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Securiosity is a weekly cybersecurity podcast from Scoop News Group. Greg Otto and Jen O’Daniel will spend each week answering the overarching questions from the latest in security and privacy news. They’ll also talk to leaders in both the public and private sector on how they view the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape. Policy, research, venture capital…they’ll examine it all. If you’re curious like us, like and subscribe now. Securiosity. You have questions. So do we.

Latest Episodes

How is information being shared during the pandemic?

Despite the world being in the state it’s in, there is still an internet to defend. Whether its information about criminals spinning up COVID-related scams, a run-of-the-mill ransomware attack, or some other form of cybercrime, information still needs to be shared between enterprises in order to keep things working as much as possible.On this episode, Greg Otto talks to Dan Young, Founder of QuoLab, about what he’s doing to help keep the lines of information sharing open, especially in this heavily-remote workforce world we are all living in.

17 minJUL 21
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How is information being shared during the pandemic?

How important is API security?

Everyone loves APIs. They can simplify app development while saving time and money. Yet, like all technology, hackers can find holes in APIs that can lead to enterprises having to deal with the loss of their crown jewels. So, in turn, there are startups entering the marketplace that aim to secure APIs, no matter what type of business is putting them to use. In this episode, Greg talks to Roey Eliyahu, CEO of Salt Security, about API security and how important it is for enterprises to consider.

20 minJUN 30
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How important is API security?

How do you fight off a ransomware attack?

Ransomware has been one of the biggest threats in cybersecurity over the past few years. Hospitals, governments, cities, companies, they've all been impacted by this wave of malicious behavior.But what happens when an enterprise is hit? What goes on in the short term? How do you stop the bleeding? How do you recover? On this episode, Greg Otto talks with David Macias, president of ITRMS, a IT service provider based in California. Macias, a victim of a ransomware attack, tells us how he recovered, what he learned, and what he tells his clients to do in order to prevent a similar incident from occurring.

21 minJUN 24
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How do you fight off a ransomware attack?

Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

Security awareness training, in the form of phishing emails, is generally frowned upon. Whether you have been responsible for administering it, taking it, and/or failing at it, the practice generally elicits an eye roll. What if it didn't have to be that way?CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with Votiro CEO Aviv Grafi on the way he is making email content safe to click on -- no matter what.

11 minMAY 22
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Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

In April, a small agency under the DOD released a bulletin that said a Chinese hacker group had been stealing data from cleared contractors via a leaking sinkhole. Shannon Vavra dug into that bulletin, and found the story behind it to be a very confusing mystery. In this episode, she talks about it with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto.

16 minMAY 8
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What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

Where is the weak link in your application security?

In this episode, CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with AppOmni CEO Brendan O'Connor on how enterprises are dealing with application security. Sometimes security teams just click the wrong box or grant the wrong permission, and O'Connor talks about how to fold that into a organization's overall security strategy.

13 minMAY 5
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Where is the weak link in your application security?

Will we ever be able to vote online?

The 2020 presidential election is going to be here, and like anything else, it's going to be impacted by the global pandemic. Some tech-savvy people want to vote online, while others are pushing for the low-tech means of vote-by-mail. Imperva CTO Kunal Anand spoke with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about the feasibility of each, no matter if it occurs during a pandemic.

15 minAPR 22
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Will we ever be able to vote online?

Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

Winnti Group has appeared time and time again in recent months, but a new report released this week shows that the group may be getting sloppy. Greg Otto and Shannon Vavra break down what malware the group is using, how they may be tied to a company known as "World Wired Labs," and what it tells us about the Chinese cybercrime underground.

15 minAPR 10
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Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

Threat intelligence has been around as long as the cybersecurity industry itself. Yet the conversation has sounded the same for years. In this episode, Greg Otto talks with Todd Weller, chief strategy officer for Bandura Cyber, about how the community can shift what it talks about when it comes to threat intel and which sectors needs to better utilize it if the conversation is to ever sound different.

14 minAPR 7
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Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

How has COVID-19 changed the cybersecurity community?

We've seen malware, scams, and surveillance pop up since COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. The CyberScoop staff — Greg Otto, Jeff Stone, Sean Lyngaas and Shannon Vavra — looks at the whirlwind of news from the past month, how is the cybersecurity community dealing with it, and the lasting changes that will come from the pandemic.

28 minAPR 2
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How has COVID-19 changed the cybersecurity community?

Latest Episodes

How is information being shared during the pandemic?

Despite the world being in the state it’s in, there is still an internet to defend. Whether its information about criminals spinning up COVID-related scams, a run-of-the-mill ransomware attack, or some other form of cybercrime, information still needs to be shared between enterprises in order to keep things working as much as possible.On this episode, Greg Otto talks to Dan Young, Founder of QuoLab, about what he’s doing to help keep the lines of information sharing open, especially in this heavily-remote workforce world we are all living in.

17 minJUL 21
Comments
How is information being shared during the pandemic?

How important is API security?

Everyone loves APIs. They can simplify app development while saving time and money. Yet, like all technology, hackers can find holes in APIs that can lead to enterprises having to deal with the loss of their crown jewels. So, in turn, there are startups entering the marketplace that aim to secure APIs, no matter what type of business is putting them to use. In this episode, Greg talks to Roey Eliyahu, CEO of Salt Security, about API security and how important it is for enterprises to consider.

20 minJUN 30
Comments
How important is API security?

How do you fight off a ransomware attack?

Ransomware has been one of the biggest threats in cybersecurity over the past few years. Hospitals, governments, cities, companies, they've all been impacted by this wave of malicious behavior.But what happens when an enterprise is hit? What goes on in the short term? How do you stop the bleeding? How do you recover? On this episode, Greg Otto talks with David Macias, president of ITRMS, a IT service provider based in California. Macias, a victim of a ransomware attack, tells us how he recovered, what he learned, and what he tells his clients to do in order to prevent a similar incident from occurring.

21 minJUN 24
Comments
How do you fight off a ransomware attack?

Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

Security awareness training, in the form of phishing emails, is generally frowned upon. Whether you have been responsible for administering it, taking it, and/or failing at it, the practice generally elicits an eye roll. What if it didn't have to be that way?CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with Votiro CEO Aviv Grafi on the way he is making email content safe to click on -- no matter what.

11 minMAY 22
Comments
Is there a different way to battle phishing emails?

What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

In April, a small agency under the DOD released a bulletin that said a Chinese hacker group had been stealing data from cleared contractors via a leaking sinkhole. Shannon Vavra dug into that bulletin, and found the story behind it to be a very confusing mystery. In this episode, she talks about it with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto.

16 minMAY 8
Comments
What is a 'leaking sinkhole?'

Where is the weak link in your application security?

In this episode, CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto talks with AppOmni CEO Brendan O'Connor on how enterprises are dealing with application security. Sometimes security teams just click the wrong box or grant the wrong permission, and O'Connor talks about how to fold that into a organization's overall security strategy.

13 minMAY 5
Comments
Where is the weak link in your application security?

Will we ever be able to vote online?

The 2020 presidential election is going to be here, and like anything else, it's going to be impacted by the global pandemic. Some tech-savvy people want to vote online, while others are pushing for the low-tech means of vote-by-mail. Imperva CTO Kunal Anand spoke with CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Greg Otto about the feasibility of each, no matter if it occurs during a pandemic.

15 minAPR 22
Comments
Will we ever be able to vote online?

Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

Winnti Group has appeared time and time again in recent months, but a new report released this week shows that the group may be getting sloppy. Greg Otto and Shannon Vavra break down what malware the group is using, how they may be tied to a company known as "World Wired Labs," and what it tells us about the Chinese cybercrime underground.

15 minAPR 10
Comments
Is Winnti Group running front companies to hide its malware?

Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

Threat intelligence has been around as long as the cybersecurity industry itself. Yet the conversation has sounded the same for years. In this episode, Greg Otto talks with Todd Weller, chief strategy officer for Bandura Cyber, about how the community can shift what it talks about when it comes to threat intel and which sectors needs to better utilize it if the conversation is to ever sound different.

14 minAPR 7
Comments
Why are we having the same conversation about threat intelligence?

How has COVID-19 changed the cybersecurity community?

We've seen malware, scams, and surveillance pop up since COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. The CyberScoop staff — Greg Otto, Jeff Stone, Sean Lyngaas and Shannon Vavra — looks at the whirlwind of news from the past month, how is the cybersecurity community dealing with it, and the lasting changes that will come from the pandemic.

28 minAPR 2
Comments
How has COVID-19 changed the cybersecurity community?
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