Episode 2: Greg Morawietz On Web Security and Big Data

We will be sitting down with Greg Morawietz the owner of Single Point of Contact(SPOC) a web security company in Palo Alto, CA. We talk about big data, privacy concerns and how regular users can secure their computers.

This episode is all about how the web can be more secure and how companies look at security. Greg knows first hand it is a hard job for two reasons. Cut backs by companies to infrastructure and security investment and also the nature of the beast. The fact that there is always someone looking to break software for ethical reasons (ethical hacking) or for nefarious reasons (viruses, malware and computer hackers)

We talk about some of the solutions for small, medium and large business such as proxies and next-gen firewalls

In security we are the janitors.[…] we aren’t sexy , we are ugly[…] we always bring bad news and technology concepts people don’t understand

We also talk about some public hacks and what they mean in the larger picture of the web ecosystem. Lastly, we go over some common hacks and systems exploits that could be used to compromise your data or computer.

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