Data Security Podcast Episode 45 – Mar 23 2009

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

This weeks program:  Smart grid security threats;  Low-traffic web sites come under attack.  And the week’s news.

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The Show Notes Page for Episode 45 of The Data Security Podcast

-From The News:  Although we have been covering this story from a different angle, CNN did get an interview with Ed Skoudis (SANS security expert) on the topic of smart grid security.

– From The News:  CanSecWest was the stage for Microsoft to announce ‘!exploitable Crash Analyzer’ (pronounced: bang exploitable Crash Analyzer). Get the presentation slides and free open source application.

-Tales From The Dark Web:  Finjan released a report on new attack threats to smaller, lighter traffic web sites.  The report has not yet posted on Finjan’s site, but one would expect it to appear there soon .

-Conversation:  Ira speaks with Professor Howard Schmidt about the new CSSLP security certification. “Fast Tracking” ends on March 31st, 2009!

– Wrap up: Bruce Schneier blog posting regarding the backdoor in Blowfish encryption on the Fox TV show 24.  Here is a link to the segment of 24 at Hula.  The Morris O’brian character in 24 claims to know about a back door in Blowfish:

What does Miles  of 24 know about blowfish encryption?

What does this character of the Fox TV show 24 know about blowfish encryption?

Apologies to Bruce Schneier on our mispronunciation  of his last name in our segment.


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