This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro 8-14-20

August 14, 2020
This Week, why President Trump is talking about banning the social media app TikTok, how that relates to national security, and what that might mean for all of us– even if we don’t use that particular app. This program features a conversation with the...
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Senators push for health privacy measures in COVID-19 stimulus

August 13, 2020
“Health data could easily be abused…so it is critical to have legal limits built into any data collection and retention effort.” – CEO Dave Kennedy Read the article: Senators push for health privacy measures in COVID-19 stimulus “Health data is...
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12 Hot Takes on How Red Teaming Takes Pen Testing to the Next Level

August 11, 2020
Finds process weaknesses “Whereas a penetration test might be limited to a phishing attack or credential spraying to find vulnerabilities, the red team engagement will use that as the starting point, and then see how far they can go inside...
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Facebook Q&A with local tech expert about working and learning remotely

July 29, 2020
News 5 hosted a Facebook Live Q&A with GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone to provide tips for parents on remote learning and working from home. Video source: Facebook Q&A with local tech expert about working and learning remotely
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Big tech companies getting bigger

July 29, 2020
GRC Practice Lead Alex Hamerstone talks to Paul about Google, Facebook, and other tech giant CEOs testifying before Congress today about company practices. Should big tech companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple be broken up?  Do they have too...
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Twitter hack raises alarm among government officials, security experts

July 21, 2020
The recent account takeover attack underscores how Twitter and other social platforms have become a critical component of political systems worldwide. “There need to be more protections put into place for these organizations and companies like Twitter…There definitely needs to...
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High profile hack leads to Bitcoin scam on Twitter

July 17, 2020
David Kennedy, CEO of TrustedSec joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss the big security breach at Twitter.
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Twitter cyberattack was likely 'an internal employee that was compromised, paid': Cybersecurity Expert

July 16, 2020
Alex Hamerstone, Head of risk management at TrustedSec, joins The First Trade with Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to discuss the recent cyberattack on Twitter that hit high profile accounts like Joe Biden, Warren Buffett, Elon Musk, Uber, and Apple....
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Citrix: Reports of user data being sold on dark web are false

July 15, 2020
Tyler Hudak, practice lead of incident response for cybersecurity consulting firm TrustedSec, said that a situation facing Citrix regarding an alleged hack is fairly common: attackers break into an organization, steal data and attempt to sell it on the dark...
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