Ransomware – an extremely frustrating security threat that can cause business disruption, data loss, as well as long work days during the recovery process. But how do you recover from such an event? In this foundational episode, Jay and Joao discuss some tips on how to deal with this, tips you’ll hopefully never need but are good to have nonetheless.
By using clever infrastructure engineering strategies to increase reliability, you can minimize disruption and downtime for your organization. Another technique to consider is the concept of Digital Twin – having a full system clone/mirror you can use to test enhancements, perform a root-cause analysis, or more. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss Digital Twins and how the concept can potentially help your organization.
- Digital Twin (Wikipedia article)
- More malicious packages posted to online repository. This time it’s PyPI
Note: There’s no video version for this episode, Jay’s camera stopped working near the beginning. It’s fixed now, but this episode is audio-only as a result.
Artificial intelligence seems to be all the rage nowadays, and not just in SciFi movies. Organizations can utilize AI to assist with difficult or time-consuming tasks. Now, AI has made its way into the security industry – and AI tools to check for security concerns are already starting to pop up. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss AISecOps.
- Cisco App Dynamics (Note: This is not an endorsement – just an example of one of these solutions)
Adding unnecessary components to the Kernel is generally a bad idea, as it increases its threat surface. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss a recent story that’s a perfect example of why it’s important to keep this under control. A vulnerability was recently discovered in the Linux kernel that scored the highest possible rating, and it all started when ksmbd was added.