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Collective Intelligence

Aug 26, 2018

In this episode of the Collective Intelligence Podcast, Matt Wixey of PwC talks about some research he’s done on what he calls ROSE, or Remote Online Social Engineering. The twist on ROSE is that it’s a long-term social engineering attack, almost a variant of catfishing, with the ultimate goal for an advanced...

Aug 17, 2018

Billy Rios of WhiteScope LLC talks about medical device security, focusing on vulnerabilities in Medtronic implantable cardiac devices. At Black Hat, Rios and Jonathan Butts delivered a talk on vulnerabilities in pacemakers and insulin pumps. They also described how dealing with the manufacturer has been a challenge...

Aug 12, 2018

MacOS security researcher Patrick Wardle talks about some recent MacOS firewall research he did into and discloses some of the architectural issues and resulting limitations present in both the native firewall and commercial products.


Aug 8, 2018

In this episode of the Collective Intelligence podcast recorded at Black Hat, Chad Seaman, senior engineer on the security intelligence response team at Akamai, explains the importance of collaboration and sharing of threat intelligence, even among companies that compete for the same customers.

Aug 7, 2018

In this episode of the Collective Intelligence podcast, New York Times senior director of information security Runa Sandvik explains the importance of championing relationships with the Times’ newsroom and how important it is for her team to enable reporters and editors to do their job securely, protecting not only...