Security Confidential S7 E9 Greg Edwards

This week, host Manoj Tandon is joined by Greg Edwards. Greg is the CEO of Canauri (Formally Cryptostopper), a ransomware protection service that automatically detects and stops active ransomware attacks. He has been a technology entrepreneur since 1998 and has founded many businesses. Including Axis Backup, a backup and disaster recovery company for the insurance industry, that he founded a few years before CryptoStopper. He is skilled in disaster recovery, Cloud computing, and Network security just to name a few.


Chapter Titles:

 00:00 Introduction

01:30 Starting your own businesses

02:20 Tips for future entrepreneurs

03:26 The fear of Failure

05:13 Entrepreneurship: should it be taught in schools?

07:50 Cryptostopper

11:42 Access Recovery

12:52 Getting a disaster recovery program

19:57 Wannacry

24:19 Anatomy of a Ransomware attack

25:20 When would SOC notice Ransomware

28:20 Russia

30:16 Ransomware

35:54 Layered Security

37:48 Vendor Consolidation or Defense in Depth?

40:37 Damage Mitigation and Prevention

44:10 More about Greg


Learn more about Greg on his LinkedIn or Kitcaster


Dark Rhino Security\’s \”Security Confidential\” is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.

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Check out the other episodes in Season 7:

Ep. 1 Ron Eddings РCybersecurity Advocate, Creative Director, Podcast Executive 

Ep. 2 Josh Harrington – Director of Security at Wattpad

Ep. 3 Joshua Brown- H&R Block, Zero Trust, and Cyber Culture

Ep. 4 Dallas Baker – Veteran to Cyber Professional

Ep. 5 Paul Hamman – Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Ep. 6 Karim Hijazi – Prevailion, Entrepreneurship, and The Introverted Iconoclast

Ep. 7 Rafael Nunez – Mentor, Motivational Speaker, and Veteran

Ep. 8 Brian Haugli – Roe v Wade, Data, and Understanding Controls

Ep. 9 Greg Edwards – Canauri, Failure, and Ransomware

Ep. 10 Ranbir Bhutani – CyberCulture, Myth Busting, and Zero Trust


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