DirtySecurity Podcast: Scott Scheferman on SamSam, hotel data breaches and where they interect
Last week was a big week in the world of Cybersecurity. The US Government capped off a nearly 3 year investigation into the SamSam ransomware campaign when it issued indictments for 2 Iranian hackers.
Also… global hotel chain Marriott announced a data breach that could affect over 500,000,000 accounts for its worldwide membership.
What do these events have in common? Edward Preston talked to Cylance Sr Director of Global Services Scott Scheferman to find out.
About Scott Scheferman
Scott Scheferman wears many hats at Cylance, working between the white spaces on the org chart to ensure timely delivery of our Consulting Services, effective messaging around the value of predictive AI in the context of cybersecurity operations and risk, research around how the Temporal Predictive Advantaged (TPA) of Cylance’s AI affects the broader malware economy, and public speaking at conferences and seminars around the country.
About Edward Preston
Edward Preston(@eptrader)has an eclectic professional background that stretches from the trading floors of Wall Street to data centers worldwide. Edward started his career in the finance industry, spending over 15 years in commodities and foreign exchange. With a natural talent for motivating, coaching, and mentoring loyal, goal-oriented sales teams, Edward has a track record for building effective sales teams who have solid communication lines with executive management.
Every week on the DirtySecurity Podcast, Edward Preston chats with Cylance’s best and brightest about what is happening in the world of Cybersecurity and the work Cylance is doing to make things better. Each episode shines a spotlight on the people of Cylance and the work they do with our technology and consulting services to clean up the often dirty world of the data center.
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