Special: Cyber Security Summit & FiFi’s Finest Hour

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Special: Cyber Security Summit & FiFi’s Finest Hour

 

 Show Notes:

Hour 1

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aliki photoAliki Liadis-Hall from North American Bancard discuss the new EMV chip-enabled credit cards and their new Apple Pay-ready payment terminal for merchants.  We will all soon be changing the way that we purchase our goods and services with new debit and credit cards that will require major changes for merchants and users alike.

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Bruce CoventryBruce Coventry, chairman of TowerSec, talking about info security for autos.  Not only are vehicles complex means of transportation, but nowadays they are also communication hubs.  That means that they are more and more vulnerable to hacking.  TowerSec is at the front of the battle to protect our cars and their occupants.

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Rod DavenportRod Davenport, CTO and Interim CISO for State of Michigan will share about the North American Int’l. Cyber Summit on Oct. 25 & 26 at Cobo Center. According to one report the average business will spend $15 million/year dealing with cyber attacks.  The Cyber Summit has become a key gathering of experts in this field.

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Hour 2

 

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Catch Mike Brennan and Matt Roush on their new podcast: M2 TechCast, live, Mondays at 3PM on PodcastDetroit Network

The focus on the Oct. 12 M2 TechCast, with co-hosts Mike Brennan and Matt Roush, will be on cybersecurity. Michigan Chief Technology Officer Rod Davenport will talk about the 2015 North American International Cyber Summit on Oct. 26. Also on the show is AT&T’s Vice President for Security Solutions Jason Porter who will discuss a recent cyberattack report published by AT&T. Providing commentary will be author and cybersecurity expert Richard Stiennon, and Young Basile attorney Francine Nesti. M2 TechCast airs live at 3 pm on the PodcastDetroit.Com network.

FiFiFiona Hutchings  is a 5th grader at Ann Arbor STEAM, Michigan. FiFi likes to design and create anything from greeting cards to doll clothes to improvised musical instruments. A good friend coaxed her into taking a Python programming class after school, and she has become interested in IT as a possible future career. She was invited to present her Celebrity Impact Video at the recent Michigan Council of Women in Technology gala.

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The Celebrity Impact Video

Hour 3

Crash PlanBackup, backup, backup is Cal Carson’s mantra and there aren’t too many problems that can’t be overcome if you have everything backed up.  Ann Fellman, VP of Marketing at Crash Plan describes how easy it is to backup your computer to the cloud and put your mind to rest.

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