China Tech, Reusing Old Devices, Accessing Patient Data and More!
April 16, 2019
Hosted by Rebecca Herold
In this episode Rebecca answers some questions received from show listeners and her Privacy Professor Tips readers. A wide range of topics are covered, such as: • How many voting machines were attacked during the USA 2016 elections? Will they continue? • Should listeners be concerned that wireless China tech may have surveillance built in? Or tech from other countries? • What happened at Mar-a-Lago with the USB thumb drives with malware them? • What happens to patient data when a clinic closes? • What are red flags that popular tech gadgets, like iPads, have security problems? • Is it safe to give children old phones or other tech to use? • How can people tell if skimmers are in ATMs or self-pay devices? • How can locations for those using Gmail or other email services be removed? • What popular retail check-out system is no longer being supported, leaving millions of retailers & their customers vulnerable? Tune in to hear Rebecca discuss these topics and more.
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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.
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.