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Daily Briefing 7.20.18

Cyberespionage up in Finland during Helsinki summit. Fast-growing botnet. Clash of Clans cash cleaning. Spoofing redbrick.

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Daily Podcast 7.20.18

Cyberespionage and influence operations. Big botnet assembled in less than a day. Monetizing stolen paycards through online games. Amazon nudges developers. Report on Huawei. Phishing notes.

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Hacking Humans 7.19.18

Joe describes a con law enforcement agencies use to lure crooks. Dave shares a tech support scam spreading in chat forums. A listener from Dublin has a fake Apple email. We welcome Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security.

Supported by KnowBe4
Enabling Deeper Board-Level Understanding
Our guest today is Bryan Littlefair, CEO at Cambridge Cyber Advisers. He shares his thoughts on the communications gap between IT professionals and board members, effective ways to overcome it, and the importance of threat intelligence in gauging risk and setting priorities.
Research Saturday 7.14.18

Andy Bochman is senior grid strategist for Idaho National Lab’s National and Homeland Security directorate. Today we’re discussing the research the INL has been doing, developing new approaches to protecting mission critical systems.

Week that Was 7.14.18

Ukraine stops VPNFilter attack. Ticketmaster tip of the iceberg. Timehop and GDPR. Sons of Spectre. Fortunes of Commerce.

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2018 RSAC Outlook — Special Edition

Just before the RSA conference this year, we spoke with a pair of industry experts for their take on the year so far, and what they expect to see in the coming months. In this CyberWire special edition, we hear from Craig Williams, Director of Talos Outreach at Cisco, and later in the show from Jon Rooney, Vice President of Product marketing at Splunk.

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5th Annual Women in Cyber Security Reception
The CyberWire is pleased to present the 5th Annual Women in Cyber Security Reception on Thursday, October 18, 2018, in Washington, DC.
Sophia d'Antoine — asm2vec: Binary Learning for Vulnerability Discovery
This talk will present a novel application of a machine learning model and a corresponding tool, asm2vec, for vulnerability discovery. Treating both program disassembly as a natural language, we construct embeddings of identifiers at scale using a concept similar to word2vec, in which the output is a vector of related identifiers and their proximity.
Star Wars Episode IV 1 d The Pentesters Strike Back
It is a period of cyber war. In an effort to sustain commerce during these challenging times, the Galactic Trade Federation has required that the Empire retain the services of a consultancy on Kessel (a best-value provider, and only twelve parsecs away) to assess the state of their security before signing...

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