Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:42 — 67.2MB)Subscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSIn this week’s episode of The Security Ledger Podcast (#100 – woot!): Taavi Kotka spent 4 years as the Chief Information officer for the nation of Estonia – whose government is widely recognized as among the most technologically advanced in the world. He talks about the Estonian model for e-governance and how the U.S. has ruined the term “e-voting” for everyone. Also: what happens when discussions about the security of bits and bytes have consequences measured in flesh and blood? Joshua Corman, the Chief Security Officer at the firm PTC joins us to talk about it, ahead of his featured presentation at next week’s Security of Things Forum in Boston.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation and other civil liberties groups are protesting the U.S. State Department’s proposal to collect social media profiles from Visa holders.
The nation-backed hacker group behind the TRITON/TRISIS malware attack is increasing its nefarious activity, putting critical infrastructure systems in danger of future cyber attacks, according to Dragos Security.
The FBI has mislead Congress and the public about the extent to which encrypted cellphones are hampering federal investigations by preventing authorities from accessing the devices–presumably to support the agency’s own agenda to gain backdoor access to them.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a new strategy to steer its cybersecurity efforts to meet what it recognizes as a growing threat to U.S. national security and critical infrastructure days after the White House eliminated its Cybersecurity Coordinator position.