The Capital Riot: First Amendment and Deplatforming, Cybersecurity Lessons Learned

The Capital Riot: First Amendment and Deplatforming, Cybersecurity Lessons Learned

This week co-host Kevin Johnson joins me to discuss the cybersecurity lessons learned from the US Capital riot, why deplatforming is not violating first amendment rights, and much more. ** Links mentioned ...
CISA Director Chris Krebs Fired, Common Sense and Section 230

CISA Director Chris Krebs Fired, Common Sense and Section 230

In episode 148 for November 23rd 2020: This week Kevin Johnson joins me to discuss the Twitter firing of Chris Krebs, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and our thoughts ...
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Online Voting: 3 Reasons Why It’s Not Possible (Yet)

The coronavirus pandemic has upended our way of life. As millions of Americans practice social distancing, restaurant and grocery deliveries have soared. Children are attending school online via conferencing apps. Adults are ...
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Trump Fires DHS Cybersecurity Agency Over Election Remarks

Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), has been fired by President Trump. His crime? Making a “highly inaccurate” statement about the 2020 presidential election. CISA called the election ...
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Email Attacks Using Fear of Election Interference to Spread QBot

Email Attacks Using Fear of Election Interference to Spread QBot

Digital attackers launched a malicious email campaign that used fear of election interference in order to spread the QBot trojan. On November 4, Malwarebytes came across an attack email. This message arrived ...
Government Rumor Control, US Hospital Ransomware Threat, Russian Hackers Charged

Government Rumor Control, US Hospital Ransomware Threat, Russian Hackers Charged

In episode 145 for November 2nd 2020: Kevin Johnson joins me to discuss the US government’s attempt to prevent disinformation and rumors about the election, a new ransomware threat targeting US hospitals, ...

Voter Privacy and the US Election

In episode 144 for October 26th 2020: Voter privacy and what you need to know about protecting your private information during the upcoming US election. ** Links mentioned on the show ** ...

TrickBot Takedown, VPN Flaws, Zoom End-to-End Encryption

In episode 143 for October 19th 2020: Microsoft gets creative to help take down the TrickBot botnet, details on how attackers have been using VPN flaws to attack election support systems, and ...

More Hospital Ransomware Attacks, FBI’s Disinformation Warning, Android 11 Privacy Features

In episode 141 for October 5th 2020: Universal Health Services is the latest victim of a massive hospital ransomware attack, the FBI issues new warnings about false claims of hacked voter information, ...

This election year, the health of the Union depends on how we safeguard our information 

Cybersecurity does not exist in a vacuum and current socio-economic pressures make the United States more vulnerable to cyberattacks of all kinds. With the U.S. presidential election underway, Americans need to take ...