61 episodes

Cyber Security Sauna brings you expert guests with sizzling insight into the latest information security trends and topics. F-Secure's Janne Kauhanen hosts the show to make sure you know all you need to about the hotter-than-ever infosec game. Join us as we sweat out the hot topics in security.

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Cyber Security Sauna brings you expert guests with sizzling insight into the latest information security trends and topics. F-Secure's Janne Kauhanen hosts the show to make sure you know all you need to about the hotter-than-ever infosec game. Join us as we sweat out the hot topics in security.

    AppSec, According to Two Guys Named Antti

    AppSec, According to Two Guys Named Antti

    The topic of application security has never been more important. So how are companies approaching appsec? What should companies do to ensure appsec gets the attention it needs? Antti Tuomi, who works in Japan, and Antti Vaha-Sipila (known as AVS), from Finland, join the show to share their thoughts on changes in application security, shifting left, supporting developers, "level boss testing," and much more.

    • 42 min
    Biometrics: Privacy, Problems and Possibilities

    Biometrics: Privacy, Problems and Possibilities

    Biometric authentication systems have the potential to take the place of passwords. But there are a lot of considerations before taking these systems into use. When should they be used, and how? What are the risks, and when should biometrics be approached with skepticism? Vic Harkness and Tom Van de Wiele discuss the advantages and disadvantages of biometric authentication systems, some of the wackiest ways our bodies can be measured, and why layered security still works best.

    • 37 min
    Keeping Your Latest Tech from Becoming the Latest Threat

    Keeping Your Latest Tech from Becoming the Latest Threat

    Cyber crime is a constantly evolving game. As soon as new technology is introduced, attackers start figuring out how to exploit it for malicious purposes. No one understands this better than F-Secure Chief Technology Officer Christine Bejerasco. Christine joins Janne to discuss the changing world of cyber crime, and how companies can avoid having their new technologies exploited by taking a secure-by-design approach. 

    • 35 min
    Paths to Infosec: From ER to IR

    Paths to Infosec: From ER to IR

    When it comes to getting into cybersecurity, the skills can be learned, and it's all about hard work and dedication. Our guest this episode, incident response consultant Eliza Bolton, successfully transitioned to cybersecurity from the nursing profession. Also joining is Matt Lawrence, F-Secure's head of IR. Matt and Eliza discuss tackling the cyber skills shortage, why diverse teams are more adaptable, and why Eliza’s background as a nursing assistant is an asset in the world of incident response. 

    • 28 min
    Dark Web: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Dark Web: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    After data breaches and ransomware attacks, we often hear that customer information was leaked to the dark web. This obviously can have serious implications for both companies and individuals, but for many of us, the dark web is as mysterious as it sounds. So what is the dark web all about, and what's happening there? How does it affect companies and regular people? F-Secure's Laura Kankaala and Elias Koivula join the show to help to help demystify the topic.

    • 31 min
    To Ban or Not to Ban? Ransomware Payment Regulation

    To Ban or Not to Ban? Ransomware Payment Regulation

    Ransomware payment amounts have skyrocketed over the past year. As threat actors keep getting richer, they have more resources to fuel their operations. Many people argue that the way to discourage ransomware is to implement an outright ban on ransom payments. Is this suggestion idealistic or realistic? How would such a ban affect companies, and what are the alternatives? Päivi Tynninen of the Finnish National Cybersecurity Center and Jordan LaRose of F-Secure join us to share their views.

    • 35 min

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