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DE:CODED – Understanding and Managing Risk

“No one ever thinks it’s going to be them.”

DE:CODED is the official podcast from SE Labs.

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Show notes for series 1, episode 6

In this episode Simon and Marc focus on the basics of understanding and managing risk. They discuss insurance, how to assess the risk of anything (from dropping a cup of tea on an expensive server to animal attacks!) and touch on ransomware.

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DE:CODED – Selling Security: The Insider’s Guide

“You’re thinking: How much truth is in that report?”

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Show notes for series 1, episode 5

Companies spend trillions on cyber security each year. But how do they decide which products and services are the best?

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DE:CODED – Cyber Security First Principles

“A mugger can only attack one person at a time… cybercriminals can defraud thousands of people simultaneously.”

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Show notes for series 1, episode 4

In this episode we describe cyber security first principles.

Why can’t we just lock everything up in a safe?

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3 ways to follow SE Labs

And Facebook isn’t one

3 ways to follow SE Labs

There are lots of ways that you can contact us, watch what we’re doing and keep up to date. But we’re stepping back from one so we can focus better on the others. Find out about the best 3 ways to follow SE Labs.

The 3 best ways to follow SE Labs

While we plan to continue maintaining a basic presence on Facebook, the best way to get the latest news, views and chat with us is to use one or more of the following three services.

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DE:CODED Series One Episodes

Your shortcut to all episodes from De:Coded Series One.

Find all of the episodes from De:Coded Series One in one handy place.

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DE:CODED – Is Anti-Virus Dead?

“The claim that AV is dead is guaranteed to make headlines, which is why the claim is made so often”

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Show notes for series 1, episode 3

Is anti-virus dead? A lot of people seem to think so, but they all have their reasons – some of which are more honest than others. We dig into the motives and passions behind this controversial question.

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DE:CODED – Official Cyber Security Advice

“Changing default settings, wildly and randomly, would achieve the tick”

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Show notes for series 1, episode 2

Where can you get cyber security advice that you trust? Are certificates and Standards worthwhile and good value for money? We delve into the world of ‘official’ cyber security advice and give a balanced view on what we recommend.

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DE:CODED – How Attackers Attack

“Humans are a really powerful link in the chain”

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Show notes for series 1, episode 1 (How Attackers Attack)

How do attackers attack? Simon and Marc look at their tactics and explore options to help recognise and evade them. They examine social engineering in a cyber security and physical context. And the guys also explore technical exploits. At the end of this episode you will have a great overview of how attackers attack.

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DE:CODED – A new cyber security podcast

“Even executives have families and personal lives”

DE:CODED is the official cyber security podcast from SE Labs.

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Show notes for series 1, trailer 1

We’re excited to announce De:Coded Cyber, our new cyber security podcast covering security for large businesses, budding CISOs and we recognise that executives are real people too, with families and personal lives.

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What does a breach look like?

Understand what a real hacking attack looks like to the attacker and defenders

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The IT security world is rocked by news of breach after breach, including the shocking disclosure of the SolarWinds attack. Data is stolen, deleted or corrupted and… well you know. It’s a total mess. Journalists focus on basic outcomes, while technical blogs look at esoteric technical details. We’ve explained, in laymen’s terms, what a breach looks like from an attacker’s point of view. And from the position of the defenders.

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