Amazing Cryptography and Codebreaker Pioneer: Elizebeth Friedman

March 12, 2019
Hosted by Rebecca Herold

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Elizebeth Smith Friedman was an amazing cryptography expert and codebreaker who changed the course of World War II. She also used her groundbreaking work to bust international smuggling & drug running throughout the world. In this episode we discuss some of the valuable contributions Ms. Friedman made to cybersecurity that, until only recently, were overlooked and unappreciated. • What are the major successes and accomplishments of Elizebeth Friedman? • In what ways would history would have been changed if Elizebeth Friedman had not made her contributions? • What is something surprising about Elizebeth Friedman’s life? Tune in to hear the answers to these questions, in addition to learning a whole lot more. And, since March is Women’s History Month, what a great time to learn more about this amazing woman and her impact on history!

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There are more information security and privacy threats than ever before. As more technologies emerge, more big data analytics are used, and more artificial intelligence systems are deployed, cybersecurity and privacy risks grow exponentially. Rebecca has spent her entire career working to improve information security and privacy protections, by not only raising awareness of the issues within businesses and other types of organizations, but also by raising the awareness of these risks in the public and helping them to understand how to better protect their own personal data, allowing them to take their privacy protections into their own hands. Rebecca offers you information about these existing and emerging security and privacy risks and provides fresh insights into the impacts of exploiting these risks, and gives guidance, tips, expert advice, news, with fascinating guests, to help all organizations, and the general public, understand what they need to do to mitigate these risks.

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Rebecca Herold

Rebecca Herold

Rebecca has over 25 years of systems engineering, information security, privacy and compliance experience, is CEO of The Privacy Professor(r) consultancy she founded in 2004. Rebecca has authored 19 books, contributed to several dozen other books, and published hundreds of articles. Rebecca led the NIST Smart Grid Privacy Subgroup for seven years, was a co-founder and officer of the IEEE P1912 Privacy and Security Architecture for Consumer Wireless Devices Working Group, and is on numerous advisory boards. Rebecca was an Adjunct Professor for the Norwich University MSISA program for nine years. Rebecca has received numerous awards for her work, and has provided keynotes on five continents to date. Rebecca is frequently interviewed, including regularly on the KCWI-TV (Des Moines) morning television show, serves on Advisory and Directors boards, provides expert witness services, and is quoted in diverse broadcasts and publications. Rebecca holds the following certifications: FIP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CIPT, CIPM, CIPP/US, FLMI. Rebecca is based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

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