The CyberWire Daily Podcast 7.24.19
Ep 891 | 7.24.19

Facebook settles with the FTC. The US opens an antitrust probe of Big Tech. A new phase in the crypto wars. NSA’s new directorate. Doxing the FSB. BlueKeep. Financial consequences of a breach.

Show Notes

In today’s podcast, we hear that Lancaster University has suffered a data breach. A reportedly critical vulnerability in VLC Media Player may have already been fixed last year. Kazakhstan is testing out HTTPS interception. The UK postpones its decision on Huawei’s 5G gear. The FTC is requiring Facebook to set up a privacy committee. Attorney General Barr wants a way for law enforcement to access encrypted data. And the National Security Agency is launching a Cybersecurity Directorate. David Dufour from Webroot on security awareness training. Guest is Emily Wilson from Terbium Labs about the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation into complaints over Youtube’s improper data collection of kids online data.