In this spotlight edition of the podcast, sponsored by Trusted Computing Group* Steve Hanna joins us to talk about COVID 19 and the security risks that go along with the “new normal” that has emerged out of the pandemic. While organizations face challenges securing remote workers, Steve also sees more than a glimmer of a silver lining to the disruption caused by the Corona Virus.
More than 90% of employees know re-using passwords between accounts is a dangerous business, but two thirds of them do it anyway. Rachael Stockton of LastPass digs into the “why” of password insecurity in the latest LastPass Psychology of Passwords report.
The good news: open source software is nearly universal. The bad news: half of source code repositories contains open source code containing high-risk vulnerabilities, according to a new report released by the firm Synopsys.
In this episode of the podcast (#184) Kyle Wiens of iFixit joins us to talk about Project BioMed: an international, crowd-sourced effort to expedite repair of medical devices by making service and repair manuals available online. In our second segment, we speak with Jonathan Krones, one of an army of volunteer engineers, archivists and librarians who took on the task of cataloguing medical device repair information.
As security “shifts left,” we need to arm engineers with automated security delivered as code, so they can effectively protect our public cloud infrastructures.