Larry Ponemon, founder of the Ponemon Institute, talks about a new survey that suggests stopping data breaches is even harder than it seems. Plus all the top news and why AT&T has some explaining to do. Listen now at your computer or subscribe below and download to your favorite mobile device.
This week, News Editor Eric Parizo leads a roundtable discussion with IT security pros about the latest Wi-Fi dangers, Microsoft’s patching efforts and the ramifications of the IBM/ISS merger. Plus all the week’s top news and details on how long one recently convicted hacker will be behind bars. Listen now at your computer or subscribe below and download to your favorite mobile device.
This week, Senior News Writer Bill Brenner recaps news of IBM’s acquisition of ISS, Microsoft’s latest security woes and chats with Forrester Research analyst Natalie Lambert about challenges to Apple’s security reputation. Listen now on your computer or download to your favorite mobile audio device.
Rob Ayoub, industry analyst for network security with Frost & Sullivan, talks about whether the MS06-040 patch should be implemented immediately. Plus all the top security news and a new playground for cyberthieves — in more ways than one.
Security luminary Dan Geer, vice president and chief scientist for security firm Verdasys, discusses the infamous 2003 research paper that caused him to lose his job, plus how Microsoft threatens IT security, the fatal flaw of client-based computing and the real reason behind so many publicized data breaches. Listen now on your computer or download to your favorite digital audio device. Runtime: 24:16.
6:30 — Why antivirus is doomed
13:15 — The next bad virus
22:00 — Rapid-fire Q&A
SPI Dynamic’s Billy Hoffman talks about the mood at this year’s Black Hat conference and why Ajax Web applications are more dangerous than it seems. Plus Microsoft’s August patches and all the week’s other top information security news.
Fortify Software Chief Scientist Brian Chess talks about the growing danger of cross-site scripting attacks. Plus details on all the latest critical software patches and why Google may be the ultimate security tool.
Author and expert infosec strategist Ron Moritz discusses the disconnect between security pros and the corporate boardroom. Plus information on Netscape’s cross-site scripting woes and the latest exploits targeting Microsoft software.
Oracle’s Darius Wiles talks about the database giant’s vulnerability patching process and the criticisms levied against it. Plus the latest on Microsoft’s plans to patch a PowerPoint problem and why Vonage may be driving spyware. Listen now at your computer or download to your favorite mobile device.
Qualys’ Jonathan Bitle discusses the ramifications of the newly released Microsoft security patches involving Internet Explorer and IIS, plus all the top information security news. Listen now at your computer or subscribe below and download to your favorite mobile device.