Data Security Podcast Episode 14 – Aug 19 2008

The Data Security Podcast is the place for 30 minutes of news every week on data security, privacy, and the law.

This weeks program: Institute for Justice fights to keep PI lobby from regulating information security; The CherryPal PC, a PC designed by an infosec pro; plus the latest security news .

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 14


1. Law enforcement agencies in 10 cities have adopted military technology to help them “hear” what’s happening on the streets… The objective is to respond quickly to gunfire. See:

2. Online Privacy Bill of Rights, and “opt-in” to web traffic monitoring. See The Washington Post story: Some Web Firms Say They Track Behavior Without Explicit Consent. You can do Google, Yahoo and MSN searches WITHOUT being tracked by using for your searching.

3. Vista Security Useless? Not So Fast… See the PCMag story for details


1. The Institute for Justice is suing to change the law.

The Institute for Justice will notify you about activity in the state legislatures if you send an email to: asmith <at symbol> . They send periodic updates.

2. The CherryPal PC, a new PC developed by an information security pro.


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