64 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.

    2021, 2022 and beyond - Part 2

    2021, 2022 and beyond - Part 2

    With 2021 now behind us, it’s time to revisit the highs and lows of the past 12 months, and look ahead to what we can expect in the months ahead. To mark the year’s end, we recorded a special two-part episode of Cyber Security Sauna. F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen, Security Consultant Adriana Verhagen, and AI researcher Andy Patel join episode 64 to share their key takeaways from 2021, and thoughts on important issues we’ll face in 2022 and beyond. In this episode: regulating social media networks, cloudification, AI-powered attacks, security in an age of unlimited computing power, NFTs, and more.
     
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    2021, 2022 and beyond - Part 1

    2021, 2022 and beyond - Part 1

    2021 is drawing to a close, and it’s time to look back on the events of the past year. At the same time we look ahead to the brand new year to come. Welcome to part one of a special two-part episode of Cyber Security Sauna. In this episode we’re joined by F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen, Security Consultant Adriana Verhagen, and AI researcher Andy Patel, to hear their key takeaways from 2021, and thoughts on important issues we’ll face in 2022 and beyond. In this episode: cyber security and the board, how companies are doing at integrating security into the business, what a Metaverse could mean, cyber crime unicorns, machine learning in attacks, the future of programming, and more.
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    Log4j Zero Day: What It Means for Your Org

    Log4j Zero Day: What It Means for Your Org

    The remotely exploitable Log4j zero day vulnerability disclosed just a few days ago has been called one of the most serious vulnerabilities to date. So what is it all about, and what does it mean for organizations? How is it being exploited? What are the risks, and what can you do if you're waiting for a patch? F-Secure CISO Erka Koivunen joins Janne to break down the issue, and explains why this vulnerability should be a wakeup call for security practitioners and developers.
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    How attackers are trying to exploit Log4Shell

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    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.
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    Biometrics: Privacy, Problems and Possibilities

    Biometrics: Privacy, Problems and Possibilities

    Biometrics have gotten a lot of attention in recent years. Biometric authentication systems have the potential to take the place of passwords, streamlining the user login experience. 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? Security expert Vic Harkness and red teamer Tom Van de Wiele join Janne to talk about 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.
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    Top 10 Bogus Biometrics - Vic Harkness - DEFCON 29 Rogues Village

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    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. 
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Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Illuminating, insightful and actionable! ūüĒ•

Whether you’re well established as someone innovating in the data and compliance ecosystem, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Janne does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating an ever changing cyber security environment - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

espoo snow ,

Very interesting and timely discussion

Mikko Hypponen is always so interesting to listen to.

Jason Sattler ,

Top-Notch Cyber Security Talk

From F-Secure, this podcast cuts through noise to deliver pure signal about cyber security. Don't miss the first episode with Mikko Hypponen.

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