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The CyberForge audio broadcast delivers an opinionated viewpoint on using cybersecurity research and development to build and enhance products and services for the common good.

CyberForge Broadcast Anil John: Public Interest Technologist

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The CyberForge audio broadcast delivers an opinionated viewpoint on using cybersecurity research and development to build and enhance products and services for the common good.

    Cloudy with a small chance of privacy

    Cloudy with a small chance of privacy

    Data is the pollution problem of the information age, and protecting privacy is the environmental challenge

    Bruce Schneier


    In this 7-minute episode, I discuss:



    My impressions of the Cloud Identity Summit
    Why we are at an inflection point now in how the internet should be designed for the future
    GOV.UK Verify’s positioning of LOA 1 credentials

    Standards, Collaboration and Making an Impact

    Standards, Collaboration and Making an Impact

    "What I try to do is draw upon a history of working with ... different types of stakeholders ... to draw connections, especially when you have communities that have different priority sets ..."

    Joni Brennan


    I missed my regular broadcast schedule for this podcast last week since I was at the Cloud Identity Summit.


    So to make up for that, I wanted to bring you something a bit different by sharing a conversation I had with Joni Brennan, one of the movers and shakers in the global identity community.


    Joni is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative and a Technology Evangelist for Internet Identity and Trust.


    In this 20-minute episode, Joni and I discuss:



    The importance of standards and collaboration when it comes to identity and privacy
    Perceptions and priorities when it comes to identity and data protection between the US and Europe
    Where investment still needs to happen to move the identity and privacy ecosystem forward
    The role of the Kantara Initiative and the value it brings to digital service delivery

    Painful interactions

    Painful interactions

    The nine most terrifying words in the English language are "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help."

    Ronald Reagan


    In this 7-minute episode, I talk about:



    New Zealand Government’s research on pain points to address with digital services
    Google’s My Account feature - will anyone use it?
    OPM Data breach

    Parenting the future of technology

    Parenting the future of technology

    The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.

    Herbert Spencer


    In this 9-minute episode, I talk about:



    Project Abacus announcement at Google I/O 2015
    Project Vault announcement at Google I/O 2015
    IRS data breach

    Personal data insecurity

    Personal data insecurity

    The problem with the nothing-to-hide argument is the underlying assumption that privacy is about hiding bad things

    Daniel J. Solove


    In this 6-minute episode, I talk about:



    Data collection and security and its impact on digital services
    Americans’ Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance
    Potential credential service providers for high value digital services

    Are there too many cooks in the certification kitchen?

    Are there too many cooks in the certification kitchen?

    Too many cooks spoil the broth

    Jane Austen


    In this 5-minute episode, I talk about:



    The proliferation of certification programs
    Flaming hoops encountered by identity services seeking certification
    Possible consolidation options for some identity certification programs

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Making high value digital services secure and trustworthy

My goal, as the host of this podcast, is to help technical leaders gain clarity and understanding on complex identity, information security, and privacy practices, so they can enable secure, trustworthy digital services.

I do that by cutting through the noise and confusion and providing commentary, interviews and an opinionated take on the role of identity, security and privacy in high value digital service delivery

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