NovaInfosecPodcast is a local podcast where we discuss topics relevant to those that live in and around the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
June 5, 2011
Wow, an actual second podcast! In this episode we discuss the beginning of the Mac malware cat and mouse game, how attacking critical infrastructure can be considered an act of war, the recent spat of defense contractors getting attacked, a new tool called FaceSniff, a run down of local events, and much more. Download the Episode (33 mins) Crew Grecs: NoVA Infosec Blogger/Tweeter/Event Finder Georgia: The Smartphone SMS Botnet Goddess Jason: Resident Security Evangelist & All Things Nessus Rae: The Trusty Security Intern and the One Making Us All Look & Sound More Beautiful Announcements Looking for Sponsors for Podcast/Site (at @grecs on Twitter or contact us) Interested in Posting Job Opportunities General News Top 10 Simple Privacy Tricks Everyone Should Use: A lot of articles like this offer great recommendations however it’s often impossible to live any kind of life. Lifehacker’s version offers tips that should inconvenient many of us. Mac trojan evades Apple’s brand new security fix: Mac had it’s first big malware attack recently in the form of MacDefender. First you needed an admin password for it to install. Now you don’t. Apple up dates their built-in malware software. The bad guys modify the malware. Let the […]
May 14, 2011
Welcome to our first ever podcast that a some of us having been thinking of doing the past few months. After a few practice tries we finally got one out! Anyway, in this episode we discuss some general infosec news, rant on video game policies, and talk about some recent government happenings as well as some other interesting tidbits … like intern sandwiches, girls, length vs. width and the relative merits of both, and whether or not Georgia is wearing pants. Also in a NovaInfosecPortal exclusive, find out where Georgia’s new job is. Download the New Epic Remix Episode (42 mins) Crew Grecs: NoVA Infosec Blogger/Tweeter/Event Finder Georgia: The Smartphone SMS Botnet Goddess Jason: Resident Security Evangelist & All Things Nessus Rae: The Trusty Security Intern and the One Making Us All Look & Sound More Beautiful Announcements Looking for Sponsors for Podcast/Site (at @grecs on Twitter or contact us) Georgia’s New Job Georgia Speaking at TakeDownCon in Dallas General News Sony delays PSN restart as third breach is discovered Your photos? Not so according to many popular photo-sharing apps Twitter for Mac Updated Blizzard ENT & Protecting Data with Higher Value Sources Government Stories Mom’s Guide to the NSA’s […]