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Open Source Security Podcast

May 31, 2021

Josh and Kurt talk about AI driven comments. We live in a world of massive confusion and disruption where what is true and false, real and fake, are often widely debated. As AI grows and evolves what does it mean for this future? We don't really have any answers, but we ask a lot of questions. This isn't easy, nor...

May 24, 2021

Josh and Kurt talk about the Biden Administration new cybersecurity executive order. There are some good ideas in there, but at the end of the day it's an unfunded mandate. Unfunded mandates are difficult to implement.

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May 17, 2021

Josh and Kurt talk about how people handle problems. We open with the story of the Colonial Pipeline hack, but then go into some of the ways people tend to make problems worse.

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May 10, 2021

Josh and Kurt talk about dark patterns. A dark pattern is when a service tries to confuse a user into doing something they don't want to, like unknowingly purchasing a monthly subscription to something you don't need or want. The US Federal Trade Commission is starting to discuss dark patterns in webs sites...

May 3, 2021

Josh and Kurt talk about the University of Minnesota experimenting on the Linux Kernel. There's a lot to unpack in this one, but the TL;DR is you probably don't want to experiment on the kernel.

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