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[…]

Contact Tracing Controversy, Fighting COVID-19 Criminal Activity

In episode 99 of our April monthly show: Apple and Google’s controversial efforts to create contact tracing technology, fighting COVID-19 criminal activity, and what the new normal means for startup companies. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Apple and Google to build contact tracing technology https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2020/0410/1129902-apple-and-google-to-build-contact-tracing-technology/ COVID-19 Cyber Threat Coalition https://www.cyberthreatcoalition.org/ Read more about Contact Tracing Controversy, Fighting COVID-19 Criminal Activity[…]

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[…]

Tax Identity Theft

Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident

In episode 107 for February 10th 2020: preventing tax identity theft and other tax scams, the FTC taking a stand against companies that support robocallers, and details on the incident where videos from Google Photos were being sent to strangers. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Preventing Tax Identity Theft and Read more about Preventing Tax Identity Theft, FTC and Robocallers, Google Photos Incident[…]

Off-Facebook Activity Tool

Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach

In episode 106 for February 3rd 2020: What you need to know about Facebook’s new off-Facebook activity tool, details about the Ring Android app sending user data to third party trackers, and new developments in the Wawa credit card breach. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Off-Facebook Activity is a Welcome Read more about Off-Facebook Activity Tool, Ring App Third-Party Trackers, Wawa Credit Card Breach[…]

Mass Surveillance in China

How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack

In episode 98: A new report from the EFF details how we are tracked online by third-party corporations, more mass surveillance concerns in China and Australia, and a malicious app hijack attack on Android to be aware of. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** How You’re Tracked Online – Must Read Read more about How You’re Tracked Online, New Mass Surveillance Concerns, Malicious Android App Hijack[…]

Smart City Privacy

Top 25 Most Dangerous Vulnerabilities, Smart City Privacy, DuckDuckGo vs. Google

In episode 94 of our monthly show for November 2019: The 25 most dangerous vulnerabilities, the privacy of new “smart cities”, and which search engine keeps your searches more private? It’s DuckDuckGo vs. Google! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Snapshot: Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors https://www.dhs.gov/science-and-technology/news/2019/11/26/snapshot-top-25-most-dangerous-software-errors https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/18/the_25_most_dangerous_software_weaknesses/ Google’s “smart Read more about Top 25 Most Dangerous Vulnerabilities, Smart City Privacy, DuckDuckGo vs. Google[…]

Google Collecting Healthcare Data

Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams

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 95 for November 18th 2019: Google’s access to the medical records of millions of Americans, a new ruling on suspicionless searches at the US border, and details on a new scam using Read more about Google’s Health Record Storage Controversy, US Border Search Ruling, Zelle Scams[…]

Smart Speaker Phishing Attacks

Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features

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 92 for October 28th 2019: Details on the Nord VPN security incident, using Amazon Echo and Google Home smart speakers for phishing attacks, and new privacy features in Apple iOS 13 you Read more about Nord VPN Security Incident, Smart Speaker Phishing, Apple iOS 13 Privacy Features[…]

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault

Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault, Google’s New Privacy and Security Controls, REAL ID Deadline

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 89 for October 7th 2019: Microsoft’s new OneDrive personal vault, updated privacy and security controls announced by Google, and the TSA’s announcement about the REAL ID deadline next year. I have a Read more about Microsoft OneDrive Personal Vault, Google’s New Privacy and Security Controls, REAL ID Deadline[…]