Gerry and Brandon dig into a classic debate in the information security world: Encryption Backdoors. Atty General William Barr recently implored an audience of cybersecurity professionals to champion backdoors in technology implemented encryption. They discuss the utility and implementation of the state of Louisana’s ‘state of emergency’ declaration; is the National Guard a cyber fire department? Finally the discuss their thoughts on whether education can solve the human factor in cybersecurity.
As always they end with One Cool Thing.
US attorney general says encryption creates security risk
Louisiana governor declares state emergency after local ransomware outbreak
Can education solve cybersecurity’s “people” problem?
One Cool Thing