Threatpost writers Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss security threats, attacks, vulnerability research and trends with a variety of industry executives, researchers and experts.
Podcast: Why Securing Microsoft Active Directory Is Such a Nightmare
SpecterOps researchers Lee Christensen and Will Schroeder discuss their work, to be presented at Black Hat, on how AD “misconfiguration debt” lays out a dizzying array of attack paths such as the one in the PetitPotam exploit Microsoft just rushed out a fix for.
IoT Piranhas Are Swarming Industrial Controls
Threat actors have been building enormous botnets using IoT devices to try to compromise the computing systems that control crucial infrastructure, such as pipelines (case in point: the DarkSide ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline) and other utilities, preying on legacy systems that have decades-old vulnerabilities. In this Threatpost podcast, Armis CISO Curtis Simpson delves into how to fight back.
What’s Next for REvil’s Victims?
Nothing good, now that the ransomware gang’s servers have vanished mid-negotiation, as ransomware negotiator Kurtis Minder details on Threatpost podcast. GroupSense's Minder offers tips on how to not need his help.
Protecting Phones From Pegasus-Like Spyware Attacks
Podcast: Is protecting your phone from spyware attacks a la NSO Group's Pegasus as simple as getting a new SIM card? Former spyware insider, current mobile white hat hacker Adam Weinberg on how to block three types of spyware attacks.
What’s Making You a Ransomware Sitting Duck
SophosLabs Principal Researcher Andrew Brandt discusses what makes organizations prime targets for ransomware threat actors, what steps could help them to protect themselves, and what’s stopping them from implementing those steps.
SASE & Zero Trust: The Dream Team
"Trust is a human emotion. Computers don't have emotions. They don't need that trust, inherently" – that's the heart of Zero Trust cybersecurity, and SASE is how to make it happen.
Forcepoint’s Nico Fischbach, global CTO and VPE of SASE, and Chase Cunningham, chief strategy officer at Ericom Software, on using SASE to make Zero Trust a reality.