Ep. 131: How The Response to COVID19 Is Affecting Your Data Security

April 20, 2020
Hosted by George Rettas

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Cyber Security Legal Expert and Senior Fellow with the Center of Intelligence and National Security at the University of Oklahoma, Adriana Sanford appears on Ep. #131 of TF7 Radio to unpack a variety of different concerns across the cyber security space as a result of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sanford talks about the current request to telecommunications carriers to provide users location data for pandemic research and what that means both from a legal perspective and a security perspective. Sanford also breaks down Uber's recent lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles regarding handing over the location and other data about their scooter rentals. And she also opines on topics everyone is asking about: can your COVID-19 disposition affect your work status, whether or not businesses can legally check your temperature without your consent, and whether or not they are required to notify you if they shared your location or medical data with a government agency.

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George Rettas

George Rettas

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."

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