Even if you don’t really speak tech, watch it. He doesn’t really go into deep details, though it does require some understanding of how networking works.
If you still don’t want to take the hour let me synopsize it into one single sentence:
Nothing is safe.
And there isn’t much of a hope for immediate improvement either because the NSA is leaning on organizations to leave a lot of this crap in place. Not to mention they do not report security threats instead they want them left open for exploitation.
There are couple things that desperately need to change, one of the biggest is security needs to stop being an afterthought in software and systems development. I’ve said it before folks, we’re in a cold war and one side just doesn’t want to admit the truth of the matter yet.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.