Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management , Patch Management

WhatsApp's Spyware Problem

Plus, Microsoft's Patching Frenzy; Observations of a 'Virtual CISO'
WhatsApp's Spyware Problem

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report digs into the WhatsApp flaw that paved the way for spyware installation.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz report on the WhatsApp zero day flaw;
  • ISMG's Jeremy Kirk on what led Microsoft to patch old systems;
  • Doug Copley, a CISO contractor, discuss how security challenges vary based on an organization's size.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the May 3 and May 10 editions, which respectively discuss a meeting of the "Five Eyes" intelligence agencies at the CyberUK conference and the FBI takedown of the DeepDotWeb portal.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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