The CyberWire Daily Podcast 8.15.19
Ep 907 | 8.15.19

Huawei accused of abetting domestic surveillance in Africa. Cyber gangs adapt and evolve. Prosecutors indicate they’ll add charges to “erratic.” Bluetana detects card skimmers.

Show Notes

Huawei accused of aiding government surveillance programs in Zambia and Uganda. Cyber gangs are adapting to law enforcement, and they’ve turned to “big game hunting.” They’re also adapting legitimate tools to criminal purposes. US Federal prosecutors indicate they intend to add charges to those Paige Thompson already faces for alleged data theft from Capital One. And there’s a new tool out there for detecting gas pump paycard skimmers. Malek Ben Salem from Accenture Labs on transparency and community standards online. Guest is Taylor Armerding from Synopsys on the projected employment shortfall in cyber security.