Podcasts

Next Level Threat Series: Havana Syndrone – How Did We Get Here?

In part ONE of this Iscann Group Podcast - Next Level Threat Series: Havana Syndrome - How Did We Get Here?, James Chao, Chief Strategy Officer is joined by IScann Group's Senior Advisors, Yuster Yu and Kent Babin, Head of Capabilities, Crypto as they examine the events and reporting of these incidents.

Next Level Threat : The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media – Is There A Solution?

In Part Four of this IScann Group Podcast – Next Level Threat:The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media - Is There A Solution?, Chief Strategic Officer James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Senior Advisors, Tate Nurkin and Kent Babin as they discuss a range of possible solutions?

The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media : Targets and Tactics. Part Three

In Part Three of this IScann Group Podcast – Next Level Threat Series: The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media - Targets and Tactics, Chief Strategy Officer James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Senior Advisors, Tate Nurkin and Kent Babin as they discuss the targets and tactics used in misinformation campaigns.

The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media: How Did We Get Here? Part One

Join IScann Group's Senior Advisors Tate Nurkin, Kent Babin and James Chao in this Four Part Series “The Challenge of Disinformation Campaigns in the Age of Synthetic Media” as they discuss how a growing range of actors are using social media platforms to create and control narratives and manipulate targeted politics, societies, and economies around the world.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part Six) – The Role of Disinformation

In our FINAL episode of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Kent Babin and Yuster Yu as they discuss the role disinformation plays in the region.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part Five) – North Korea

In our FIFTH episode of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Arnaud Sobrero and Yuster Yu as they discuss North Korea's Threat Assessment.

Next Level Threat: Understanding Cryptocurrency’s Role in Criminal Activity

In this IScann Group Podcast, Next Level Threat: Understanding Digital Currency’s Role In Criminal Activity, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group’s Senior Advisor, Kent Babin as they take a deep dive into understanding the role of crypto currencies in criminal activity.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part Four) – Japan’s Cyber Assessment

In part FOUR of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Arnaud Sobrero and Yuster Yu as they discuss Japan's Cyber Assessment.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part Three) – Taiwan’s Evolving Position

In part THREE of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Defence Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Arnaud Sobrero and Yuster Yu as they discuss Taiwan's evolving position.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part Two) – AUKUS Implications for Indo-Pacific

In part TWO of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Defence Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Arnaud Sobrero and Yuster Yu as they discuss AUKUS implications on Indo-Pacific defence.

Japan New Security Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications (Part One) – Japan’s New Defence Whitepaper

In part ONE of this Iscann Group Podcast series: Japan's New Defence Posture: Net Assessment of Regional Implications, host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors, Arnaud Sobrero and Yuster Yu as they discuss Japan’s changing role & capabilities in the Indo-Pacific.

Next Level Threat: The Colonial Pipeline Cyber Intrusion and the Lessons Learned from OSINT (Final Episode)

For the final part of this three-part series, host James Chao is joined by Senior Advisors Yuster Yu, Richard Coyne and IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko as they unpack the short and long term implications of the Colonial Pipeline Intrusion.
Next Level Threat: The Colonial Pipeline Cyber Intrusion and the Lessons Learned from OSINT Part TWO

Next Level Threat: The Colonial Pipeline Cyber Intrusion and the Lessons Learned from OSINT (Part Two)

Due to its size and scope, the Colonial Pipeline intrusion was a significant event and represents one of the largest disruptions of American critical infrastructure by hackers in history. In part two of this three-part series, our host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors Yuster Yu, who has an extensive background in the US and Taiwan's naval forces, and Richard Coyne, a former UK intelligence officer specialising in acquiring concealed data. To understand how an attack like this can happen and the risks now posed for similar organisations, the four experts study the Stuxnet attack - what happened, how it happened, and the implications.

Next Level Threat: The Colonial Pipeline Cyber Intrusion and the Lessons Learned From OSINT (Part One)

The attack on the Colonial Pipeline represents one of the largest disruptions of American critical infrastructure by hackers in history, and demonstrates how severe the global epidemic of ransomware has become. In part one of this three-part series, our host James Chao is joined by IScann Group's Managing Director, Andrew Vasko, and Senior Advisors Yuster Yu, who has an extensive background in the US and Taiwan's naval forces, and Richard Coyne, a former UK intelligence officer specialising in acquiring concealed data. The four experts discuss the Colonial Pipeline intrusion and how this large-scale cyber-attack have moved us into another level of threat and what organisations can do to protect themselves.

The Use of Wargaming in Strategic Communications

Gaining momentum outside of military strategies, wargaming is swiftly becoming a popular tool for executives and strategic marketing and crisis communications. But what are the benefits? And what can organisations engaging in wargaming expect? Host, Victoria Powell, is joined by IScann Group’s Senior Advisors, Stephenie David and Tate Nurkin to discuss “wargaming” use in strategic communications. Taking a stance on the topic from different areas of focus, Tate comes to us with a long history of providing strategic thought to global militaries, defence industries and corporates throughout the globe. Tate has 22 years of experience in the design and delivery of scenario planning, wargames, and red teaming exercises. Approaching it from a commercial angle, Stephenie is a practitioner of strategic communications to the healthcare, finance, insurance and broadcasting industries, with over 20 years of proven experience in PR strategy and crisis & reputation management.

Chasing The Sun: Performance Training And Charity Bike Rides

Cycling 205 miles to raise awareness and money for pancreatic cancer, Senior Advisor, Mike Gwynn, participated in the “Chase the Sun” cycle challenge. In the latest podcast episode, Mike talks about his motivations, training strategies and different performance evaluation tools.

Velocity, Volume, Variety: The Future of Uncrewed Systems

Swarms of coordinated drones, short-range reconnaissance aircrafts, and biometric robots are changing the game of warfare - these are no longer far off future scenarios. IScann Group discusses uncrewed systems in the military with its Senior Advisor, Tate Nurkin. He addresses the velocity of demand in the market, the volume of supply, the variety of solutions, the threat and misuse by non-state actors. A security expert, Mr. Nurkin has a strong focus on Indo-Pacific military capabilities and geopolitical competition, the effects of emerging technologies on security and intelligence communities, and the future of military capabilities and competition. He also has 22 years of experience in the design and delivery of scenario planning, wargames, and red teaming exercises. So, what are the strategic advantages of uncrewed systems? How will they change the balance of current hot spots and disputed areas? Have a listen and find out!