42 Min.

Survey Says: Remote Work Security Ain't Easy Ping - A Firewalls.com Podcast

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Many if not most workers began working from home in March of 2020, and while the numbers have shifted since, a significant portion are still doing at least some remote work. But according to a survey, neither the remote workers or their company IT staff are too happy about the cybersecurity of it all.

For our featured topic this episode, we dive into the HP Wolf Rebellions & Rejections Report, which outlines security frustrations and outright rebellious behavior from work from homers, some misses on the cyber training front from employers, and some perceived scapegoating of IT staff.

In the cyber news world, we discuss identity theft of condo collapse victims, a major DDoS attack in Russia, the new National Cyber Director, and an Apple IOS patch to counteract zero-click spyware.
 
Here are the stories:

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with condo collapse ID theft
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/three-charged-with-stealing-identities-florida-condo-collapse-victims-2021-09-08/

Yandex Pummeled by Potent Meris DDoS Botnet
https://threatpost.com/yandex-meris-botnet/169368/

Chris Inglis scopes out cyber turf
https://fcw.com/articles/2021/09/09/inglis-cyber-director-turf.aspx

Cyber arms dealer exploits new iPhone software vulnerability, affecting most versions, say researchers
https://www.reuters.com/technology/cyber-arms-dealer-exploits-new-apple-iphone-software-vulnerability-affects-most-2021-09-13/

Get info on all things network security through our blog, https://firewalls.com/blog.
And please do reach out, as we want to hear from you. Suggest an episode topic, ask a question, or just say hi in a review, or by emailing podcast@firewalls.com. New episodes are normally released every other Wednesday, so subscribe/follow to ensure you get the latest first - and again, please rate and review.
Thanks for listening!

Many if not most workers began working from home in March of 2020, and while the numbers have shifted since, a significant portion are still doing at least some remote work. But according to a survey, neither the remote workers or their company IT staff are too happy about the cybersecurity of it all.

For our featured topic this episode, we dive into the HP Wolf Rebellions & Rejections Report, which outlines security frustrations and outright rebellious behavior from work from homers, some misses on the cyber training front from employers, and some perceived scapegoating of IT staff.

In the cyber news world, we discuss identity theft of condo collapse victims, a major DDoS attack in Russia, the new National Cyber Director, and an Apple IOS patch to counteract zero-click spyware.
 
Here are the stories:

Florida 'cyber grave robbers' charged with condo collapse ID theft
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/three-charged-with-stealing-identities-florida-condo-collapse-victims-2021-09-08/

Yandex Pummeled by Potent Meris DDoS Botnet
https://threatpost.com/yandex-meris-botnet/169368/

Chris Inglis scopes out cyber turf
https://fcw.com/articles/2021/09/09/inglis-cyber-director-turf.aspx

Cyber arms dealer exploits new iPhone software vulnerability, affecting most versions, say researchers
https://www.reuters.com/technology/cyber-arms-dealer-exploits-new-apple-iphone-software-vulnerability-affects-most-2021-09-13/

Get info on all things network security through our blog, https://firewalls.com/blog.
And please do reach out, as we want to hear from you. Suggest an episode topic, ask a question, or just say hi in a review, or by emailing podcast@firewalls.com. New episodes are normally released every other Wednesday, so subscribe/follow to ensure you get the latest first - and again, please rate and review.
Thanks for listening!

42 Min.