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Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.

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Risky Business is a weekly information security podcast featuring news and in-depth interviews with industry luminaries. Launched in February 2007, Risky Business is a must-listen digest for information security pros. With a running time of approximately 50-60 minutes, Risky Business is pacy; a security podcast without the waffle.

    Risky Biz Soap Box: Banks to embrace Yubikeys for customers

    Risky Biz Soap Box: Banks to embrace Yubikeys for customers

    As regular listeners know, the soap box podcasts we publish here at Risky.Biz are wholly sponsored. That means everyone you hear in one of these podcasts, paid to be here.

    And this edition of Soap Box has become an annual thing – it’s our once-yearly catch up with Jerrod Chong, the chief solutions officer of Yubico, makers of the Yubikey and YubiHSM.

    Yubikey is an infosec darling, really, because they’re in the unique position of having a product that’s popular with security professionals like CISOs while also being popular with security-conscious consumers. Businesses get value out of Yubikeys, but so do normal people, thanks to key support being baked into services like Facebook and Google.

    As you’re about to hear, there’s a whole new category of use about to open up – Bank of America is launching FIDO2 U2F support for its customers. That’s a big deal – the more FIDO2 keys we get out there the better.

    Risky Business #627 -- USG claws back Colonial pipeline ransom money

    Risky Business #627 -- USG claws back Colonial pipeline ransom money

    On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including:


    US Government claws back Colonial ransom bitcoin. We don’t think the FBI acted alone.
    Meet an0m, the cute little app for planning crimes that drinks milkshakes.
    Ransomware stuff, duh.
    Trickbot developer arrested in Florida
    Supreme court upends CFAA “exceed authorised access” element
    Much, much more


    This week’s show is brought to you by Datadog. Michael Yamnitsky will be along in this week’s sponsor interview to talk about cloud security posture management. DataDog is launching a product in that space, so we’ll be hearing about the types of issues CSPM products can help to unearth.

    If you book a demo of their product they’ll send you a free Datadog tee-shirt. The link is in the show notes.

    Links to everything that we discussed are below and you can follow Patrick or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

    Risky Business #626 -- Russian ransomware beef simmers

    Risky Business #626 -- Russian ransomware beef simmers

    On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including:


    Ransomware attack threatens Australian and US beef supply
    Talos dubs Russian ransomware crews “privateers”
    NYTimes writes another bad story
    More Fortinet pwnage
    Belgian government rolls Hafnium IR and finds, well, something else
    Google unveils new rowhammer techniques
    Much, much more


    Haroon Meer of Thinkst Canary is this week’s sponsor guest. Thinkst is spinning up a labs division, but they’ll be doing something different to the same-old bug hunting. That’s a quality conversation.

    Links to everything that we discussed are below and you can follow Patrick or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

    Risky Business #625 -- Iranians wipe some machines, Israelis kaboom some

    Risky Business #625 -- Iranians wipe some machines, Israelis kaboom some

    On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including:


    The latest news on the health system ransomware crisis in Ireland
    TSA to force pipeline operators to disclose attacks they probably aren’t detecting anyway
    Colonial paying ransom angers US congresspeople who really haven’t thought this through
    Iran targets Israeli systems with new wipers
    Israel targets Hamas systems with guided munitions that go bang
    Much, much more


    This week’s sponsor guest is Ryan Kalember, EVP of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint. He joins us to talk about how compromised o365 accounts are powering all sorts of threat actors right now – from ransomware operators to BEC crews and APT units, everyone loves a popped mailbox.

    Links to everything that we discussed are below and you can follow Patrick or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

    Risky Biz Feature Podcast: The politics of cybersecurity

    Risky Biz Feature Podcast: The politics of cybersecurity

    In this podcast we’ll be hearing from an Australian politician, Tim Watts. He’s a member of our federal parliament and serves as our shadow minister for communications and cybersecurity. For our overseas listeners, the “shadow” part of his title is there because he’s a member of the opposition party, so he’s not in government. But, of course, if the Labor party wins the next election he’ll be our communications and cybersecurity minister.

    Anyway, Tim is a bit of an anomaly in politics because he has a genuine, nerd-like interest in the field we so love. Tim and I chat pretty regularly, and I can say that yes, 100%, his interest in this field is genuine and he has a firm grasp on the issues that matter.

    I thought now would be a great time to run an interview on the politics of infosec. While it’s true that policymakers spend time thinking about this stuff, cybersecurity hasn’t yet crossed over into being what they call a “retail politics” issue. But thanks to the Colonial pipeline ransomware incident, that might be about to change.

    Risky Business #624 -- Ransomware farce continues

    Risky Business #624 -- Ransomware farce continues

    On this week’s show Patrick Gray and Adam Boileau discuss the week’s security news, including:


    The aftermath of the Colonial ransomware attack
    Biden signs cybersecurity EO
    DarkSide crew hounded off the Internet. For now.
    Ransomware campaigns continue, hitting health, insurance targets globally
    IIS PoC released
    Rapid7 discloses Codecov-related source code breach
    Much, much more


    This week’s show is brought to you by AttackIQ. Its VP of Product Mark Bagley and Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy Jonathan Reiber are this week’s sponsor guests.

    Links to everything that we discussed are below and you can follow Patrick or Adam on Twitter if that’s your thing.

Customer Reviews

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298 Ratings

298 Ratings

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Informative and entertaining.

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Best Cyersecurity Podcast Out There

These charming hosts give you in depth and thoughtful coverage of the latest in cyber news. If you only choose one cyber security podcast, this is the one to pick!!

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Empowering, education and actionable! 👏

Whether you’re well established as a cyber security innovator, or just getting started carving out your role as a change agent within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Patrick and Adam do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of navigating an ever changing data security and compliance environment. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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