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A cybersecurity podcast by Critical Start. Security Experts get candid about hacking, breaches, and other cyber threats impacting a company's security. Plus, the occasional pun.

SON OF A BREACH‪!‬ Critical Start

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A cybersecurity podcast by Critical Start. Security Experts get candid about hacking, breaches, and other cyber threats impacting a company's security. Plus, the occasional pun.

    In The News - Don't Get Stung

    In The News - Don't Get Stung

    In this week's episode, Randy covers the Hive Ransomware Group, the reemergence of Scarab APT, and a few stories that have nothing to do with insects...

    Featured stories include:
    An update on Lapsus$ and liabilityHive Ransomware Group and remote accessScarab APT reemergence targeting UkraineRockwell Automation vulnerabilitiesPCI 4.0Gartner's cybersecurity trends for 2022

    • 12 min
    In The News - Threat Actors Two Ways

    In The News - Threat Actors Two Ways

    In this episode, Randy Watkins covers the biggest stories on our news feeds today: the Oscars and the Okta Breach.

    See how many Will Smith movie references Randy can fit in a minute, and starting at 1:09, get filled in on the latest information about Lapsus$ - a juvenile threat group causing adult problems.

    • 9 min
    Sponsored IDC White Paper with Craig Robinson

    Sponsored IDC White Paper with Craig Robinson

    Join CRITICALSTART CTO and SON OF A BREACH! podcast host Randy Watkins as he talks with IDC Program Director, Security Services, Craig Robinson.  The two discuss the Critical Start sponsored IDC white paper, "In Cybersecurity Every Alert Matters". 

    The two share their thoughts on: 
    Making organizations more secure in the face of ongoing digital transformations The value of internal talent to prioritize business outcomes in cybersecurityPredictions around MDR and alert resolutionSpecial thanks to Craig Robinson!

    • 33 min
    Rated XDR Wrap-up with CTO Randy Watkins

    Rated XDR Wrap-up with CTO Randy Watkins

    Join CRITICALSTART CTO and SON OF A BREACH! podcast host Randy Watkins as he winds up our Rated XDR series. After four previous episodes with CRITICALSTART integration partners about their extended detection and response platforms and strategies, Watkins shares his thoughts on:
    How to define and evaluate XDR offeringsWhy you can expect XDR to displace SIEMWhat’s cooking in the alphabet soup of detection and response with EDR, NDR, MDR, and even MXDR Which analyst you should be following in the XDR spaceSpecial thanks to our Rated XDR visionaries, and be sure to catch their previous episodes if you missed any:
    Ajit Sancheti, VP of Identity Protection, CrowdStrike Ann Johnson, CVP Security, Compliance, and Identity at MicrosoftYonni Shelmerdine, AVP of Product and Head of XDR at SentinelOneTim Junio, SVP of Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks Any guesses on our next series in the podcast? Stay tuned to find out on SON OF A BREACH!
     

    • 11 min
    Rated XDR with Tim Junio, SVP of Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks

    Rated XDR with Tim Junio, SVP of Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks

    Palo Alto Networks introduced the industry's first XDR product in February 2019, going beyond endpoint to extended detection and response. Building on the success of their next-generation firewalls, the company continues to disrupt in cybersecurity by integrating in-house innovation with a steady string of acquisitions.
    In this fourth episode of “Rated XDR”, a SON OF A BREACH! series focused on XDR, Tim Junio, SVP of Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks joins CRITICALSTART CTO Randy Watkins to discuss Palo Alto Networks’ XDR strategy and R&D focus, including:
    Which capabilities and types of data define XDRHow joining endpoint data with network data helped deliver a breakthrough in detection and prevention capabilitiesWhat sets XDR apart from SIEM and endpoint detection approaches in the modern SOCWhat to expect from Palo Alto Networks Cortex® XDR™ 3.0 and beyondJunio is Senior Vice President of Products, Cortex at Palo Alto Networks and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Expanse, which Palo Alto Networks acquired in December 2020. He has more than a decade of experience in cyber operations and large-scale distributed sensing. Prior to co-founding Expanse, he worked at DARPA, RAND Corporation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the CIA. Junio holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University.
     

    • 29 min
    Rated XDR with Yonni Shelmerdine, AVP of Product and Head of XDR at SentinelOne

    Rated XDR with Yonni Shelmerdine, AVP of Product and Head of XDR at SentinelOne

     SentinelOne recently made headlines as the highest-valued cybersecurity IPO ever. In a bid to revolutionize extended detection and response (XDR) and further broaden the company’s scope of detection capability, SentinelOne has acquired Scalyr, a leading cloud-native, cloud-scale data analytics platform.

    In this third episode of “Rated XDR”, a SON OF A BREACH! series focused on XDR, SentinelOne AVP of Product and Head of XDR, Yonni Shelmerdine, joins CRITICALSTART CTO, Randy Watkins, to discuss SentinelOne’s development strategy and approach, including:
    ·       What has most significantly impacted the product group’s evolution and innovation
    ·       How the recent Scalyr acquisition fits with SentinelOne’s in-house product development
    ·       What future capabilities to expect from the Ranger IoT product line 
    ·       Reaction to Gartner’s assessment of SentinelOne in the newest Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
    Shelmerdine leads the EDR, XDR, Big Data and Security Research product areas at SentinelOne. Previously, he held product leadership roles at Cybereason, Check Point, Lacoon, and several other early stage start-ups. Shelmerdine is also a veteran of an elite intelligence unit in the Israel Defense Forces and has won multiple awards.

    • 36 min

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Great Content

The speakers are top notch. Truly subject matter experts and keep it interesting.

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Great podcast and great cybersecurity insight!

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