Stealing from customers

I was having some security conversations last week and cybersecurity insurance came up as a topic. This isn’t overly unusual as it’s a pretty popular topic, but someone said something that really got me thinking. What if the insurance covered the customers instead of the companies? Now I understand that many cybersecurity insurance policies canContinue reading “Stealing from customers”

You know how to fix enterprise patching? Please tell me more!!!

If you pay attention to Twitter at all, you’ve probably seen people arguing about patching your enterprise after the WannaCry malware. The short story is that Microsoft fixed a very serious security flaw a few months before the malware hit. That means there are quite a few machines on the Internet that haven’t applied aContinue reading “You know how to fix enterprise patching? Please tell me more!!!”

Episode 48 – Machine Learning: Not actually magic

Josh and Kurt have a guest! Mike Paquette from Elastic discusses the fundamentals and basics of Machine Learning. We also discuss how ML could have helped with WannaCry. Show Notes Canadians stranded in Portgual Elastic Machine Learning Join our Facebook Group Comment on Twitter with the #osspodcast hashtag

Episode 46 – Turns out I’m not a bad guy

Josh and Kurt discuss the recent Google phish attack. Show Notes Google phish spam Mail from 2011 detailing attack Links to OAuth permissions on major services https://myaccount.google.com/permissions https://twitter.com/settings/applications https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=applications https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/third-party-applications https://account.live.com/Consent/Manage https://www.amazon.com/gp/mas/your-account/myapps Join our Facebook Group Comment on Twitter with the #osspodcast hashtag

Security like it’s 2005!

I was reading the newspaper the other day (the real dead tree newspaper) and I came across an op-ed from my congressperson. Gallagher: Cybersecurity for small business It’s about what you’d expect but comes with some actionable advice! Well, not really. Here it is so you don’t have to read the whole thing. Businesses canContinue reading “Security like it’s 2005!”

Episode 45 – Trust is more important now than the truth

Josh and Kurt discuss not-counterfeit MTG cards, antivirus, squirrelmail, unroll.me, grsecurity, baby monitors, and trust. Show Notes Mom Apologizes For Trying To Sell Son’s Rare Magic Card  Squirrelmail security issue Stealing all your mail grsecurity Baby monitor security Join our Facebook Group Comment on Twitter with the #osspodcast hashtag