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Securiosity is a weekly cybersecurity podcast from Scoop News Group. Greg Otto and the CyberScoop team spend each week answering the overarching questions from the latest in security and privacy news.

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Securiosity is a weekly cybersecurity podcast from Scoop News Group. Greg Otto and the CyberScoop team spend each week answering the overarching questions from the latest in security and privacy news.

    Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

    Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

    Security awareness training, in the form of phishing emails, is generally frowned upon. Whether you have been responsible for administering it, taking it, and/or failing at it, the practice generally elicits an eye roll. What if it didn't have to be that way? CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with Votiro CEO Aviv Grafi on the way he is making email content safe to click on -- no matter what.

    • 11 min
    What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

    What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

    In April, a small agency under the DOD released a bulletin that said a Chinese hacker group had been stealing data from cleared contractors via a leaking sinkhole. Shannon Vavra dug into that bulletin, and found the story behind it to be a very confusing mystery. In this episode, she talks about it with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto.

    • 16 min
    Where is the weak link in your application security?

    Where is the weak link in your application security?

    In this episode, CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with AppOmni CEO Brendan O'Connor on how enterprises are dealing with application security. Sometimes security teams just click the wrong box or grant the wrong permission, and O'Connor talks about how to fold that into a organization's overall security strategy.

    • 13 min
    Will we ever be able to vote online?

    Will we ever be able to vote online?

    The 2020 presidential election is going to be here, and like anything else, it's going to be impacted by the global pandemic. Some tech-savvy people want to vote online, while others are pushing for the low-tech means of vote-by-mail. Imperva CTO Kunal Anand spoke with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about the feasibility of each, no matter if it occurs during a pandemic.

    • 15 min
    Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

    Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

    Winnti Group has appeared time and time again in recent months, but a new report released this week shows that the group may be getting sloppy. Greg Otto and Shannon Vavra break down what malware the group is using, how they may be tied to a company known as "World Wired Labs," and what it tells us about the Chinese cybercrime underground.

    • 15 min
    Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

    Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

    Threat intelligence has been around as long as the cybersecurity industry itself. Yet the conversation has sounded the same for years. In this episode, Greg Otto talks with Todd Weller, chief strategy officer for Bandura Cyber, about how the community can shift what it talks about when it comes to threat intel and which sectors needs to better utilize it if the conversation is to ever sound different.

    • 14 min

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