McAfee, Inc. Avert Labs Launches the 'AudioParasitics' Podcast Show
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Press release date: March 1, 2007
McAfee's World-class Security Research Division Delivers Bimonthly Podcasts With Expert Commentary Surrounding Security Issues, Drivers and Trends
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 1 -- McAfee, Inc. (NYSE:MFE) today launched the official podcast show of McAfee® Avert® Labs titled, "AudioParasitics." AudioParasitics will be available bimonthly and is co-hosted by David Marcus, security research and communications manager, and Jim Walter, field research engineer, for McAfee Avert Labs. Each episode will feature McAfee's opinionated co-hosts and a variety of the security industry's finest minds to help dissect the issues, drivers and trends in security.
The first episode of AudioParasitics is now available at http://podcasts.mcafee.com/audioparasitics/. On today's show, listeners can hear Marcus and Walter discuss the recent Nordea Bank phishing incident. Also included is part one of a two-part discussion on information disclosure, including the differences between malware and vulnerability disclosure within the industry. McAfee guests for this segment include Joe Telafici, vice president of operations, and Kevin Beets, research scientist, McAfee Avert Labs.
"McAfee AudioParasitics includes highly-caffeinated commentary and heated arguments on the tenets and pillars of the security industry," said David Marcus, security research and communications manager, McAfee Avert Labs. "One show may discuss disclosure, another day zero-day trends - the goal is to create an engaging and informative communications mechanism to help security professionals take a close look at the issues and trends that drive our industry."
McAfee Avert Labs maintains one of the top-ranked security threat and research organizations, employing researchers in 17 cities and 12 countries around the world. McAfee Avert Labs combines world-class malicious code and anti-virus research with intrusion prevention and vulnerability research expertise. Please visit the McAfee Avert Labs Threat Center at http://www.mcafee.com/us/threat_center/default.asp and the McAfee Avert Labs security blog at http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/
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