The Southern Fried Security Podcast
Join Andy Willingham, Martin Fisher,Steve Ragan, Yvette Johnson, and Joseph Sokoly as they discuss information security, news, and interview interesting people. Get in the discussion at www.southernfriedsecurity.com.

This evening, Martin, Steve, Andy, and Joseph Tackled some stuff that just makes you say “duh.”

Starting off, we talked about the exciting Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Ticker Tape Parade, which unleashed confidential data upon unsuspecting parade watchers:

http://www.wpix.com/news/wpix-confidential-confetti-at-thanksgiving-parade,0,4718007.story

We went straight from there to a sticky topic that’s been making the rounds lately about AT&T:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/11/att-hacker-found-guilty/

To lighten the mood, we talked about some of Facebook’s recent decisions and how it’s affecting the greater Facebook population:

http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/facebook-proposes-eliminating-user-voting-system-privacy-changes-112112

http://www.wired.com/business/2012/11/facebook-copyright-hoax/

We also talked about good friend of the podcast Wendy Nather’s article on Threat Intelligence Hype:

http://www.darkreading.com/security-monitoring/blog/240142229/threat-intelligence-hype.html

And as a reference for those of you interested in the incident response report for South Carolina that we discusses a few weeks back, that’s available for public viewing now:

https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Fgovernor.sc.gov%2FDocuments%2FMANDIANT%2520Public%2520IR%2520Report%2520-%2520Department%2520of%2520Revenue%2520-%252011%252020%25202012.pdf

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Direct download: SFS_Podcast_-_Episode_93.mp3
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Martin, Andy, and Steve get together to talk about....

3 Ways (with 2 of them being decent and one a complete FAIL) To Get Execs to Listen About Risk....  (Summary: There is no ROI for Security....)

http://www.darkreading.com/risk-management/167901115/security/news/240012747/3-ways-to-get-executives-to-listen-about-risk.html

A typical article on Anon....with some good comments from Steve on OpVendetta

http://www.csoonline.com/article/720734/anonymous-protests-planned-over-government-surveillance

3 smart people and one chucklehead talk to George V. Hulme about BCP/DR when you are using The Cloud

http://searchcloudsecurity.techtarget.com/news/2240170168/Sandy-put-business-continuity-planning-in-spotlight

Direct download: SFS_Podcast_-_Episode_92.mp3
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