In today's podcast, we hear about a security incident at EirGrid, a misconfigured server in Texas, and a demonstration of photovoltaic system hacking prompt power grid security concerns. Update on the Mandiant employee hack. "Mr. Smith" holds HBO for ransom (but says, no, he's really a good guy). Shipping industry looks for GPS backup capability, and shippers not hit by NotPetya enjoy an increase in business. Google patches ten Android remote-code execution vulnerabilities. Joe Carrigan from JHU on Facebook and Google eavesdropping conspiracy theories. Juan Perez-Etchegoyen from Onapsis on Oracle business app vulnerabilities . NIST issues a Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning. This technology is popping up in everywhere in cybersecurity. Aside from sounding cutting-edge, what does it mean? What value does it add? Find out exactly how cool AI and machine learning are, and how small nuances in how each is used can make a big difference from E8, at e8security.com.
The Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute and COMPASS Cyber Security are hosting the 4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives on Tuesday, September, 19. It will be held on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University. This year’s theme is, “Emerging Global Cyber Threats.” The conference will feature thought leaders across a variety of industries to address current cyber security threats to organizations and how executives can work to better protect their data. Learn more at secsc.compasscyber.com