Yusuf On Security

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Weekly podcast on cybersecurity domains. We discuss, dissect and demystify the world of security by providing an in-depth coverage on the cybersecurity topics that matter most. All these in plain easy to understand language. Like it, share it, and most importantly enjoy it!

Latest episodes

156 – The risks of exposing Web UI

Not long ago, Microsoft’s exchange online was breached. They now revealed how this happened. UK and US Water Utilities Hit with Cyberattacks Accessing and managing various applications and services remotely is a daily occurrence for a typical...

154 – Exfil or DLP – Part 2

We are continuing demystifying a couple of terms that folks new to the realm of cyber security often mix up. Those are the  terms Exfil or DLP.  So by the end of the session you will surely understand where you stand the next time you will...

153 – Exfil or DLP – Part 1

We will kick off the year with demystifying a couple of terms that folks new to the realm of cyber security often mix up. Those are the  terms Exfil or DLP.  So by the end of the session you will surely understand where you stand the next...

151 – Cyber Security Review Of 2023

In our penultimate episode, we will review the twist and turn of 2023. We will go over the trend that stood out the most and both the trends and players behind them throughout he course of year.Before that, lets review the top security news of this...

150 – Supply Chain Security

Digital inter-connectivity defines our era.  One of the primary challenges facing supply chain cyber security is the expanding attack surface. In this week’s episode we will turn to Supply Chain Security, how attackers carry out such attacks...

149 – Be cyber vigilant this holiday

The holiday season is when most of us let our guard down. For the cyber criminal though, it is their hunting season. In this episode we will give you practical advise on how to stay one step ahead of the miscreants and avoid getting their hands...

148 – What is the Dark Web?

In episode 148 we look inside the mysterious world of the Dark Web. The Dark Web is a hidden area of the Internet that is often obscured by mystery and intrigue to many, and it is unlike standard search engines and browsing destination. I will try...

143 – Smart Homes

And in today’s episode we  ponder over how technology continues to reach every aspect of our lives and now the places we call our castles…our homes. The other week at GITEX I also sat down with Floris Grandvarlet, EMEA...

141 – Threat Modeling – Part 2

This is the second part of our Threat Modeling episode. Please listen to last week week’s episode, that is episode 140 before you dive into this one.Having said that, lets have a look at the top security news this week: – : New...

Latest from the blog

What will it take?

A great piece on what it will take to improve the safety of the connected world. Read it here.

Extended detection and response (XDR)

Extended detection and response (XDR) captures threat data from previously isolated security tools throughout the organizations tech stack to enable...

Log4j Vulnerabilities

Towards the end of November, a researcher from Alibaba discovered a fault (CVE-2021-44228) in a well known open-source logging library called...