In this episode of Unauthorized Access, Kamran and Sadia welcome Lynn Peachey, director of business development at Arete. The three talk about Lynn’s life, being a woman in cyber, and perfecting the work-life balance. Welcome to the human element of cybersecurity.
In this episode of Unauthorized Access, Kamran and Sadia are joined by Redpoint Cybersecurity VP of Client Engagement Violet Sullivan. The three cyber experts discuss board level buy-in and how to make sure the board is prepared for a cyberattack before it happens. Violet also shares how changing the communication around these issues of cyber privacy and risk can help.
In this episode of Unauthorized Access, Kamran and Sadia welcome their firm colleague, Privacy + Cyber Partner and Team Leader Ron Raether, in a discussion on consumer breach notices — specifically from Ron’s perspective as a litigator — and how plaintiff’s counsel can interpret these notices.
Can cyber investigations be canned? Find out what Sadia, Kamran, and this month’s guest, Shawn Tuma of Spencer Fane, have to say. The gloves come off as these three breach coaches duke it out for the final word on this topic. Just kidding, we cordially discuss our thoughts and opinions on the subject and discover Shawn’s love for Winnie-The-Pooh.
In this episode of Unauthorized Access, Kamran and Sadia welcome Assistant Vice President of Cyber Services and Incident Response Linda Comerford of AmTrust. During this discussion, Linda navigates the steps of the panel process. She also offers insight on effective and ineffective practices once a panel has been secured.
In this episode of Unauthorized Access, Kamran and Sadia welcome Tony Kirtley of Secureworks. Tony discusses the emotional response to a ransomware attack, particularly how the emotional response mirrors the Kübler-Ross five stages of grief. Tony also shares how the sooner organizations reach the fifth stage of “acceptance” — the sooner they can make rational and pragmatic decisions in the incident response process.
Immediately following a three-day stint at the Summer 2022 Net Diligence conference in Philadelphia, Kamran and Sadia welcome Kroll’s Keith Wojcieszek to the Unauthorized Access podcast. In this episode, the trio discuss common misconceptions about dark web monitoring and instances where dark web monitoring can be quite important.
Don’t forget to tune in to win this month’s prize — Troutman Pepper’s “privacy + cyber” hacker hoodie.
Unauthorized Access provides an insightful and interesting recap of the latest developments in cybersecurity. Each month our (mildly funny) hosts, Kamran Salour and Sadia Mirza, will discuss updates on legal developments and industry trends, and share real incident response stories and lessons learned. Kamran and Sadia will also talk with industry experts (e.g., individuals from forensics, insurance, law enforcement, and information security) about the current cyber landscape and where it is headed. The goal for this podcast is to keep you educated and entertained about all things cybersecurity.
If you have a fever for IR – the prescription is Unauthorized Access.