ISIS offers Christmas inspiration (and it's got nothing to do with peace or good will). Fancy Bear makes a battlefield appearance. Blogging services under attack.
In today's podcast, we hear about ISIS attempts to inspire Christmas attacks. Ukraine is on the receiving end of Russian tactical cyber operations, and yes, it's Fancy Bear. Analysts mull the possibility of a Russo-American détente emerging from cyber conflict. Mirai continues to rope maverick devices into its bot-herd. Virginia Tech's Hume Center's Dr. Charles Clancy explains mobile device encryption. Adnan Amjad from Deloitte describes creative ways of finding IT talent. And WordPress and Tumblr receive criminal attention.