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COVID-19 upends supply chain, 3rd-party risk rises

Manufacturers and supply chain organizations must prioritize limiting third-party risk as they produce, warehouse and deliver essential goods and medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, said Curtis Simpson, former VP and global CISO with multi-billion-dollar food marketer and distributor Sysco Corporation, in a podcast interview with SC Media. Houston-based Sysco is one of multiple companies…

Former federal CIO: Efforts to ban Huawei ‘don’t make any sense to me’

Recent U.S. efforts to ban the federal use of telecommunications equipment from Huawei Technologies and other Chinese companies are “malaligned” and “don’t make any sense to me,” said former Federal CIO Tony Scott in a podcast interview with SC Media. Scott, who served under former President Barack Obama and now operates as chairman of his own…

SC Podcast: RSA, coronavirus and cybersecurity…

This year, the coronavirus joined hippies, counterculture figures and hip tech geniuses who have made the trek to San Francisco for enlightenment, music and to share ideas. Actually, the coronavirus itself didn’t surface during RSA, but it certainly was the talk of the town. In this podcast Cymatic Chief Security and Trust Officer Malcolm Harkins…

Banning end-to-end encryption is an authoritarian move, warns social scientist

Proposals for a U.S. federal law that would require tech companies to build backdoors into their end-to-end encrypted communications services sound like they are lifted from an authoritarian country’s playbook, warned Dr. Andrea Little Limbago, chief social scientist at Virtru, in a podcast interview with SC Media. Federal law enforcement authorities and the current White…

Bot or human? It’s getting harder to tell

The saying goes: “On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” But the more apt expression in this day and age might be “nobody knows you’re a bot.” Bots are becoming increasingly human-like, which presents a significant challenge to security professionals, website owners and social media network operators seeking to distinguish malicious and inauthentic bot…

‘Kardashian jokes and then a really racist tweet’: How Russian social media trolls suckered in Americans

Camille Francois remembers the day she learned that the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence was granting her the extraordinary opportunity to research the extent of Russia’s influence operations during 2016 presidential election campaign. SC Podcast “Our CEO [John Kelly]… said, ‘Hey Cam, what would you say if we had access to the actual data…

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