In our interview this week, we explore multiple worthwhile Canadian initiatives with Dominic Rochon, deputy chief of policy and communications for CSE, Canada’s version of the NSA and with Patricia Kosseim, general counsel and director general for policy at the Office of Canada’s Privacy Commissioner. Plus, a discussion of Judge Robart's recent busy schedule, Tallinn 2.0, Hal Martin, and that pesky cybersecurity EO.
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The gang discusses cyber defense, Google's recent loss before a magistrate judge, and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Our guest for episode 148 of the podcast is Corin Stone, the Executive Director of the National Security Agency. Corin handles some tough questions—should the new team dump PPD-28, how is morale at the agency after the Snowden and Shadowbroker leaks, and will fully separating Cyber Command from NSA mean new turf fights?
Jack Goldsmith comes on the podcast to discuss his contrarian view of how to deal with Russian hacking. The gang reviews the Obama adminisration's cyber legacy and takes a look at what the Trump administration may have in store.
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.
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.