Author Archives: Binary Blogger

Episode 499 – Cloud Service Security Is Still Your Responsibility

Cloud services are the direction many companies and indivudals are taking for their applications and data. Recent breaches have highlighted that there are security concerns you as a user need to be aware of. This episode talks about cloud service security and as a user you still have responsibilities to take care of.  Be aware, […]

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Episode 498 – Benefits Of Using A Personal VPN

VPN use provides additional security and privacy for your personal Internet use. This epsiode talks about other benefits you can get from using a VPN. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t forget to subscribe to the Security In Five Newsletter. —————— […]

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Episode 497 – Work On Expanding These Skills In Your Cybersecurity Career

The cybersecurity profession requires a very technical set of skills. However technical skills are not the only ones employers are looking for. This epsiodetalks about the soft skills that are being sought after in today’s workplace.  Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five […]

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Episode 496 – The Most Dangerous Email Attachment Types

Email is still the number one communication method used today. People also use it primarily to send files and forth. Even though you may know and trust a source you should still be cautious on the file types being sent and the security controls to ensure those files are not inadvertently going to cause problems. […]

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Epsiode 495 – Tools, Tips and Tricks – Mozilla Observatory

This week’s tools, tips and tricks is about Mozilla Obersvatory. This is a web scanner meant to help developers and security professionals fix and make their web apps more secure. Mozilla Observatory. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t forget to subscribe […]

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Epsiode 494 – Why Forcing Password Resets Makes You Less Secure

This epsiode is a continuation on the death of the password. I talk about how forcing resets actually can make you less secure and what the future may bring for authenticaiton for everyone. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t forget to […]

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Episode 493 – Git Repositories Held For Ransom, What Can We Learn From This

The latest ransom attacks are taking over Git repositories and holding source code hostage. This epsiode goes into the details on how this is happening and how you can preotect yourself from it.  Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t forget to […]

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Episode 492 – If It Sounds Too Good To Be True On The Internet, It Is

If it sounds too good to be true on the Internet, it is. Scammers are preying on the success of a major movie promising downloads but in reality they are collecting your data. This epsiode goes into the details.  Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi […]

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Episode 491 – Example Of Why 3rd Party Component Security Is Important, Jenkins Plug-ins

Open source communities have made application development faster than ever before. However there is a downside when it comes to security, you need to stay on top of all your components. The episode talks about a research report that showed over 100 plug-ins for Jenkins that have vulnerabilties. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the […]

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Epsiode 490 – Tools, Tips and Tricks – Security Recruiter Directory

If you are looking for your next CISO or the hard to find security engineer this episode will be for you. CSOOnline puslished a Security Recruiter Directory to help recruiters, security leaders and job seekers get connected.  Security Recruiter Directory. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – […]

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Episode 489 – Common Reasons Companies Get Breached

Companies get breached all the time and the reasons are more simple than you think. This episode talks about the common reasons companies get breached and what you can do to avoid the same mistakes. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t […]

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Episode 488 – A Word Of Caution Around Selling Old IT Equipment

If you decide to sell or even participate in a recycling program it’s important to make sure you properly delete all your data first. This epsiode goes into the details on the proper way to erase your harddrives and show you the way you are doing it nowe isn’t enough. Be aware, be safe. *** […]

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Episode 487 – Do Not Forget About Your Open Source Compoents In Your Development Cycles

Application development has become more open and flexible through the use of open source components. However most aren’t managing those components properly and are introducing security risks into the applicaitons. This episode talks about the importance and necessity for keeping an eye on your open source components. Source Report. Be aware, be safe. *** Support […]

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Episode 486 – The Different Types Of Malware

The word malware is used very broadly for any type of malicious software. This episode breaks down malware and talks about the different types you can come across. Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee *** – Ko-Fi Security In Five Don’t forget to subscribe to the Security In […]

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Episode 485 – Tools, Tips and Tricks – DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials

This week’s tools, tips and tricks epsiode is about an extension from DuckDuckGo. I have talked about DuckDuckGo in previous episodes. This epsiode talks about the browser extension and how it will make your browsing activity more secure and private. DuckDuckGo App Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup of coffee […]

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Episode 484 – Microsoft Finally Agrees This Password Practice Is Worthless

Microsoft announced that they are behind ditching a password practice the rest of the security world has been against for 10 years. This episode talks about what that practice is and why it can make your company less secure if you use this practice.  Be aware, be safe. *** Support the podcast with a cup […]

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