Monthly Archives: November 2014

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0028: The mobile menace

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Judging by the warnings issued by security vendors, you’d be forgiven for thinking that there’s a malware epidemic on the Android platform. The truth, according to Sean Newman, security evangelist at Sourcefire (now part of Cisco), is somewhat more nuanced. In this interview he explains how the number of published vulnerabilities… Read more »

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0027: Masking sensitive data

» Listen or download now on the podcast page » There’s lots of talk about putting security close to the data. One way of doing this is data masking, which obscures or modifies data as it is used according to a set of rules. In this interview, Amit Walia of Informatica explains how data masking means that people see only the data… Read more »