The Southern Fried Security Podcast
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Episode 4 - Aurora Boarallofus

Episode 4 - Aurora Boarallofus

Introductions

Announcements, Gossip, and Smack Talk

News and Other Items of Distraction

Upcoming Features & Events

Playing Your Part





Introductions

    - Your co-hosts are Andy Willingham and Martin Fisher.
    - News analysis and general yankee-ness brought to you by Steve Ragan.
    - You can find out more about this motley crew at the website.

Announcement, Gossip, and Smack Talk

    - Welcome again to Episode 4 of the SFS Podcast.  Follow us on Twitter (@SFSPodcast) where we'll be tweeting about new episodes & interviews.
    - The podcast is intended to fill the gap between the technical podcasts on security and Security Now.  We'll be focusing on operations, leadership, and news items that you may have missed the week before.
    - We want the podcast to be friendly, funny, and make it so you can listen to it with your kids in the car.  Nothing against Pauldotcom and Exotic Liability (we listen to them too!) but we wanted to do something a little bit different...


News and Other Items of Distraction
    - More on Google and Aurora
        Google is using the Aurora issue as "justification" for keeping as much data as possible on us. And you wonder why Andy doesn't like Google.
        http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/20/fleischer_google/

        Microsoft knew about the vulnerability that Aurora exploited way back in August 2009. Were they irresponsible for not patching it already?
        http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/01/22/aurora_exploit_known_months/

    - Problems with Authentication
        AT&T sends users to others social media accounts.
        http://information-security-resources.com/2010/01/21/social-networks-logging-into-wrong-account/

        All your passwords belong to us. I really hope you are more creative than this.
        http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201003/5124/Password-problems-back-in-the-spotlight-thanks-to-new-research

    - Social Media Woes
        Careful who you let "follow" you on social media sites
        http://www.computerforensicsdigest.com/215-twitter-comment-lands-british-man-in-jail.html


Leadership Moment
    - Where does IS fit in your organization       
        http://arstechnica.com/business/guides/2010/01/where-to-locate-the-is-security-function-and-how-to-manage-it.ars

Upcoming Features & Events
    - "Redneck Security Moment of the Month"
    - The Atlanta Shmoopedition (Last Call For Riders!!!!)....

Playing Your Part

    - Did you like the podcast?  Great! Andy really wants a MBP17...no matter what he says to the contrary...
    - Did you not like the podcast?  Tell us how we can do better by reaching out to us on the discussion boards.  We'll read each one - we promise!
Direct download: SFS_Podcast_Episode_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

Episode 3 - Third Time's The Charm

Episode 3 - Third Time's the Charm




I. Introductions

II. Announcements, Gossip, and Smack Talk

III. News and Other Items of Distraction

IV. Redneck Security Story 

V. Upcoming Features and Events

V. Playing Your Part



I. Introductions

    - Your co-hosts are Andy Willingham and Martin Fisher.
    - News analysis and general yankee-ness brought to you by Steve Ragan.
    - You can find out more about this motley crew on The Staff page.


II. Announcement, Gossip, and Smack Talk

 - Welcome to Episode 3  "Third Time's the Charm" of the SFS Podcast. We hope that we get all the post production kinks worked out - and if they aren't we're docking Martin's pay.  We hope you have enjoyed the first few episodes and will continue to join us each week as we talk about Information Security from a uniquely southern perspective (with a little Yankee thrown in for balance).
- Follow us on Twitter (@SFSPodcast) where we'll be tweeting about new episodes & interviews.
- More fun interviews with real southern heroes is coming so stay tuned!
- Check out the rest of the site: Discussions and feedback, the blog,


III. News and Other Items of Distraction


A). The latest on the Google (and many others) attack.
    1. Insider threat? - http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201003/5098/Google-investigating-insider-threat-possibility
 
    
2. Bye Bye IE6? - http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201003/5096/Google-s-attack-causes-knee-jerk-reaction-from-Germany
                               http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201003/5095/Germany-advises-against-using-Internet-Explorer

B). Natural Disasters and Scams
    1. Yele Haiti Foundation catches heat.- http://www.youtube.com/user/wyclef?blend=1&ob=4
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/15/AR2010011504024.html
    http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201002/5076/Think-before-you-donate-to-Haiti-or-any-other-cause
   
    2. SEO by the bad guys - http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201002/5083/BlackHat-SEO-targeting-Haiti-related-searches

IV. Redneck Security Story

   
Our first Redneck Security Story actually comes from a Yankee. At least he currently lives north of the Mason-Dixon line. Thanks to Alex Hutton for this story of
    Redneck security that just goes to prove "It's not where you live that determines the color of your neck".

V. What's Next?   


    1. Atlanta Shmoopedition 2010
    2. More Interviews with some of the brightest InfoSec professionals coming up.
    3. Atlanta NAISG Feb 10, 2010 Sponsored by Barracuda
    4. Send your written or recorded "Redneck Security Stories" (which Martin refers to as "Our Special RSS Feed"...)

V. Playing Your Part

    - Did you like the podcast?  Great! We like 20's and 50's with non-sequential serial numbers...
    - Did you not like the podcast?  Tell us how we can do better by adding comments to the discussion boards.  We'll read each one - we promise!
Direct download: SFS_Podcast_Episode_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07pm EST

Episode 2 - "Now With Improved Audio!"

Episode 2 - "Now With Improved Audio Quality!"

I. Introductions

II. Announcements, Gossip, and Smack Talk

III. News and Other Items of Distraction

IV. Interview with shrdlu... 

V. Playing Your Part



I. Introductions

    - Your co-hosts are Andy Willingham and Martin Fisher.
    - News analysis and general yankee-ness brought to you by Steve Ragan.
    - You can find out more about this motley crew on The Staff page.


II. Announcement, Gossip, and Smack Talk

    - Welcome to Episode 2 redux of the SFS Podcast.  We re-released this episode due to audio quality issues.  
    - Follow us on Twitter (@SFSPodcast) where we'll be tweeting about new episodes & interviews.
    - More fun interviews with real southern heroes is coming so stay tuned!
    - Check out the rest of the site: Discussions and feedback, the blog,


III. News and Other Items of Distraction

A.) Google reconsiders operations in China.
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-approach-to-china.html
Google is not happy with some things that have happened in China and may be packing their bags and leaving the country.

B.) IT Job Satisfaction continues to drop.
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/010610-surveys-it-job-satisfaction-plummets.html?fsrc=netflash-rss
http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201002/5066/Forrester-says-technolo
The economy is starting to pick up and some unhappy IT professionals are brushing off their resumes. Companies need to start (or step up) their monitoring of the IT staff just in case.

IV.  Interview with shrdlu

   
- We are excited to have the first interview with shrdlu on any podcast...

    - Note that the Skype connection had a couple of problems but the interview content is amazing and we think you'll enjoy it.



V. Playing Your Part

    - Did you like the podcast?  Great! We like 20's and 50's with non-sequential serial numbers...
    - Did you not like the podcast?  Tell us how we can do better by adding comments below.  We'll read each one - we promise!
Direct download: SFS_Podcast_Episode_2_-_With_Improved_Audio_Quality.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:58am EST

Episode 1 - Take 2(.5)

Episode 1 - Take 2

I. Introductions

II. Announcements, Gossip, and Smack Talk

III. News and Other Items of Distraction

IV. Upcoming Features & Events

V. Playing Your Part



I. Introductions

    - Your co-hosts are Andy Willingham and Martin Fisher.
    - News analysis and general yankee-ness brought to you by Steve Ragan.
    - You can find out more about this motley crew on The Staff page.


II. Announcement, Gossip, and Smack Talk

    - Welcome to episode 1 Take 2 of the SFS Podcast.  Follow us on Twitter (@SFSPodcast) where we'll be tweeting about new episodes & interviews. The original episode 1 ended up on the cutting room floor so we're back from the holiday break and trying it again.
    - The podcast is intended to fill the gap between the technical podcasts on security and Security Now.  We'll be focusing on operations, leadership, and news items that you may have missed the week before.
    - We want the podcast to be friendly, funny, and make it so you can listen to it with your kids in the car.  Nothing against Pauldotcom and Exotic Liability (we listen to them too!) but we wanted to do something a little bit different...
    - Check out the rest of the site: Discussions and feedback, the blog,


III. News and Other Items of Distraction

A. EMC/RSA acquires Archer Technologies to further their IT GRC offering.
    http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201001/5027/EMC-to-boost-GRC-with-Archer-purchase

    http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid14_gci1378096,00.htm

    http://blogs.csoonline.com/thoughts_on_emcs_acquisition_of_archer

    http://securosis.com/blog/rsa-archer

B. Gartner buys Burton Group
    http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1272013

    http://www.techcrunch.com/2010/01/05/research-consolidation-gartner-acquires-burton-group-for-56m-in-cash/

C. Kingston Recalls USB Flash Drives
    http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9143099/Kingston_recalls_some_USB_drives_due_to_security_flaw?source=rss_news

    http://erratasec.blogspot.com/2010/01/decrypting-usb-flash-drives-is-easy.html

D. Predictions for 2010

    This is where we jump on the prediction bandwagon and tell you your security future. Look into the crystal USB drive and give me your PII.

IV. Upcoming Features & Events
    - Atlanta NAISG meeting is 01/13/09 - Details to be announced soon.
    - "Redneck Security Moment of the Month"
    - The Atlanta Shmoobus....
    - Interviews - We have our first interview lined up for the next episode and it promises to be a good one. We're not telling who it is yet (yes, we do know who it is) but it is someone that that you probably haven't heard interviewed on another podcast. At least not in a long time.


V. Playing Your Part

    - Did you like the podcast?  Great! We like 20's and 50's with non-sequential serial numbers...
    - Did you not like the podcast?  Tell us how we can do better by adding comments below.  We'll read each one - we promise!
Direct download: SFS_Podcast_Episode_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54pm EST