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The Secure Sessions podcast discusses trending online security, digital rights, and encryption legislation with digital security experts, cryptographers, political activists and media professionals. Hosted by IPVanish CTO Josh Gagliardi, Security Sessions breaks down what's important in the digital security space and makes it relatable for everyday internet users. Security Sessions is brought to you by IPVanish VPN, the only Top Tier, No Log VPN worldwide.




Speculating a Post-Brexit Internet - MakeUseOf, Matthew Hughes

The results of the Brexit vote implicates more than meets the eye. Without the EU's authority, many laws governing online services, Internet privacy, and more need to be rewritten. The kicker? New Prime Minister Theresa May is the same woman to champion Snooper's Charter. Other topics in this discussion include the major Tumblr hack, Bitcoin, the Internet of Things, and inflight Wi-Fi.

Duration: 00:22:55

The Politics of Distraction - Jim Killock, Open Rights Group

In the twelfth edition of the Secure Sessions podcast, Josh and our interviewee, Jim Killock, got into the thick of state-sponsored surveillance. Comparing the stark contrast between the US and UK in permitted Internet access as well as surveillance practices, questions of ethics arise. Listen to the podcast now for an eye-opening discussion about Snooper's Charter, the excuses used to advance the surveillance state, and more!

Duration: 00:32:43

The Next Frontier? Law Enforcement Hacking - Russell Brandom, The Verge

Government surveillance, while providing a form of security, allows the opportunity for those who protect us to behave badly. But at what point does surveillance for the “greater good” turn questionable? Josh sits with Russell Brandom from The Verge for a jam-packed discussion about secret non-federal surveillance devices, local law enforcement hacking, and provisions for those who find internal ethics concerns..

Duration: 00:31:56

Transparency vs. Anonymity: The Future of Digital Currency & Crime - with Jose Pagliery of CNNMoney

Josh sits down with Jose Pagliery, Cybersecurity Reporter for CNN. Jose and Josh delve into the constant friction between convenience and security, discuss Bitcoin and the future of digital currency, and the legal jurisdiction of online crime.

Duration: 00:35:03

Adapt or Die: Can the Government Keep up with Secure Technology? - with Seung Lee of Newsweek

Seung Lee, Tech Reporter for Newsweek speaks to Josh about the future of encryption legislation, the relationship between the military and Silicon Valley in the face of the Pentagon's DIUX startup, and the power of computers vs. human brains. Read the full transcription on our blog!:

Duration: 00:23:15

The Ultimate Power Struggle: Talking with the Times about Apple vs. FBI

Josh from IPVanish speaks to Katie Benner, Journalist for The New York Times. Discussion points include: the current state of the encryption battle between Apple and the FBI, the fallout from the dropped California case, how Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) proposed anti-crypto bill could affect the debate, and more!

Duration: 00:21:35