The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast 3.27.24
Ep 15 | 3.27.24

Live from New York it’s Microsoft Secure

Show Notes

On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is Live from Times Square at Microsoft Secure and is joined by Chris Wysopal, Chip Calhoun, and Torrell Funderburk. Chris (aka Weld Pond) reflects on his experiences with L0pht, the evolution of bug bounty programs and their dominance in the cybersecurity space, highlighting both the benefits and drawbacks. Chip explains how Copilot for Security assists with threat hunting and script analysis, enhancing analysts' capabilities in identifying threats and malicious activities. He also touches on the prevalent threat actor profiles, highlighting the prevalence of e-crime and the potential impact of nation-state actors. Terrell expresses excitement about the advancements in their security program and the ability to detect and respond at scale. He also discusses his transition from software engineering to cybersecurity and encourages others to consider the move due to the foundational similarities between the fields.  

In this episode you’ll learn:      

  • Complications from vulnerabilities discovered in open-source software 
  • Practical applications of Copilot in incident response and threat intelligence 
  • The importance of curiosity and problem-solving skills when building a security team. 

Some questions we ask:      

  • How do you view the role of AI and machine learning in security, and bug bounties? 
  • What do you think is unique about securing critical infrastructure targets? 
  • Will AI influence security practices in organizations and industries going forward? 

Resources:  

View Chris Wysopal on LinkedIn 

View Chip Calhoun on LinkedIn  

View Torrell Funderburk on LinkedIn   

View Sherrod DeGrippo on LinkedIn  

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