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Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt Stephenson interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk, control friction, compliance, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

Dec 10, 2019

Blockchain

 

Blockchain and AI and IoT, OH MY!

 

“Whereas most technologies tend to automate workers on the periphery doing menial tasks, blockchains automate away the center. Instead of putting the taxi driver out of a job, blockchain puts Uber out of a job and lets the taxi drivers work with the customer directly.”

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Dec 2, 2019

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning

 -- Business @ the Speed of Thought; Bill Gates, 1999

 

“I think most people either forget or don’t know that Microsoft only hires people with IQs well over 130”

 -- NY Times; Douglas Coupland, 1998

 

Last week, Microsoft Windows turned 34 years...


Nov 22, 2019

Tinder bot exchange

 

In the summer of 2017, a group of political activists in the UK figured out how to use Tinder to attract new supporters.

 

They understood how the platform worked and how its users tended to use the app. Most importantly, they understood how Tinder’s algorithms distributed content, so they built a bot to...


Nov 20, 2019

Brian Haugli: Livin’ La Vida CISO

CISO Lifespan

According to our friends at Ponemon… in a 24 month period, a business has a 1 in 4 chance of being hit with a significant threat.

 

A separate study shows that nearly 75% of businesses do NOT have an established incident response strategy that is applied consistently across their...


Nov 4, 2019

John McClurg: The Most Interesting Man in Cybersecurity

The Most Interesting Man in Cybersecurity

The police often question him just because they find him interesting

Mosquitos refuse to bite him purely out of respect

In museums, he is allowed to touch the art

Once while sailing around the world, he discovered a short cut

He has won the lifetime achievement...