Breach Notification , Leadership & Executive Communication , Security Operations

ISMG Editors: What CISOs Can Learn From Ex-Uber CSO Verdict

Also: Keyless Auto Theft Arrests; Updates on Passwordless Tech From FIDO Conference
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Michael Novinson, Mathew Schwartz and Tony Morbin

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the implications of the former Uber CSO's guilty verdict for the rest of the industry, the growing problem of keyless car theft, and the latest progress toward a passwordless future revealed at the annual FIDO Alliance conference.

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The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Michael Novinson, managing editor, business; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; and Tony Morbin, executive news editor - discuss:

  • Lessons learned from the trial of former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan, who was found guilty of a criminal data breach cover-up over a security incident resulting in the exposure of records for approximately 57 million of the ride-hailing service's customers and 600,000 driver's license numbers;
  • How police in three European countries arrested 31 individuals involved in the keyless theft of automobiles, including developers of the software that enabled the theft, its resellers and car thieves;
  • Highlights from Authenticate 2022, a three-day FIDO Alliance conference in Seattle this week, including the latest updates on FIDO Passkeys, MFA bypass woes, biometrics and usability testing.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Oct. 7 edition discussing the plot to leak U.S. health records to Russia and the Oct. 14 edition assessing the proposed EU-U.S. data flow plan.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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