Throughout the year, we take a deeper look into important topics concerning cyber security. From technology to business, from policy to privacy, we bring together a diverse array of experts to bring clarity to the confusing, get the facts behind the buzzwords, and hear fresh and relevant perspectives on the issues facing our industry.
Special Edition Episode List
The ghost and the mole; Eric O'Neill's Gray Day.
Eric O’Neill is a former FBI counterintelligence and counterterrorism operative, and founder of the Georgetown Group, a security and investigative firm, as well as national security strategist for Carbon Black. In his book Gray Day, My Undercover Mission to Expose America’s First Cyber Spy, Eric O’Neil shares the fascinating and sometimes harrowing tale of his experience being assigned to help expose Robert Hanssen, the FBI’s most notorious mole. In 2001 Hanssen pleaded guilty to multiple charges of espionage for sharing classified information with the Soviet Union and Russia over the course of over two decades.
Making the business case for privacy. — Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, my guest is Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy. We discuss what exactly a chief privacy officer does at a global organization like Cisco, why she thinks we’re in the early stages of a privacy revolution, why we all tend to shake our heads cynically when a company claims, “Your privacy is important to us” and how, maybe, respecting the privacy of your users and customers could be a competitive advantage.
Meddling with the midterms. — Special Edition
Kim Zetter is longtime cybersecurity and national security reporter, and author of the book Countdown to Zero Day. She joins us to discuss her recent feature for the New York Times Magazine, titled The Crisis of Election Security. In it she explores the structure and fragile integrity of the US election system, how we got to where we are today, and what can be done to reestablish confidence in the system.
Data-centric security. — Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we take a look at data-centric security, focusing on the security of the data itself, rather than the surrounding networks, application or servers. To help us on our journey of understanding we’ve lined up a number of industry experts. Ellison Anne Williams is CEO of Enveil, a company that’s developed cutting edge encryption techniques. Adam Nichols is principle of software security at Grimm, a cybersecurity engineering and consulting firm. Mark Forrest is CEO of Cryptshare, maker of secure electronic communication technologies for the exchange of business sensitive information. And John Prisco is CEO at QuantumXchange, a provider of what they claim is unbreakable quantum-safe encryption.
2018 RSAC Outlook — Special Edition
Just before the RSA conference this year, we spoke with a pair of industry experts for their take on the year so far, and what they expect to see in the coming months. In this CyberWire special edition, we hear from Craig Williams, Director of Talos Outreach at Cisco, and later in the show from Jon Rooney, Vice President of Product marketing at Splunk.
Blockchains that bind us — CyberWire Special Edition
The past few months have been all abuzz with excitement about cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. The price of Bitcoin took a rocket ride toward the stars, and stories were coming fast and furious about how the blockchain was going to transform and revolutionize just about everything. Jonathan Katz is our guide to understanding how it all works.
2018 forecast — CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we’ve gathered a group of seasoned cyber security experts to share their views on what we might expect over the coming year. Nate Beach-Westmoreland is Head of Strategic Threat Intelligence at Booz Allen's Cyber4Sight. Christopher Porter is Chief Intelligence Strategist at FireEye. Caleb Barlow is Vice President Threat Intelligence at IBM Security.
Building your cyber security career — CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we take a closer look at finding your career in cyber security.
GDPR: Privacy from Across the Pond - Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we’ll ask some cyber security experts about GDPR, what it means for privacy and data use, the right to be forgotten, the penalties for noncompliance, and what it means for organizations outside the EU.
NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we’ll examine frameworks in general and the NIST cybersecurity framework specifically, to see if adopting them is worth the time, energy and expense it takes.
Black Hat 2017 – Research and Investment: A CyberWire Special Edition
Black Hat 2017 has wrapped up, and by all accounts it was another successful conference, with an active trade show floor, exciting keynotes and engaging, informative educational sessions on a variety of topics. There was business being done, with hopeful entrepreneurs and investors alike looking to identify the next big thing in cyber security. In this CyberWire special edition, we’ve rounded up a handful of presenters and one investor for a taste of Black Hat, to help give you a sense of the event.
IoT 2017 – Securing the Things: A CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire Special Edition we speak with IoT experts who provide their take on the current state of the internet of things for consumers, enterprise, industrial control and even self-driving cars.
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.
RSA 2017 Roundup – Perspectives, Pitches and Predictions - A CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire 2017 RSA Conference special edition, we wrap up our show coverage with insights from experts about the trends they’re seeing, the products they’re pitching, and where they think we, as an industry, need to go.
If I only had a brain… Artificial Intelligence Gets Real at RSA 2017 - A CyberWire Special Edition.
In this CyberWire special edition, we gather a group of experts to help sort through the hype, try to agree on some definitions, demystify the technology, and make the business case for artificial intelligence.
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?
Buying Cyber Security: A CyberWire Special Edition
In this CyberWire special edition, we explore how businesses are navigating the process of choosing products and technologies in a crowded marketplace.
Securing a Deal - Cyber Security Venture Capitalists on what they look for. A CyberWire Special Edition.
In this CyberWire Podcast Special Edition, we examine the current state of investment in cyber security, speak to experts in the field, and learn from top cyber security-focused venture capitalists what they expect before they invest.
Exploring Cyber Security Education
In this CyberWire Podcast Special Edition, we examine the current state of cyber security education, speak to experts in the field, and learn about what it’s going to take to prepare the next generation of cyber security professionals.
Fundraising and Cyber Startups
In this CyberWire Podcast Special Edition, we interview experienced business leaders in cyber security to find out what they did to fund their companies, lessons they learned, and what advice they’d give.