In this episode we talk about the latest named vulnerability OptionsBleed.  Is it all that it is cracked up to be? And is the security news industry headed into chicken little territory with FUD like this?

Next up, NIST has released new guidelines for authentication which contain some changes to how we are doing passwords.  We discuss what this means and how businesses and users can adapt.

Lastly a couple of articles regarding what incentives are needed for businesses to start taking security seriously raises a topic that we have discussed tangentially on the podcast before.  Is government intervention necessary in some sectors that harbor personally identifiable information?

All this, and some goofy laughs ahead, on the 2 Dropped Tables and a Microphone Podcast.

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The boys are back from Def Con! We talk about our experience with def con 25 and what we would do different next year.

We also discuss Bill C-59, the ‘Clean up’ bill for Canada’s anti-terrorism bill C-51, what does it contain and does it go far enough? And what you can do to ensure your member of parliament hears your voice on this important issue!

It’s time to revisit the WikiLeaks Vault 7 releases! It has been a few weeks since we went through the releases coming out of Vault 7 and they just keep on coming!  We get you caught up on some of the scary ones that have come out since we last discussed this topic.

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