Gerry and Brandon dig into a recent lawsuit of a cyber insurance company suing a security provider for gross negligence of protecting the insurer’s client systems and what this may mean for the industry going forward. They investigate Californias new privacy law and how it relates to individuals and the healthcare industry. They finish up discussing yet another wearable device security issue and the impact of it. As always, they close the show with one cool thing.

Show Notes

Resources:

Security Firm Sued for Failing to Detect Malware That Caused a 2009 Breach 

 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/security-firm-sued-for-failing-to-detect-malware-that-caused-a-2009-breach/  

Why California’s New Privacy Law Is a ‘Whole New Ballgame’ 

https://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/interviews/californias-new-privacy-law-whole-new-ballgame-i-4036 

More wearable security concerns

https://www.av-test.org/en/news/fitness-trackers-13-wearables-in-a-security-test/  

https://www.csoonline.com/article/3287646/security/polar-fitness-app-exposed-personal-information-of-soldiers-and-spies.html#tk.twt_cso 

One Cool Things

Skimmer Scanner

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=skimmerscammer.skimmerscammer&hl=en_US

1962 “OG” Comms Satellite Launch

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