Elizabeth Wharton

August 10, 2021

CISO Stressed Episode 9: Aldan Berrie

On this episode of CISO STRESSED, Host Liz Wharton is joined by Aldan Berrie. Berrie is the founder and Director of Technology Solutions with years of experience in the security industry.

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July 27, 2021

CISO Stressed Episode 8: Robert “RSnake” Hansen

On this episode of CISO STRESSED, SCYTHE Chief of Staff and Host Elizabeth Wharton is joined by Robert Hansen. Hansen is the Chief Technology Officer at Bit Discovery and a floating CISO for multiple companies.

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July 13, 2021

CISO Stressed Episode 7: Matthew Dunlop CISO at Under Armour

On this episode of CISO STRESSED, Elizabeth Wharton is joined by Matthew Dunlop. Matt is an Army Veteran, and VP CISO at Under Armour responsible for global security across all corporate, retail and eCommerce functions, as well as its connected fitness application MapMyFitness.

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June 28, 2021

CISO STRESSED Episode 6 with Ed Rojas, Director of Tactical Edge.

On this episode of CISO STRESSED, SCYTHE Chief of Staff Elizabeth Wharton is joined by Ed Rojas, Director of Tactical Edge. Tactical Edge is an organization focused on creating large-scale events within Latin America for Cybersecurity and AI.

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June 8, 2021

CISO Stressed Episode 5: Nick Andersen

On this episode of CISO STRESSED, Elizabeth Wharton SCYTHE Chief of Staff is joined by Nick Andersen, CISO for Public Sector at Lumen Technologies and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council.

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December 8, 2022

Qakbot Reloaded

Qakbot is making the rounds once again, expanding its service as malware used by Initial Access Brokers (IAB). After a takedown attempt on Emotet and a recent pause of its operation, Qakbot and Bokbot/IceID have dominated the field as IABs. Qakbot, also known as QBot was a banking trojan at its inception but due to its modular design can be quite versatile. An important call out here is that recent cyber threat intelligence reveals Qakbot threat actors have modified their tactics, techniques, and procedures. This is precisely why we have created this new emulation.

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December 6, 2022

Purple Teaming and Financial Services

SCYTHE was recently featured by the Credit Union National Association for its work with Dupaco Community Credit Union! “You don’t need to have tens or hundreds of analysts, a blue team, a red team, or cyber-intelligence experts to implement a purple team. You just need great security people interested in researching and understanding attacks. To start, you just need one TTP and a tool capable of receiving logs and generating alerts.”

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December 1, 2022

Black Basta IOCs

Black Basta is making the news once again as our friends at SentinelLabs released new research tying the operator’s latest activity to the Russian-linked FIN7. Despite being a relatively new player in the ransomware arena, Black Basta quickly gained credibility given their novel tools and techniques.

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