Haroon Meer launches Phish5...
August 23rd, 2013 --
This week's feature guest is Haroon Meer of Thinkst Applied Research. He's launched an awesome new site called Phish5.com that allows sysadmins and security consultants to automate phishing campaigns against their own networks and clients. It's a brilliant idea and well executed.
Chelsea (Bradley) Manning gets 35 years in the big house...
August 23rd, 2013 --
Chelsea (Bradley) Manning's sentencing is the main news item this week, but it's also been a bad week for his significant other Julian Assange, whose bid for senate is derailing.
Plus a shaken but not stirred Adam Boileau...
August 16th, 2013 --
On this week's show we chat with Silent Circle founder Jon Callas about the decision to shutter the Silent Mail service, as well as what Silent Circle is doing to bolster product security in the wake of some pretty nasty bug disclosures by our pal Mark Dowd. In this week's sponsor interview we chat with Tenable CEO Ron Gula about innovation trends in infosec -- he was working the trade floor like a boss at BlackHat, so I asked him what tickled his fancy.
Lots of fun news in this week's show...
August 16th, 2013 --
That makes two shows this week! 'Ectic, bru!
Don't worry guys, the NSA self audits!
August 16th, 2013 --
This is a special edition of the Risky Business podcast, produced with material recorded at BlackHat and Defcon in Las Vegas. Features: * Excerpts of Keith Alexander's keynote * An interview with Moxie Marlinspike * A sponsor interview with SensePost trainer Glenn Wilkinson
Plus a monster news segment with Adam Boileau…
August 9th, 2013 --
In this week's feature slot we chat with Karsten Nohl about his research into pillaging SIM cards. It turns out Karsten's research into SIM security was much, much cooler than we initially thought. In this week's sponsor interview we chat with Jonathan Ness about the all new singing and dancing EMET 4.0. Adam Boileau pops by for the week's news. This week's show notes are here.
Lots of news to get through this week...
August 9th, 2013 --
I'm back on deck after two weeks in the USA! Plenty of news to cover considering we lost a week last week!
Obama's former top infosec advisor joins Risky Business for a chinwag...
July 24th, 2013 --
This week's show features a fantastic, extended interview with Howard Schmidt, the former White House cyber security co-ordinator and special Assistant to the US President.
Links, music, crouching tigers and more!
July 24th, 2013 --
This week's show is early so the news isn't too crowded.
Herp derp I'm a craptacular Linux box from 1998...
July 19th, 2013 --
This week's show is brought to you by the fine, fine people at Tenable Network Security, big thanks to Tenable for all its support over the years. And on this week's show we chat briefly with South Korean researcher SeungJin Lee about Smart TV security. They're equipped with cameras and microphones and they're popping up in living rooms everywhere.
In Soviet Russia, TV watches you!
July 19th, 2013 --
Here are the show notes for Risky Business 289. Includes links to news, music and more!
Promised droidpocalypse is mostly hype...
July 12th, 2013 --
On this week's show we take an axe to all the crazy hype around BlueBox's Android research. It's been a shameful, shameful week for the tech media. I half expected to walk outside this week and find crowds of consumers holding pitchforks and burning their Android devices based on the headlines we've been seeing about 99% of all 'droid devices being open to attack!
Lots of things... so many things...
July 12th, 2013 --
Here are the show notes for edition 288 of the Risky Business podcast. There are links to several stories below that we didn't have time to cover, but they're definitely worth reading. Enjoy!
Both types of bugs abound in this week's show...
July 5th, 2013 --
We've got a great show for you this week. Mark Dowd of Azimuth Security pops in to talk about the bugs he found in libraries used by secure telephony providers like Silent Circle. They're serious, serious bugs, and they were easy to find.
Big show, lots of topics!
July 5th, 2013 --
Big show this week! See below for links to this week's stories. You can find this week's podcast here.
Eddie keeps coughing up the goods...
June 28th, 2013 --
This week's show is a bit shorter than usual. We've got a discussion of the week's news then a great chat with Brian Contos, the VP and CISO of Blue Coat Systems Advanced Threat Protection Group.
Links to all the stuff...
June 28th, 2013 --
Here are links to items discussed in this week's episode of the Risky Business podcast. You can find that episode here.
Opsec for execs...
June 21st, 2013 --
In this week's show we talk opsec with international man of mystery The Grugq. In light of revelations the Internet lounge at the G20 summit was essentially an intelligence collection system set up by GCHQ, we thought we'd look at what travelling diplomats and executives can do to protect their data when entering a hostile environment where all infrastructure is assumed to be controlled by your adversary. There's some great practical advice in that segment, and it's after the news.
Music! Links! Laughter!
June 21st, 2013 --
If you're reading this from the Internet lounge at the G8 summit, we thoroughly recommend you listen to episode 285 of the Risky Business podcast. You can find it here. Here are links to all the news stories covered in ep 285, plus music!
The hippies have entered the building...
June 13th, 2013 --
In this week's feature interview we chat with author and speaker Richard Thieme about what they used to call the generation gap. NSA leaker Edward Snowden is "Internet generation". Are the ideals espoused by people like Snowden rooted in counter-cultural ideals or are they just generational norms? Are these ideas around online liberty becoming mainstream? Now that we have so many gen-Ys and millennials actually running the information infrastructure that powers our institutions, could we be on the cusp of serious changes in the way the establishment works? That is an interesting chat.