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Episode 3: 10 billion attacks a day?

How industry and individuals can protect themselves online

Stylized artwork for episode 3 of the Fireweed podcast: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity experts and IT departments warn us about it, but how seriously do we really take our online security? More time online means more time at risk…or does it? Host Maria Vinca speaks with Derek Manky, Chief of Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances for Fortinet about the dangers of doing business in our hyper-connected world, and ways in which industry is fighting back against cybercrime and fraud. Maria also explores a personal story of fraud first hand with Digital Cyber Crimes Investigator Steve Wilson, who shares tips on how to protect ourselves online.

“When we think about the impact of victims, we talk about cyber fraud, I mean, it can be everything from as minor as not getting the product you ordered and in other cases, it can be much more substantial.”

– Steve Wilson, Digital Cyber Crimes Investigator

In this episode

In this episode, we hear from Derek Manky, Chief of Security Insights & Global Threat Alliances for Fortinet about the dangers of doing business in our hyper-connected world, and ways in which industry is fighting back against cybercrime and fraud. Maria also explores a personal story of fraud first hand with Digital Cyber Crimes Investigator Steve Wilson, who shares tips on how to protect ourselves online.

Highlights

11:07- Societal Impact

11:45- Cyber Attacks

Transcript – Episode 3