Episode 19: Gamers Under Attack, ISIS Doxing and Death Threats, and Q1 Cybercrime Trends with GreatHorn’s Kevin O’Brien

March 27, 2015

In Episode 19 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang runs down the top cybercrime stories of the week including a breach at video game streaming site Twitch, more point-of-sale breaches and malware, and ISIS continuing to make cyber news  this time by doxing more than 100 U.S. soldiers and putting their information online along with calls for attacks.

This week's guest is Kevin O'Brien, the CEO and founder of GreatHorn, a startup looking to automate risk identification and help protect against data breaches. We chat about the first quarter of 2015 and a variety of things that have emerged so far this year in the cybersecurity landscape. The interview starts at 15:55.

Episode 18: Insurance Breaches Affect Millions, Target Pays Up and Ransomware with Unitrends Dave LeClair

March 20, 2015

In Episode 18 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang discusses the top stories of the week including the recent health insurance-related breaches at Premera Blue Cross and LifeWise, which adds to the 80 million already affected by Anthem so far this year, Target agreeing to a settlement in its class-action lawsuit and gamers coming into the crosshairs of new ransomware.

This week's guest is Dave LeClair, the VP of marketing for Unitrends, and we chat about how businesses can stay protected against threats like ransomware. The interview starts at 13:40.

Episode 17: POS Breaches Make a Comeback and Talking Fraud with Credorax’s Benny Nachman

March 13, 2015

In Episode 17 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, the gang runs down the top cyber headlines of the week including a handful of point-of-sale breach stories, a surge in arrests, and hackers claiming to be ISIS spreading their graffiti across any vulnerable website they can find. 

This week's guest is Benny Nachman, CEO of secure digital merchant acquiring bank Credorax, and we chat about ecommerce and in-store payment fraud and what businesses can do to stay ahead of the game. The interview starts at 12:05.

Episode 16: Exposed Drivers, Shadowy Domains and Network Forensics with WildPackets Gabe Dixon

March 6, 2015

In Episode 16 of the Cybercrime and Business Podcast, HackSurfer writers and SurfWatch Labs data analysts run through the week's top headlines including the recent breach at Uber, hijacked GoDaddy accounts used for "domain shadowing," and the Angler Exploit Kit being declared as the winner, at least by some researchers, in the battle of what will replace the previous king, the Blackhole Exploit Kit.

This week's guest is Gabe Dixon, WildPackets product marketing manager. WildPackets is currently running its “Trends in Network Forensics” survey, and we chat about that, forensics and how it relates to cybersecurity. The interview starts at 13:30.