Chris and Stephen use the news of communications tool Slack’s recent hacking incident to discuss the nature of digital security. Along the way we make a plea for candy, claim that almost all companies are digital companies now, offer some security tips to our listeners, and deliver a long bloopers reel. We hope we induce just enough paranoia to get things moving in your security life, but not too much.
Before You Go
- These maps show why internet is way more expensive in the US than Europe by Allan Holmes and Chris Zubak-Skees
Note: The digital divide primarily has to do with socio-economic issues of development in rich and poor areas. Our BYG discussion points out the structural corporate collusion that enables the digital divide, which may not have been entirely clear.
- “Older” by Brother Moses. Used by permission.
- “Winning Slowly Theme” by Chris Krycho. Watch out, Hans Zimmer.
- March 2015 security incident and the launch of two factor authentication Slack’s blog response to their hacking incident.
- Target: Hacking hit up to 110 million customers
- Target hacking mastermind identified as 17-year-old Russian – Here’s another instance of passenger safety being breached in dangerous ways.
- Bash bug vulnerability
- A big list of church management software
- Health insurance companies prime targets for hackers by Jen A. Miller
- Premera hacked - 4 key takeaways from another healthcare data grab
- The new normal — We’re all security companies now by David Ulevitch
- A security firm claims it was Russia that hacked Sony — and that it still has access
Previously on the show
- 2.06: The Ones- and Zeros-sphere—we talked about Marvel’s hack.