Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Brian Krebs

May 5, 2014

In our eighteenth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker and Michael Vatis discuss:

  • This week in NSA: The internal NSA briefing memo surmising that GCHQ probably hoped to expand its access to PRISM data
  • Microsoft loses a big case before a magistrate in SDNY, who rules that the government can enforce warrants requiring Microsoft to produce data stored abroad
  • The Supreme Court hears oral argument over cell phone searches incident to arrest
  • The White House has released a couple of reports on Big Data—one from the PCAST and one from John Podesta’s group—along with several recommendations
  • The White House also released guidance on when NSA will exploit cybersecurity flaws and when it will try to fix them
  • GCHQ’s own independent monitor has released a long and favorable report
  • And data breaches claim their first CEO, as Target makes room at the top

In our second half, we have an interview with Brian Krebs, the noted security researcher behind Krebs on Security. Brian comments on the week’s news before giving us an interview on the latest in Russian cybercrime.

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