Podcasts

Podcasts

Aug. 27, 2007: A monster (.com) of a data theft

Monster.com, America’s most popular job recruitment website, was compromised by hackers who stole a reported 1.6 million records to be used in spear phishing campaigns. Joshua Block, Cyberoam’s vice president of North American operations, discusses how the elaborate heist could signal the advent of similar multi-stage attacks whose end result is identity theft and, in Monster’s case, employment opportunities.

Aug. 20, 2007: The legacy of the TJX data breach

The infamous data breach at TJX – the one that affected more than 46 million people – may finally be coming back to haunt the retailer, according to its latest SEC filings. Online Editor Frank Washkuch talks with Mary Monahan, partner at Javelin Strategy and Research, about this and other major data breaches.

July 30, 2007: Is the iPhone an IT security threat?

Consumers love the iPhone – so much so that thousands stood in line for hours to get one just after its release.

But what does the Gadget of the Year mean for IT security?

Dan Kaplan, SC Magazine reporter, discusses iPhone security issues with Dave Marcus, security research and communications manager with McAfee Avert Labs, in this SC Magazine podcast.