ES Episode87

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Enterprise Security Weekly #87

Recorded April 11, 2018 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!


  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .
  • John Strand
    Security analyst, Founder of Black Hills Information Security, and CTO of Offensive Countermeasures.
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    Interview: Kevin Donovan, ObserveIT

    Kevin Donovan
    is the Senior Solutions Architect at ObserveIT.
    Kevin is one of ObserveIT’s insider threat experts and a Senior Solutions Architect. He is a Certified Insider Threat Program Manager, Insider Threat Vulnerability Assessor, and is currently working toward his CISSP. Kevin’s responsibilities at ObserveIT center around customer and prospect consultations, deployments, and architecting information security solutions.
    1. How did you get your start in information security?
    2. With all of the protections available today, why is ransomware a threat to the enterprise? Or is it?
    3. What are the weaknesses ransomware preys upon?
    4. What is a tabletop exercise?
    5. Why are they so useful for ransomware?
    6. For practitioners listening, why should they love tabletop exercises and step away from the keyboard?
    7. How do you execute on the lessons learned in tabletop exercises?

    Enterprise News

    In the news this week: Product announcements from Infoblox, Infocyte, ObserveIT, ThreatQuotient, Cisco and Tufin. Symantec could be in hot water, and CA and Palo Alto both made a recent acquisition.

    1. Infoblox Enhances SaaS based Security to Address the DNS Cybersecurity Blind Spot
    2. Linux Today - Symantec may violate Linux GPL in Norton Core Router
    3. CA Technologies acquires SourceClear in DevSecOps push - Cyber Parse - Cyber Security and Information Security
    4. Palo Alto Networks acquisition to grow cybersecurity portfolio - Silicon Valley Business Journal
    5. Infocyte Launches Next-Gen Cyber Risk Management Platform SpaceGab
    6. ObserveIT Unveils Powerful New Data Exfiltration Features to Combat Insider Threats; Experiences 5th Consecutive Record-Breaking Quarter
    7. ThreatQuotient Launches Industry's First Cybersecurity Situation Room, Empowering Organisations to Take the Right Actions Faster - Cyber Parse - Cyber Security and Information Security
    8. Cisco broadens Tetration security delivery with cloud, virtual buying options
    9. Tufin Announces Security Automation for Containers and Microservices
    10. Cloud Directory Feature O365 Integration - Security Boulevard
    11. ThreatQuotient Launches ThreatQ Investigations

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