Kevin McCallister may not be a hacker or even own a computer (as far as we know), but no one embodies the hacker ethic better than he does, an eight-year-old boy left alone at Christmas who is forced to use his imagination and creativity to defend a prime target and lure his adversaries into his trap. This is Deciphering Home Alone.
Wired journalist and author Andy Greenberg joins Dennis Fisher to discuss his new book Tracers in the Dark: The Global Hunt for the Crime Lords of Cryptocurrency, which tells the stories of the agents, academics, and security experts who tracked the admins of the Silk Road, AlphaBay, and other darknet markets through specialized blockchain tracing techniques.
Haroon Meer of Thinkst joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the state of the security industry, the value of treating customers with respect, and what the economic downturn could mean for the security community.
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Dan Lorenc, CEO and founder of Chainguard, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about supply chain security, asset inventory, Sigstore, and the challenges of helping developers write more secure code.