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To ancients of the north, the steam rising from the hot stones of a sauna was akin to the very life force of man. To this day, deals are struck and decisions made in saunas, where movers and shakers gather to exchange ideas.

We invite you to Cyber Security Sauna (#CyberSauna), the podcast for sweating out the hot topics in security. We bring you expert guests with sizzling insight into the latest information security trends and topics. WithSecure's self-proclaimed "cyber translator" Janne Kauhanen hosts the show to make sure you know all you need to about the hotter-than-ever infosec game.

Jun 29, 2020

Red team testing is somewhat intrusive by nature, as it involves breaking into companies - albeit at their request - to help them improve their security. Red teamers must bluff their way past receptionists and hack into employee computers, things that would put anyone else in a lot of trouble. At what point do red teaming activities cross the line into being unethical, or even criminal? F-Secure's veteran red teamer Tom Van de Wiele stopped by to share what a red teamer is not willing to do in the name of security, why cyber security experts need a sense of ethics, and how red teamers and companies alike can make sure that their own ethical concerns are addressed.


Episode 41 transcript

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