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SSCC 141 - Adobe revisited, MS-DOS, Word, XP, Snapchat and backup [PODCAST]

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Chet and Duck get together once again to look at the week's news with their usual blend of humor, insight and informed intensity....

Take a listen to the latest episode of our weekly quarter-hour podcast!

SSCC 137 - Apple, rootkits, hacking and data breach laws [PODCAST]

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What about support for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion? Can a rootkit be a blessing in disguise? Will federal US data breach laws make things better or worse?

Chester and Duck once again aim their entertaining expertise at the security news of the week...

Security pros: If Healthcare.gov hasn't been hacked already, it will be soon

Security pros: If HealthCare.gov hasn't been hacked already, it will be soon

Four cyber security experts have delivered to the US Congress a unanimous opinion: Americans shouldn't use HealthCare.gov, given its security issues.

Patching your business, Yahoo breach, Google Glass, DDoS-for-hire - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

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Our 60 Second Security videos are back!

We're aiming for a weekly roundup that's quick, fun and useful.

But there is a serious side: security anecdotes to use in your own "elevator advocacy."

Cyber security in US power system suffering from reactive, self-policed rules

Cyber security in US power system suffering from reactive, self-policed rules

John Hawes argued that what's needed is carefully considered defensive strategies combined with fast responses to new, unforeseen vulnerabilities.

Sadly when government and big business intersect, pragmatism and speedy reactions are rarely in evidence.

Congress asks Google if and how it's protecting privacy with Glass

Congress asks Google if and how it's protecting privacy with Glass

The US Congress sent Google a letter listing eight specific privacy areas concerning Glass that legislators would like to know quite a bit more about. As would many of us, now that you mention it.

Ridiculously redacted interpretation of FISA snooping law released

Ridiculously redacted interpretation of FISA snooping law released

US privacy organization EFF invites you to click on thumbnails of the summaries it managed to pry out of the government, but let's save your finger muscles the workout with this summaries summary: ------------------------------.

Experian defends database security practices in face of investigations

Experian defends database security practices in face of investigations

Data brokers are on the hot seat as the Irish regulators begin an investigation into Experian's security methods and the US Congress demands more transparency into what's collected and how it's handled.