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The information security community is losing its collective mind because actors from the much-maligned "CSI: Cyber" TV series are on the keynote schedule for RSA Conference 2016. A lot of analysis has been devoted to RSA's decision. In this episode of the Security Kahuna Podcast, Akamai security's Bill Brenner, Dave Lewis and Martin McKeay weigh in. Also discussed: Some tiny coming attractions for the Q4 2015 State of the Internet
Bill Murphy of the RedZone Podcast interviewed me a couple weeks ago. We discussed everything from super vulnerabilities to incident response to the creation of Akamai's Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT). From Murphy's program notes: In this podcast episode I interview Bill Brenner, who is an expert at digesting threat intelligence information and making this information available to a wide pool of people from C-Suite Executives to coders and developers.
In this episode, Bill Brenner, Martin McKeay and Dave Lewis discuss DEF CON 2015 in terms of content and substance. One of the hot-button topics discussed at DEF CON and other security events is the hacking of IOT devices, including smart cars, and the group analyzes the research necessary into possible vulnerabilities. The trio also discusses changes for the State of the Internet Security Report, beginning in Q3 2015, including reorganization
Newly disclosed data breaches. A constant stream of fresh security vulnerabilities. Dangerous network configurations. Bad passwords. Old lessons unheeded. Bill Brenner, Dave Lewis and Martin McKeay discuss the latest incidents in the never-ending fight against evil.Listen to the full episode here.
Microsoft's announcement that it will no longer offer advance patch notification to the masses has rekindled the debate over how best to handle vulnerability disclosure. Bill Brenner, Dave Lewis and Martin McKeay discuss this and other issues.Listen to the full episode
In this latest episode, I talk to Akamai Security Advocates Dave Lewis and Martin McKeay about the increased frequency of severe vulnerabilities affecting SSL and related technology.We start with the most recent case, Poodle, and move on to Shellshock and Heartbleed. A full list of resources for all of these incidents can be found here.We also look ahead to potential security trends in 2015.Listen here.
This week, Akamai PLXsert Manager David Fernandez and I discuss the latest attack research from his team. David reviews the fallout from a recent advisory about threats to Linux systems, and offers a preview of upcoming research reports.Listen to the full episode HERE You can subscribe to the Akamai Security Podcast and the Security Kahuna podcast from the iTunes store. Hear interviews with Akamai security specialists as well as security
Akamai's Bill Brenner, Dave Lewis and Martin McKeay discuss the pros and cons of Google Glass Detector, software designed to detect Google Glass and boot it from any local Wi-Fi network. They also discuss the iCloud/4Chan controversy and look ahead to upcoming security conferences.Listen to the full episode HERE.You can subscribe to Security Kahuna and the Akamai Security Podcast from the iTunes store. Hear interviews with Akamai security specialists as
Last year I launched the Akamai Security Podcast. Episode 1 was an interview with Akamai CEO Tom Leighton, who discussed the legacy of Co-Founder Danny Lewin, Akamai's role on 9-11-01, and his vision of Akamai as a major player in the security industry. This week being the anniversary of 9-11, it seems appropriate to re-share. Listen HERE.Related content: 9-11 Anniversary: Danny Lewin's Life and Legacy Internet Security Central To Danny Lewin's