IBM sets forth with a strong cybersecurity message


I just got back from attending IBM Think in San Francisco. Though it was a quick trip across the country, I was inundated with IBM’s vision, covering topics from A (i.e. artificial intelligence) to Z (i.e. System Z) and everything in between.

Despite the wide-ranging discussion, IBM’s main focus was on three areas: 1) hybrid cloud, 2) advanced analytics, and 3) security. For example, IBM’s hybrid cloud discussion centered on digital transformation and leaned heavily on its Red Hat acquisition, while advanced analytics included artificial intelligence (AI), cognitive computing (Watson), neural networks, etc. To demonstrate its capabilities in these areas, IBM paraded out customers such as Geico, Hyundai Credit Corporation, and Santander Bank, who are betting on IBM for game-changing digital transformation projects.

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How to identify, prevent and remove rootkits in Windows 10


Attackers use rootkits to hide malware on a device in a way that allows it to persist undetected over time, sometimes for years. During that time, it can steal data or resources, or surveil communications. Operating system-based rootkits are scary enough, but firmware rootkits even more so. Both seek to persist, hide and evade from processes and procedures to eradicate them.

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DEFCON, Windows 10, & Linux vs Mac – Paul’s Security Weekly #594

Why it’s way too easy to sell counterfeit goods on amazon, how to defend against the runC container vulnerability, creating a dream team for the new age of cyber security, how you can get a windows 95 emulator for Windows 10, Linux, or MAC, DEF CON goes to Washington, and InfoSec institutes top podcasts that […]

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Harry Svedlove, Edgewise – Paul’s Security Weekly #594

    Harry Sverdlove, Chief Technology Officer of Edgewise for an interview, to talk about The Future of Firewalls! To learn more about Edgewise, visit: https://www.securityweekly.com/edgewiseFull Show Notes Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/securityweekly Hosts Announcements RSA Conference 2019 is coming up March 4 – 8 in San Francisco! Go to rsaconference.com/securityweekly-us19 to register now using […]

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Enterprise-ish Network Security: Pt. 1 – Paul’s Security Weekly #594

    There are quite a few choices for selecting open-source and inexpensive hardware to build your network and provide tools to monitor for security events. In this segment we’ll discuss some of the options, the pros and cons of each, limitations and really cool features! Includes coverage of Qotom hardware, how to procure enterprise-grade […]

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