Former FBI agent and celebrated author, Scott E Augenbaum, talks about cybercrime and the things that keep him up at night. Since we can’t throw out all our connected devices to keep ourselves safe, Scott shares 5 great tips to minimise the risk of becoming victim to cybercrime.

 Scott E Augenbaum IoT security Institute podcast Privacy Matters  Scott shares the key messages explored in his book, The Secret to Cybersecurity: A Simple Plan to Protect Your Family and Business From Cybercrime, where he offers common sense strategies to assist the community protect themselves from cybercrime (Check it out here: https://www.amazon.com/Secret-Cybersecurity-Protect-Business-Cybercrime/dp/1948677083)

He also shares his perspective as a cybercrime expert on what kinds of IoT deployments in our cities make his risk radar ‘ping’ a little louder than usual… and he brings us back to the reality that we all have rights and responsibilities in this space. In a nutshell: The protection of personal information requires more than great tech, more than laws and standards, more than robust policies… it also requires people on the ground (in our families and communities, as well as in our organisations and government bodies) who are alive to the risk environment they are in.