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Daily Briefing 12.14.18

Boomstortion. Flags, false and authentic. Nation-state threat actors. Malicious memes. Updates on the Huawei affair.

Supported by Shape Security.
Daily Podcast 12.14.18

False flags and real flags. ISIS claims the Strasbourg killer as one of its soldiers. A bogus bomb threat circulates by email.

Supported by Cylance, ThreatConnect, and Techmeme.
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Hacking Humans 12.13.18

Joe describes a Nigerian gang called London Blue that focuses on business email compromise. Dave shares surprising Cyber Monday phishing statistics. Guest Chris Bailey from Entrust Datacard teaches us how to detect lookalike sites online and better protect ourselves from fraud.

Supported by KnowBe4
Research Saturday 12.15.18

Researchers at Risk Based Security took a detailed look back at the 2014 Sony hack, comparing analysis that occurred while the facts were still unfolding with what we know, today. There are interesting lessons to be learned, especially when it comes to attribution.

Week that Was 12.15.18

Nation-states behaving badly (and the crooks who imitate them). Patch notes and industry news.

Bringing Collaboration to Real-Time Data Feeds
King & Union's Aaron Gee-Clough discusses the benefits and challenges of bringing actionable threat intelligence to small and mid-sized organizations.

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Controlling Online Access in Yemen’s War Zone
Learn about the role the internet has played in Yemen’s civil war, as rival factions fight to gain control of information, access, and infrastructure.
Cosmic AES Signals and Space, December 2018
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine grew markedly sharper this past month. On November 25th Russian FSB guard craft fired on and seized three Ukrainian naval units that passed through the Kerch Strait from the Black Sea into the Sea of Azov, transiting between the Ukrainian ports of Odessa and Mariupol...
Making the business case for privacy. — Special Edition

In this CyberWire special edition, our guest is Cisco’s Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy. We discuss what exactly a chief privacy officer does at a global organization like Cisco, why she thinks we’re in the early stages of a privacy revolution...

Supported by Cylance
CyberWire-X 12.3.18

In this episode we take a look at the impact GDPR has had since it's implementation in May 2018. Joining us are Emily Mossburg from Deloitte, Caleb Barlow from IBM, and Steve Durbin from ISF.

Supported by Gemalto
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.

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