apr 1 2014, Episode 333, Show Notes

Posted in Breach, Court Cases, criminal forensics, darkweb, Podcast, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , , , , , , on March 31, 2014 by datasecurityblog

Episode 333 of The CyberJungle is about 37 minutes long. You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 333 via the flash player:

Tales from The Dark Web

Did Russians frame Ukrainian hacktivists for alleged leak of 7 million credit, debit cards?

Hey, Glasshole: That cool app? It has turned you into a SPY DRONE

Our Take on This Week’s News

Fandango, Credit Karma Settle FTC Charges that They Deceived Consumers By Failing to Securely Transmit Sensitive Personal Information

Capital Hill hearing: Online Data Security Breaches, take special notice at 20, and 40min into the video

N.S.A. Breached Huawei Servers

How a Chinese Tech Firm Became the NSA’s Surveillance Nightmare

 

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December 05 2012, Episode 284, Show Notes

Posted in Breach, Conference Coverage, criminal forensics, darkweb, Exclusive, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , , , , , , on December 4, 2012 by datasecurityblog

Episode 284 of The CyberJungle is about 30 minutes long.  You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. The interview with Andrew Walls and Perry Carpenter, both from Gartner, begins at about the 18min mark.  You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 284 via the flash player:

Interview

Gartner Experts Andrew Walls and Perry Carpenter on “Security Awareness”

Mentioned in the interview: Dr. BJ Fogg’s site behaviormodel.org

Tales From The Dark Web

Due to the longer Interview segment, the Dark Web segment is on a break

Our Take on This Weeks News

FTC ruling on breached companies, read more at HabeasHardDrive.com blog

School district has strange response to bank takeover attack

Wrap

The smartphone turns 20

September 26 2012, Episode 274, Show Notes

Posted in Conference Coverage, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Exclusive, Show Notes, The CyberJungle, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , , , , , on September 26, 2012 by datasecurityblog

Episode 274 of The CyberJungle is about 26 minutes long.  You can hear it by clicking on the flash player below. The interview with Attorney Benjamin Write begins at about the 15min mark.  You may download the file directly – great for listening on many smartphones. Or, you may go to the listening options page and browse for other ways to hear the show.

To listen to Episode 274 via the flash player:

Interview

Benjamin Wright, Attorney in Private Practice,  SANS Instructor: Law of Data Security and Investigations. See the forensics from the cloud videos Benjamin talked about. Follow Mr. Wright on Twitter.

Tales From The Dark Web

Over 9 million PCs infected – ZeroAccess botnet uncovered

Our Take on This Weeks News

Wells Fargo website hit by access issues amid cyber threats

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-063 – Critical

FTC: Rented computers spied on customers

Wrap

‘Operation ID’ helps take a bite out of smartphone crime

Data Security Podcast Episode 53 – May 18 2009

Posted in Breach, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, Podcast, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , , , , , , on May 17, 2009 by datasecurityblog

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

This weeks program – One web malware variant overtakes all others; Smart cards INSIDE MiniSD for two factor auth via cell phone. And, our take on this week’s news.

–> Stream, subscribe or download – Listen or subscribe to the feed to automatically get the latest episode sent to you to your Google, Yahoo, iTunes, or other popular sites.

–> Tune into the show directly on iTunes, you can also subscribe to the program on iTunes.

–> Stream, subscribe, or download via our page at Podcast.com.

This week’s show is sponsored in part by Vipre Anti-Virus, the complete Antimalware solution by Sunbelt Software.  If you TRY the enterprise version, you get the home version for FREE! Go to: http://www.testdrivevipre.com . Also sponsored by  DeviceLock Removable Media Security Software.

The Show Notes Page for this week’s The Data Security Podcast

Combining smart cards and memory on a MiniSD for two factor ID

Combining smart cards and memory on a MiniSD for two factor ID

–> Ira has a conversation with William Holmes, of Go Trust. They have developed technology to merge smart cards with MiniSD memory. This technology can be used to make rather smart two-factor authentication. Go Trust is looking for people that want to develop applications that leverage this new security technology.

–> Tales From The Dark Web: According to Graham Cluely’s Blog at Sophos, Malicious JSRedir-R script found to be biggest malware threat on the web, at least for the next 15 minutes..

–> Be sure to read a new feature on our web site: Lame Excuses, the dumb statements by people who should have been responsible for securing information.  A new entry was added this week, and we welcome your contributions.

–> From The News: The Federal Computer Week story,  Homeland Security Information Network suffers intrusions.

–> From The News: U.S. attorney’s office tells employees not to log on to Drudge Report, as reported by Jonathan Martin at POLITICO.com .

Data Security Podcast Episode 51 – May 04 2009

Posted in Breach, Business Continuity, Conference Coverage, criminal forensics, darkweb, ediscovery, eMail Security, Legislation, Podcast, Vulnerabilities with tags , , , , , , on May 4, 2009 by datasecurityblog

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

This weeks program – Swing Flu IT Security Tactics; A work around for the latest Adobe PDF Zero-day; And, our take on this week’s news.

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–>Tune into the show directly on iTunes, you can also subscribe to the program on iTunes.  Tune in or subscribe via our page at Podcast.com.

This week’s show is sponsored by Vipre Anti-Virus, the complete Antimalware solution by Sunbelt Software. If you TRY the enterprise version, you get the home version for FREE! Go to: http://www.testdrivevipre.com .

The Show Notes Page for Episode 51 of The Data Security Podcast

-From The News: FTC delays full enforcement of it’s Red Flag Rules

-From The News: WRAL Report, Mom says Patriot Act stripped son of due process

-From the News: A fresh attack against Twitter.

-> Tales From The Dark Web: Another Adobe PDF Zero-Day

-> Ira has a conversation with Ed Cohen, VP, Corporate Development at SonicWall on IT Security planning in the event of a second wave of Swind Flu. SonicWall offers an ebook on the top trends in teleworking, and a white paper on the cost savings from teleworking.

-> Wrap-up: Ira enjoyed using the Bracktron Grip-It to hold his smartphone and listen to podcasts and other internet content when he drove from Nevada to the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco. Ira reports that it is highly adjustable, so it can accommodate a variety of devices. The Grip-It keeps devices hands free, and at eye-level. No drilling required, and it can be removed from the dash when parking to help keep away interested theives. He reports that it was stable at highway speeds, and in the sweeepers.

Bracketron Grip-It vent mount for smartphones, MP3 players, and GPS devices

Bracketron Grip-It vent mount for smartphones, MP3 players, and GPS devices

Data Security Podcast Episode 48 – Apr 13 2009

Posted in Breach, criminal forensics, darkweb, Legislation, Podcast, Vulnerabilities, web server security with tags , , , , , , , , on April 12, 2009 by datasecurityblog

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

This weeks program: Twitter worm a case study in web app security; Will Congress give sweeping cyber authority to the White House?  And our take on the news.

–> Stream, subscribe or download Episode 48 – Listen or subscribe to the feed to automatically get the latest episode sent to you to your Google, Yahoo, iTunes, or other popular sites.

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This week’s show is sponsored by  DeviceLock Removable Media Security Software.

The Show Notes Page for Episode 48 of The Data Security Podcast

-From The News: Patch those third party apps, not just the OS! That’s the takeaway from the latest edition of The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.

- From The News: IRS to Boost Oversight of Security, Accuracy of E-Filings, as posted in the Washington Post

- From The News: FTC’s attempt to fight fraud with the so-called “Red Flags Rules” Here is a link to the FTC’s How-To Guide for Business. Physicians are on the list of many types of business that need to comply.

-Tales From The Dark Web: We covered XSS and web application security. OWASP is an excellent resource for free, standards-based web application security information.

-Conversation:  Ira speaks with Lee Tien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Read more about the Cybersecurity Bill of 2009, including a link to the EFF blog posting on the issue.

- Wrap up:  HOWTO: Protect Yourself On Twitter (Lessons Learned From The StalkDaily Twitter Hack)

Data Security Podcast Episode 27 – Nov 18 2008

Posted in Podcast with tags , , , , on November 18, 2008 by datasecurityblog

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, your privacy, and the law.

This weeks program: Attackers breach a lending firm, who the Feds go after might surprise you; Is patent law hurting security innovation? And, this week’s security news.

–> Stream, subscribe or download Episode 27 – Listen or subscribe to the feed to automatically get the latest episode sent to you to your Google, Yahoo, iTunes, or other popular sites.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Gridlock Economy

Program Notes for Episode 27

From the news: $20,000 security tool from Netwitness now has a useful free version.

Tales From The DarkWeb – Data Breach Compromised Privacy of Hundreds; you might be surprised who the Feds went after

Conversation: What happens when too many people own pieces of the intellectual property necessary to bring an important security innovation to market?  Too often, the answer is “Nothing!”  We interview Michael Heller about his book, “Gridlock Economy”

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