Incident Response with Empathy
On this week's episode of The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast, Sherrod DeGrippo is joined by Matthew Zorich, a Principal Consultant with Microsoft Incident Response. Sherrod and Matt discuss his motivation for creating accessible and open-source forensics tools and resources for entry-level forensics, aiming to guide those without extensive resources. They also examine the importance of helping smaller businesses and individuals understand and practice incident response and forensics, considering the potentially devastating impact of cyberattacks on them. Matt also emphasizes the importance of knowledge sharing and practical experimentation in incident response and identity forensics to help individuals and organizations better defend against cyber threats.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- The challenges of identity-based forensics
- Tactics threat actors use to compromise accounts without raising suspicion
- The importance of distinguishing personal and work identities when assessing threats
Some questions we ask:
- Why is it important to distinguish personal and work email from a threat perspective?
- How do you protect essential accounts in a large organization?
- Would you consider text messages as a reliable method to enhance security?
Related Microsoft Podcasts:
- Afternoon Cyber Tea with Ann Johnson
- The BlueHat Podcast
- Uncovering Hidden Risks
- Security Unlocked
- Security Unlocked: CISO Series with Bret Arsenault
- Secure the Job: Breaking into Security
Discover and follow other Microsoft podcasts at microsoft.com/podcasts
The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Podcast is produced by Microsoft and distributed as part of The CyberWire Network.