Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Ben Wittes

February 19, 2015

In our fifty-fourth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker and Jason Weinstein discuss:

  • President Obama’s cybersecurity summit
  • Attorney Generals’ critique Anthem for their delay in identifying potential victims of the hack
  • NSA wins a round against the Electronic Frontier Foundation in Jewel case
  • Two Kaspersky security reports identify new hacking tactics and dangers for computer networks
  • Up to $1 billion stolen from banks in cyberheist
  • NY State Department of Financial Services issues report on insurance company cybersecurity
  • The “Equation” Group used firmware exploits to access a variety of hard drives

In our second half we have an interview with Ben Wittes, co-founder and editor in chief of LawfareBen and Stewart discuss Ben’s forthcoming book, The Future of Violence, co-authored with Gabriella Blum.

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