The new realities of cyber security podcast series

Welcome to the second series of 'The new realities of cyber security' podcast. Each episode, cyber consultant Abigail Wilson will be joined by two experts from different areas of the business to discuss the key challenges and opportunities faced by organisations in the rapidly evolving area of cyber security. We'll be asking the key questions such as why companies are still suffering from breaches and what the future holds.

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Listen to the latest episodes from series 2:

S2E6: The threat landscape

31/01/19

Abigail Wilson is joined by Louise Taggart and Rachel Mullan from our cyber threat intelligence team to discuss what they are anticipating in the future threat landscape.

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S2E5: Getting the basics right

16/01/19

Abigail Wilson is joined by Dr Richard Horne and Laura Duncan to talk about the basics of cyber security and discuss the challenges organisations face in getting these right.

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S2E4: Why are companies still suffering from breaches?

09/01/19

Abigail Wilson is joined by Kris McConkey and Hamish Cameron to answer the question "why are companies still suffering from cyber breaches?"

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S2E3: Untrusted applications

17/12/18

Abigail Wilson is joined by Will Semple and Stephen Morrow to chat about untrusted applications and discuss the issue of how big a risk third party software is to your business.

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S2E2: R&D 

11/12/18

Abigail Wilson is joined by Matt Wixey and Holly Rostill to chat about the importance of research and development in cyber security and why it is key to building a secure digital society, as well as giving an insight on some of the exciting projects they are working on.

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S2E1: Authenticating people 

04/12/18

Abigail Wilson is joined by Derek Gordon and Daisy McCartney to chat about both the technological and cultural sides of authentication, and why it is passwords and not people that are the weakest link in the security chain.

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Catch up on series 1:

S1E7: Are you ready for a new world of cyber threats? 

07/08/17

Louise Taggart chats to Matt Wixey, threat and vulnerability consultant, about his cutting-edge research into emerging cyber threats to organisations. Find out more about the latest techniques being used by hackers to bypass security mechanisms, involving light and sound. 

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S1E6: The changing world of cyber threats

12/06/17

In our sixth episode, we're joined by Louise Taggart, threat intelligence analyst, to look at the threats companies face from individuals, groups and even states who are sponsoring and funding cyber attacks. We discuss this rapidly growing area of concern and how it's being impacted by the global political landscape. 

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S1E5: CISOs of the future

05/06/17

In our fifth episode, we're joined by Christian Arndt, cyber security director, to look at the role of the chief information security officer. The CISO is often a senior level executive who's responsible for multiple areas of an organisation’s security strategy, resilience and vision. What will the future CISO look like? What characteristics should organisations expect of someone in this role?

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S1E4: The importance of identity and access management

29/05/17

In our fourth episode, Richard Mardling, director of access governance, joins us to discuss the importance of identity and access management. Richard highlights the key risks to contemporary organisations, through his personal journey of securing local intranets, and the current challenge of BYOD and remote access. We also discuss the story of a French trader who was jailed for three years after the 2008 Société Générale trading loss, which cost the bank nearly €5bn, due to unauthorised use of the bank's computers.

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S1E3: Digital crime scene forensics

22/05/17

Ian's joined by Kris McConkey, cyber security partner, to talk about digital crime scene forensics in episode 3. From tracking the bad guys and setting up online traps to undertaking digital crime scene investigations, we discuss ways that organisations can improve their cyber resilience.

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S1E2: The future of cyber security law

15/05/17

In episode 2, Ian Todd is joined by former detective and cyber crime expert, Charlie McMurdie. Charlie discusses the challenges the police face in combating crime online and the work they're doing to help protect both companies and individuals.

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S1E1: Understanding Europe's privacy future - The GDPR

08/05/17

Ian Todd, cyber security consultant, is joined by Jane Wainwright, privacy & data protection director, to discuss the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Coming into effect in May 2018, this is the largest data protection change in a generation. With one year left to go, organisations are trying to understand data flows, consent mechanisms, binding corporate rules and how to assess their current level of readiness.

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Manager - Cyber Security, PwC United Kingdom

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