In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss how much of a target Linux is, as well as some myths surrounding Linux and security. Also, there will be some news updates as well.
Month: September 2022
In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a handful of cybersecurity events in the news. While none of these stories are super exciting from a technical standpoint, there’s definitely some lessons to be learned. As part of this discussion, Jay and Joao will talk about topics related to the recent Grand Theft Auto leak, as breaches that targeted Uber, 2k games, and more.
- GTA 6 source code and videos leaked after Rockstar Games hack
- Uber suffers computer system breach, alerts authorities
- 2K Games says hacked help desk targeted players with malware
- Hackers accessed data on some American Airlines customers
- Ransomware Gang Claims Customer Data Stolen in TAP Air Portugal Hack
Recent news of Patreon firing their security team is making the rounds online, and in this episode, Jay and Joao will talk about this very strange story and some takeaways from it.
- Patreon confirms security team layoffs
- 7 Patreon Alternatives to Keep Your Crowdfunding Income Secure
- Patreon Lays Off 17% of Employees
What are some of the important areas that a Chief Information Security Officer should focus on? In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a recent article where Aman Sood (a CISO for Jimdo) discusses important aspects of the job to pay attention to. This information from the perspective of an actual CISO offers a unique lens through which to look at these critical focus areas.
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery is huge concept when it comes to application deployment nowadays, and with good reason. Automating the compilation, testing, and other aspects of the development process increases efficiency and reliability. Security is another layer of a good CI/CD system, and in this episode, Jay and Joao discuss CI/CD and the security aspects of the popular deployment style.