TrustedSec Podcast Episode 3.6 – Facebook and China China China

Welcome to the Trusted Security Podcast – a podcast dedicated to bringing the latest news on information security and the industry. This episode features the following members: Geoff Walton, Rob Simon, David Boyd, Justin Bollinger, and Alex Hamerstone

Title: facebook reaveals bug exposed 6.8 million users’ photos
URL https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/14/tech/facebook-private-photos-exposed-bug/index.html Author: Donie O’Sullivan

Title: As Facebook Raised a Privacy Wall, It Carved an Opening for Tech Giants
URL https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/18/technology/facebook-privacy.htmlAuthor: Donie O’Sullivan
Author: Gabriel Dance

Title: Hackers swipe card numbers from local government payment portals
URL: https://www.zdnet.com/article/hackers-swipe-card-numbers-from-local-government-payment-portals/
Author: Catalin Cimpanu

Title: Chinese spies reportedly behind massive Marriott hack
URL: https://www.cnet.com/news/chinese-spies-reportedly-behind-massive-marriott-hack/
Author: Steven Musil

Geoff Walton

Author: Geoff Walton

Geoff Walton is a Senior Security Consultant for Cleveland-based TrustedSec. He joined TrustedSec’s founder, David Kennedy, after years of working in information security. Geoff’s expertise in pen testing, network security, and software analysis comes from over ten years experience in a variety of information technology roles including software development, network operations, and information security specific functions; Geoff brings a broad vision to assessments and penetration test engagements. Geoff has been part of diverse IT teams at organizations both large and small. He has experience across several industries including retail, professional services, and manufacturing. Geoff has experience in performing static code analysis of mainframe code base to including Cobol. Geoff holds a degree in Information Science (cum Laude) from Baldwin Wallace College. Professionally Geoff has had an active role in developing information Security practices and has been responsible for network operations and security architecture throughout his career.