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Episode 73: Using Differential Privacy to Solve the Cold-Start Problem

One of the big challenges that many software companies face is how to overcome the cold-start problem. That’s when a software company needs customer data to optimize its AI solutions…

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Episode 69: Bug Bounties, Penetration Testing and Keeping Your Business Safe with Christie Terrill

How does your company think about security? Have you adopted basic security hygiene practices like running off-the-shelf software to scan your code for vulnerabilities, or have you moved beyond that…

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Episode 66: When Does Security Become a Strategic Play?

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What makes a company choose to prioritize security as a strategic play? In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Gerry Smith, the CEO of Densify™...

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The 10 Principles of Security First [Presentation]

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Security first is essential. Not only does it keep your business safe, it also helps you differentiate yourself from your competitors by creating better customer...

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Episode 53: Differential Privacy Demystified (Pt II)

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In this episode, Jon Prial continues his conversation about differential privacy with Yevgeniy Vahlis, Georgian Partners’ Director of Applied Research. Find out more about how...

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Episode 52: Differential Privacy Demystified (Pt I)

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Apple made headlines in 2016 when it started talking about differential privacy. But what exactly is it? And what opportunities can it create for your...

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Episode 51: A Look Inside the Deep, Dark Web

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The dark web. It’s the underbelly of the Internet and a place where some pretty terrible things happen. Cyber criminals, for example, are using it...

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Cybersecurity doesn’t get top billing in most organizations. Sure, everyone knows that security is a necessity for legal compliance and basic risk management. But all...

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When the US House of Representatives passed a controversial law about Internet privacy earlier this year, several news outlets published security advice suggesting that you...

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Episode 46: Security and Messaging in Asia

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It’s no secret that Asia is leading the world in messaging with platforms like WeChat and Line. Yet when it comes to security, it’s a...

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Episode 44: Gary McGraw Knows Software Security

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Gary McGraw is the Vice President of Security Technology at Synopsys, the best-selling author of “Software Security” and 11 other books, and the man behind...

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When it comes to security, things usually aren’t as bad as you think. They’re worse. There’s a very good chance that the alert your security...

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The Principles of Security First

Want to use security to help differentiate your business? Check out the 10 Principles of Security First to find out exactly how to do so.

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Episode 41: Security Pro Tips with Ed Amoroso

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When it comes to security, we’re living in interesting times. Nation states are playing roles we’ve never seen before, or at least been privy to....

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Very few things are certain in (cyber) security. Having said that, there is one absolute truth: The earlier you address security issues, the less they’re...

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How to Develop a Security Culture

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Security is a team sport.  As Signpost CTO Seth Purcell put it in his recent podcast, “no one component of a system will provide excellence...

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Software companies, and data-rich SaaS companies in particular, will go through a paradigm shift over the next few years in which security becomes a company-wide...

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What Is Security First and Why Does it Matter?

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This post is about security first, what it is and why it’s important. But before I can explain any of that, let me give you...

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Episode 34: Information Security Isn’t Just About Tech

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The costs of data breaches are rising quickly. Just look at the recently disclosed 2014 data breach at Yahoo that’s now threatening to derail Verizon’s...

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On Friday, October 21, a major domain name system (DNS) provider called Dyn was subjected to a large-scale distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. While at this...

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Episode 31: A Deep Dive Into Security First

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Security first cuts across all areas of software companies, including development, technology, human resources, culture, marketing, hiring and the C-Suite. It’s not about building a...

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A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I made our way over to The Public Theatre in Manhattan. We had gotten a couple of...

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Episode 29: 4 Foundational Tech Trends That Will Change Everything

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Every once in a while, a trend comes along that changes everything. That’s certainly true in technology. Just look at cloud, mobile, and big data....

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Mobile security

Has the Mobile Security Industry Got It All Wrong?

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Let me ask you something: How many apps do you have on your phone right now? Not sure? That’s ok, most people don’t know. And,...

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In 2007, a cyber attack rocked Estonia, affecting parliament, banks, and media outlets. It was an event that cast a spotlight on cyber security and...

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Episode 27: On Bug Bounties and Hacking the Pentagon

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Not all that long ago, bounty hunters were burly guys who apprehended fugitives using brute force in exchange for a reward or “bounty.” And while...

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When you think about the blockchain, you probably think about a public ledger that lets you move money securely from one place to another. But...

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Logins Let Us Down, Again.

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, when it comes to our personal digital security, we’re our own worst enemies. That’s because many...

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Episode 23: The Key to Getting Mobile Security Right

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Has the mobile security industry had it all wrong for years? It has spent billions of dollars applying the concepts that work for PCs to...

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Episode 19: Is Privacy Realistic in the Digital Age?

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Privacy is something that matters to individuals and to governments. It’s also something that every business needs to incorporate into its strategy. In this episode,...

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Identity theft. Fraudulent transactions. Security breaches. We hear about issues like these all the time. In this episode, Jon Prial talks to Ori Eisen, the...

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5 Must-Listen Information Security Podcasts

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Information security can be a tricky topic to get up to speed on. That’s not for lack of information, but rather because there’s so much...

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Over the past decade the world has fundamentally changed in a variety of ways, with huge implications for business. We’ve seen the rise of transformational...

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