Data Security Podcast Episode 19 – Sep 23 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: The lessons we can all learn about Web2.0 security from the Palin Yahoo Mail attack. We talk with The White Hat Security CTO, Jeremiah Grossman. Jeremiah is also a former Yahoo security executive. Plus, the latest security news.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 19

News:

1. TN Chattanooga Grand Jury Could Hear Testimony On Alleged Hacking Of Sarah Palin’s Yahoo Mail Account

2. The 20 states that do not audit their election results are on notice from a coalition of election advocates including Common Cause.

3. Admins and InfoSec Pros Blackhole U.S. Based DarkWeb ISP Amid Fraud, Abuse Allegations

4. New York has become the second state to begin issuing hybrid driver’s licenses with RFID that also serve as official identification cards at U.S. border crossing points.

5. Web Threats are More Pervasive than Email Threats Yet Businesses Fail to Protect Against Them

6. Communities that use reverse 911 calls to spread warnings are seeking new technology to reach the expanding number of cellphone users

Conversation: Ira talks with Jeremiah Grossman about the lessons we can all learn about Web2.0 security from the Palin Yahoo Mail attack. Jeremiah is the founder and Chief Technology Officer of White Hat Security, and a formerly worked on Yahoo Mail security issues while at Yahoo. Be sure to read Jeremiah’s blog posting for more on this topic.

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