Only Malware in the Building

Only Malware in the Building

"Only Malware in the Building" is a monthly segment crafted through a collaboration between N2K CyberWire and the Proofpoint DISCARDED podcast. Hosted by Selena Larson, this segment focuses on the most impactful and intriguing malware stories. Its aim is to distill complex cybersecurity information into digestible, insightful segments for tech professionals, providing security executives a clear and engaging "so what" that is actionable.
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Ep 2 | 7.2.24

Operation Endgame: The ultimate troll patrol.

Welcome in! You’ve entered, Only Malware in the Building. Join us each month to sip tea and solve mysteries about today’s most interesting threats. Your host is Selena Larson, Proofpoint intelligence analyst and host of their podcast DISCARDED. Inspired by the residents of a building in New York’s exclusive upper west side, Selena is joined by N2K Networks Dave Bittner and Rick Howard to uncover the stories behind notable cyberattacks. Being a security researcher is a bit like being a detective: you gather clues, analyze the evidence, and consult the experts to solve the cyber puzzle. On this episode, we talk about "Operation Endgame."

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Ep 1 | 6.4.24

The curious case of the missing IcedID.

Welcome in! You’ve entered, Only Malware in the Building. Join us each month to sip tea and solve mysteries about today’s most interesting threats. Your host is Selena Larson, Proofpoint intelligence analyst and host of their podcast DISCARDED. Inspired by the residents of a building in New York’s exclusive upper west side, Selena is joined by N2K Networks Dave Bittner and Rick Howard to uncover the stories behind notable cyberattacks. Being a security researcher is a bit like being a detective: you gather clues, analyze the evidence, and consult the experts to solve the cyber puzzle. On this episode, we talk about "The curious case of the missing IcedID."

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Only Malware in the Building
Host(s)
Selena Larson
Dave Bittner
Rick Howard
Selena Larson is a Staff Threat Researcher and Lead, Intelligence Analysis and Strategy at Proofpoint on the Threat Research team. She collaborates with fellow researchers to identify and investigate advanced cybercriminal threats and develop actionable threat intelligence. Previously, she was a Cyber Threat Analyst for the industrial cybersecurity firm, Dragos, and a cybersecurity and privacy journalist.
Dave Bittner is a security podcast host and one of the founders at CyberWire. He's a creator, producer, videographer, actor, experimenter, and entrepreneur. He's had a long career in the worlds of television, journalism and media production, and is one of the pioneers of non-linear editing and digital storytelling.
Rick Howard is the CSO of N2K and the Chief Analyst, and Senior Fellow at the N2K Cyber, formerly CyberWire. His past lives include CSO at Palo Alto Networks, CISO at TASC, the GM at Verisign/iDefense, the Counterpane SOC Director, and the Commander of the Army's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). Rick served 25 years in the Army, taught computer science at West Point, edited two books and just published his own book, "Cybersecurity First Principles: A Reboot of Strategy and Tactics" and he is regularly joined at the N2K Cyber's Hash Table by a collection of industry experts.
Schedule: Monthly
Creator: N2K
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