Sean Martin

An InfoSec Community Q&A With Francesco Cipollone

By Sean Martin | Co-Host: Marco Ciappelli

Guest: Francesco Cipollone

As part of our In The News series, in this episode, we connect with Francesco Cipollone to host a Q&A session where the questions were driven by the InfoSec community. The questions asked were presented to Francesco via social media and Francesco selected 3 questions to respond to in this episode. These are the people and their questions: Jim Manico [@manicode ] | John Opdenakker‏ [@j_opdenakker] | Tanya Janca [@shehackspurple].

Chats On The Road To RSA Conference 2019 APJ | A Conversation With Holly Rollo

By Sean Martin  | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, we are joined by Holly Rollo, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP at RSA Security. Holly is also one of the keynote speakers at RSA Conference APJ — co-presenting with Rohit Ghai, President at RSA Security, she will be talking about: The New Why of Cybersecurity.

Chats On The Road To RSA Conference 2019 APJ | Inaugural Launch Pad Event | A Conversation With Matthias Yeo

By Sean Martin  | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, we are joined by Matthias Yeo, CEO, Fund Technologies Pte Ltd. Matthis is one of three judges responsible for naming the winner at this year’s inaugural Launch Pad Event (for which we are the exclusive media partner!). We really enjoyed our chat with Matthias as we learned more about the state of cybersecurity and innovation in the region coupled with his vision for the inaugural Launch Pad event.

It's Here! The EU CyberSecurity Act | An In The News Dialogue With Raluca Saceanu And Elena Steinke

By Sean Martin

Guests: Raluca Saceanu | Elena Steinke

The other day I came across a blog post talking about the impact the EU CyberSecurity Act could have now that it is officially “in force” as of Thursday, the 27th of June, 2019. To dig deeper into this topic, I connected with Elena Steinke and asked her to join me and the author of the blog post, Raluca Saceanu, for a quick chat.

Chats On The Road To Hacker Summer Camp 2019 | Black Hat USA | A Conversation With Steve Wylie

By Marco Ciappelli | Co-host Sean Martin

Three years ago, we started having our Chats On The Road to Las Vegas.

As we are gearing up to cover three more conferences, we are having our pre-event conversations for each one. As we are planning to make all them a recurring series, this particular podcast is already part of a solid ITSPmagazine tradition: the third Chats on the Road conversation with Black Hat General Manager, Steve Wylie. This episode kicks off our coverage for such a pillar event in our industry.

The State Of CyberSecurity And Innovation In Ireland And The EU | A Dialogue With Brendan Bonner & John Durcan

By Sean Martin

Guests: Brendan Bonner | John Durcan

Wouldn’t it be good if we could cross the business-to-cybersecurity bridge such that we all have a good picture for what’s important for the business — and ultimately for humanity and the societies for which we create? This is the main driver underneath a two-part conversation I had earlier this year with Brendan Bonner, Chief Technologist — Technology, Content and Business Services at IDA Ireland, and John Durcan, Senior Technologist at Enterprise Ireland.

Chats On The Road To Hacker Summer Camp 2019 | DEF CON 27 | A Conversation With Jeff Moss

By Marco Ciappelli | Co-host Sean Martin

In 1993 according to Timeline of Computer History [https://www.computerhistory.org/timeline/1993/] we have a few major events.

Damn! That was a long time ago but if you think that what is happening today is awesome, I think you missed out on the excitement of those days. Everything that now seems so easy, obvious, and maybe a bit vintage by now was showing us that the future was possible and was going to change our society and culture forever. It did.

But you know what else happened in 1993? A person that goes by the handle @thedarktangent created the first DEF CON hacker convention.

Chats On The Road To RSA Conference 2019 APJ | A Conversation With Diana Kelley

By Sean Martin  | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, we are joined by Diana Kelley, CyberSecurity Field CTO at Microsoft. Diana is also one of the keynote speakers at RSA Conference APJ for the 3rd time — this time, she will be talking about her session: Better Cybersecurity with AI and ML? Focus on Culture, Diversity and Inclusion.

Chats From InfoSec Europe 2019 | A Conversation With Javvad Malik

By Marco Ciappelli | Co-host Sean Martin 

Why do we go to conferences?

To meet fantastic people, create great content, and tell entertaining stories. Sometimes it all happens at the same time.

This was one of those occasions.

We hope you enjoy listening to this chat as much as we enjoyed having it.

Chats From InfoSec Europe 2019 | A conversation With Troy Hunt

By Marco Ciappelli | Co-host Sean Martin 

It was a bright, cold day in June, and the clocks were striking thirty past nine in the morning. On this last day on the Olympia show floor in London, after a few unsuccessful attempts, Sean and I were finally able to say hi, sit down, and have a good ole chat with Troy Hunt while we sipped on a cup of hot coffee. Yes, a podcast with Mr. Troy Hunt!

Reverse Engineering BlueKeep: What You Need To Know To Prepare

By Sean Martin

Guests: Scott Scheferman | Rick McElroy | @JaGoTu

I recently came across a post from Scott Scheferman about the BlueKeep vulnerability and patch that intrigued me. After a few attempts to bring together a few folks, I was able to pull in Rick McElroy and @JaGoTu to join Scott and I for a chat about what’s real with respect to this threat. Needless to say, this group did not disappoint.

During our nearly-one-hour chat, we cover tons of stuff and there’s a lot to absorb here. I would encourage you to take the time to learn from this conversation and then apply what you’ve learned to your infosec program. And, if you value the community, take a moment to share this with a few of your peers to help them out.

Chats From InfoSec Europe 2019 | Your Car Is A Smartphone On Wheels | With Ian Tabor and David Baker

By Sean Martin | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

During Infosecurity Europe in London, Marco and Sean connected with Ian Tabor, car enthusiast and car hacker along with David Baker from Bugcrowd, to discuss the roles of ethical hacking and crowdsourced security analysis in ensuring the safety of drivers all around the world.

Ian, a core member of the Car Hacking Village — a group of professional and hobbyist car hackers who work together to provide hands-on, interactive car hacking learning, talks, hardware, and interactive contests — takes us through the trials and tribulations of the research he performs, including the challenges with sourcing the vehicles, finding the flaws, reporting the flaws, and protecting himself from potential legal action in the process.

Chats On The Clouds To InfoSec Europe 2019 | The Largest InfoSec Summit In Europe Brings People Together | With Nicole Mills, Senior Exhibition Director, Infosecurity Group

By Sean Martin | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, Marco Ciappelli and Sean Martin connect with Nicole Mills, the event director for Infosecurity Europe. Nicole took time out of her final moments of preparation to share with us what we can expect during the 24th edition of the summit taking place in the Olympia in London.

With more than 12 months invested in planning, attendees will be treated to 10 stages with talks taking place all day, every day, over 400 exhibitors with demonstrations and hands-on activities, and networking events within and outside the conference center. Listen in to hear more about the event that has a lot of something for everyone. And, if you have a moment while on-site at the event, thank Nicole, and her extended team, for their hard work bringing us all together to help each live a victorious and healthy InfoSec Life.

Chats On The Clouds To InfoSec Europe 2019 | Marketing Security to the Board & Execs | With Killian Faughnan, Group CISO, William Hill

By Sean Martin | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, Marco Ciappelli and Sean Martin speak with Killian Faughnan, Group CISO, William Hill. During the conversation, In addition to getting some insight into how Killian looks at cybersecurity as a whole, during our chat today we got to dig into the lightning talk Killian will be giving during InfoSec Europe in London as part of a 4-part keynote session titled Building Brand Infosec: Engaging Employees to Drive Secure Behaviour.

Chats On The Clouds to InfoSec Europe 2019 | Skills and the Future of CyberSecurity | With Kevin Fielder, CISO, Just Eat

By Sean Martin | Co-host Marco Ciappelli

In today’s chat, Marco Ciappelli and Sean Martin speak with Kevin Fielder, CISO for Just Eat. During the conversation, Kevin shares his views on cybersecurity and what it means to secure the business at Just Eat, focusing on the 13 countries, 100,000 restaurant partners, 26 million customers, nearly 4000 colleagues in the company.

You Are Number Six! I Am Not A Number! I Am A Free Device! — The Importance Of Identity In The Connected World

By Sean Martin

Guests: Emily Miller | Ted Harrington | Dean Weber
Host: Sean Martin

In today's episode, I connect with Emily, Dean, and Ted, we look at the current state of security in IT, OT, IoT, and ICS — and the connections between these different environments.

Together, we explore how identity plays a critical role in ensuring a safe environment that can be traced to specific sensors, devices networks, and people. And, with the massive numbers of things hitting the market—and our society—we attempt to answer the question surrounding our ability (or lack thereof) to scale the controls and protections to minimize—or perhaps even eliminate—undue exposure to risk introduced by these things.

The 12th Edition Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR): Read It And Spring into Action

By Sean Martin

Guests: Gabriel Bassett | John Grim
Host: Sean Martin

Today's episode comes to you in concert with the release of the 12th edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigation report comprised of data from 73 contributors, the highest number since its launch. Gabriel Bassett, Senior Information Security Data Scientist and John Grim, Senior Manager, Investigative Response Team — both from Verizon Enterprise Solutions — join ITSPmagazine's Sean Martin. We discuss the role of the DBIR in building and maintaining information security programs, what some of the key findings are, and how to make the data actionable.

We’re Moving Toward Technologies That Enable Humans Rather Than Try To Automate Them

By Sean Martin

During RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Sean Martin sat down with Jill Orhun, Head of Strategy and Operations for Cyber at Devo, Seema Sheth-Voss, VP Product Marketing at Devo, and Chris O’Brien, Head of Technical Marketing at Devo — a group of folks who connect with customers and prospects — to discuss trends and anomalies they’ve seen.

Inspiration is what is needed to inspire change

By Marco Ciappelli & Selena Templeton

Here at ITSPmagazine, we are always looking for inspiration, muses and revelations. It is what drives us and what usually makes for a good story to tell. For me and Selena, on a sunny Southern California morning, inspiration came in the form of four young students that together make the CyberAegis Aether, an all-girls middle school cybersecurity team from San Diego that is competing in the Cyber Patriot National Finals.

Will Blockchain Be Or Not Be The Big Wave To Ride

By Sean Martin

Guests: Simon Harman | Anthony Stevens
Host: Sean Martin

Blockchain — a topic that still gets a lot of attention, even if it seems to be overplayed in the media, the workplace, and in the venture world. So what is it, does it actually provide value, and is there a place for it? Listen in to hear Simon Harman, project lead for the Loki project, and Anthony Stevens, Founder and CEO of Digital Asset Ventures, give their take on why blockchain will—or won’t—be the next big wave of technology deployment in the near future.