The CyberWire Daily Podcast 12.12.18
Ep 743 | 12.12.18

Operation Sharpshooter. Meng makes bail. Sino-American cyber tensions. Leadership crises in the UK and France. Congress doesn’t lay a glove on Google. 2018’s bad password practices.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear some of McAfee’s description of Operation Sharpshooter, an ambitious cyber reconnaissance campaign. Huawei’s CFO Meng makes bail in Vancouver, and China reacts sharply to the arrest. The US is said to be preparing sanctions and indictments in response to various Chinese hacking activities. A no-confidence vote is called in the UK. In France, President Macron makes concessions to the Yellow Vests. Google skates through its interrogation by Congress. And bad passwords get rated. Johannes Ullrich from SANs and the ISC Stormcast Podcast with holiday tips on securing new devices. Guest is Ali Golshan from StackRox on the shift toward DevOps.