Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Feb 11, 2015

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, February 11, 2015: This week, the Obama administration announced that it would create a cybersecurity agency to protect U.S. companies and citizens from hackers and other threats from cyberspace. This agency is expected to gather intelligence from various government agencies and coordinate their efforts. First up is Stephen Cobb, a security researcher at ESET North America, to tell us more about this agency's mandate. Next, we'll talk to Molly Wood, Technology Columnist for the New York Times, about at-home networking company Eero. And Richard Macauley, a reporter based in China, joins us to talk about about China’s crackdown on VPNs that bypass the great firewall. 

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Two cybersecurity agencies diverged in a wood...

Feb 11, 2015
The Obama administration's new cybersecurity agency versus the pre-existing one.

Airing on Wednesday, February 11, 2015: This week, the Obama administration announced that it would create a cybersecurity agency to protect U.S. companies and citizens from hackers and other threats from cyberspace. This agency is expected to gather intelligence from various government agencies and coordinate their efforts. First up is Stephen Cobb, a security researcher at ESET North America, to tell us more about this agency’s mandate. Next, we’ll talk to Molly Wood, Technology Columnist for the New York Times, about at-home networking company Eero. And Richard Macauley, a reporter based in China, joins us to talk about about China’s crackdown on VPNs that bypass the great firewall. 

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