The media was once again telling everyone to light their hair on fire over the latest web bug that threatens to expose all of our private information – a bug they called CloudBleed. In this show, I use this particular web vulnerability to discuss how the media so often gets the reporting on these things totally wrong. In today’s world, where every headline is dire and begs to be clicked on, the phrase “if it bleeds it leads” has never been more true. We’ll talk about just what CloudBleed is and why the chances of it affecting you are likely very small – despite what most of the articles would have you believe.
Meet Carey Parker, he is a software engineer, cyber security expert and published author of the book, and now podcast Firewalls Don’t Stop Dragons, A Guide to Computer Security for non-techies. His primary goal is to help everyday non-technical people and small businesses understand how to be proactive in securing their computers and protecting their online privacy.
For Further Insight:
Glenn Greenwald, Why Privacy Matters, TED Talk