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Digital Guardian Podcast - Episode 02: The Yahoo! Hack Indictment, Vault 7 Leaks, and Emerging Threats featuring John Pirc

by Nate Lord on Friday March 24, 2017

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The Digital Guardian Podcast returns for its second episode, featuring special guest John Pirc, director of product management at SecureWorks.

Following our inaugural episode earlier this month, we're excited to present a new episode of the Digital Guardian Podcast! Episode 02 features our first special guest, John Pirc of SecureWorks, and focuses on a few hot current events - namely the Yahoo! hack indictments and Vault 7 leaks - as well as discussion of some emerging advanced threats and strategies for defending against them. Enjoy!

Highlights from this podcast include:

  • 2:30 - The recent indictment of four hackers behind Yahoo!'s major data breaches
  • 10:00 - The security implications of the Vault 7 leaks
  • 14:00 - Emerging advanced threats, including ransomware attacks on IoT and mobile devices
  • 35:30 - Techniques for detection and mitigation in today's threat landscape

Intro/outro music: "Groovy Baby" by Jason Shaw, licensed under CC BY 3.0 US

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