Data Security Podcast Episode 48 – Apr 13 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: Twitter worm a case study in web app security; Will Congress give sweeping cyber authority to the White House?  And our take on the news.

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This week’s show is sponsored by  DeviceLock Removable Media Security Software.

The Show Notes Page for Episode 48 of The Data Security Podcast

-From The News: Patch those third party apps, not just the OS! That’s the takeaway from the latest edition of The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.

– From The News: IRS to Boost Oversight of Security, Accuracy of E-Filings, as posted in the Washington Post

– From The News: FTC’s attempt to fight fraud with the so-called “Red Flags Rules” Here is a link to the FTC’s How-To Guide for Business. Physicians are on the list of many types of business that need to comply.

-Tales From The Dark Web: We covered XSS and web application security. OWASP is an excellent resource for free, standards-based web application security information.

-Conversation:  Ira speaks with Lee Tien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Read more about the Cybersecurity Bill of 2009, including a link to the EFF blog posting on the issue.

– Wrap up:  HOWTO: Protect Yourself On Twitter (Lessons Learned From The StalkDaily Twitter Hack)

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