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Season 2 Episode 5: The one with Business Email Compromise!
West Coast Cyber talks Business Email Compromise and payment redirection scams that are impacting local businesses in WA and around the world. The West Coast Cyber team also spoke with one of the founders of Blue Sky Labs and Co Lab’s Perth about their mission to create a tech hub for the Perth business community.
Season 2 Episode 4 : The one with the Instascammers!
The West Coast Cyber team discuss Instagram scams, phishing and more.
Season 2 Episode 3 : The one with Disinformation
A fascinating take on the intersection of cyber security and disinformation, featuring 3 very special guests. What can we learn about deep fakes, freedom of speech, and how to find out the truth. Can Australia learn from our neighbours in fighting disinformation?
Season 2 Episode 2: The one with Cyber Cognitive Vulnerabilities
Risks around QR codes, a small change from Microsoft making for a big Cyber Security win for everyone, what a modern hybrid war could mean for Aussie businesses and general public and if you are using Apple, a warning around a critical security flaw that you should be patching right now and a very special guest on Psychology and Cyber.
Season 2 Episode 1: The one with the changes!
Our first episode for 2022! We have some news about our beloved podcast and we will fill you in on what we have planned for the 2022 season.
The full team is back for our final show of 2021! What a year it has been for West Coast Cyber, in such a short time gaining a sizeable following and making a name for itself in Western Australia's cyber security community. Co-host Simon Carabetta's final show with team and our feature interview with Cyber Security Policy and Strategy Director for Department of Premier and Cabinet, Roberto Musotto.
Live From The WiTWA Conference 2021
3 quarters of the WCC team attended the Women in Technology WA Conference 2021 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4 November. We had the privilege of interviewing some amazing local women in tech and hearing some brilliant speakers who will definitely feature on our podcast in the future!
October Special Edition
West Coast Cyber hosted the launch event for Cyber Week 2021 in WA live from the beautiful Joondalup Resort and Country Club in partnership with the City of Joondalup and the WA AustCyber Innovation Hub to deliver en engaging discussion about the impact of WA's cyber sector featuring economic development, innovation and cyber experts.
On this month's show, Simon, Caitriona and Ben welcome new team member, Fadzayi who will be hosting her own show in the coming weeks. Ben discusses his new True Crime show, Caitriona and Simon discuss the Australian Women in Security Network Awards, and we speak to Glenn Murray from Sapien Cyber. Our feature interview is with Nicholas Palmer, VP of Global Sales from Group-IB where he will discuss international law enforcement collaboration and the unfortunate arrest of Group-IB's CEO.
Special BSides Perth edition Part 1
The team were invited by the organisers of BSides perth to record the West Coast Cyber podcast and interview speakers and delegates. We'll release all our recorded content over the coming week as we reminisce about our time at BSides Perth 2021.
Special BSides Perth edition Part 2
Part 2 of our Special Edition from B-Sides Perth capturing some of the Day 1 interviews with the B-Sides organisers as well as some of the presenters.
The full team is back with a bumper episode focusing on diversity and gender equality in the cyber security industry. We have special guests Cairo Malet, Gohar Rind and Natasha Ferguson of CyberCX as well as Glenn Murray to talk through a new segment on the show.
Our August show featured two thirds of the WCC team with Ben out sick, leaving Simon and Caitriona to host our special guests, Glenn Murray of Sapien Cyber and Jarrad Stock of Western Power to discuss critical infrastructure, OT security, and amendments to the federal legislation around critical infrastructure.
Plus we follow all the latest headlines, career opportunities, and of course Caitriona's tip of the Month.
We're back after a short delay with our July episode. The West Coast Cyber Team was a little scattered this month, delivering our podcast from various locations. In this episode we answer view questions, cross to the WiTWA pre-conference event, and speak with new WA AustCyber Innovation Hub Director, Cecily Rawlinson.
LIVE at the Cyber West Summit:
Coming at you live from the Pan Pacific, Perth for the Cyber West Summit. West Coast Cyber brings you a quick special spotlight episode on Perth cyber start-up and summit exhibitors, Retrospect Labs.
EPISODE 2 -
BREAKING INTO SECURITY
In our second episode the team covers the JBS hack, paying ransomware, and the challenges of working in cyber security
EPISODE 1 -
FIRST RECORDED EPISODE
In our first ever episode of West Coast Cyber, the WCC team dissects small business security (or the lack of it) in Australia. We interview small business owner, Clint Gurney of Cosmic Cocktails who suffered a cyber attack in 2017, as well as taking a look at all the latest headlines, this month's Threat Report, and our cyber tip of the month.