In today’s podcast, we hear about the HBO hack, and the exposure of episodes and scripts Operation #LeakTheAnalyst targets individual security researchers. Election hacking: machines, databases, and public opinion are all targets. The UK’s Home Secretary wants Silicon Valley to rethink strong encryption. Russia, like China, is clamping down on virtual private networks. The BTC-e Bitcoin exchange is shut down amid allegations of money laundering. Awais Rashid from Lancaster University on developing a security culture. Michael Janke from Data Tribe on his efforts to stand up the National Institute of Digital Security. And write this 500 times: “I will not mine Bitcoin on my school computer.”

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