Jon Callas gives a little of his background and his current
We talk through why cryptography is so hard, and so broken
Jon overviews compatibility, audit and making cryptography
Jon brings up open source, security, and why "open is more
secure" is bunk
We talk through "barn builders" vs. "barn kickers" and why
security isn't improving
We talk through how to do privacy, active vs. passive
We talk through anonymous VPN providers, anonymization
services, and how they're legally bound
Jon talks about appropriate threat modeling and knowing what
We talk through patching -- how to do patching for Joe Average
Bonus-- Mobile is as secure (or more) than what we're used to
on the desktop
Jon Callas ( @JonCallas
) - Jon Callas is an American computer security expert,
software engineer, user experience designer, and technologist who
is the co-founder and CTO of the global encrypted communications
service Silent Circle. He has held major positions at Digital
Equipment Corporation, Apple, PGP, and Entrust, and is considered
“one of the most respected and well-known names in the mobile
security industry.” Callas is credited with creating several
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards, including
OpenPGP, DKIM, and ZRTP, which he wrote. Prior to his work at
Entrust, he was Chief Technical Officer and co-founder of PGP
Corporation and the former Chief Technical Officer of
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