A hacked WordPress site can cause serious damage to your business revenue and reputation. Hackers can steal user information, passwords, install malicious software, and can even distribute malware to your users.
In this episode we talk about the security risks involved with Self-Hosting WordPress Site websites and daily tips you can use to protect their websites.
Yejide Adeoye is an indispensable WordPress Security Specialist. She is a thought provoker who specialises in supporting SMEs on thinking about the best ways to protect their business activities online. Having developed Self hosted WordPress websites since 2012, Yejide is well versed on the key security issues business owners, who use this platform, face on a day to day basis.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is riddled with flaws. Many of these are systemic; a security flaw in one product will affect every device within that product line. Guided by Cigdem Sengul, Senior Researcher @ Nominet), this podcast provides the foundation of IoT Security.
In this episode we discuss Cyber-Related Financial Crime with Ibukun Emmanuel-Adebayo, who is a Vice President of a multinational bank. We discuss the various types of financial crimes, common vulnerabilities within organisation and how to stay protected from financial crime.
Ibukun Emmanuel-Adebayo is a mum of five, and a long-standing Fellow of the British Computer Society plus a Vice-President and Senior Cybersecurity Expert for a global investment bank.
As an experienced CIO/CISO and GRC leader, she has led and worked with many exceptional individuals within various sectors including as IT Chief at the Royal Albert Hall in the UK.
Often recommended as an IT leadership and Cybersecurity Summit Speaker, by her CIO/CISO peers, Ibukun holds multiple leadership qualifications, including from the Institute of Directors. Having served as a Judge at the Guardian Public Sector Awards 2012, and a BCS ELITE Committee Member, Ibukun has addressed her CIO and CISO peers at summits including the Guardian Healthcare Leadership summit, the UK’s CIO Summit, Computing Magazine’s Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit, the WCIT’s Boardroom Briefing on the Economics of Cybersecurity, the ISC2 Secure Summit EMA and at CAMSS Canada. Ibukun was one of 300 elected C-Level executives from the U.S. and UK invited to participate in a research study conducted by EY into ‘The DNA of the CIO’.
Ibukun has led IT, DevOps and Cybersecurity teams to deliver secure enterprise solutions; and personally, designed and implemented IT and security strategies and policies, leading in the prevention, detection and investigation of IT security incidents; including civil and criminal breaches. Since obtaining IT and program leadership skills, and subsequently board director qualifications from the IoD, she has continued to learn. Her 2011 - 2018 study program with the Chartered Institutes for Securities and Investments (CISI), focused on Operational Risks, Global Financial Compliance plus Combating Cyber related financial crime - to complement an MBA in Finance, completed in 2016.
Surveillance technology is widely seen in spy fictional movies but it’s much closer to reality than perceived. In this podcast segment we talk about surveillance technology, facial recognition and how it discriminates black women and the trans community. We also touch points on how we can increase our privacy online.
Louise Marie Hurel is a cybersecurity and Internet governance researcher coordinating Igarapé Institute’s projects on the Cybersecurity and Digital Liberties Program. She holds an MSc in Media and Communications (Data and Society) from the London School of Economics (distinction) and a BA in International Relations from PUC-Rio (distinction), having been awarded for her dissertation “Cybersecurity and Internet Governance: Two Competing Fields“. She’s also a research fellow at the Brazilian Naval War College (NAC-EGN) regularly writing on geopolitical implications of emerging technologies.
Louise has been actively involved in Internet governance spaces serving as representative for Europe in the Non Commercial Users’ Constituency (NCUC) Executive Committee and working on capacity building and engagement through the Onboarding Program at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Louise was also one of the Brazilian representatives at the BRICS Youth Forum 2017. She’s also a former fellow of the European School on Internet Governance (2018) II Brazilian Internet Governance School (2015) as well as a founding member of the Cybersecurity and Youth ISOC Special Interest Groups.
Her previous experience includes consultancy for UNESCO project on “What if we all governed the Internet”, and research on IG, privacy, data protection and security at the Center for Technology and Society at Getúlio Vargas Foundation (CTS-FGV).
Aside from her publications at Igarapé, Louise’s research focuses on interdisciplinary approaches to (in)security, also exploring the role of non-state actors in cyber norms developments (having published on Taylor and Francis Cyber Policy Journal), national and regional Internet governance experiences in Latin America (Universidad San Andrés, UPenn Annenberg School for Communication), and infrastructures of power. Recent publications include two forthcoming book chapters on “Securitization and Cybersecurity Governance in Brazil” and the role of Network Operators and CSIRTs in International Cybersecurity, respectively.
Anyone active in social media can’t deny that they have posted a personal rant or shared a trending post. Even I can’t deny that I’m guilty of this. There is nothing wrong with sharing things online, though, we may know someone (or this maybe you) that gives too much personal information. They fill our news feeds with their day-to-day activities, location check-ins, or relationship updates. In this podcast we discuss the dangers of oversharing on social media.
Stephen Chapendama is an Assistant Systems Consultant for the University of Hertfordshire and a Technology Consultant for Foundervine with experience in the Cyber Security sector focusing on security event management system deployments. Stephen is passionate about helping break down the barriers in cyber security, and to also equip people with the knowledge they need to ensure they are safe online and aware of the risks. With the help of the Diamond Fund award from the University of Hertfordshire, Stephen started Bantu Tech, a cyber security project looking to help small businesses in the UK and in Africa understand how to manage information and keep their digital assets safe.