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The Multi-Hazards Podcast

all about protecting communities . . . 

Sep 21, 2020

Threat modeling is a key to securing businesses, governments and individuals in a hacker-happy world. Its principles can be applied to disaster risk reduction (DRR), climate change adaptation (CCA) & other fields. Listen to Cybersecurity expert Adam Shostack in "Cybersecurity, Threat Modeling & in an Up & Down World" (Multi-Hazards Podcast S02 E19). Check out the Study Guide, click on the top left "PDF":

Adam Shostack Bio

Adam Shostack is a leading expert on threat modeling, and a consultant, entrepreneur, technologist, author and game designer. He's a member of the BlackHat Review Board, and helped create the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system and many other things. He currently helps many organisations improve their security via Shostack & Associates, and advises startups including as a Mach37 Star Mentor. While at Microsoft, he drove the Autorun fix into Windows Update, was the lead designer of the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Threat Modeling Tool v3 and created the "Elevation of Privilege" game. Adam is the author of Threat Modeling: Designing for Security, and the co-author of The New School of Information Security.

If you'd like help threat modeling, or engineering more secure systems in general, take a look at his consulting pages at