Paul Rosenzweig kicks off the news roundup by laying out the New York Times’s brutal overview of the many compromises Tim Cook’s Apple has made with an increasingly oppressive Chinese government. There is no way to square Apple’s aggressive opposition to U.S. national security measures with its quiet surrender to much more demanding Chinese measures.
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Our interview is with Brandon Wales, acting head of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Jen Daskal, deputy general counsel for Cyber and Technology Law at DHS.
Bruce Schneier joins us to talk about artificial intelligence (AI)
Our interview is with Kevin Roose, author of Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation that debunks most of the comforting stories we use to anaesthetize ourselves to the danger that artificial intelligence and digitization poses to our jobs. Luckily, he also offers some practical and very personal ideas for how to avoid being caught in the oncoming robot apocalypse.
Brian Egan hosts this episode of the podcast, as Stewart Baker is hiking the wilds of New Hampshire with family.
Our interview is with Mark Montgomery and John Costello, both staff to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.
They used to say that a conservative was a liberal who’d been mugged. Today’s version is that a conservative who’s comfortable with business regulation is a conservative who’s been muzzled by Silicon Valley. David Kris kicks off this topic by introducing Justice Thomas’s opinion in a case over Trump’s authority to block users he didn’t like.
Our interview is with Kim Zetter, author of the best analysis to date of the weird messaging from the National Security Agency (NSA) and Cyber Command about the domestic
Our news roundup for this episode is heavy on China and tech policy. And most of the news is bad for tech companies.
We’re mostly back to our cybersecurity roots in this episode, for good reasons and bad. The worst of the bad reasons is a new set of zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s Exchange servers.