EARN IT Act

EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?

In episode 101 of our June monthly show: Scott and Tom discuss the privacy concerns with the EARN IT Act, more stories of facial recognition fail, and Scott talks about his new podcast, Can I Be Phished? Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! ** Links mentioned on the show ** PETITION: Nearly 500,000 say Read more about EARN IT Act, Facial Recognition Fail, Can I Be Phished?[…]

The Secure Dad Podcast

Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast

In episode 127 for June 29th 2020: Family safety and security with special guest Andy Murphy host of The Secure Dad podcast. I really enjoyed this interview with Andy! If you’re looking for a podcast about home and family security, self-defense, and more you should definitely subscribe to his show! Watch the full interview on Read more about Family Safety and Security with Andy Murphy from The Secure Dad Podcast[…]

Largest DDoS Attack on Record

Largest DDoS Attack Ever, New Dropbox Features, North Korean Cyber-Attacks

In episode 126 for June 22nd 2020: Details on the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack ever recorded, new security features in Dropbox, and the latest on new North Korean targeted cyber-attacks. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Zoom will provide end-to-end encryption to all users https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/zoom-will-provide-end-to-end-encryption-to-all-users/ AWS said it mitigated Read more about Largest DDoS Attack Ever, New Dropbox Features, North Korean Cyber-Attacks[…]

5 Tips to Stay Private and Secure During a Protest

In episode 125 for June 15th 2020: Our top 5 tips for staying private and secure during a protest. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Privacy And Security While Protesting https://silent-pocket.com/blogs/news/privacy-and-security-while-protesting You Have a First Amendment Right to Record the Police https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/you-have-first-amendment-right-record-police Protecting Your Privacy if Your Phone is Taken Away Read more about 5 Tips to Stay Private and Secure During a Protest[…]

Minneapolis Police Website Hacked

Minneapolis Police Website Hacked, Zoom Encryption, eBay Port Scanning

In episode 124 for June 8th 2020: Details on how the Minneapolis Police website may have been hacked, Zoom’s plan to implement end-to-end encryption, and why eBay and other sites may be port scanning your computer. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** After Anonymous Promises Retribution for George Floyd’s Death, Minneapolis Read more about Minneapolis Police Website Hacked, Zoom Encryption, eBay Port Scanning[…]

First Amendment Rights

First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors

In episode 123 for June 1st 2020: The controversy continues over fact checking and First Amendment rights on Twitter, and why government mandated encryption backdoors are bad for everyone’s security. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Trump to sign executive order aimed at cracking down on Facebook and Twitter https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/28/trump-to-sign-executive-order-aimed-at-cracking-down-on-facebook-twitter.html The Read more about First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors[…]

Episode 100

Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith

In episode 100 of our May monthly show we discuss the history of the podcast, some of the most interesting cybersecurity and privacy news and events over the years, and speak with former guest Rachel Tobac, CEO and Co-Founder of SocialProof Security, about what she’s been up to and of course the David Lynch daily Read more about Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith[…]

Workplace Surveillance

Workplace Surveillance, Apple and Google Contact Tracing Tech, Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences

In episode 119 for May 4th 2020: The use of thermal cameras and other technology to monitor the workplace for COVID-19, more details about Apple and Google’s contact tracing framework, and are virtual security conferences the new normal? ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** A new era of workplace surveillance due Read more about Workplace Surveillance, Apple and Google Contact Tracing Tech, Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences[…]

Geofence Warrants

Click Armor Demo, Podcast Survey Results, Google Geofence Warrants

In episode 98 of our monthly show co-host Scott Wright shows us a demo of Click Armor which is a gamified cybersecurity awareness platform, Tom presents the results of our listener survey, and we have a discussion about the privacy concerns with geofence warrants. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Take Read more about Click Armor Demo, Podcast Survey Results, Google Geofence Warrants[…]

China Hacked Equifax

Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption

In episode 108 for February 17th 2020: The US charges four Chinese military hackers in the Equifax data breach, how Israel’s entire voter registry was exposed, and details on the encryption provider that was secretly owned by the CIA for the last fifty years. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** U.S. Read more about Equifax Hacked by China, Israeli Voter Registry Exposed, How the CIA Owned Encryption[…]