17 min

Thoughts From the Edge: Leveraging a Hacker Mindset Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson

    • Technology

Ann talks with security expert and co-founder of Veracode, Chris Wysopal about the changing scale and stakes of hacks. Their conversation delves into how cybercriminals monetize attacks, the rise of attacks by nation states, and what hacktivists are up to these days. They also look at vulnerabilities in election infrastructure in the U.S. through the lens of vendor expectations and supply chain security. Hear Ann and Chris' perspectives on the main types, motivations, and targets of threat actors and how governments and organizations can tailor their security strategy to the threats they face.

Resources:  
L0phtCrack 
L0pht Heavy Industries testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, 1998
View Chris Wysopal on LinkedIn
View Ann Johnson on LinkedIn

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Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson is produced by Microsoft and distributed as part of The CyberWire Network. 

Ann talks with security expert and co-founder of Veracode, Chris Wysopal about the changing scale and stakes of hacks. Their conversation delves into how cybercriminals monetize attacks, the rise of attacks by nation states, and what hacktivists are up to these days. They also look at vulnerabilities in election infrastructure in the U.S. through the lens of vendor expectations and supply chain security. Hear Ann and Chris' perspectives on the main types, motivations, and targets of threat actors and how governments and organizations can tailor their security strategy to the threats they face.

Resources:  
L0phtCrack 
L0pht Heavy Industries testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, 1998
View Chris Wysopal on LinkedIn
View Ann Johnson on LinkedIn

Related:
Listen to: Security Unlocked
Listen to: Security Unlocked: CISO Series with Bret Arsenault 

Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson is produced by Microsoft and distributed as part of The CyberWire Network. 

17 min

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