What is The Shared Security Podcast?
What are the hot topics taking place in the world of Cybersecurity? How does this affect your business and personal life? Cybersecurity- or known as Infosec – involves understanding the vulnerability of information, the potential people and other threats that could impact it, and the strength of the entities we trust to hold or process our information. We should be concerned about Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of our information.
How does new technology affect your privacy? What are the privacy concerns and shortcomings with the latest technology? Some people may say “Privacy is dead…” But does this mean we should no longer worry about protecting our personal information? If so, then presumably these people don’t need passwords for their online accounts, and they don’t need bathroom doors… Seriously, privacy is a complex matter of trust that involves how others collect, use and disclose information you share with them. You should always try to understand privacy implications when dealing with a new entity or device.
The Internet of Things (IoT)
When we connect everything we use to the Internet what are the risks and what should you be aware of from a business and consumer perspective? Increasingly, devices are becoming “Smart”, which means they can gather information, process it and communicate with other entities. With each new connection, there is potential vulnerability. You should understand the information security and privacy risks when you add a new Smart device to your life.
Mobile Devices and Apps
Mobile devices and applications are part of our daily lives. What risk does this technology pose and what do we need to know for the future? We all want to be able to communicate easily with each other, and with our Smart devices. All of our communications are now focusing around our smartphones and tablets. So the trust we put in our mobile devices affects nearly every part of our lives.
Social Media and Social Networks
What are the dangers and threats of Social Networks and how we use them? How do advancements in Social Media technologies affect you? Social Networks are based on users trusting each other, and the site. But they also represent big money for advertisers and site owners, as well as malicious attackers. So, you need to understand how using these services affects your information security and privacy.
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 87 for September 22nd 2019: Everything you need to know about Apple iOS 13, Venmo scams you need to be aware of, and new details about “Simjacking” attacks This week I had Read more about Apple iOS 13, Venmo Scams, Simjacking Attacks[…]
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 86 for September 16th 2019: All about end-to-end encryption with Max Krohn from Keybase.io. Are you looking for the very best products to protect your digital privacy? Well, Silent Pocket has everything Read more about End-to-End Encryption with Max Krohn from Keybase.io[…]
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 85 for September 9th 2019: Firefox will now block all third-party tracking cookies and more by default, serious vulnerabilities found in Apple iOS, and the latest on the huge database of Facebook Read more about New Firefox Privacy Protections, Apple iOS Zero-Days, Facebook User Phone Numbers Exposed[…]
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 84 for September 2nd 2019: “Ghost click” Android apps found on the Google Play Store, new privacy protections for Apple’s Siri voice assistant, and did you know that your credit card may Read more about Android “Ghost Click” Apps, New Apple Siri Privacy Protections, Credit Card Spying[…]
In Episode 91 of this very special episode of our monthly show, Tom and Scott are joined by special guests Kevin Johnson and Jayson E. Street back to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of this podcast! We talk about the history of the show, what’s improved (or not improved) in the last 10 years from Read more about 10 Year Anniversary Episode with Kevin Johnson and Jayson E. Street[…]
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 83 for August 26th 2019: Facebook announces new off-Facebook activity privacy controls, how Apple made everyone’s iOS device vulnerable, and details on the massive MoviePass data breach. This week I read yet Read more about New Facebook Privacy Controls, Apple iOS Patching Mistake, MoviePass Data Breach[…]
You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 82 for August 19th 2019: The BioStar2 biometric security data breach, wormable vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, and the FBI trying to harvest your social media data. Can you believe that this week Read more about Biometric Security Data Breach, Critical Windows Vulnerabilities, FBI Data Harvesting[…]
This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 12th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: My summary of last week’s BSides Las Vegas security conference, how a single text message to your iPhone could get you hacked, and how Stingray surveillance devices can still be used on new 5G networks. Read more about BSides Las Vegas, iMessage Exploit, 5G and Stingray Surveillance[…]
This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for August 5th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: everything you need to know about the Capital One data breach, changes in the payouts from the Equifax settlement, and Nextdoor app scams. If you happen to be in the cybersecurity industry this week is Read more about Capital One Data Breach, Equifax Settlement Payouts, Nextdoor App Scams[…]
In episode 90 of our monthly show we discuss medical device security with John Nye, Senior Director of Cybersecurity Research and Communication at CynergisTek. Do you use an insulin pump, have a pacemaker or other medical device implant? Are you concerned about medical device security and what the future holds for technology like this? If Read more about Medical Device Security with Special Guest John Nye[…]