Listeners of the “Smashing Security” podcast were treated to an entertaining and informative show this week, with guests Anna Brading, Jason Meller of Kolide, and hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. The episode, titled #312: Rule 34, Twitter Scams, and Facebook Fails, was filled with the latest news in computer security and the hosts’ usual wit and humor.
The show began with a discussion of a recent scam in which a Canadian grandmother had outsmarted a scammer. The hosts then discussed an iPhone thief who had been caught red-handed in a bar and the US Marshals’ ongoing investigation into stolen data.
The featured interview was with Jason Meller of Kolide, a software as a service (SaaS) app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
The episode also included interviews with sponsors Bitwarden, Drata, and Kolide. Bitwarden is an open source password manager trusted by millions of individuals, teams, and organizations worldwide for secure password storage and sharing. Drata provides audit-ready security standards needed to scale businesses and offers a 10% discount and waived implementation fees for listeners of Smashing Security. Kolide is the SaaS app that sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations concerning their Mac, Windows, and Linux devices, right inside Slack.
The episode finished with a call to listeners to support the show by telling their friends and colleagues about it, leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or Podchaser, and becoming a supporter via Patreon or Apple Podcasts.
In conclusion, the Smashing Security podcast #312 provided an entertaining and informative look at the latest news in computer security, with hosts Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault joined by guest Anna Brading, and interviews with sponsors Bitwarden, Drata, and Kolide. Key points included a Canadian granny outsmarting a scammer, an iPhone thief caught in a bar, an ongoing investigation by US Marshals, and a call to listeners to support the show.