On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Lance Cottrell, chief scientist at Ntrepid, talks about the evolution of privacy and anonymity on the Internet, the impact of new regulations and laws, and a variety of other privacy-related topics.

In the podcast, Cottrell and host Chris Sienko discuss:

  • What about the early Internet drove you to focus on online anonymity and security? (1:45)
  • Do the early privacy tools and concepts hold up in today’s environment? (3:50)
  • When it did become apparent that fraudsters and phishers were taking over the Internet? (5:00)
  • What are some of the most effective social engineering attacks being used? (8:10)
  • Have you ever been scammed or phished? (11:35)
  • Why is online anonymity important? (14:50)
  • What are some examples of privacy and security issues while traveling? (20:50)
  • How will GDPR and California’s new privacy law affect anonymity and privacy? (23:25)
  • What would be your dream privacy regulation or law? (24:55)
  • What are your thoughts on privacy certifications? (28:50)
  • What’s the future of online privacy and anonymity? (29:40)

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