DirtySecurity Podcast: Scott Scheferman on SamSam Ransomware and Hotel Data Breaches

The last week has been an eventful one in the world of cybersecurity. The U.S. government capped off a nearly three-year investigation into the SamSam ransomware campaign when it issued indictments for two Iranian hackers, and global hotel chain Marriott announced a data breach that could affect over 500,000,000 accounts from its worldwide membership.

What do these two things have in common? In this week’s episode of DirtySecurity, Edward Preston talks to Cylance Sr Director of Global Services Scott Scheferman to find out.  

About Scott Scheferman

Scott Scheferman wears many hats at Cylance, working between the white spaces on the org chart to ensure timely delivery of our Consulting Services, effective messaging around the value of predictive AI in the context of cybersecurity operations and risk, research around how the Temporal Predictive Advantaged (TPA) of Cylance’s AI affects the broader malware economy, and public speaking at conferences and seminars around the country. 

About Edward Preston

Edward Preston (@eptrader) has an eclectic professional background that stretches from the trading floors of Wall Street to data centers worldwide. Edward started his career in the finance industry, spending over 15 years in commodities and foreign exchange. With a natural talent for motivating, coaching, and mentoring loyal, goal-oriented sales teams, Edward has a track record for building effective sales teams who have solid communication lines with executive management.