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Privacy Please

A genuine and informative podcast about data privacy and security. Your reliable place for best practices, interviews, belly laughs, and real stories.


S4, E188 - David Crawshaw, CTO & Co-Founder at Tailscale
This week on Privacy Please, we had the pleasure of hosting David Crawshaw, the CTO and Co-founder of Tailscale. Tailscale specializes in offering innovative software and services designed to facilitate a seamless, secure, and efficient transition of businesses to the cloud. David shares insights into his journey back at Google and with Tailscale's unique approach, emphasizing the importance of smooth and safe cloud migration.  Support the show
59:18 11/16/23
S4, E187 - OVERREACTION MONDAY: Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wife, Lock Yo Phones
Overreaction Monday:Get ready to overreact to three privacy-packed articles shaking up the digital scene this this week! 📱 Guardianship Guide: Your Phone, Your Digital Key!Your phone holds the key to your digital life. Ensure you're equipped with the know-how in case it goes missing. Preparing for the worst is simpler than you think, and it's never been more crucial. #DigitalSecurity #PhoneGuardianship #OverreactionMonday🚨 YouTube's Privacy Plot Twist: Criminal Charges Alert!YouTube's in hot water with criminal charges over ad-blocker detection. What does this mean for your online sanctuary? #YouTubePrivacy #DigitalTwist🔒 Privacy Rollercoaster: Battling for Your Digital Secrets!Lawmakers clash over digital privacy rules. Will this ride end with a digital fortress or leave us hanging? #PrivacyBattle #DigitalThrills #OverreactionMonday #TechThrills Support the show
32:14 11/14/23
Welcome to Overreaction Monday, your weekly rendezvous with the most pressing issues in the digital world. Tune in every Tuesday as we unpack three headline-making stories, delving deep into the realms of privacy, security, and technology. In this episode, we explore the alarming rise of AI-generated fake nudes, posing a significant threat to privacy, the unsettling revelation of 100,000 Torrent Sites users exposed, and the shockingly easy access to sensitive data from military personnel. Join us as we react, analyze, and dissect these major incidents, shedding light on the importance of safeguarding our digital lives. Stay informed, stay secure. Support the show
32:50 11/7/23
S4, E185 - Tom Kemp - Entrepreneur, Investor, Policy Advisor, and Author.
This week on Privacy Please, unravel the mystery of Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tom Kemp, a mastermind in cybersecurity, investor, and policy advisor. Dive deep into his enigmatic journey and glean insights from his groundbreaking book, "Containing Big Tech," where he unveils a path to safeguard civil rights, economy, and democracy. Join us for an intriguing exploration of tech, power, and secrets. Don't miss out! Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
57:50 10/31/23
S4, E184 - Securing Your Digital World
This week on Privacy Please, we go into the heart of digital security and personal privacy. As concerns about digital privacy echo historical events, this episode equips you with essential tool and strategies to safeguard your sources and data.Explore the art of secure communication with sources, learn to navigate the digital landscape anonymously, and discovery how to fortify your email correspondence. In a world where your privacy matters more than ever, embrace radical privacy measures and stay one step ahead. Tune in for quick and invaluable insights that empower you to protect your digital life effectively.  Support the show
26:52 10/19/23
S4, E183 - Facial Recognition: Convenience or Catastrophe?
This week on Privacy Please, we delve into the intricate world of facial recognition technology, exploring its conveniences, challenges, and profound privacy implications. Drawing insights from Kashmir Hill's book, "Your Face Belongs to Us," we navigate the thin line between convenience and catastrophe. From real-world implications to future predictions, we dissect the digital maze of biometric data and surveillance. We empower listeners to protect their privacy through education, advocacy, and digital literacy. Tune in as we unravel the complexities of facial recognition, emphasizing the collective responsibility to safeguard our identities in the digital age. Stay informed, stay vigilant - Privacy Please Support the show
08:45 10/12/23
S4, E182 - Buliding Unshakable Trust: A Deep Dive into Data Privacy for Tech Marketers
This week on Privacy Please, we dive deep into data privacy, exploring regulations, secure data features, and striking the balance between innovation and privacy. Discover the human side through empowering education and learn the importance of continuous privacy audits. Join us as we uncover strategies that build unshakable trust, turning data privacy into a strategic advantage for tech marketers.  Support the show
11:26 10/4/23
S4, E181 - Top 10 Back-to-School Student Privacy Tips and Resources
🚀 This week on Privacy Please, we're about to drop some knowledge that's hotter than the school cafeteria's mystery meat! 🔥Attention, parents and students: 📚✏️ It's back-to-school time, and while we can't promise to make algebra fun, we can guarantee you'll leave our episode with your privacy knowledge at the head of the class.We're serving up more than just cafeteria food for thought. We're dishing out vital tips to safeguard your little Einsteins' online privacy. 🧠🌐Topics on the menu include:🔒 Opting out of data sharing (Because your kid's report card shouldn't be traded like Pokémon cards!)⏰ Managing screen time (It's all fun and games until Fortnite becomes a full-time job.)📜 Understanding FERPA (Hint: It's not a new spelling bee champ!)Join us as we make sure your child's online safety and academic success are on the honor roll. 🏆📖Stay tuned, because this episode may just open some eyes wide enough to catch all those algebraic variables! 🤓🔍 #PrivacyPlease #BackToSchool #PrivacyProtectors Support the show
24:58 9/27/23
S4, E180 - Protecting Our Children's Privacy Online
This week on Privacy Please, we delve into the groundbreaking 345 Million dollar fine levied against TikTok for Privacy violations affecting children. Join us as we uncover the details of this two year investigation, explore the implications for children's data privacy, and examine TikTok's response to the changes. Don't miss this crucial blog cast on safeguarding our children's online privacy.  Support the show
09:50 9/20/23
S4, E179 - X Corp's Privacy Policy Shift: Potential Implications and Predictions
X Corp, previously known as Twitter, has updated its privacy policy to use user data for AI development. This shift raises concerns about user privacy and legal compliance, especially in light of state-level privacy laws and vague policy language. We predict potential legal battles, regulatory responses, increased user awareness, and industry-wide adjustments as companies strive to balance transparency and clarity in their policies. This shift has global implications, shaping the future of AI and privacy regulations. Stay tuned for insights into the evolving landscape of AI and data protection. Support the show
10:52 9/10/23
S4, E178 - Ben Brook, Co-Founder, CEO of Transcend
Embark on a captivating journey into the world of digital privacy in this week's episode of Privacy Please! Join us as we chat with Ben Brook, Co-Founder and CEO of Transcend, exploring his background, the inception of Transcend, solving tech debt for privacy, demystifying Silicon Valley, and the future of privacy in the tech industry. From measuring privacy success to the importance of data rights, we cover it all. Don't miss this insightful and thought-provoking conversation! Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
62:56 8/31/23
S4, E177 - Unplugged, Black Hat Highlights, & More
This week, we're unpacking highlights from Black Hat, revealing cutting-edge products, and shedding light on the alarming surge of undetectable ransomware attacks. Stay in the cybersecurity loop – tune in now!🎙️ #PrivacyMatters #CybersecurityUpdate #privacypros #podcast#blackhat2023 #blackhatStay curious and secure,Cam Support the show
36:54 8/24/23
S4, E176 - Generative AI's Insatiable Hunger: Unraveling the Data Dilemma
This week on Privacy Please, we explore the escalating demand for data in the realm of Generative AI as companies race to fuel powerful AI models. The controversy surrounding Zoom's data policy shift serves as a microcosm of this trend, revealing the intricate balance between technological advancement and user privacy. Join us to delve into the implications of this data hunger, from AI image generators to advanced chatbots, and discover how the industry navigates the challenge of fostering innovation while respecting ethical data practices. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
10:14 8/17/23
S4, E175 - Jane Lee, Trust and Safety Architect at Sift
Get ready for an enthralling episode of "Privacy Please" as we sit down with the brilliant Jane Lee, a seasoned Trust and Safety Architect at Sift. Join us as we unravel a captivating conversation that delves deep into Jane's journey and expertise. From the intriguing world of machine learning to an insightful exploration of the "pig butchering" investigation, we leave no stone unturned. Uncover the inner workings of culture and privacy within tech giants like Facebook, and discover the pivot from Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to the fascinating realm of behavioral analysis. But that's not all – we'll also navigate the complex landscape of encryption's limitations and peer into the horizon of crypto's scope and scale. Tune in for a thought-provoking exchange that promises to broaden your understanding of privacy, innovation, and the digital world at large. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
44:17 8/9/23
S4, E174 - Navigating the Explosive Growth of Consumer-Facing Generative AI Tools
In this weeks episode, we explore the explosive growth of consumer-facing generative AI tools, which promise to transform our lives and work. However, using these tools comes with important privacy and security considerations. We discuss the significance of checking privacy policies, being cautious about data shared, and utilizing data control settings. By understanding these aspects, users can responsibly enjoy the benefits of AI while safeguarding their personal information. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
10:38 8/2/23
S4, E173 - Alex Bovee, CEO & Co-Founder at ConductorOne
In this week's episode of Privacy Please, join us for a fascinating discussion with Alex Bovee, the CEO and co-founder of ConductorOne. We'll explore the challenges of delegating access control, the shift towards tangible value, potential risks of IAM misconfigurations, the human factor in privacy, and the transformative potential of AI in privacy products. Don't miss this insightful conversation on data security and privacy issues. Tune in now! Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
56:25 7/26/23
S4, E172 - The Job Hunt Dilemma: Navigating an Evolving Landscape of Privacy and Equity
This week on Privacy Please... In recent years, job hunting has become increasingly difficult, with extended hiring timelines and demanding application processes. Employers, who were once eager to hire, now subject candidates to grueling rounds of interviews. Even with temporary relief during the pandemic, the job market remains challenging, leaving job seekers frustrated and facing uncertainty.Amidst these challenges, job seekers are also facing privacy concerns. The proliferation of one-way video interviews, necessitated by the pandemic's limitations on in-person interactions, has given rise to the collection of vast amounts of personal data. Moreover, the involvement of multiple stakeholders in the hiring process, as companies prioritize equity and inclusion, raises questions about the privacy and security of candidates' sensitive information. Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
18:43 7/19/23
S4, E171 -Threads' Privacy Policy: Beware of the Red Flags and EU Exclusion
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about Threads vs. Twitter: Global Launch Unveiled, But What's Stopping it in the EU? Privacy Concerns and Recent Rulings Cause a Pause?Tune in to learn more :)  Instacart - Groceries delivered in as little as 1 hour. Free delivery on your first order over $35.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show
08:59 7/12/23
S4, E170 - The Paradox Of Feeling Normal Online
This week on Privacy Please, we discuss the concept of feeling "normal" in the digital realm. Despite the increasing presence of surveillance and data collection, users in the United States seem unfazed and have developed a sense of acceptance within digital infrastructures. Feeling "normal" online provides a sense of comfort, connection, and social inclusion, even though it may not evoke strong emotions. This desire for normalcy explains why users identify with digital platforms, despite being aware of the potential harm associated with them.My credited source for this episode is Tung-Hui Hu of the Wired Support the show
11:20 7/7/23
S4, E169 - Innovation vs. Privacy
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about Innovation vs. privacy and how this has become a contentious topic in today's digital landscape. This conversation explores the delicate balance between fostering technological advancements and protecting individual privacy rights. We delve into the question of which side should take precedence and whether sacrificing privacy is necessary for technological growth. Join us as we explore different perspectives, discuss potential solutions, and examine where we stand on this important issue. Are you ready to weigh in on the innovation vs. privacy debate?  Support the show
44:39 6/30/23
S4, E168 -The Tale of Max Malware and the Privacy Protectors
This week on Privacy Please, we tell a short story about Max Malware and the Privacy Protectors.Enjoy! Support the show
08:38 6/21/23
S4, E167 - 2023 Data Breach Investigations Report
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about the overall costs of recovering from a ransomware incident and how they are increasing… "Mitigating these attacks takes time—if the organization even has reliable, tested backups of the systems compromised—and resources. Ransomware is so ubiquitous that it may simply be a threat that we will always have to protect against" Support the show
22:37 6/14/23
S4, E166 - Was Microsoft Outlook Hacked?
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about how Microsoft Outlook, the popular cloud email service, faced a series of outages on Monday after a reported hack by a pro-Russian group called Anonymous Sudan. The group claimed to have launched a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on Outlook as part of a campaign against US companies and infrastructure.  Support the show
30:30 6/7/23
S4, E165 - What Does Toyota and Dish Network Have In Common?
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about two new events that happened recently involving Toyota Motor Corporation's disclosing their data breach and Dish Network's ransomware attack after admitting they may have paid the ransom without saying they paid for it. Support the show
14:58 5/31/23
S4, E164 - Facebook Owner Meta Fined 1.2 Billion
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about Facebook owner Meta being fined a record 1.2 Billion over European data transfers. Support the show
09:51 5/24/23
S4, E163 - T-Mobile's Second Data Breach, Apple and Google Working Together?
This week on Privacy Please, we go over two articles - the first in Cybersecurity news, T-Mobile's second data breach this year (2023), and the second in data privacy news, we talk about how Apple and Google are working together on industry standards to warn device users of unauthorized Bluetooth tracking.  Article source: Scott IkedaSupport the show
22:10 5/17/23
S4, E162 - Amazon Clinic: Who's ready to sign away some privacy?
Are you ready to give Amazon the rights to your health data? This week on Privacy Please, we talk about a new online patient service offered by Amazon called Amazon Clinic. Now the catch is, in order to become a patient with amazon clinic, first, you must sign away some privacy. Support the show
38:07 5/10/23
S4, E161 - Donata & Hans Skillrud - Co-founders at Termageddon
This week on Privacy Please, we have the pleasure of speaking with the President, VP, and Co-founders at Termageddon, Donata and Hans Skillrud! Tune in to learn more about their backgrounds and how and why Termageddon was created. Company info: Termageddon creates policies for your website or application and automatically updates the policies when the law changes.Support the show
48:37 5/3/23
S4, E160 - Thomas Perkins - Founder of Malcore who Cracked Into TikTok
This week on Privacy Please, we had the privilege of speaking with Thomas Perkins, who cofounded Malcore and is more recently known for his reverse engineering skills. Thomas was the data analyst who cracked the source code of TikTok for the Australian cyber security and intelligence firm, internet 2.0. About the guest:As a self-taught professional software engineer, my primary focus is on developing cutting-edge tools that can detect, classify, and prevent malware such as my invention Malcore ( My passion for coding runs deep, and I firmly believe that it is both a science and an art form. While anyone can learn to code, only a select few can truly master it.60 Minute episode: the show
39:19 4/19/23
S4, E159 - AI Chatbot Relationship Ends In Suicide
This week on Privacy Please, we talk about an article surrounding a man who committed suicide after a 6-week-long relationship with an AI-generated chatbot named Eliza. Article credit goes to - the show
20:12 4/12/23

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