The Security Box, podcast 29: messaging apps and security, news, notes and more

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Welcome to the security box, podcast 29. On this episode of the podcast, what seems to be the problem with messaging applications such as Whatsapp, Signal and others when it comes to their security? What do you think of for cloud security for 2021 as the pandemic continues? We'll have news, notes, questions, comments and more including bits from Sans News bites, Trend Micro and more. Topics
  • Security Now episode 802 was released and broadcasted the week of January 19, 2020. On this podcast, are we really concerned about what application we choose to use to message? Steve says that it doesn't honestly matter, as metadata isn't all that big of a deal. Who really cares if phone numbers, time of messages, and even how long audio messages may be? There are apps discussed for more private communication, but metadata doesn't cover the content of the message itself. From Steve's introduction taken from his security now page he writes in part:
    Then we wrap up by looking at various aspects of the frenzy caused by WhatsApp's quite predictable move to incorporate its users' conversation metadata into Facebook's monetization ecosystem.
    This segment lasts roughly 20 minutes as I play the segment for all to hear. What do you think about this?
  • What about cloud security for 2021? The Top Worry In Cloud Security for 2021 is the Trend Micro article, and I found a video on their youtube page that seems to voice the article. We'll play this video and we'll discuss. Cloud Dynamics: Top Cloud Security Challenges for 2021 is the video. Your thoughts are welcome.
For complete news notes, please see the tech blog for details. Thanks so much for listening!

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