Data Security Podcast Episode 60 – July 06 2009
30 minutes each week on data security, privacy, and the law…. (plus or minus five)
On this week’s program:
- Tracking stolen laptops uncovers some frightening evidence.
- Was the exposure of Governor Mark Sanford’s mistress a result of poor email security?
- Our take on this week’s news.
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Show Notes for Episode 60 of the Data Security Podcast
- Conversation: Did poor data security play a role in the disclosure of South Carolina Governor Mark Sandford’s mistress in Argentina? Ira talks with David Setzer at Mailprotector. David’s blog entry on the Sanford email issues.
- Tales From The Dark Web: Firmware level laptop tracking software installed on systems before the theft leads law enforcement to ID theft ring in North Carolina.
- From The News: PC Invader Costs KY County $415,000. Read the detailed account in Brian Kreb’s Blog at the Washington Post.
- From The News: FaceTime Survey: IT Managers OK Social Networking, as Long as it’s Secure and Compliant