Voting Security, Malware as Art, Ransomware, Breaches plus More

May 21, 2019
Hosted by Rebecca Herold

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Episode Description

This week many security and privacy topics are covered, plus news about a necessary summer break! • Why are actual voting machines, with voter data, being sold on eBay? • What are cybercrooks doing on Git repositories that those using them must be prepared for? • How are the “6 most destructive malware threats” considered to be art? • How are organizations, and so many cloud services, exposing personal and sensitive data to the world? • What is going on with all the ransomware and phishing attacks? • Are ransomware response solutions providers causing more ransomware? • Why is Rebecca taking a break from the show over the summer? Tune in to hear Rebecca discuss these topics and more.

Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

Data Security and Privacy with the Privacy Professor

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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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May 2019

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