Cleaning Those Tough to Reach Digital Identity Stains

We’re trying to erase our past and it’s becoming harder and harder to clean that history.

This week’s episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast features me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series, and co-host Mike Johnson. Our guest is Davi Ottenheimer (@daviottenheimer), vp of trust and digital ethics, Inrupt.

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On this week’s episode

Why is everybody talking about this now?

On Quora, the question was asked, “What are some ways to protect identities on the Internet?” Mike and Davi offer their advice.

It’s time for “Ask a CISO”

The Three As: Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing or Accounting. How do they interrelate? What’s the order? And have we been doing it wrong?

It’s time to play, “What’s Worse?!”

How are you going to handle having a very well known exploit?

Close your eyes, breathe in. It’s time for a little security philosophy.

On Quora, the question was asked, “What should I do to completely erase my digital identity for good?” It seems impossible, and probably is, but how what steps would one need to get rid of our online identities?

It’s time to play, “What Is It and Why Do I Care?”

We’re introducing a brand new game today called “What Is It and Why Do I Care?” Here’s how the game is played. I have three pitches from three different vendors who are all in the same category, application security. I have asked the reps to first, in 25 words or less, just explain their category. So give me a simple explanation of application security. That’s the “What Is It?” and then for the “Why Do I Care?” I asked them to explain what differentiates them or makes them unique also in 25 words or less. It is up to Mike and Davi to pick your favorite of each and explain why. I only reveal the winning contestants and their companies.

If you would like to be a contestant for “What Is It and Why Do I Care?” just go here and fill out the simple SurveyMonkey form.

David Spark is the founder of CISO Series where he produces and co-hosts many of the shows. Spark is a veteran tech journalist having appeared in dozens of media outlets for almost three decades.