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InSecurity Podcast: The BlackBerry 2020 Threat Report

The BlackBerry 2020 Threat Report contains a broad range of topics vital to the interests of anyone with a computer. The report is driven by those veterans of the security industry, BlackBerry researchers.

The goal of the report is to make security information, predictions, and lessons learned accessible to everyone, regardless of role or title.

The 2020 Threat Report examines the last 12 months of major security breaches and considers recent advancements that may prevent past mistakes from being repeated. We have gathered some of the researchers who worked on the threat report for a discussion about what went into the report and what you can get out of it.

This special episode of InSecurity takes a look at the cybersecurity threats of 2019 through a conversation with Threat Researchers Ebudo Osime, Anuj Soni and Tom Bonner. We examine BlackBerry’s research on all things cybersecurity for the prior year in order to get a handle on the coming year’s threats. In this podcast, we put our experts to work to analyze the prior year in order to see what might be coming our way.


About Ebudo Osime

Ebudo Osime is a Threat Intelligence Analyst at BlackBerry. She is a threat intelligence advocate, hunter, researcher, and an engineer with over four years in security.

She has previously worked in IT Project Management, IT Consulting with Ernst and Young, Network and Security Operations.

Ebudo Received her GIAC certification in Threat Intelligence and holds a Masters in Electronic Systems Engineering with a specialization in creating secure protocols for detecting denial of service attacks in IoT networks.

About Anuj Soni

Anuj Soni (@asoni) is a Senior Threat Researcher at BlackBerry. In addition to his corporate work, he is a SANS Certified instructor.

Anuj has over 15 years of experience in the world of cybersecurity including previous stops at Booz Allen Hamilton where he worked as an Incident Response & Malware/Forensic Analyst.

About Tom Bonner

Tom Bonner (@thomas_bonner) is a Director of Threat Research at BlackBerry.

He has over 18 years of experience in the security industry, including work at HP Enterprise, Promon AS and Norman Shark.

In his own words, Tom helped design the block, build the block and has definitely been around the Cybersecurity block.

About Matt Stephenson

Insecurity host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the broadcast media team at Cylance, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity Podcast and video series at events around the globe.

Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Stephenson to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come before.

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About InSecurity Podcasts

The Latest Cybersecurity News and Views with Host Matt Stephenson

Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security.

Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

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