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The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 02.21.17

Analysts predict a surge in North Korean hacking after China embargoes coal. ViperRAT catphishes the IDF. Magic Hound and Shamoon carried by malicious macros. TASS says no one really knows who hacked OSCE. Sputnik teases with a WikiLeaks tease. Google shames Microsoft over patching. NIST has cyber advice for power utilities. RSA notes, and toy security.

In today's podcast, we hear that analysts are predicting a surge in North Korean hacking after China embargoes coal. ViperRAT catphishes the IDF. Magic Hound and Shamoon both use malicious macros to infect victim systems. TASS says no one really knows who hacked OSCE. Sputnik teases with a WikiLeaks tease. RSA Security's Zulfikar Ramzan offers insights from the conference. UMD Center for Health and Homeland Security's Markus Rauschecker explains how Airbnb might be affecting some foundational elements of the internet. Google shames Microsoft over patching. NIST has cyber advice for power utilities. Some RSA notes, and My Friend Cayla gets the boot from Berlin.

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2017 Cyber Security Forecast: A CyberWire Special Edition

What are you expecting in 2017 when it comes to cyber security? There are sure to be attacks like we saw last year, ransomware and botnets, IoT vulnerabilities we just didn’t see coming. And what about all of those unfilled jobs? Can automation help fill the gap? Is the board room finally going to give cyber the attention it deserves? How will President Trump affect cyber policy?

We don’t have all the answers, but we’ve gathered up some industry experts to share their thoughts on what 2017 might bring.

  • Christopher Pierson is Chief Security officer and general council for ViewPost. 
  • Diana Kelley is an executive security advisor with IBM security. 
  • Dave Larson was Chief Operating Officer and CTO at Corero Network Security. He’s now with HP.
  • Simone Petrella is Chief Cyber Strategy Officer at CyberVista.
  • Dale Drew is Chief Security Office at Level Three Communications.
  • Sara Sorcher is the deputy editor of Passcode, a section from The Christian Science Monitor that covers security and privacy in the Digital Age. 

Original music for this program was composed by Ben Hobby.

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