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The Inevitable Evolution of SIEMs

Monzy Merza of Splunk joins us to discuss SIEMs and how they’ll need to evolve to keep up with the changes happening in the industry and the world at large.

Recent Podcasts
Episode 915
8.15.19

Huawei accused of aiding government surveillance programs in Zambia and Uganda. Cyber gangs are adapting to law enforcement, and they’ve turned to “big...

Episode 914
8.14.19

The Czech Senate wants action on what it describes as a foreign state’s cyberattack on the country’s Foreign Ministry. Microsoft warns against the wormable...

Episode 913
8.13.19

More on the UN Security Council’s report on North Korean state-sponsored cyber crime. PsiXBot evolves. BITTER APT probes Chinese government networks in...

Episode 912
8.12.19

A look back at Black Hat and Def Con, with notes on technology and public policy. Participants urge people to contribute their expertise to policymakers.

Unpacking the Malvertising Ecosystem

Researchers at Cisco's Talos Unit recently published research exploring the tactics, techniques and procedures of the global malvertising ecosystem. Craig...

Episode 911

Are voting machines too connected for comfort? Airliner firmware security is in dispute. Attribution, deterrence, and the problem of an adversary who doesn’t...

Episode 910

Tensions in the Gulf are accompanied by an increase in cyber optempo. A warning about vulnerable airliner avionics. Phishing is moving to the cloud, and...

Positive pretexting on the rise

Joe shares a cautionary Facebook tale from his own life. Dave has the story of an Australian IT company put out of business by scammers. The catch of the...

Episode 909

A new speculative execution processor flaw is addressed with software mitigations. LokiBot gets more persistent, and it adopts steganography for better...

Episode 908

Fancy Bear is back, and maybe in your office printer. El Machete, a cyber espionage group active at least since 2014, is currently working against the...

Episode 907

A Mexican publisher is hit with an extortion demand. Ransomware increasingly carries a destructive, wiper component: Germany is dealing with a virulent...

Package manager repository malware detection

Researchers at Reversing Labs have been tracking malware hidden in software package manager repositories, and it's use as a supply chain attack vector.