Data Security Podcast Episode 53 – May 18 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 – One web malware variant overtakes all others; Smart cards INSIDE MiniSD for two factor auth via cell phone. And, our take on this week’s news.
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The Show Notes Page for this week’s The Data Security Podcast
–> Ira has a conversation with William Holmes, of Go Trust. They have developed technology to merge smart cards with MiniSD memory. This technology can be used to make rather smart two-factor authentication. Go Trust is looking for people that want to develop applications that leverage this new security technology.
–> Tales From The Dark Web: According to Graham Cluely’s Blog at Sophos, Malicious JSRedir-R script found to be biggest malware threat on the web, at least for the next 15 minutes..
–> Be sure to read a new feature on our web site: Lame Excuses, the dumb statements by people who should have been responsible for securing information. A new entry was added this week, and we welcome your contributions.
–> From The News: The Federal Computer Week story, Homeland Security Information Network suffers intrusions.
–> From The News: U.S. attorney’s office tells employees not to log on to Drudge Report, as reported by Jonathan Martin at POLITICO.com .