My guest today is Adrian Sanabria, co-founder of Savage Security, which was recently acquired by Threatcare, where Adrian is now the Director of Research. He’s an information security veteran, and you can follow him on Twitter (@sawaba) and learn more about him at threatcare.com.
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1. Who are the Shadow Brokers? What do we know about these guys?
4. As a result of all these events, morale at NSA is reportedly quite low. The organization previously referred to as No Such Agency has been ridiculed as No Security Agency. Regarding the Snowden leaks and the Shadow Brokers, and everything in between — both that we’ve heard about and haven’t — how do you think all this is actually affecting our national security?
5. Turning to a global focus, given that Russia and China are playing catch up in the cyber realm, and maybe in some regards are caught up, what’s the future of nation-state cyber conflict? What will it look like?
6. Lastly, let’s turn to this encryption battle. There have been several high profile shootings, and invariably the FBI turns to the cell phones of the shooters, and there’s some debate about whether or not the FBI can actually access these iPhones, due to that security. The FBI has come out an encouraged the idea of backdoors into these devices, which would be programmed in by companies like Apple and Google. This sound like a horrendous idea. Why is that?