13 episodes

A weekly show rounding up the top cyber security news, featuring Talos researchers and analysts.

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A weekly show rounding up the top cyber security news, featuring Talos researchers and analysts.

    Talos Takes Ep. #13: Special precautions to take with VPN and RDP

    Talos Takes Ep. #13: Special precautions to take with VPN and RDP

    People across the world are working from home now, and employers are increasingly turning to VPN services and Windows Remote Desktop Protocol to make sure their workers have access to their files. In this Talos Takes episode, we run down some common security concerns with these services and discuss what employees should do to stay safe while accessing their files online.

    • 5 min
    Talos Takes Ep. #12: Preparing for the worst with Cisco Talos Incident Response

    Talos Takes Ep. #12: Preparing for the worst with Cisco Talos Incident Response

    Now that Cisco Incident Response has been a part of the Talos family for a few months now, we figured it was time to check back in with them. On this episode of Talos Takes, Brad Garnett from CTIR joins the show to talk about his organization's new Cyber Range offering, part of the standard CTIR retainer. Brad discusses how a Cyber Range exercise can prepare your organization for the worst and how it helps dispel some myths around what happens during a cyber intrusion.

    • 7 min
    Talos Takes Ep. #11: Avoiding fake news during the times of COVID-19

    Talos Takes Ep. #11: Avoiding fake news during the times of COVID-19

    Don't attackers know we need a break right now? Alas, they're doing everything they can to capitalize on the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt with fake news, malicious advertisements and misleading information. In this Talos Takes episode, former journalist Jon Munshaw and researcher Nick Biasini discuss best practices for fact-checking, avoiding fake news and intaking the correct information during this trying time.

    • 6 min
    Talos Takes Ep. #10: The basics of RATs

    Talos Takes Ep. #10: The basics of RATs

    We've been covering several different generic types of malware over the past few weeks. Next up, we've got our overview of remote access trojans (or tools), also known as RATs. What goes into a RAT, and how is it different than other types of malware? What are some of their inherent capabiliites? We/ve got the rundown here.

    • 4 min
    Talos Takes Ep. #9: The basics of information stealers

    Talos Takes Ep. #9: The basics of information stealers

    Yes, adversaries are always looking for new ways to make money. But what's their No. 2 priority? Information. In this episode of Talos Takes, Nick Biasini and Earl Carter break down the basics of information-stealers and why they're so important to keep out.

    • 4 min
    Talos Takes Ep. #8: Decoding the EKANS malware

    Talos Takes Ep. #8: Decoding the EKANS malware

    In this episode of Talos Takes, content manager Jon Munshaw sits down with researcher Joe Marshall to discuss the recently discovered EKANS/SNAKE malware. This is one of the first ransomware strains to specifically target ICS systems. And Joe, who has experiencing protecting the ICS space, discusses what's unique about this family and what it means for the future of cyber security in the infrastructure field.

    • 5 min

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Great quick takes

A short and easily digestible podcast on current topics, great to start the day

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