The Endpoint Enigma Podcast

Privacy, security and everything in between

This podcast series is brought to you by Lookout – the leader in mobile security. In each episode, host Hank Schless brings on guests from different corners of cybersecurity to discuss the impact various technology trends and events are having on how we think about security and privacy.
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August 6, 2021

Know thy enemy: what is Pegasus and what can you do?

First uncovered by Lookout and Citizen Lab in 2016, Pegasus was confirmed to have been used on targets such as business executives and government officials. Veteran of the cybersecurity industry, Joseph Davis of Microsoft, walks us through how spyware came to be, its implications and how you can protect yourself and your organization against Pegasus.
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August 3, 2021

Go cloud or go home: why cybersecurity needs to live in the cloud

Cloud-delivered security solutions offer unrivaled storage flexibility and computing power. But do they introduce new risks? Join host Hank Schless and Lookout head of sales engineering for International, Tom Davison, as they discuss the differences between on-premise security solutions and cloud-delivered ones.
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June 29, 2021

When your old reliable is no longer enough: Why it’s time to move on from VPNs

Businesses have relied on VPNs for over two decades. But with the rapid adoption of cloud services and mobile technology, the way we store and access data has changed. On this week’s Endpoint Enigma, Lookout CTO of SASE Products Sundaram Lakshmanan joins Hank Schless to discuss why VPNs fall short when it comes to security and user experience and what the best alternative is for providing secure network access to your remote workers.
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May 26, 2021

Healthcare Security in the Age of 5G and Remote Work

The healthcare industry has undergone a major digital transformation since HIPAA was introduced in 1996. With technology rapidly outpacing regulations, keeping patient data safe and hospitals up and running has become more challenging than ever. On this week’s Endpoint Enigma, Mike Murray, CEO of Scope Security and former Lookout CISO sits down with host Hank Schless to assess what healthcare looks like in the age of 5G and our work-from-anywhere world.
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April 21, 2021

Mission Possible: Kiersten Todt on Securing the Public Sector

When it comes to defending a nation, a strong cybersecurity plan is vital. In this episode, we’re joined by Kiersten Todt, Executive Director of the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Security and Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute to discuss the top cybersecurity challenges facing the U.S. public sector.
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March 2, 2021

Women Making Waves in Cybersecurity

This episode, Lookout threat researcher Kristina Balaam takes over as guest host to discuss the importance of diversity in cybersecurity with federal sales engineer Victoria Mosby. Victoria is a member of the Day of Shecurity initiative and the Lookout Foundation. Tune in to hear their experiences as engineers in a traditionally male-dominated field and their advice for starting your career in cybersecurity.
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January 24, 2021

New Year, New Challenges?

2020 was an especially challenging year, including for the cybersecurity industry. But what should we expect for 2021? Join host Hank Schless, threat researcher Kristina Balaam and Christoph Hebeisen, head of the Lookout Threat Research team, to find out what’s going on with privacy, COVID-19-related threats, ransomware and other trends.
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January 7, 2021

The Supply Chain Reaction

A software supply chain attack put SolarWinds in the headlines of every news publication in America. In this episode, we’re joined by Tim LeMaster, Director of Systems Engineering at Lookout, to discuss what happened, whether this could happen to mobile devices and how a Zero Trust security model can safeguard your infrastructure.
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December 16, 2020

Threat hunt with the right red thread

Offices are empty and people are working from home. Tablets and smartphones have become a primary way workers are staying productive. Alex Gladd, Principal Product Manager joins us to talk about why you can’t stop breaches without including mobile devices as part of your threat hunting efforts.
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October 15, 2020

Desktop security with wheels isn’t mobile

Tablets and smartphones are increasingly becoming the center of our personal and professional lives. In this episode, we’re joined by Aaron Cockerill, Chief Strategy Officer at Lookout. We discuss what’s different about securing mobile endpoints compared to desktops and laptops, and why desktop security can’t protect mobile.
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July 31, 2020

It's all about Phishing

With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, phishing attacks are no longer what they used to be – delivered via email and opened on a desktop computer. Tune in to find out how the likes of WhatsApp, Twitter, and Tinder have made phishing so dangerous on the mobile device.
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June 29, 2020

Management isn't security

In this episode, we chat with our mobile security experts about mobile device management. Why is MDM in and of itself not security. What’s the best way to protect an organization’s smartphones and tablets? Listen in to find out.
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May 28, 2020

For a Secure Remote Workforce

The outbreak of COVID-19 has forced many organizations to adapt and speed up the adoption of remote working. In parallel, cyber attackers responded with a variety of new emerging threats, taking advantage of the situation. In this pilot episode our guest, David Richardson, who brings more than 10 years of experience in the mobile industry, will expose some of those threats and review the challenges and solutions in order to quickly adapt to a secure remote workforce.
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