Data Security Podcast Episode 23 – Oct 21 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: FBI Cyber Division sees a large increase in sophisticated attacks; Is anti-virus is almost useless? Plus, the latest data security news.
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This week’s show is sponsored by DeviceLock
Program Notes for Episode 23
1. The modern mobile phone turns 25 years old
2. Cellular botnets coming soon: Part of a multi-threat Georgia Tech Report on emerging attacks
3. IRS fails another internal (in)security audit
4. Will the UK require government IDs to buy pay-as-you-go cell phones?
Tales From The DarkWeb – The FBI Cyber Division sees a large increase in attacks against US businesses and government networks
Conversation: Randy Abrahms, with ESET Anti-Virus software challenges the claims at this year’s IT Security World show that anti-virus is almost useless. Sandboxie, the free security program that Randy mentioned for isolating the web browser from the rest of the system.