The Future Of Cyber Security

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Updated Sun, Nov 18, 2012 3:09 pm
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Tom Hodson talks with Andrew Lewman and Danny O'Brien

On this edition of Conversations from Studio B, host Tom Hodson talks with with cyber communication security experts Danny O’Brien and Andrew Lewman.

O’Brien is an Internet advocacy coordinator for the New York based Committee to Protect Journalists, and is a leading authority on cyber security threats.

Lewman is the leader of the Tor project, which develops technology to allow journalists and others to scramble their communications when operating overseas.

O’Brien and Lewman discuss the growing threat of cyber attacks within the field of journalism, as well as recent emerging technologies designed to curtail such attacks.

O’Brien and Lewman were in Athens as part of a panel at the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism entitled “Cyber Security and High Tech Threats to Journalists”. O’Brien and Lewman were the featured speakers.

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