Ep. 121: What Went Down With The Iowa Caucus App
February 10, 2020
Hosted by George Rettas
CNBC Cyber Security Reporter Kate Fazzini appears on Episode #121 of Task Force 7 Radio to break down what actually went down with the mobile app used at the recent Iowa DNC Caucus. The technical problems with the app, the lax election security that was discovered following the vote, and the chaos that has ensued has yet again raised concerns about the stability and security of the 2020 Presidential Election. In the second segment Fazzini also reviews the recent Senate Report on Election Security, what's new in the report, and whether or not there will be any action taken from the reports recommendations. And in the final segment, Fazzini lays out what she knows about the Jeff Bezos cell phone hack, how Bezos's phone was compromised, and what we know about the involvement of the Saudi Intelligence Services in the targeted attack. All this and much, much more on Episode #121 of Task Force 7 Radio.
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George Rettas is one of the most well-known cyber security professionals in the world with extensive experience practicing cyber security in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Rettas is a serial entrepreneur, serving as the CEO and President of Task Force 7 Radio, LLC, and Task Force 7 Technologies, Inc. a company focusing on building the world’s first and only Professional Cyber Security Social Network. Mr. Rettas is also the President and CEO of Code X Entertainment, LLC, a company focused on producing television, movies, literary, digital, and merchandising products.
Mr. Rettas has worked for 12 years as a Managing Director and Partner in some of the world’s largest financial institutions holding executive management positions in cyber security operations, administration, and program management functions. He created the first Cyber Security Intelligence function in the financial services sector and detected some of the most prolific breaches in recent history, including Target breach and the JPMorgan Chase breach.
Mr. Rettas also served as a former Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, where he was the co-founder of the Newark Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force. He is the author of the first Title III Wire Tap on an internet-facing computer network in United States history and he worked what is considered the most prolific criminal investigation in the history of the Secret Service in “Operation Firewall."