Cybercrime and Ransomware Attacks
Season 1, Ep. 5
Cybercriminals want your money – and their favorite weapon of choice are ransomware attacks. It’s a multi-billion-dollar business, going after industry, municipalities, service providers – and among the latter hospitals and healthcare providers, which have been targeted even during the pandemic.As repulsive as these actions are, there is no need for you to become a victim, too.In this podcast, Natalia Oropeza, Siemens’ Chief Cybersecurity Officer, and cybersecurity expert Mirko Ross, talk about the most common patterns of these attacks – e.g., they mostly take place on the weekend or during the holidays. And with the help of guest expert Steffen Stang, responsible for products at Siemens Digital Industries, they give sound advice on how to protect yourself and your company.
Season 1, Ep. 4
It sounds like a dystopian sci-fi flick: An army of bots attacks you and leaves you utterly paralyzed, or, possibly just as worse, uses you to attack someone else. That’s what botnet attacks do: They hijack millions of IoT-devices such as routers, computers, smartphones and launch malicious attacks – on whatever their dark master tells them to do. In this podcast, Natalia Oropeza, Siemens’ Chief Cybersecurity Officer, and cybersecurity expert Mirko Ross, talk about these nasty armies. And with the help of guest expert William Dixon, responsible for Cybersecurity at the World Economic Forum, they lay out various ways of how to combat this threat.
Online Crime is a Business
Season 1, Ep. 3
You’ve got mail! Someone sends you a message and poses as a friend or colleague and otherwise appears to know quite a bit about you – and encourages you to engage in a conversation, click on a link or open a document. Well: Don´t! Most cyberattacks start with email and social engineering attacks are the most insidious among these mail attacks. To tell you about how to defend your company against this threat and what to do if someone breached your network, here are Natalia Oropeza, Siemens’ Chief Cybersecurity Officer, and cybersecurity expert Mirko Ross, talking about various aspects of social engineering attacks. Hans Wallinger, Chief Technologist for Cyber Defense at Siemens, also chimes in give insights into Siemens’ approach towards cybersecurity.
Fighting Digital Sabotage
Season 1, Ep. 2
You sure don´t want this to happen, yet, it can – at least in theory: cybercriminals getting access to your factoryand shutting it down. So to avoid a catastrophe, it may help to brush up one’s cybersecuritycredentials. Here are Natalia Oropeza, Siemens’ Chief Cybersecurity Officer, and cybersecurity expert Mirko Ross discussing various measures such as ‘Defense in depth’ or the role of AI for industrial cybersecurity.And as knowledgeable as these two are, they may not know everything. That’s why it’s fortunate that Klaus Lukas from Siemens’ProductCert (ProductComputer Emergency Response Team), is at hand to talk about the role the global community of cybersecurity researchers has for industry.
Cybersecurity in times of Covid-19
Season 1, Ep. 1
No, no, despite our clear views on the matter, it’s still not over. The pandemic is alive and well, and we all have to deal it. In this – our premier – episode of the Siemens Cybersecurity Podcast, Siemens’ Chief Cybersecurity Officer Natalia Oropeza and Cybersecurity expert Mirko Ross discuss what work is like during Corona, how Siemens has handled an increased number of attacks during Covid-19, the challenges of complexity, and other Cybersecurity lessons learned during this time. Last but not least, as a special guest we have Christian Dameff, Medical Director of Cybersecurity at the University of California San Diego, who informs us on the intersection of Cybersecurity and patient safety.