This week on the podcast, the gang questions whether it would violate the Posse Comitatus Act to give DOD a bigger role in cybersecurity, if the FDA should allow implants of defibrillators with known security flaw, the European Commission's concerns over U.S. security programs, how to think about the new procedures for availability of raw signals intelligence acquired under Executive Order 12333, and more.
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This episode features an interview with Davis Hake and Niko Sell, two contributors to CSIS’s Cybersecurity Agenda for the 45th President. The gang also discusses Russian hacking, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, Apple's surrender to Chinese censorship, and more.
The gang starts 2017 the way they ended 2016, mocking the left/lib bias of stories about intercept law. They also discuss Russian election interference, the Wassenaar effort to control exports of "intrusion software," and privacy class action practice.
Fresh off a redeye from Israel, I interview Matthew Green of the Johns Hopkins Information Security Institute. The crew also discusses Russian intrusion into the U.S. election, EU privacy regulations, and more.
Too busy to read the 100-page Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Security report on what the next administration should do about cybersecurity? No worries. Episode 142 features a surprisingly contentious but highly informative dialog about the report with Kiersten Todt, the commission’s executive director—along with a discussion of Russian hacking, U.S. v. Mohamed Mohamud, DHS, and net neutrality.
This week, Rihanna and Maury Shenk guide us through the Umbrella Agreement between the U.S. and EU and we chat with Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President for Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft, about the international pressures on technology companies.
Episode 140 features long-time New York Times reporter, John Markoff, on the past and future of artificial intelligence and its ideological converse—the effort to make machines that augment rather than replace human beings. Plus, EU-wide crypto controls, an FBI child pornography investigation, and election hacking.
In this week’s episode, we guess at the near-term future with Betsy Cooper and Steve Weber of UC Berkeley’s Center for Long Term Cybersecurity.
We couldn’t resist. This week’s topic is of course President-elect Trump and what his election could mean for All Things Cyber. It features noted cybercommentator Paul Rosenzweig and Daily Beast reporter Shane Harris.
Frank Cilluffo comes on the show to discuss a new report by the Center for Homeland and Cyber Security at George Washington University, Maury Shenk updates us on challenges to the Privacy Shield Agreement, Michael Vatis reviews the FTC's Business Guide to Data Breach Response, and a leak gives us some news about what Cyber Command has been doing with Russian IT infrastructure.