Data Security Podcast Episode 88, Jan 04 2010
30 minutes every week on data security, privacy, and the law…..(plus or minus ten)
On this week’s program:
* Bad guys buying services to evade anti-virus
* Special announcement
* Our take on this week’s news
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Show Notes for Episode 88 of the Data Security Podcast
* Tales From The Dark Web: Bad guys buying services evade anti-virus. Brian Krebs (formerly with The Washington Post) does his usual outstanding work on the topic, from his brand new blog. Read more here.
* From Our Take on The News: Body scanning machines; here’s a story from the UK that dismisses their effectiveness in cases where a guy stuffs a chemical explosive in his underwear. (But they are very effective at revealing the other junk in your underwear.) Read more here.
Meanwhile, Logan International in Boston and the Newark Liberty Airport in New Jersey will both get the body imaging machines. (Both were points of origin for the September 11 attacks.) Read more here from The Star Ledger. And read more here from Boston Globe.
* From Our Take on The News: TSA nominee misled Congress about accessing confidential records. Read more here from The Washington Post.
* From Our Take on The News: How embarrassing! The Chairman of the FCC sends a facebook spam. Read more here from The New York Times blog.
* Special Announcement: The Data Security Podcast will go LIVE this week as the nation’s first call-in talk show on security, privacy and the law. You can listen on a web stream or terrestrial radio every Saturday, starting this Saturday, Jan 9th from 10 a. m. until noon Pacific Time. Be sure to tune into the web stream of KKOH-780am, here is a link to their site, click on the’ Listen Live’ link on the upper right hand corner.
We are changing the name of the show to The CyberJungle. We will keep this site active, and we will keep the current iTunes site active for a while, as we transition to the new name and site. We will continue to post our interviews with security experts. The material that’s too technical for the radio will be posted here.
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