Cybersecurity and National Security

Guest: 
Jamie Winterton
Date: 
11/29/2016

Jamie Winterton, director of strategy for the Global Security Initiative, joins Heather Ross and Andrew Maynard to chat about cybersecurity and national security.

•More info on Jamie Winterton: webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/72212

•Learn more about the work that ASU’s Global Security Initiative does: globalsecurity.asu.edu/

•What is Botnet, you ask? www.pcworld.com/article/3145865/s…sche-telekom.html

•Read more about the Stuxnet worm: www.wired.com/2014/11/countdown-…-zero-day-stuxnet/

•Attribution (knowing who’s doing what to who) is difficult to do in cybersecurity. Read more about the problem of attribution and feasibility of preventing attacks: cybersecurity.oxfordjournals.org/content/1/1/53

•Epidemiology of cybersecurity? A CDC for the cybercrime doesn’t sound like a bad idea: www.wired.com/2014/08/save-the-net-peter-singer/

•Security can be difficult for busy people. Here are some tips to keep your data safe:
-Use a password manager: www.wired.com/2016/01/you-need-a-password-manager/
-Set up two-factor authentication: www.google.com/landing/2step/