Category: Cyber Frontiers

Data Breach SecOps, Reputations, and IoT Security – CF055

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim catch up on cyber anecdotes from our listeners! We start with a deep dive on the data breach website haveibeenpwned.com -- and discuss ways users can leverage the data and APIs to reduce their surface area and take advantage of security best practice. From here we tangent… Continue reading

Containers Gone Wild – CF053

This week Christian and Jim dive into the “doomsday” (dramatic much?) cyber event of 2019 -- escaping Docker containers! Formally known as CVE-2019-5736, we dive deep on the technical research undertaken by Dragon Sector to take advantage of Linux namespaces in order to reveal the larger discovery and exploit and what it means for the… Continue reading

Crypto and Blockchain: Enablers of the Future – CF051

This week on Cyber Frontier Christian dives into the state of affairs in the cryptocurrency battle for adopters and the ultimate future of blockchain. We discuss some of the origins of what made Bitcoin popular and misunderstood, while re-tracing how it enabled blockchain technology to gain stronger visibility in the eyes of technologists. From here… Continue reading

Computing Without the B.S. – CF050

This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim discuss the computing industry without the bachelor’s degree (B.S.). We discuss the recently increasing trend of major tech companies doing away with degree requirements for top software engineering positions. We evaluate the pros and cons of university value propositions, co-ops/work studies, internships, and apprenticeships and discuss which… Continue reading