This week, Ellen Nakashima of The Washington Post joined the podcast to discuss Russia's information operations attack on the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Stewart A. Baker is a partner in the Washington office of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. He returned to the firm following 3½ years at the Department of Homeland Security as its first Assistant Secretary for Policy. He earlier served as general counsel of the National Security Agency.
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Episode 170 of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast is a news roundup covering the Senate's new sanctions bill, the Freedom Caucus' statement on Section 702 reauthorization, attribution of the WannaCry attacks, and other news about technology, security, privacy, and government.
Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: In Which Ben Wittes Gets to the Right of Stewart Baker, to the Likely Eventual Embarrassment of Them Both
In episode 169, Ben Wittes and Stewart Baker discuss Section 702 reauthorization. Neither will ever live it down.
Episode 168 features the Tinkers-to-Evers-to-Chance of global censorship, as Filipino contractors earning minimum wage delete posts in order to satisfy US tech companies who are trying to satisfy European governments.
Episode 167 sees blockchain take over the podcast again. With Stewart traveling, Alan Cohn hosts another of the podcast’s periodic deep dives into all things blockchain and digital currency. Our guest is Meltem Demirors, Director of Development at Digital Currency Group.
In episode 166, we interview Kevin Mandia, the CEO and Board Director of FireEye, an intelligence-led security company.
As The Airing of Grievances overtakes The Patching of Old Machines, Michael Vatis joins me in identifying all the entities who’ve been blamed for WannaCry, starting with Microsoft for not patching Windows XP until after the damage was done.