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The CyberWire Daily Podcast for 04.24.17
Cyberattack worries mount with international tensions over North Korea. France's first-round presidential elections conclude with two outsiders headed for the finals. WikiLeaks' and ShadowBrokers' leaks find their way into the criminal wild. US shows renewed interest in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange. Locky ransomware is back. SMSVova spyware kicked out of the PlayStore. More Canadian pharma spam. Seleznev gets 27 years for carding.
In today's podcast we hear that cyberattack worries mount with international tensions over North Korea. France's first-round presidential elections conclude with two outsiders headed for the finals. WikiLeaks' and ShadowBrokers' leaks find their way into the criminal wild. US shows renewed interest in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange. Locky ransomware is back from the dead. SMSVova spyware kicked out of the PlayStore. More Canadian pharma spam. Emily Wilson from Terbium labs describes the unintended consequences of "spectacle" attacks. Seleznev gets 27 years for carding. And notes on some less-than-fully-successful criminals.
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Women in Cybersecurity 2017: A CyberWire Special Edition
The 2017 Women in Cybersecurity conference was held in Tucson Arizona, and the CyberWire was on hand to cover the event. We spoke with a variety of cyber security professionals, at different stages of their careers. We covered some of their career journeys and professional insights on our daily podcast, and in this special edition learn why a women in cybersecurity conference is more important than ever, what they wish they knew when they were starting out, as well as some advice for the men in the industry.
- Svetla Walsh and Deja Baker are midshipmen at the US Naval Academy.
- Amanda Rousseau is a Malware Researcher at Endgame.
- Andrea Little Limbago is Chief Social Scientist at Endgame.
- Wendi Whitmore is Global Partner & Lead, IBM X-Force Incident Response & Intelligence Services
- Michelle Dennedy is Chief Privacy Officer at Cisco.
- Kathleen Smith is Chief Marketing Officer at cybersecjobs.com and clearedjobs.net.