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You've seen the cyber-attack stories on the news, but you may not be sure just how big of a threat cyber-attacks are to local companies right here in our community. The truth is, successful attacks are happening here all the time. We see them because we're the ones that get called in to assess the damage and clean it up.
 
We started this podcast to help educate business and IT leaders on just how serious the threat of cyber-attack is so you can take control and protect the people and the business you care about so much. Don’t feel guilty about skipping the IT conferences, lunch-and-learns, and panel discussions. Just subscribe to our podcast Cybersecurity Weekly and begin your journey to becoming a more secure company.

Cybersecurity Weekly Fred Cobb, CISO - InfoSystems, Chattanooga, TN

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You've seen the cyber-attack stories on the news, but you may not be sure just how big of a threat cyber-attacks are to local companies right here in our community. The truth is, successful attacks are happening here all the time. We see them because we're the ones that get called in to assess the damage and clean it up.
 
We started this podcast to help educate business and IT leaders on just how serious the threat of cyber-attack is so you can take control and protect the people and the business you care about so much. Don’t feel guilty about skipping the IT conferences, lunch-and-learns, and panel discussions. Just subscribe to our podcast Cybersecurity Weekly and begin your journey to becoming a more secure company.

    What Is Penetration Testing and Why Is It Important?

    What Is Penetration Testing and Why Is It Important?

    In this episode, Fred and Garrett discuss the last CIS Control, Penetration Tests and Red Team Exercises. This control focuses on testing the security measures already in place within your organization. Penetration Tests and Red Team Exercises are most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 19 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 18 min
    Why Do I Need an Incident Response Plan?

    Why Do I Need an Incident Response Plan?

    In this episode, Fred and Garrett discuss the third Organizational CIS Control, Incident Response and Management. This control focuses on creating an incident response plan to protect your organization's information and reputation. Incident Response and Management is most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 18 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 15 min
    What Is Application Software Security?

    What Is Application Software Security?

    In this episode, Fred and Garrett discuss the second Organizational CIS Control, Application Software Security. This control is used to manage the security life cycle of your software. This control is used to prevent, detect, and correct security weaknesses. Application Software Security is most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 16 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 24 min
    What Is Security Awareness Training and Why Is It Important?

    What Is Security Awareness Training and Why Is It Important?

    In this episode, Fred and Rob discuss the first Organizational CIS Control, Implement a Security Awareness and Training Program. This control is used to develop and execute a plan for a security awareness and training program. This control is useful for those at all levels of an organization. Implementing a Security Awareness and Training Program is most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 16 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 18 min
    Manage and Control Your User Accounts the Right Way

    Manage and Control Your User Accounts the Right Way

    In this episode, Fred and Rob discuss the tenth Foundational CIS Control, Account Monitoring and Control. This control is used to actively manage and control user accounts-such as that of employees or contractors-from creation to deletion. Account Monitoring and Control is most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 15 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 14 min
    How to Secure Your Wireless Access

    How to Secure Your Wireless Access

    In this episode, Fred and Tim discuss the ninth Foundational CIS Control, Wireless Access Control. This control is used to track, control, prevent, and correct the way you use your wireless local area networks, access points, and wireless client systems. Wireless Access Control is most impactful when a company has taken action against the first 14 CIS Controls (following the CIS Top 20 Cybersecurity Controls).

    • 15 min

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