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The Security Guy & CIA Spy by Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka

The Security Guy & CIA Spy by Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka

By The Security Guy & CIA Spy
Cybercrime is one of the fastest-growing security threats in the United States. Building security awareness is more important than ever! Peter Warmka (former CIA Agent) and Robert Siciliano (Security Awareness Expert) launched a cybersecurity podcast. Our mission is to help individuals and organizations protect themselves from hackers, attackers, and their vicious plans! The Security Guy & CIA Spy Podcast will be published bi-monthly and we plan to feature criminal scenarios that can help you avoid predators.
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The ongoing vulnerabilities of U.S. #23
Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano discuss the ongoing vulnerability of U.S. Water Utilities, a Prime Cyberattack Target, and how Monkey Pox could be a real threat. They also talk about what to do when a cop asks to search your vehicle and 7 NFT Scams That Could Be Targeting You! Breaking News: U.S. Water Utilities Prime Cyberattack Target, Experts 🔗 https://threatpost.com/water-cyberattack-target/179935/ Storing Water for Survival 🔗 https://safr.me/blog/2018/02/13/storing-water-survival/ CDC raises monkeypox alert to level 2, recommends masks during travel 🔗 https://www.foxnews.com/health/cdc-monkeypox-alert-level-2-recommends-masks-travel U.S. Monkeypox Outbreak 2022: Situation Summary 🔗 https://www.cdc.gov/poxvirus/monkeypox/response/2022/index.html What to Do When a Cop Asks to Search Your Vehicle 🔗 https://lifehacker.com/what-to-do-when-a-cop-asks-to-search-your-vehicle-1848930764 7 NFT Scams That Could Be Targeting Your Brand 🔗 https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities-threats/7-nft-scams-that-could-be-targeting-your-brand NFTs, explained 🔗 https://www.theverge.com/22310188/nft-explainer-what-is-blockchain-crypto-art-faq Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification 🔗 https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ Hire Robert to speak live at your event 🔗 https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/ Peter Warmka is a retired senior intelligence officer with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency 🔗 https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ Peters two TEDx talks: 🔗 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg Peters Book Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking 🔗 https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP
25:09
June 27, 2022
Ransomware knocks a small town back to paper records… #22
Peter and Robert discuss Ransomware knocking a small town back to paper records. They also talk about how to protect yourself from credit card fraud, romance scams, in addition to a predator slashing womens tires and faking help to abduct them. Ransomware attack sends US county back to 1977 https://www.theregister.com/2022/05/29/security_roundup/ Credit Card Fraud Is the Problem That Won't Go Away. It Just Changes https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/credit-cards/credit-card-theft-is-the-problem-that-wont-go-away-it-just-changes/#ftag=CAD590a51e Feds: Fake Army general scammed multiple women out of $1M https://apnews.com/article/politics-texas-rhode-island-arrests-money-laundering-7dda7ee1c196facc6a9ed90830371d56 Scam Watch: Police: Man targets young woman by tampering with their cars https://www.cbsnews.com/boston/news/women-in-milford-bellingham-targeted-by-suspect-tampering-with-their-cars/ Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ Hire Robert to speak live at your event https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/ Peter Warmka is a retired senior intelligence officer with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ Peters two TEDx talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg Peters Book Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP
33:56
June 13, 2022
The alarming pattern of mass shootings in America! #21
This episode was recorded 5 days before the tragic mass shooting event in Texas! Peter and Robert discuss the murderous rampage resulting in the death of 10 innocents in Buffalo. Learn how to spot someone who is "coming undone" and know what your options are for personal protection. The recent tragic event in Texas proves that the discussion around gun violence and mass shootings is arguably THE MOST critical discussion so that we can find the root of the problem and prevent unnecessary deaths. Episode's keynotes / comments / links 🔗  Copycat' mass shootings becoming deadlier, experts warn after New York attack https://news.yahoo.com/copycat-mass-shootings-becoming-deadlier-222209527.html 🔗 Payton Gendron wore hazmat suit to school, was hospitalized after threatening classmates https://nypost.com/2022/05/15/payton-gendron-was-hospitalized-after-threatening-classmates/ 🔗 A new generation of white supremacist killer: shedding blood with internet winks, memes and livestreams https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-new-generation-of-white-supremacist-killer-shedding-blood-with-internet-winks-memes-and-livestreams/ar-AAXjHQi 🔗 GUN CRIME WAVE Warning over ‘summer of violence’ with kids pressured to carry guns in US warzones after shooting deaths hit record high https://www.the-sun.com/news/5308542/gun-violence-cdc-report/ Buffalo massacre puts spotlight on hate-filled website https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/16/tech/4chan-buffalo-shooting/ Peters two TEDx talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg Peters Book Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ Hire Robert to speak live at your event https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/
36:26
May 27, 2022
Who can you trust in the era of disinformation? #20
Peter Warmka and Robert Siciliano discuss fake news also known as disinformation or misinformation and how it is being used to con everyday people out of their money and even their vote.
31:47
May 27, 2022
Tourists are easy prey. #19
With Covid calming down, and everyone getting back to traveling for business and pleasure, Robert and Peter tell their own stories about travel mishaps and scams, and cover a multitude of proactive safety and security tips to ensure safe Summer travels. Tourism and vacations are supposed to be filled with great moments, not terrible ones. Listen to the security guy and CIA spy as they bring awareness to the many ways in which tourists can become victims when visiting foreign countries or even different states. They then explain how to prevent your trip from being ruined by swindlers, thieves and other would-be threats. Episode's keynotes / comments / links Travel Security Tips: https://expertvagabond.com/travel-safety-tips/ Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification: https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ Hire Robert to speak live at your event: https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/ Peter's two TEDx talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg Peter's Book: Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP Hire Robert to speak live at your event: https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/
40:30
April 22, 2022
Former CIA spy hacks humans! #18
Former CIA spy, Peter Warmka, reveals the dangers of his profession and how he cracked the code to hacking humans! In this episode Peter Warmka is interviewed by the Protect Now head of training and former investogator, Robert Siciliano. Peter reveals proven, declassified secrets behind the art of human hacking. Episode's keynotes / comments / links: 🔗 Peters two TEDx talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg 🔗 Peters Book: Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP 🔗 The Counterintelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ 🔗 Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ 🔗 Hire Robert to speak live at your event: https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/
27:54
April 01, 2022
Russia weighs the risks of launching cyberattacks against the West! #17
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss Russia weighs the risks of launching cyberattacks against the West and how Russia may be primed to hack America’s infrastructure. They dive into how data-wiping software is found on ‘hundreds’ of Ukrainian computers and how to protect yourself against a cyberattack as the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates. Episode's keynotes / comments / links: 🔗 Russia weighs risks of launching cyberattacks against the West: https://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/596782-russia-weighs-risks-of-launching-cyberattacks-against-the-west?rl=1 🔗 Russia may be primed to hack America’s infrastructure: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/russia-may-be-primied-to-hack-americas-infrastructure-182256545.html 🔗 Data-wiping software found on ‘hundreds’ of Ukraine computers: https://nypost.com/2022/02/24/data-wiping-software-found-on-hundreds-of-ukraine-computers/ 🔗 Here’s how to protect yourself against a cyberattack as the Russia-Ukraine crisis escalates: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/02/25/how-to-protect-against-cyberattack-as-russia-and-ukraine-crisis-worsens.html 🔗 Peters two TEDx talks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QylMFbbc_ws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUVktsEfvrg 🔗 Peters Book: Confessions of a CIA Spy: The Art of Human Hacking https://amzn.to/2LQuBSP 🔗 Protect Now CSI Protection: Cyber Social Identity and Personal Protection e-learning certification https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ 🔗 Hire Robert to speak live at your event: https://protectnowllc.com/contact-us/
29:01
March 18, 2022
The world's most powerful cyberweapon #16
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss the world's most powerful cyberweapon, which is spyware used by governments around the world. They dig into a shooting where nine police officers killed an unarmed citizen. They discuss social media scams such as romance scams and investment scams are making bad guys big bucks. And they bring attention to social media hoaxes revolving around claiming thieves handing out drugged masks to rob houses and why it's bad news to share false information like this. Episode's keynotes / comments / links: The Battle for the World’s Most Powerful Cyberweapon: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/28/magazine/nso-group-israel-spyware.html They Rushed to Judgment’: Family, Experts Left Stunned by Highway Cop Shooting: https://www.thedailybeast.com/landon-easteps-family-experts-left-stunned-by-nashville-police-interstate-shooting FTC Says Social Media Was a ‘Gold Mine’ for Scammers in 2021: https://gizmodo.com/ftc-says-social-media-scams-amounted-to-770-million-in-1848444863 Fact check: Old hoax resurfaces claiming thieves handing out drugged masks to rob houses:       https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2022/01/27/fact-check-false-claim-thieves-use-drugged-masks-rob-homeowners/6636329001/ Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ #protectnow #protectnowllc #cyberweapon #cybersecurity #securitypodcast #cybersecuritypodcast #securityguy #ciaspy #podcast #cybersecuritypodcast
33:46
February 18, 2022
40 billion wreckage being compromised in 2021! #15
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss 40 billion wreckage being compromised in 2021, it’s getting worse and it’s not getting any better. The FBI sent out a bulletin Malicious USB drives are being posted to businesses. Russia Arrests REvil Ransomware Gang Responsible for High-Profile Cyber Attacks and Police warn of parking meter phishing. Episode’s links: 🔗 More than 40 billion records exposed in 2021: https://securityboulevard.com/2022/01/more-than-40-billion-records-exposed-in-2021/ 🔗  Malicious USB drives are being posted to businesses: https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/security-data-protection/malicious-usb-drives-are-being-posted-to-businesses/ 🔗 Russia Arrests REvil Ransomware Gang Responsible for High-Profile Cyber Attacks: https://thehackernews.com/2022/01/russia-arrests-revil-ransomware-gang.html?amp=1 🔗 Police in Massachusetts warn of parking meter phishing scam making rounds https://www.wcvb.com/amp/article/parking-meter-phishing-scam-warning-january-12-2022/38752441 Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ #protectnow #protectnowllc #podcast #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #robertsiciliano #peterwarmka #exposedrecords #randsomware #russia
27:24
February 04, 2022
Grab crimes happening in malls and affluent high-end stores across the country! #14
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka dive into all of the recent smash and grab crimes that have been happening in malls and in affluent high-end stores across the country. These particular crimes have also included home invasions resulting in murder and they discussed the proliferation of gun sales as a result. The Apple AirTag has become a smash hit, but there is a tremendous amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt regarding its privacy, security and its implications for stalking. Credit card fraud is always on top of people's minds, and Peter and Robert provide a positive perspective. Episode’s links: 🔗 L.A.’s Arms Race of the Affluent: https://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/l-a-s-arms-race-of-the-affluent/ 🔗  Apple AirTag: Absolutely Awful, Say Stalking Victims https://securityboulevard.com/2022/01/apple-airtag-absolutely-awful-say-stalking-victims/ 🔗 How do I Know if a Website is Safe to Use my Credit Card? https://blog.sucuri.net/2021/12/how-do-i-know-if-a-website-is-safe-to-use-my-credit-card.html Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ #protectnow #protectnowllc #podcast #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #robertsiciliano #peterwarmka #appleairtag #grabcrime
28:17
January 14, 2022
What are parents' responsibility when it comes to school shootings? Episode #13
In this episode, Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmla discuss the Oxford school shooting and how irresponsible parents can be when they themselves are mentally unfit and then provide their mentally unfit children firearms. They expose a scam site that makes it possible to set up fake phone accounts, they discuss what synthetic identity theft is and the associated risks and they talk about a new risk to your car being stolen using Apple AirTags. Episode’s links: 🔗 School Tries to Explain How It Missed Shooter Warning Signs: https://www.thedailybeast.com/oxford-school-tries-to-explain-how-it-missed-ethan-crumbleys-warning-signs 🔗 The Virtual Phone Farms Scammers Use to Set Up Fake Accounts: https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyppxm/buy-virtual-phone-number-5sim-fake-accounts 🔗 How Criminals Are Using Synthetic Identities for Fraud: https://www.darkreading.com/edge-articles/how-criminals-are-using-synthetic-identities-for-fraud 🔗Apple AirTags being used by car thieves: What you need to know to protect yourself: https://www.fox5ny.com/news/apple-airtags-being-used-by-car-thieves-what-you-need-to-know-to-protect-yourself
27:08
December 17, 2021
How to prevent online shopping frauds and recognize spammy links? #12
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss online shopping scams and how bad guys create scammy websites designed to look like major retailers, and how to prevent your money and credit cards from being Grinched. They delve into a new book revealing what makes us click on cyber scams and how the brain is tricked. And finally, they talk about the inconsistency in website password rules and how the password management system needs a significant upgrade. 🔗 Malicious shopping websites surge in number in advance of Black Friday: https://www.techrepublic.com/article/malicious-shopping-websites-surge-in-number-in-advance-of-black-friday/ 🔗What Makes Us Click? Cyberscams and The Brain with Martina Dove, PhD: https://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/podcast/what-makes-us-click-cyberscams-and-the-brain-with-martina-dove/ 🔗Why I Hate Password Rules: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2021/11/why-i-hate-password-rules.html Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
25:08
December 03, 2021
What can the recent Astroworld Festival tragedy teach us about safety? #11
What can the recent Astroworld Festival tragedy teach us about safety? Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss the awful AstroWorld tragedy where eight people were unnecessarily killed and how "duty of care" needs to be exercised not just by companies but by individuals. They cover numerous data breaches including the recent Robin Hood data breach and what data breach notification laws mean for you or your small business. They also discussed the awesome and awful story of the missing teen rescued after making a hand gesture she learned from TikTok to signal for help. Finally, they point out the reasons why younger generations care little about cybersecurity and what to do about it. 🔗 At least 8 dead and many injured after crowd surge at Travis Scott's Astroworld Festival in Houston: https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/06/us/houston-astroworld-festival/ 🔗 Astroworld deaths serve as solemn duty of care reminder: https://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/96482-astroworld-deaths-another-solemn-duty-of-care-reminder 🔗 Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) recently reported a data breach from 2020 that exposed the sensitive information for nearly 4.35 million customers: https://www.idtheftcenter.org/neiman-marcus-group-twitch-missouri-psrspeers-make-data-breach-news-october/ 🔗 Robinhood data breach exposed 7 million customers: https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/robinhood-data-breach-exposed-7-million-customers/#ftag=CAD590a51e 🔗 Security Breach Notification Laws: https://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/security-breach-notification-laws.aspx 🔗 Missing teen rescued after making a hand gesture she learned from TikTok to signal for help: https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/07/us/missing-teen-hand-gesture-asheville-trnd/index.html 🔗 Younger generations care little about cybersecurity: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2021/11/08/younger-generations-cybersecurity/ Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
41:46
November 19, 2021
How attackers hack humans using artificial intelligence #10
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka do a deep dive into how attackers hack humans and they discuss a $35 million virtual robbery assisted by artificial intelligence. They dig into a recent bulletin by the FBI regarding wastewater facilities being hacked and how the US government claims there have been almost $600 million in ransomware earnings in 2021 by criminals. Finish the broadcast discussing a sexual assault that occurred on a train and Philadelphia and they plead for citizens to watch out for one another. Episode’s links: 🔗 How Attackers Hack Humans: https://www.darkreading.com/edge-articles/how-attackers-hack-humans 🔗 Bank Robbers in the Middle East Reportedly 'Cloned' Someone's Voice to Assist with $35 Million Heist: https://gizmodo.com/bank-robbers-in-the-middle-east-reportedly-cloned-someo-1847863805 🔗 US Water and Wastewater Facilities Targeted in Cyberattacks, Feds Warn https://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/cisa-fbi-nsa-us-water-and-wastewater-facilities-targeted-in-cyberattacks 🔗 US gov claims ransomware 'earned' $590m in the first half of 2021 alone – mostly in Bitcoin https://www.theregister.com/2021/10/18/fincen_ransomware_report 🔗 Riders held up cellphones as woman was raped on SEPTA train, police say https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/train-riders-held-cellphones-woman-was-raped-septa-police-say-n1281836 Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
34:27
October 29, 2021
Are second-hand devices vulnerable to cyberattacks? #9
In this episode, Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss "secondhand devices," those digital devices such as iPhones, iPads, Androids or Windows and Macs and even printers that need either recycling or might be sold on the secondhand market and what to do to not just protect the environment but also to protect your privacy, identity and digital security. They also talk about phishing and, even scarier, spearfishing and how employees are highly susceptible, and what security managers need to do to protect their organizations. And Apple recently released security patches for vulnerable iPhones and iPads, and Robert and Peter discussed the next steps to protect your devices. 🔗 How to get rid of your unwanted electronic devices safely and responsibly: How to get rid of unwanted electronic devices - The Washington Post 🔗 The power of spear phishing: Human error, psychology and specificity: The power of spear phishing 🔗 Apple Releases Urgent iPhone and iPad Updates to Patch New Zero-Day Vulnerability: https://thehackernews.com/2021/10/apple-releases-urgent-iphone-and-ipad.html Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
33:47
October 15, 2021
Social media and its impact on mental health #8
Robert Siciliano and Peter Warmka discuss social media and its impact on mental health and how these platforms affect our youth, their personal development, and even how adults treat each other. They cover social media security, online reputation management, and privacy as it relates to keeping your information safe and secure from predators and thieves. Episode's links/keynotes: 🔗 Social Media and Your Mental Health: https://www.mcleanhospital.org/essential/it-or-not-social-medias-affecting-your-mental-health 🔗 Social Media Is a Public Health Crisis: https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2021-07-20/social-media-is-a-public-health-crisis 🔗 Facebook officials knew Instagram can have negative mental health impacts for teens: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/2021/09/14/facebook-knew-instagram-could-bad-teens-mental-health/8340578002/ 🔗 Five ways to create a healthy relationship with social media: https://tt.loopnews.com/content/five-ways-create-healthy-relationship-social-media 🔗 How your personal data is being scraped from social media: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-57841239 Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
37:52
September 24, 2021
Business email compromise scam and other phishing losses #7
Robert and Peter discuss a business email compromise scam in which a New Hampshire municipality lost over $2 million in a scam that can happen to any city or town or any small business. They cover a recent study showing how phishing losses have tripled and an insider fraud case where an employee stole over $3 million. And it is back to school! But that also, unfortunately, means back to school shootings, and Robert and Peter have some tough love advice for parents who have children that might have a propensity to engage in violent acts.
44:17
September 10, 2021
Massive T-Mobile breach and other messy security issues… #6
Robert and Peter discuss the massive T-Mobile breach where 100 million users' personal and sensitive information was compromised. They also talk about other messy security issues... MasterCard will be removing the magnetic stripe from their credit cards and the implications of credit card fraud, and how to protect yourself. Apple will be scanning iCloud users' accounts and reporting child pornography images to the US government. And finally, the US airline industry has seen a tremendous rise in physical assaults on flight attendants, and Robert and Peter discuss airline security and how passengers can protect themselves. Episode's links/keynotes: 🔗  Data Breach: https://gizmodo.com/hacker-claims-to-have-data-on-more-than-100-million-t-m-1847491056 🔗  Credit card fraud: https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/mastercard-will-start-removing-magnetic-strips-from-its-cards-in-2024/#ftag=CAD590a51e 🔗  Privacy/sexploitation: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/05/apple-will-report-child-sexual-abuse-images-on-icloud-to-law.html 🔗  Airline security: 👇 https://www.axios.com/flight-attendant-harassment-bc32953f-79f0-4103-aea7-1a94e2524521.html 👇 https://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/95900-safety-security-and-self-defense-for-flight-attendants-becomes-a-necessary-tool-for-risk-mitigation 👇 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/don-t-duct-tape-unruly-passengers-united-airlines-says-memo-n1277065 Protect Now: https://protectnowllc.com/ Counter Intelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/
47:48
August 27, 2021
How to spot fake news #5
In this episode Robert and Peter discuss how to spot fake news
40:48
August 13, 2021
The vulnerabilities of social media platforms #4
In todays episode Robert and Peter talk about the vulnerabilities of social media platforms collecting personal information which can be exploited by human hackers. Learn examples of how much invaluable data I can collect from Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter, which allows scammers to develop a personality assessment profile indicating their motivations and vulnerabilities. Episode's links/keynotes: Social Media Security class is included in Protect Now's CSI Protection Certification Course: https://protectnowllc.com/csi-protection-certification/ LinkedIn Networking: Unmasking the Deception: read more on Peter's Blog: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/post/linkedin-networking-unmasking-the-deception https://www.computerweekly.com/tip/Top-seven-social-media-threats https://www.rswebsols.com/tutorials/internet/privacy-security-risks-social-media https://www.ncis.navy.mil/Portals/25/Documents/Media/DoD_Identity_Awareness_Protection_Management_Guide_March2019.pdf?ver=2019-10-24-091402-147 https://9to5mac.com/2021/06/29/linkedin-breach/ Podcast page: https://protectnowllc.com/the-security-guy-cia-spy-podcast/
40:09
July 30, 2021
Your Phone May Soon Replace Your Driver's License #3
In today’s episode, Robert and Peter discuss how mobile phones are beginning to replace wallets and how they may positively and negatively impact privacy, security, and convenience.  They also discuss the ongoing fallout from the recent ransomware attack and how much worse these attacks will become and how the Biden administration responds. Episode's links: https://securityboulevard.com/2021/06/ransomware-cost-to-grow-exponentially-to-reach-265-billion-by-2031/ https://www.businessinsider.com/white-house-urges-companies-take-cyberattack-ransomware-threat-seriously-2021-6 https://gizmodo.com/its-about-to-really-really-suck-to-lose-your-iphone-1847055615
34:44
July 16, 2021
Should hacked companies pay cybercriminals? #2
In today’s episode, Rober and Peter discuss if hacked businesses should pay ransom, what are the consequences of doing so and what else we can learn from the recent Colonial Pipeline hack. They also provide deep analysis regarding the security awareness mindset...  Find out if you are a sheep, a sheepdog, or maybe a wolf, and how does it translate into your ability to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your business. Why your organization needs Cyber Insurance and where to get it: https://protectnowllc.com/cyber-policy/ Why Most Security Breaches Go Unreported: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/post/why-most-security-breaches-go-unreported/ Visit our website: https://protectnowllc.com/the-security-guy-cia-spy-podcast/  https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/energy-chief-cites-risk-cyberattacks-crippling-power-grid-78117554 https://dnyuz.com/2021/06/08/the-criminals-thought-the-devices-were-secure-but-the-seller-was-the-f-b-i/ https://www.fox5ny.com/news/bald-eagle-kills-54-lambs-on-idaho-farm-owner-says
41:15
June 25, 2021
Stay on top of what is new and ahead of what is next on all things tech, digital literacy and security. #1
Welcome to The Security Guy & CIA Spy, the podcast where Security Expert Robert Siciliano and former CIA Intelligence Officer Peter Warnka talk openly about outsmarting hackers, scammers, and other cybercriminals! With every episode, we will expose personal security vulnerabilities, cybercrime, analyze the victim’s circumstances, and teach you how to become the toughest target possible for various online threats! Because when The Security Guy meets CIA Spy, hackers and attackers have nowhere to hide! Let’s dive in, and help you skyrocket your security awareness! Episode's keynotes / comments Math correction: according to IBM's report the cost of ransomware to the US economy in 2019 was 7.9 billion dollars. Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers Nearly $5 Million in Ransom:  https://yhoo.it/3xsK9OP Cybersecurity leaders lacking basic cyber hygiene: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2021/05/26/cybersecurity-leaders-cyber-hygiene/  Visit our website: https://protectnowllc.com/the-security-guy-cia-spy-podcast/  CounterIntelligence Institute: https://www.counterintelligence-institute.com/ 
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