Java brings with it some significant risks, yet for many people, it's "just there on my computer."
In this episode, Duck and Chet tell you All about Java, and help you to make an informed decision in balancing its risks and rewards at work and at home.
Peter Szabo, a senior threat researcher with SophosLabs, joins Chet this week to to share what they learned at this year's Black Hat and DEF CON conferences. They discuss NFC, a file disinfection framework, steganography and the dangers of IPv6 and DNSSEC.
Chet and Duck take on the week's news once again in their inimitable and informative style.
You'll be glad to hear that there are several "good news" stories this week - data that didn't leak, malware that didn't infect, and cybercriminals who didn't get away with it!
Do you really need seven committee meetings and a 90-day waiting period before you update your computers with the latest patches?
Duck and Chet take on the challenges of security patches in this episode of the Techknow podcast.
Michael Argast from Telus joined Chet once again to discuss the week's news. Topics covered include Flame malware, Do Not Track, TACK, Conficker and Sophos Mobile Security for Android.
SSCC 91 - Utah explains data breach, Facebook hacker jailed, FlashBack removal for Leopard, Pentagon expands data sharing
This week's Chet Chat returns to our usual news format this week with guest Gary Korhonen (@hundredaire). Gary and Chet discuss the Utah data breach, Facebook hacker's prison term, OS X Leopard's FlashBack removal tool, Pentagon data sharing and Operation Phish Phry sentencing.
This week's Chet Chat comes to you live from the show floor at Interop 2012. John Shier and Chet Wisniewski have some fun and share highlights from the expo hall.
Chester Wisniewski and Chris Pace walk around the exhibition hall at this year's InfoSec Europe and share their insights on trends and some fantastic giveaways some vendors thought might grab your attention.
Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin chat about the security issues surrounding Apple's new iTunes security, knowledge-based authentication, Mac malware and Google's fine from the FCC.
David Schwartzberg is this week's guest on the Chet Chat to talk about the data breach at Global Payments, a new Mac botnet and Flash Player updating. David also explained the new AES-NI encryption acceleration in Intel chips and a new way to safely store files in the cloud.
In this week's episode John Shier joins Chet to discuss the review of electronic device usage on airplanes by the FAA, the arrests of the Carberp malware authors, the worm danger from the MS12-020 RDP vulberability and whether the time has come for encrypting more than just laptops and USB drives.
Unlike the Chet Chat, where we cover a range of recent news items without much depth, in the Techknow programme we pick one topic and consider it in more detail.
So if you're one of the regular Chet Chat listeners who's been asking for this sort of podcast: here you are!
RSA special Chet Chat sharing Chester's and Duck's first impressions of the first day of the RSA 2012 conference in San Francisco.