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Deere John: Researcher Warns Ag Giant’s Site Provides a Map to Customers, Equipment

Software vulnerabilities in web sites operated by John Deere could allow a remote attacker to harvest information on the company’s customers including their names, physical addresses and the equipment they own. The revelation suggests the U.S. agriculture sector is woefully unprepared for disruptive cyber attacks, experts warn.

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Can Blockchain Solve Data’s Integrity Problem?

The rapid digitalization and automation of business processes makes data integrity critical, as low-quality data risks infecting automated business decision process. Authors Dan Geer and T. Mark Morley suggest that blockchain may offer one solution to the data integrity problem.

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Episode 211: Scrapin’ ain’t Hackin’. Or is it?

Is scraping the same as hacking or just an example of “zealous” use of a social media platform? And if it isn’t considered hacking…should it be? As more and more online platforms open their doors to API-based access, do we need more rules and oversight of how APIs are used to prevent wanton abuse?

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Episode 210: Moving The Goal Posts On Vendor Transparency: A Conversation With Intel’s Suzy Greenberg

In this episode of the podcast, Paul speaks with Intel Vice President Suzy Greenberg about a new survey by the Poneman Institute that shows how customers’ expectations are changing when it comes to vendor transparency about software vulnerabilities.

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Episode 209: Fortinet’s Renee Tarun on Scaling InfoSec To Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges

The information security industry needs both better tools to fight adversaries, and more people to do the fighting, says Fortinet Deputy CISO Renee Tarun in this interview with The Security Ledger Podcast’s Paul Roberts.