Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:44 — 53.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of The Security Ledger Podcast (#107): Hacker Summer Camp takes place in Las Vegas this week as the Black Hat, DEFCON and B-Sides conferences take place. We’re joined by DigiCert Chief Technology Officer Dan Timpson to talk about the presentations that are worth seeing. And, in our second segment, The Department of Homeland Security launched a new Risk Analysis Center that sounds a whole lot like some programs it already runs. Is this bureaucratic overkill or is DHS on to something?
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:24 — 29.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast (#102): we think of blockchain as the immutable and distributed ledger that vouches for crypto currency transactions. But is its real potential as a foundation for a secure Internet of Things? We speak with Vaughan Emery, the CEO of the start-up Atonomi, which markets itself as a secure ledger for Things.
The success of blockchain technology in securing cryptocurrencies doesn’t make the technology a good fit for securing the Internet of Things, RSA Security Chief Technology Officer Zulfikar Ramzan says. Check out our exclusive conversation with Zully about IoT, blockchain and the state of the information security industry.
In-brief: Blockchain technology will have to clear a number of hurdles before it will be ready to serve as a core infrastructure for the Internet of Things, the author explains.
In-brief: DHS’s S&T Directorate on Friday announced that it awarded $199,000 to Factom Inc., an Austin, Texas firm to fund a project titled “Blockchain Software to Prove Integrity of Captured Data From Border Devices.”