IANS Information Security Podcast

Infosec news and views featuring interviews with expert faculty from the Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS) hosted each week by IANS Director of Technology Research Chris Gonsalves.
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Dec 15, 2016

Well-known security researcher and IoT expert Chris Poulin joins me this week to discuss the real issues around securing connected devices and embedded systems. Chris also talks about the challenges of increasingly connected automobiles and shares his optimistic view of Internet of Things as a beneficial platform for innovation.

Dec 8, 2016

Prolific IANS faculty member Aaron Turner brings his broad infosec expertise and sharp commentary to the 'cast this week on subjects ranging from the scourge of ransomware to the death of Microsoft's EMET. Aaron also addresses the sorry state of PIM/PAM in the enterprise, our failings in mobile device management and gives us a sneak peek at his Internet of Criminal Things talk at next year's RSA Conference.

Oct 3, 2016

Faculty member Kevin Johnson brightens the podcast studio this week for a rollicking conversation about incident response, penetration testing, and the value of business acumen for security leaders. A dedicated Star Wars fanatic, Kevin also talks about his charity work, including an upcoming 5K for the Arthritis Foundation that he'll "run" in full Darth Vader gear.

If you want to help Kevin and his team raise a few bucks for a great cause, go here.

Sep 21, 2016

IANS Senior Faculty Dave Shackleford joins the 'cast this week to talk about global DDoS threats, password policy problems, privileged credential management and the rising popularity of defensive threat-hunting efforts. Dave also shares his plans for presenting advanced web app pen testing techniques at IANS first-ever London symposium next month.   

Sep 8, 2016

The inimitable Hacking Dave himself, IANS Faculty member Dave Kennedy, joins us this week to talk about the recent password follies, ethical issues around vulnerability disclosures, and his advice for effective penetration testing and purple teaming. Dave also shares insights into the hyper-positive culture and vibe of DerbyCon and talks about witnessing the big win last June of his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers.

Aug 24, 2016

On the show this week, IANS faculty member Ken Van Wyk talks NSA vs. Shadow Brokers and shares his approach to crafting effective incident response exercises. Ken also tells us how he helps organizations tackle the elusive art of threat modeling in the enterprise. Also joining us this week, social media expert Ginger Stevenson on IANS efforts to engage clients and faculty on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Aug 4, 2016

Security journalist, analyst and pundit Paul Roberts joins the IANS Podcast this week to talk about the state of security in all things connected and embedded. The editor of The Security Ledger also gives us a preview of the agenda for the 3rd Annual Security of Things Forum next month.

Keep up on IoT security news and views at Paul Robert’s The Security Ledger
Check out the upcoming 3rd Annual Security of Things Forum on Sept. 22
Jul 21, 2016

This week, we venture north of the border to talk current events and pressing issues with faculty member and Akamai Global Security Advocate Dave Lewis. Dave riffs on getting back to infosec basics, along with IoT, industrial controls, medical devices, the infosec media and the need for soft skills in security leadership. And it wouldn't be a security podcast without some mention of Pokemon Go, which Dave brands as no better or worse than most mobile apps. Gotta catch 'em all!

Jul 14, 2016

IBM's Chris Poulin joins us this week to talk security all things connected -- from cars to buildings to medical devices and more. Our esteemed IANS faculty member also riffs on securing coding, security leadership and what local politics has taught him about getting the right messages across in infosec.

Jul 7, 2016

Psychology expert and IANS Faculty member Katrina Rodzon joins me this week for an entertaining and informative look at advanced user-behavior modification and how organizations can use it to create a more effective security culture. Rodzon shares examples of successful, real-world enterprise programs and tells us why simple security awareness efforts are no longer enough to keep us safe. 

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