Hacking: Implications For Our Privacy & Security

Hacking PriusSeptember 9, 2013 – Segment 4

We turn to the topic of hacking. At recent hacking conventions in Las Vegas, cybersecurity experts revealed how easy it is to hack everything from cars to pacemakers. General Keith B. Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency, spoke at one of the conferences about his organization’s use of technology to spy on people.

We will look at these and other issues of cybersecurity with:

  • Edward Ericson Jr., staff writer for the Baltimore City Paper;
  • Dr. Rick Forno, Director of the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Graduate Cybersecurity Program, Assistant Director of UMBC’s Center for Cybersecurity, and Junior Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society (CIS);
  • and Stephen Bono, CEO and President of Independent Security Evaluators, a Baltimore-based network and computer security firm.