Endpoint Enigma | Privacy, security and everything in between
This podcast series is brought to you by Lookout – the leader in mobile security. In each episode, host Hank Schless brings on guests from different corners of cybersecurity to discuss the impact various technology trends and events are having on how we think about security and privacy.
Let’s Get Real About Zero Trust: How To Assess Your Security Posture
While most of us understand Zero Trust conceptually, the path to Zero Trust is a complex and constantly evolving journey. In this episode, host Hank Schless is joined by Andy Olpin, Solutions Engineer at Lookout to scale back all the marketing noise surrounding the term and discuss how organizations can pragmatically get started with Zero Trust.
January 05, 2022
Is 2022 the Beginning of the End of On-prem Security?
Nearly two years after we were forced to experiment with remote work, 2022 will be an inflection point for both threats and cybersecurity solutions. Tune into our annual predictions episode to hear what Lookout CTO of SASE Products Sundaram Lakshmanan thinks will happen next year. We'll be discussing everything from software supply chains to threat hunting and data protection.
December 17, 2021
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Achieving Zero Trust for a Mobile Workforce with Art Ashmann (VMware)
Widespread remote work has called for a paradigm shift in how we conduct enterprise cybersecurity. On this week’s Endpoint Enigma, VMware Staff EUC Solutions Engineer, Art Ashmann joins Hank Schless to discuss how mobile and cloud technology have enabled us to manage both work and personal responsibilities from anywhere and what organizations can do to securely take advantage of it.
November 22, 2021
Know thy enemy: what is Pegasus and what can you do?
First uncovered by Lookout and Citizen Lab in 2016, the Pegasus spyware was confirmed to have been used on targets such as business executives and government officials. Veteran of the cybersecurity industry, Joseph Davis of Microsoft, walks us through how spyware came to be, its implications and how you can protect yourself and your organization against Pegasus.
August 06, 2021
Go cloud or go home: why cybersecurity needs to live in the cloud
Cloud-delivered security solutions offer unrivaled storage flexibility and computing power. But do they introduce new risks? Join host Hank Schless and Lookout head of sales engineering for International, Tom Davison, as they discuss the differences between on-premise security solutions and cloud-delivered ones.
August 04, 2021
When your old reliable is no longer enough: why it’s time to move on from VPNs
Businesses have relied on VPNs for over two decades. But with the rapid adoption of cloud services and mobile technology, the way we store and access data has changed. On this week’s Endpoint Enigma, Lookout CTO of SASE Products Sundaram Lakshmanan joins Hank Schless to discuss why VPNs fall short when it comes to security and user experience and what the best alternative is for providing secure network access to your remote workers.
June 28, 2021
Healthcare Security in the Age of 5G and Remote Work
The healthcare industry has undergone a major digital transformation since HIPAA was introduced in 1996. With technology rapidly outpacing regulations, keeping patient data safe and hospitals up and running has become more challenging than ever. On this week’s Endpoint Enigma, Mike Murray, CEO of Scope Security and former Lookout CISO sits down with host Hank Schless to assess what healthcare looks like in the age of 5G and our work-from-anywhere world.
May 26, 2021
Mission Possible: Kiersten Todt on Securing the Public Sector
When it comes to defending a nation, a strong cybersecurity plan is vital. In this episode, we’re joined by Kiersten Todt, Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Security and Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute to discuss the top cybersecurity challenges facing the U.S. public sector.
April 21, 2021
Women Making Waves in Cybersecurity
This episode, Lookout threat researcher Kristina Balaam takes over as guest host to discuss the importance of diversity in cybersecurity with federal sales engineer Victoria Mosby. Victoria is a member of the Day of Shecurity initiative and the Lookout Foundation. Tune in to hear their experiences as engineers in a traditionally male-dominated field and their advice for starting your career in cybersecurity. Don't forget, the 2021 Day of Shecurity is happening March 23 virtually. You can get more information at dayofshecurity.com.
March 03, 2021
New Year, New Challenges?
2020 was an especially challenging year, including for the cybersecurity industry. But what should we expect for 2021? Join host Hank Schless, threat researcher Kristina Balaam and Christoph Hebeisen, head of the Lookout Threat Research team, to find out what’s going on with privacy, COVID-19-related threats, ransomware and other trends.
January 25, 2021
The Supply Chain Reaction
A software supply chain attack put SolarWinds in the headlines of every news publication in America. In this episode, we’re joined by Tim LeMaster, Director of Systems Engineering at Lookout, to discuss what happened, whether this could happen to mobile devices and how a Zero Trust security model can safeguard your infrastructure.
January 08, 2021
Threat hunt with the right red thread
Offices are empty and people are working from home. Tablets and smartphones have become a primary way workers are staying productive. Alex Gladd, Principal Product Manager joins us to talk about why you can’t stop breaches without including mobile devices as part of your threat hunting efforts.
December 16, 2020
Desktop security with wheels isn’t mobile
Tablets and smartphones are increasingly becoming the center of our personal and professional lives. In this episode, we’re joined by Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer at Lookout. We discuss what’s different about securing mobile endpoints compared to desktops and laptops, and why desktop security can’t protect mobile.
October 15, 2020
Chinese Surveillance Campaigns
The Lookout Threat Intelligence team discovered a series of Chinese campaigns targeting the Uyghur Muslim minority spanning across 14 countries dating back to at least 2013. This week we’re joined by threat researchers Apurva Kumar and Kristin Del Rosso and Threatpost.com reporter Lindsey O’Donnell to discuss the importance of this discovery and what we can learn from it.
September 03, 2020
It's all about Phishing
With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, phishing attacks are no longer what they used to be – delivered via email and opened on a desktop computer. Tune in to find out how the likes of WhatsApp, Twitter, and Tinder have made phishing so dangerous on the mobile device.
July 31, 2020
Management isn't security
In this episode, we chat with our mobile security experts about mobile device management. Why is MDM in and of itself not security. What’s the best way to protect an organization’s smartphones and tablets? Listen in to find out.
June 29, 2020
For a Secure Remote Workforce
The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced many organizations to adapt and speed up the adoption of remote working. In parallel, cyber attackers responded with a variety of new emerging threats, taking advantage of the situation. In this pilot episode our guest, David Richardson, who brings more than 10 years of experience in the mobile industry, will expose some of those threats and review the challenges and solutions in order to quickly adapt to a secure remote workforce.
May 28, 2020