Encryption & Key Management , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Incident & Breach Response

Shedding Light on the Darknet Marketplace

Also, Lawsuit Could Force Trump Campaign to Reveal Info on Possible Russian Hacking Ties
Shedding Light on the Darknet Marketplace

A discussion on the latest happenings in the darknet marketplace leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.

In the Security Report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • DataBreachToday Executive Editor Mathew J. Schwartz address how the shuttering of darknet marketplace AlphaBay has had an impact on the nefarious dealings occurring in the dark web;
  • Cybersecurity experts analyze why the goal of a lawsuit filed against the Donald Trump presidential campaign by individuals whose personal information was exposed on WikiLeaks might not be to get a financial settlement, but to expose possible links with Russian hackers;
  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk explain how Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is muddling the debate over legislation to require technology companies to provide access to encrypted communications; and
  • About a Girls Scouts of America initiative to train girls in cybersecurity.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our July 11 and July 14 reports that respectively analyzed why President Donald Trump sought to create a joint U.S.-Russian cybersecurity unit and then backed off and FBI Director-Designate Christopher Wray's admission that he faces a steep cybersecurity learning curve.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, July 21.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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