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Contrarisk Security Podcast #0041: The battle for privacy

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Privacy in the digital realm has become a hot topic. There has always been a debate about the degree to which law enforcement and intelligence agencies should be allowed to snoop on what many of us would consider private communications. But that discussion became supercharged following the leaks by Edward Snowden and… Read more »

Contrarisk Security Podcast #0040: Exploiting security data

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Organisations have lots of security these days – but do they have the right  security? Is the technology being deployed in the most effective way? Traditionally, the approach has always been one of defence in depth. This has led to organisations investing in a long list of point solutions. There’s always… Read more »

Contrarisk Security Podcast 0023: M2M and malware detection

» Listen or download now on the podcasts page » Machine-to-Machine (M2M) is a domain that includes industrial systems, telemetry, Scada and so on. And while Scada has increasingly become a focus of security concerns, this has tended to concentrate on the the control systems themselves, rather than the entire chain from sensor to control room. In this episode, we talk to… Read more »

ContraRisk Security Podcast 0001: Java and rogue clouds #csp

» Listen to the podcast » » In the first ContraRisk Security Podcast, Steve Mansfield-Devine talks to Ross Barrett of Rapid7 about the problems with Java, and Richard Walters of SaaSID about the dangers posed by unauthorised use of cloud services within organisations. The first month of 2013 witnessed a series of Java zero-day flaws being used in exploit kits. Java vulnerabilities are… Read more »