321: Gemalto CTO & Award Winning Cyber Security Expert Jason Hart
Jason Hart is an award-winning, globally recognized expert and visionary in the World of Cyber Security. Jason continues to raise and educate the profile of Information Security risks and was instrumental in the introduction of the role CSO (Chief Security Officer) globally.
Hart has devoted his time to reducing and researching the risk of password theft and password hacking. Currently, he serves as CTO for the Enterprise & Cyber Security division of Gemalto, the world’s leading digital security company. A former ethical hacker with decades of experience in info sec, Hart has created technologies to thwart cyber criminals. He was instrumental in developing the role of Chief Security Officer and the world’s leading Cloud Based Authentication Platform.
He has held prominent posts in organizations like Ernst & Young’s Information Security Assurance and Advisory Services practice, was CEO of WhiteHat and Cryptocard. He also advises law enforcement and military agencies on cyber security, and, is a resource for media such as BBC World News, CNN, CNBC and more. His expertise has also been cited in global publications including Time, SC Magazine, InfoSec, Computing and Computer Weekly magazines.
Jason talks about hacking IoT connected devices, the dangers of auto-connecting to wifi and a sensible approach to cyber security. He talks about how criminals can easily obtain information from smartphones using public Wi-Fi networks by tricking users into unwittingly switch Wi-Fi. Hart, also highlights how hackers could be monitoring an unsuspecting surfer’s web activity before they’ve even taken a sip of their coffee and why there is no such thing as free wi-fi.
Our tiny little gadgets are incredibly powerful and as a result, the risks are immense. Jason offers advice on how to stay safe online the steps to take to avoid being just another cyber security victim.