Data Security Podcast Episode 22 – Oct 14 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: Massive cache of web server logins uncovered, web application security honeypots, and the latest data security news.

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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock

Program Notes for Episode 22


1. Blue Cross and Blue Shield data breach of agent Social Security data

2. High-speed fiber optic controversy in the city of Montecello, Minnesota

3. Campaign strategy data appears to be the target of lap-top theft

4. Business owners who handle or store credit card details seem to be largely unaware of new PCI standards. This Summary of Changes document provides an overview of the significant differences between the two versions.

5. New phishing attacks target fears over the international fiscal problems

Tales From The DarkWeb – High-Performance Distributed Password Recovery to Crack WPA Wi-Fi ; Black Alchemy’s Fake AP generates thousands of counterfeit 802.11b access points. Hide in plain sight amongst Fake AP’s cacophony of beacon frames. As part of your site security plan, Fake AP confuses Wardrivers, NetStumblers, Script Kiddies, and other undesirables.

Conversation: Ira talks with Steven K. Sprague, President and CEO of Wave Systems about a simple and more secure approach to two-factor authentication using the TPM chip that is already built into millions of PCs. This technology can be used to secure cloud computing data and for better security on wireless networks using WPA and TPM.


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