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Zero Day

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest risks to the financial system, and it's been that way for years. So what can we do to make the internet more secure? This five-part podcast series from American Banker explores the origins of the internet and cybersecurity, the laws and rules that manage cyber risk, and the technologies and policies that could make cyberspace safer ... before it's too late. From the creator of award-winning narrative podcasts Nobody's Home and Bankshot, this is Zero Day.

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Ep. 5: The Codebreaker

The advent of advanced quantum computers could upend encryption as we know it, and a race is on to protect cyberspace before one arrives. But no one knows when that will be, and updating the internet will require a new approach.

28mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #1

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Ep. 4: Something You Know, Something You Have, Something You Are

Cyberspace exists at the intersection of technology and human error. Is there a technical answer to reducing human error and making the internet more secure? And more secure for whom?

34mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #2

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Ep. 3: The Way We Live Now

The government's approach to cybersecurity has evolved gradually over the last 40 years, and what we have now is a patchwork approach that serves some critical infrastructures better than others.

36mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #3

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Ep. 2: The Giant Brain

Computers were invented to calculate quickly and efficiently, but the emergence of the internet opened up enticing new possibilities for communication and commerce. But security has long been an afterthought.

27mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #4

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Ep. 1: There's a War Out There

Cybercrime has emerged as one of the biggest potential sources of risk to the financial system over the last 20 years, and cybersecurity is a paramount concern to bankers everywhere. But can the internet be made more secure?

21mins

30 Apr 2020

Rank #5