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Episode 243: The CSTO is a thing- a conversation with Chris Hoff of LastPass

Paul talks with Chris Hoff the Chief Secure Technology Officer at LastPass about the CSTO role and the security implications of “software eating the world.”

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Episode 242: Hacking the Farm (and John Deere) with Sick Codes

In our latest podcast, Paul caught up with Sick Codes (@sickcodes) to talk about his now-legendary presentation at the DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas, in which he demonstrated a hack that ran the Doom first person shooter on a John Deere 4240 touch-screen monitor.

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Episode 241: If Its Smart, Its Vulnerable a Conversation with Mikko Hyppönen

We speak with Mikko Hyppönen on the sidelines of the DEF CON Conference in Las Vegas to talk about his new book, “If its Smart it Vulnerable.”

A jailbroken John Deere monitor running a version of the DOOM FPS

UPDATE DEF CON DOOM Patrol: Deere Jailbreak Raises Questions on Security, Competition

A researcher presented the results of a year-long effort to reverse engineer John Deere hardware to run a version of the DOOM first person shooter. He also discovered a number of security flaws along the way.

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Episode 240: As Stakes Grow, Cyber Policy Needs to “Shift Right”?

In this episode of the podcast (#240) Lauren Zabierek, the Executive Director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins us to talk about the need for a re-think of national cybersecurity preparedness, as major hacks like the attack on Colonial Pipeline put the focus on resilience and public safety.