Wired's Kim Zetter, author of Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon, joins the panel discussion to talk about how the cyber operation on Iran's nuclear facilities launched a new era of warfare; the vulnerability of US critical infrastructure to Stuxnet-like weapons; and the gender diversity issues bedeviling the cybersecurity industry.
New America's Peter Singer and Passcode's Sara Sorcher chat with Alex Stamos, Yahoo's chief information security officer and world renowned cybersecurity expert, about his company's new end-to-end e-mail encryption rollout, what it’s like to lead a team of “Paranoids” and why people who have his job are so stressed out.
On the panel discussion, Heather West of Internet performance and security company CloudFlare explores why startups need good security solutions – and why hackers want to target some of the world's newest companies. The panel also expands on Sorcher's latest feature about the cyber gold rush, and the different states and regions vying to become the Silicon Valley of cybersecurity. This episode is sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Identity.
Peter Singer and Sara Sorcher interview Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon, the Army's top cyber commander, about how the Army is beefing up its cyberforces, competition for talent with the private sector, and what role the military should play when a nation-state attacks a private company.
Shane Harris, reporter at The Daily Beast and author of '@War, The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex' talks about tensions between the East and West Coasts in a post-Snowden era. This episode is sponsored by Mach37.