In today's podcast, we hear about Russian hackers turning their attention to German political targets as well as politicians in the US. The son-of-Shadow-Brokers vulnerability Cisco discovered is being exploited in the wild. New strains of ransomware are out—Mamba is as dangerous to networks as its namesake is to human tissue. The Air Force Association is taking up cyber in its annual meetings. The Internet-of-moving things handles disclosures. Matthew Green from Johns Hopkins University's Information Security Institute discuses the downsides of backdoors. University of Maryland's Jonathan Katz talks about new security standards adopted by Google. And North Korea parts the curtain in front of its domains.
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(October 5-6, 2016, Washington, DC) The fifth annual RFUN Conference is a two-day event that brings together the diverse and talented community of analysts and operational defenders who apply real-time threat intelligence to out-innovate their adversaries. recordedfuture.com/rfun
This annual networking event highlights and celebrates the value and successes of women in the cyber security industry. Leaders from the private sector, academia, and government from across the region and at varying points on the career spectrum can connect with each other to strengthen relationships and build new ones.