OMG Cyber!

OMG Cyber!

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A podcast about all things cyber security, news, views and clues; from yesteryear, today and even the future. Stories and interviews about cyber security, breaches, malware, hacking, social engineering, best practice, lessons learnt, and anything else related. Theme music: Please Listen Carefully, courtesy of Jahzarr http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jahzzar/Tumbling_Dishes_Like_Old-Mans_Wishes/Please_Listen_Carefully Music licensed under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ Cover art photo provided by Taskin Ashiq on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@taskinhoo


5 - The one about The Curious Case of Conficker (aka Downadup) - Interview with Ken Bechtel
May 16 • 35 min
This episode is mainly an interview and discussion with Ken Bechtel, who like me has been in Cyber Security for over three decades. We discuss “the Curious Case of Conficker (aka Downadup), the Botnet that Never Bit..” This includes what we (as an…
4 - The one about End User Education and Testing, What it takes to work in Cyber Security, and what BYOD means, and more!
Apr 30 • 33 min
This episode does a fairly deep dive on End User Education and Testing and why everyone should be a part of any organisations security defences. I also talk about the latest news around the Wipro and Microsoft breaches, MalwareTech’s guilty plea, and the…
3 - The one about Sextortion, Social Engineering, SIEM and SOAR
Apr 14 • 27 min
This episode does a fairly deep dive on Sextortion scams and Social Engineering. I also talk about the latest news around the FIN6 Cyber Crime gang, Credential Stuffing attacks and a new Insurance initiative… This episode uses a new microphone, improved…
2 - The one about Passwords, 2FA/MFA, Password Managers, and APTs
Apr 8 • 25 min
This episode does a fairly deep dive on passwords, password use/re-use, storage and how to secure your accounts to reduce the risk of your accounts being compromised (using two and multi-factor authentication). I also talk about the latest Facebook data…
1 - The one about Insurance, Data Breaches, and Lazy Reporting, Oh My!
Mar 31 • 29 min
This episode does a fairly deep dive on Insurance (it is more interesting than watching paint dry, honest) and the issues around the rejected/disputed insurance claims for Mondelez and DLA Piper, etc. It goes on to explain how you can check to see if your…
0.5 - (Pilot) The one about Ransomware…
Mar 24 • 22 min
This episode covers the news around a number of recent and high profile Ransomware attack, including the one that hit Norsk Hydro. It goes on to discuss where and when Ransomware first appeared (you may be surprised on just how long it has been around)…