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Shared Security

A podcast that brings you timely stories, news and tips for living securely in a connected world. Topics include Information Security, Privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile Devices, Applications and Social Media. Hosted by Scott Wright- Cyber Security Auditor, Researcher and Coach, President of Security Perspectives Inc. and Tom Eston- Ethical Hacker and Information Security Professional.

The Shared Security Podcast

First Amendment Rights and Twitter, Encryption Backdoors

In episode 123 for June 1st 2020: The controversy continues over fact checking and First Amendment rights on Twitter, and why government mandated encryption backdoors are bad for everyone’s security. ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Trump...
The Shared Security Podcast

Episode 100 with Rachel Tobac and Kathleen Smith

In episode 100 of our May monthly show we discuss the history of the podcast, some of the most interesting cybersecurity and privacy news and events over the years, and speak with former guest Rachel Tobac, CEO and Co-Founder...
The Shared Security Podcast

Apple’s Law Enforcement Backdoor Dispute, Signal PINs, EasyJet Data Breach

In episode 122 for May 25th 2020: Apple and the US Government dispute over law enforcement backdoors in Apple products, secure messaging app Signal starts to move away from using phone numbers as user IDs, and details on the...
The Shared Security Podcast

Thunderbolt Flaws, WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities, Patriot Act Vote

In episode 121 for May 18th 2020: A new Thunderbolt flaw could let hackers steal your data in under five minutes, new vulnerabilities in a popular WordPress plugin, and details on why the US Senate just rejected a plan...
The Shared Security Podcast

GoDaddy Security Incident, Fake Downloaders, Firefox Lockwise

In episode 120 for May 11th 2020: The latest on the GoDaddy security incident affecting 28,000 customers, fake Microsoft Teams notification emails and Zoom downloaders, and details on new features to the Firefox built in password manager. ** Show notes...
The Shared Security Podcast

Workplace Surveillance, Apple and Google Contact Tracing Tech, Virtual Cybersecurity Conferences

In episode 119 for May 4th 2020: The use of thermal cameras and other technology to monitor the workplace for COVID-19, more details about Apple and Google’s contact tracing framework, and are virtual security conferences the new normal? ** Show...
The Register

British Army pulls up its SOC: New regiment to do infosec work even civvies will recognise

That's Systems Operating Centre to you. Chuffed with that, says Royal Signals brigadier The British Army has raised a new regiment that will take charge of its in-house security operations centre, a move calculated to make cyber defence a...

FTC Slams Children’s App Developer for COPPA Violations

Children's app developer HyperBeard must pay $150,000 after the FTC claimed it violated privacy laws.

Business Services Provider Conduent Hit by Ransomware

Business process services provider Conduent has been the victim of a ransomware attack that appears to be the work of Maze operators. Formed in 2017 as a divestiture from Xerox and headquartered in New Jersey, the company offers digital platforms...
SC Magazine

Cisco security advisories address 47 flaws, three critical

Cisco Systems on Wednesday, June 3 released a series of security advisories addressing a total of 47 vulnerabilities, including three critical bugs that were found and fixed in IOS or IOS EX software. Among the most series flaws is a...

Electrolux, Others Conned Out of Big Money by BEC Scammer

Kenenty Hwan Kim has pleaded guilty to swindling the appliance giant and other companies in a set of elaborate schemes.