Data Security Podcast Episode 80, Nov 19 2009

For Thursday November 19th, and Friday November 20th, we depart from our regular format for those with an advanced understanding of information security technologies.

These two special editions feature technical conversations with newsmakers on new counter measures to fight web drive-by downloads. Part one (this episode) features Pedro Bustamante, Senior Security Researcher with PandaSecurity. Part two will post tomorrow, with an EXCLUSIVE interview with the creators of a new hardware sandbox approach to this vexing security issue.

We will return to our regular format of the latest news on data security, privacy, and the law with Episode 82.  Episode 82 is scheduled to post Sunday night /Monday morning, November 23rd, 2009 at ~12.01am Greenwich Mean Time. That is our regularly scheduled show posting time.

On Episode 80:  InfoSec Conversation with Pedro Bustamante on countering web drive-by downloads.

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Show Notes for Episode 80 of the Data Security Podcast

Ira has an extended, technical conversation with Pedro Bustamante, Senior Security Researcher with PandaSecurity. Ira and Pedro will discuss web drive-by downloads. Here is the link that Pedro mentions in the segment.

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