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As breaches abound and cybercriminals up the ante, it’s more critical than ever that you stay plugged in to how the threat landscape is evolving. At Cybersecurity Unplugged we dive deep into the issues that matter. Guided by CyberTheory’s director, Steve King, we have candid conversations with experts on the frontlines of the cyber battlefield.

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As breaches abound and cybercriminals up the ante, it’s more critical than ever that you stay plugged in to how the threat landscape is evolving. At Cybersecurity Unplugged we dive deep into the issues that matter. Guided by CyberTheory’s director, Steve King, we have candid conversations with experts on the frontlines of the cyber battlefield.

    Digital Vaccine to Prevent Ransomware Virus

    Digital Vaccine to Prevent Ransomware Virus

    Tal Kollender is the CEO, co-founder and CISO of GYTPOL, a company whose product monitors and remediates risks caused by misconfigurations. GYTPOL changes the way organizations protect themselves by seeing their network through the eyes of a hacker.

    In this episode of Cybersecurity Unplugged, Tal Kollender discusses: The lessons learned from the Colonial Pipeline attack; How GYTPOL "thinks like a hacker" in order to prevent hacks; How misconfiguration is the largest attack vector and how to fix it.

    • 20 min
    The National Security Threat of Narcissism

    The National Security Threat of Narcissism

    Elisabeth Braw, is resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a columnist at Foreign Policy Magazine. She also frequently writes op-eds for the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Politico. In this episode of Cybersecurity Unplugged, Braw discusses: The Colonial Pipeline attack and our lack of preparedness; How to create more public awareness about responding to cyberattacks; The history of solar and our resource dependencies on China; How narcissism is a national security threat.

    • 30 min
    Cyber Insurance Questions? We've Got You Covered

    Cyber Insurance Questions? We've Got You Covered

    Lynn Peachey is an expert in cyber insurance, currently serving as the Director of Business Development at Arete Incident Response, a company in the cybersecurity insurance space.

    In this episode of Cybersecurity Unplugged, Peachey discusses: What cybersecurity insurance is and what it covers; What would have happened if Colonial Pipeline had been insured; Risks, rates and trends in the insurance industry.

    • 30 min
    Teaching to Create, Not Consume Technology

    Teaching to Create, Not Consume Technology

    Heather Monthie, PhD is an accomplished cybersecurity professional, leader, author, podcaster and mentor. She has nearly 25 years experience in cybersecurity, computer science, IT, aviation and STEM education. She has served as a vice president, dean and Professor of IT and cybersecurity and has served in leadership positions in STEM and CTE education in K-12 and higher education.

    • 22 min
    Eliminating the Threat of Ransomware

    Eliminating the Threat of Ransomware

    Janine Darling is the founder and CEO of STASH, a data compromise and ransomware protection solution. She is an award-winning CXO and technical strategist who has held prominent leadership roles for commercial product and service companies of multiple genres. She has driven the expansion and profitability of many well-known global brands including Sony, Barnes & Noble, Everlast, Chanel, Mark, Nestle, Samsung and Starbucks.

    • 33 min
    How 'Just Plain Old Ransomware' Took Down Colonial Pipeline

    How 'Just Plain Old Ransomware' Took Down Colonial Pipeline

    Richard Stiennon is the chief research analyst for IT-Harvest, the firm he founded in 2005 to cover the 2,600+ vendors in the IT security industry. He has held leadership positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Webroot and Fortinet. Previously, he was a research VP at Gartner for their IT Security Research Practice and held CMO and CSO roles.

    • 33 min

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