Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast - Interview with Admiral David Simpson

September 30, 2014

In our thirty-sixth episode of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Stewart Baker discusses:

  • This week in NSA:  The agency has named Anne Neuberger the Chief Risk Officer
  • The courts work on how to handle location data after Riley 
  • Apple may have known about the iCloud security flaw
  • The Shellshock bug refutes the notion that open-source code is inherently more secure than proprietary code
  • The financial industry launches a real-time information-sharing program
  • Google’s potential liability for “wiretapping” publicly broadcast Wi-Fi signals
  • Russia advances the date for data localization
  • Apple’s latest transparency reports

In our second half, we discuss the public safety bureau’s role in cybersecurity with Admiral David Simpson, Chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau and his Chief Counsel for Cybersecurity, Clete Johnson. 

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