Understanding the Media Hacks of 2017

September 12, 2017
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Earlier this year, Paul Ferrillo and Chris Veltsos recorded a nine-part podcast series complementing their book release, “Take Back Control of Your Cybersecurity Now.” Now, Paul and Chris are back for a monthly check-in to discuss current topics in security.

Summer is meant to be a time for blockbuster movies and TV spectaculars, but were hackers the big winner of the 2017 season? In this podcast, Paul and Chris discuss the media hacks of 2017, emphasizing the role played by production companies and other third-party vendors.

Listen now to learn:

  • What the recent media hacks have in common with the other cyber attacks of 2017 and how they differ;
  • How access management tools can be used to reduce risk and prevent insider threats;
  • Why encryption might be an ideal solution for media conglomerates and other organizations with highly sensitive assets to protect.



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Mitch Mayne
Public Information Officer, IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence

Mitch is the Public Information Officer (PIO) for IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence, and is responsible for how IBM X-Force communicates both internal...
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