Mon, 18 April 2022
Ep. 168 - Security Awareness Series - Lessons Learned From the Attacks on Ukraine with Patrick Laverty
This month, Chris Hadnagy and Ryan MacDougall are joined by Patrick Laverty. Patrick is the Senior Team Lead at Social Engineer, LLC, working with an incredible team of professional social engineers. He was previously a senior penetration tester at Rapid7 and a member of the CSIRT at Akamai. He is a co-organizer of the Layer 8 Conference and is the host of the Layer 8 Podcast on social engineering and OSINT. He lives in Rhode Island with his daughter, dog and two cats. [April 18, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
00:50 – Patrick Laverty intro
02:19 – Intro Links
04:38 – Security Awareness in the world today
05:25 – Malicious Domain Registrations
06:58 – Protecting yourself from false domains
11:24 – CISA Alert / Shields Up
12:36 – Lowering Reporting Thresholds
13:33 – Empowering Security Information Officers
16:50 – Tabletop Exercises
19:20 – Planning for Continuity
21:09 – Beyond the Financial Effects of Ransomware
24:29 – Trying to protect the Healthcare Sector
25:27 – Backup & Recovery Process
28:38 – The source of Ransomware
30:03 – Planning for a Ransomware attack
31:51 – Why your site will be attacked
33:41 – 3 Actionable Tips
35:30 – Book Recommendations
38:20 – Wrap Up
39:18 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._168_-_Security_Awareness_Series_-_Lessons_Learned_From_the_Attacks_on_Ukraine_with_Patrick_Laverty.mp3
Category:Security Awareness -- posted at: 2:00am EDT
Mon, 11 April 2022
Today we will be talking with Vanessa Bohns. Vanessa is a social psychologist and professor of organizational behavior at Cornell University. She holds a PhD from Columbia University and an AB from Brown University. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review, and her research has been widely featured in the media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Economist, and on NPR’s Hidden Brain. Her first book, You Have More Influence Than You Think, was just published in September 2021. [April 11, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
01:53 – Vanessa Bohns intro
02:43 – How did you make Social Influence your field?
05:48 – Why do we assume people will be negative when we make a request?
08:01 – The surprising results of asking for things
11:12 – We are wired to be agreeable
13:34 – What are the security implications of our default attitudes?
16:59 – What are the consequences of underestimating your own influence?
19:32 – Understanding how the situation can influence ethics
21:05 – What would you say is your favorite find?
21:48 – Enlisting someone to influence their ethics
24:00 – Paying attention to the human side of security
25:04 – What is your next study?
27:11 – The importance of a predefined script
28:54 – Will "keywords" change a person’s sense of agreeability?
30:10 – Recognizing your own influence
31:41 – Who would you consider some of your biggest mentors?
33:39 – Book Recommendations:
35:47 – Guest Wrap Up
36:17 – Find Vanessa Bohns on the web
36:49 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._167_-_Human_Element_Series_-_Paying_Attention_To_The_Human_Side_with_Vanessa_Bohns.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 1:00am EDT