The Southern Fried Security Podcast

The Southern Fried Security Podcast is designed to be an information security podcast that fills the gap between technical security podcasts and Security Now.

Episode 151 - Spleen

Tonight, the gang dodged the snow for long enough to talk about some of the stories that have come out in the past week or two.

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Can we finally quantify risk?
http://www.csoonline.com/article/2874171/data-protection/new-framework-helps-companies-quantify-risk.html

Security budgets seem to be on the rise according to Ponemon:
http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/security-budgets-going-up-thanks-to-mega-breaches/d/d-id/1318714?

Filed under “Duh…”
http://www.infosecisland.com/blogview/24236-Fear-Hackers-First-Invest-in-an-IT-Security-Culture-Change.html

There are lots of potential changes to the CFAA, what can you do?
http://www.csoonline.com/article/2873537/security-industry/post-state-of-the-union-reaction-to-proposed-legislation-remains-mixed.html

https://medium.com/message/we-should-all-step-back-from-security-journalism-e474cd67e2fa

https://community.rapid7.com/community/infosec/blog/2015/01/26/how-do-we-de-criminalize-security-research-aka-what-s-next-for-the-cfaa

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