Podcasts
  • Why open source and collaboration are the future of security

    In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Greg Martin, CTO at ThreatStream, talks about why open source and collaboration are the key drivers of information security innovation. He also discusses the downside of using honeypots as defensive technologies in smaller security architectures, and how that complexity can be avoided.

  • Malicious and risky apps on Android and iOS

    Knowingly or unknowingly to the user, some apps can collect GPS data, grab your contact information, your phone ID, email address, etc.

    In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Mike Raggo, Security Evangelist at MobileIron, talks about the risky behavior of certain apps downloaded from Google Play or the App Store.

  • Lessons learned from running 95 bug bounty programs

    Large companies such as Google and Facebook have dedicated teams that review bug submissions, verify valid bugs and reward security researchers, but that can be time and cost-prohibitive for most companies. Bugcrowd is making sure that every company can leverage the power of crowdsourced security.

    In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Casey Ellis, Founder and CEO of Bugcrowd, talks about the lessons they've learned after running 95 bug bounty programs as well as the different types of researchers that take part in their programs.

  • Point of Sale system architecture and security

    To most people, Point of Sale (POS) systems with integrated payment processing are a black box where magic happens.

    In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Lucas Zaichkowsky, Enterprise Defense Architect at AccessData, talks about how financial criminals breach hundreds of merchants each year, displaying a better understanding of how these systems operate than the dealer technicians that install and maintain them.

  • Why IT security is broken and how math can save it

    In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2014, Stuart McClure, CEO at Cylance, talks about how the information security industry has evolved when it comes to detecting bad guys, but it's being mostly reactive and not proactive. Signature-based technologies are flawed and easily bypassed since they incorporate only a fraction of characteristics of a bad file or activity.



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The security threat of unsanctioned file sharing

Posted on 31 October 2014.  |  Organisational leadership is failing to respond to the escalating risk of ungoverned file sharing practices among their employees, and employees routinely breach IT policies.


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