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SecurityWise Tech is a weekly podcast about technology with a focus on security where I explain how things work and help you increase your security posture.

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    • 4.9 • 25 Ratings

SecurityWise Tech is a weekly podcast about technology with a focus on security where I explain how things work and help you increase your security posture.

    35. Apple’s Covid-19 App

    35. Apple’s Covid-19 App

    Apple released a Covid-19 app in partnership with the CDC, Whitehouse and FEMA that contains information and a screener. EXTRAS: Safari fully blocks 3rd party cookies and Google is 2 years behind, CovidLock Android ransomware, governments using cell phone location data to track Covid-19.

    • 15 min
    34. Sanitizing Your Devices

    34. Sanitizing Your Devices

    Lets all spend some time disinfecting our gadgets. Here are some guidelines to help get you started. EXTRAS: Google insults the world with new Covid-19 website, using smart devices safely, key fob attack, free pornhub.

    • 13 min
    33. Privacy Diary Vol 1: Physical Address

    33. Privacy Diary Vol 1: Physical Address

    Why you should be careful where you give out your physical address and how to make changes. EXTRAS: Facebook cracks down on coronavirus ads, Intuit buys Credit Karma, Morgan Stanley buys E*Trade, Wells Fargo fined $3 billion, Google to improve Android background app access.

    • 14 min
    32. Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum...)

    32. Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum...)

    Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, Ethereum... What are all these cryptocurrencies and why should I care? EXTRAS: Equifax hack attributed to Chinese, School using facial recognition, Philips smart bulbs are vulnerable, CIA owned encryption company

    • 22 min
    31. The Death-Knell Of Privacy

    31. The Death-Knell Of Privacy

    Facial recognition can now match any face to personal data. EXTRAS: Beware coronavirus scams. 23andMe layoffs. Avast antivirus gathers and sells user data. Ring doorbell is full of data trackers.

    • 17 min
    30. Blockchain

    30. Blockchain

    Blockchain is the technology that runs Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies but it has so much more potential that has not been realized. In this episode I explain some of the basics of what blockchain is and how it works. EXTRAS: I’m ditching Spotify, NSA reports vulnerability, wrongful arrest lawsuit.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

WIF567 ,

Simple and VERY informative

This program in simple terms covers security and privacy topics you might otherwise overlook. In today’s connected world it covers topics you should not ignore. Best of all It is in plain language that is easy to understand.

JennyL5347 ,

nice voice

this is real happens in our lives, explained very clearly, and we really need this knowledge to prevent being cheated. looking for next show!

evileye3197 ,

Wonderfully informative

Easy, simple and well informative information on how to keep me safe in an ever increasingly, confusing and overwhelmingly technological world.

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