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July 6, 2021

55. Give the Cyber Professional in Your Life a Hug: Holiday Ransomwa…

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a supply chain ransomware attack that is claimed to have infected over a million devices and then …

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June 29, 2021

54. The King is Still the King: Ransomware and Cyber Capablities

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a report that finds that the United States is still number one in cyber capabilities among countr...

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June 22, 2021

53. Gimme the Loot -- New Ransomware Trends and the Cyber Czar

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a bill that would require companies in critical industries to report hacks to the Department of Ho...

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June 15, 2021

52. Silk the Shocker, Ransomware, and Colonial Pipeline's CEO

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the how the FBI was able to recover some of the ransom that Colonial Pipeline paid, and …

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June 8, 2021

51. Crime Mob and Van Buren v. United States

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the Supreme Court’s decision in Van Buren v. United States, and then finally, we’ll hand out a …

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June 1, 2021

50. Pete Rock, Facebook, and Disinformation

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a new report issued by Facebook regarding disinformation and then finally, we’ll hand out a cybers...

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May 25, 2021

49. Triple Extortion: The Ransomware Debate Continues

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the renewed debate surrounding paying ransoms and then finally, we’ll hand out a cybersecurity awa...

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May 19, 2021

48. A Day Late and a Dollar Short: The Fall Out from Colonial Pipeline

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next , we will discuss the response to the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline. Finally, we will hand out a cybersecu...

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May 11, 2021

47. You Can Lie and Still Kick It: the Colonial Pipeline Ransomware A…

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline and then finally, hand out a cybersecurity award. You c...

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May 4, 2021

46. Why Can't We Just Have Nice Things: Tesla Exploits and Ransomware…

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the a report issued by industry groups, the government, nonprofits, and academics about how to st...

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April 26, 2021

45. Cyber Soft Skills with Dr. Eric Cole

Today we have a special interview episode. I was fortunate to interview Dr. Eric Cole. We talk about how he started his career as a CIA hacker and his current role as a cybersecurity educator, expert witness, and CEO of …

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April 20, 2021

44. Remembering the OKC Bombing

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Finally, we will discuss the 26th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing. You can visit the show's website at www.nothing...

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April 13, 2021

43. Dust Yourself Off and Try Again: Working on State Cybersecurity F…

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss ProctorU, an online web proctoring service, and the security and privacy issues the company raises...

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April 6, 2021

42. A King's Ransom: DHS' Response to Ransomware Attacks

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to address ransomware, and finally, we will be handi...

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March 30, 2021

41. Hustling Backwards -- The NSA and Domestic Survelliance

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss calls for the NSA to be given authority to monitor domestic internet traffic, and finally, we will...

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March 23, 2021

40. Zero to One Hundred -- Responding to Cyberattacks

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will have a discussion of the UK’s new policy in regards to responding to cyber attacks, and finally, we …

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March 16, 2021

39. Tom Cruise and Deepfakes -- a risky business for us all

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will have a discussion of evolution of deepfake technology , and finally, we will be handing out a cybersecurit...

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March 9, 2021

38. ICE, ICE, Baby -- Private Databases and Federal Agencies

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss ICE’s uses of private databases for investigations and the privacy implications, and finally, we w...

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March 2, 2021

37. Ladies First -- Recruiting and Retaining Women in Cybersecurity

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will have a conversation about women in cybersecurity and some suggestions on increasing the number in the cybe...

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Feb. 23, 2021

36. They Don't Want You to Have a Podcast

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a possible data breach involving the law firm Jones Day, and finally, we will be handing out …

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Feb. 16, 2021

35. Mike Jones (Who?) and Your Password Security

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a new proposed data privacy law in Oklahoma, and finally, we will be handing out a cybersecurity …

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Feb. 9, 2021

34. How Important is a Glass of Water?

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss a cyber attack on a water treatment facility and its implications for the future, and finally, we …

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Feb. 2, 2021

33. Protecting the Covid-19 Vaccine So It Can Protect Us

Today we will be talking about cybersecurity in the news, and we also have some “Protect ya Neck” news. Next, we will discuss the cybersecurity issues related to distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, and finally, we will be ...

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Jan. 25, 2021

32. Ransomware and Rural Cybersecurity with Greg Edwards

Today we have an interview with Greg Edwards, the CEO of Crypto Stopper. We talk ransomware, diversity, and rural cybersecurity. I hope you enjoy our conversation. You can visit the show’s website at www.nothingaboutyou.c...

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