S2E7: The Future of Cybersecurity with Jeff Hall

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Rewind to see how the past has influenced the present and fast forward to see what the future could bring with special guest expert Jeff Hall of Truvantis, a cybersecurity company. Nathan sits down with Jeff to chat about his experiences in the changing field of cybersecurity, including changes in the internet, the job landscape, and college degrees since he entered. The two also discuss the reality of cyberwarfare and new trends for the future including innovation in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

This episode concludes with news stories from expert Mercy, including a cyberattack on trading company Robinhood, a phishing attack targeting Microsoft 365 and Google users, and the exciting new availability of Mozilla Firefox in the Microsoft Windows Store.

News Sources:

Story 1:

Abrams, Lawrence. "Robinhood Discloses Data Breach Impacting 7 Million Customers." Bleeping Computer, 8 November 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/robinhood-discloses-data-breach-impacting-7-million-customers/

"Robinhood Announces Data Security Incident (Update)." Robinhood, 16 November 2021, https://blog.robinhood.com/news/2021/11/8/data-security-incident

Story 2:

Iyer, Abhishek. "A Pointed Spoof: Proofpoint Credential Phishing." Armorblox, 4 November 2021, https://www.armorblox.com/blog/proofpoint-credential-phishing/

Seals, Tara. "Proofpoint Phish Harvests Microsoft O365, Google Logins." Threatpost, 5 November 2021, https://threatpost.com/proofpoint-phish-microsoft-o365-google-logins/176038/

Story 3:

Warren, Tom. "Mozilla's Firefox Browser Arrives in the Windows Store." The Verge, 9 November 2021, https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/9/22771845/mozilla-firefox-microsoft-store-windows-download