41 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.

    041| The Ethics of Red Teaming

    041| The Ethics of Red Teaming

    Red team testing is intrusive by nature, as it involves breaking into companies - albeit at their request - to improve their security. Red teamers must bluff past receptionists and hack into employee computers, things that would put anyone else in a lot of trouble. At what point do red teaming activities cross the line into being unethical or even ciminal? Veteran red teamer Tom Van de Wiele stopped by to draw the clear and hazy lines, and to share what a red teamer won't do in the name of security.

    • 35 min
    040| Can Contact Tracing Apps Preserve Your Privacy?

    040| Can Contact Tracing Apps Preserve Your Privacy?

    Contact tracing is a key strategy for preventing the spread of COVID-19, and smartphone-assisted contract tracing automates a laborious process. But contact tracing technologies face criticism from privacy advocates concerned about the potential for abuse. F-Secure privacy expert Tomi Tuominen argues that the issue is a process problem, not a technology problem. He joins us to discuss how these apps should fit into a bigger picture and how privacy-preserving contact tracing technology should work.  

    • 27 min
    039| Deconstructing the Dukes: A Researcher's Retrospective of APT29

    039| Deconstructing the Dukes: A Researcher's Retrospective of APT29

    APT29, aka Cozy Bear or the Dukes, is a cyber espionage group whose misdeeds include hacking the DNC servers in the runup to the 2016 US election. Now, as the subject of MITRE's latest ATT&CK Evaluation, the group is in focus again. The Dukes are familiar to F-Secure's Artturi Lehtio, who extensively researched them in 2015. But hindsight is 20/20 and Artturi joins the show to discuss how his views on the group have changed. Also: How published research affects APTs, and why such research has dwindled.

    • 34 min
    038| Mikko Hypponen on Zoom, COVID-19 Threats, and Working During a Pandemic

    038| Mikko Hypponen on Zoom, COVID-19 Threats, and Working During a Pandemic

    It's the topic on everyone's minds: The new state of our world amid a global pandemic. Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure's Chief Research Officer, joins Janne to discuss a host of COVID-19-related security topics. In this episode: Avoiding Zoom bombers, new concerns for IT environments, COVID-19 hoaxes and spam, ransomware and hospitals, APT activity, privacy concerns of coronavirus tracking apps, and how the infosec community can help.

    • 22 min
    037| COVID-19 and Your Company's Security: The CISO Speaks

    037| COVID-19 and Your Company's Security: The CISO Speaks

    In infosec we're used to news about digital virus infections and outbreaks. But the new coronavirus is turning the real world upside down. In many countries, it's changing the way of life for the foreseeable future, and it's already having effects in business security too. Erka Koivunen, CISO at F-Secure, joins us to talk about the impact of this pandemic on organizations when it comes to cyber security and the shift to a remote workforce.

    • 21 min
    036| From Stuxnet to WannaCry to Coinhive, The Past Decade Was All Over The Place

    036| From Stuxnet to WannaCry to Coinhive, The Past Decade Was All Over The Place

    2020 marks the start of a new decade. But it's also worth taking a look back at where we've come from and what has changed in infosec. F-Secure's Christine Bejerasco joins the show to take a look at the highlights of the last ten years- from nation state malware, to ransomware, to Snowden and more - and to talk about how far we have, or maybe haven't, come.

    • 35 min

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