CLBR #236: Russian Cyber Attacks and Disrupting the Workplace

Russian Cyber Attacks
and Disrupting the Workplace

Segment 1:  Is Russia Trying to Influence Our Election?

It would not be the first time, as Russia has a history of engaging in cyber attacks against rival nations.  See A Timeline of Russian Cyber Attacks published on Cyber Report.

The Atlantic Council‘s geers_kennethKenneth Geers (PhD, CISSP) (@KennethGeers) joins us to discuss this development.

Geers is a COMODO senior research scientist based in Toronto, Canada and a non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative. In addition, Dr. Geers is a NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD COE) ambassador, an affiliate with the Digital Society Institute-Berlin, and a visiting professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv in Ukraine.

Dr. Geers spent twenty years in the US Government, with time in the US Army, at National Security Agency (NSA), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), and NATO, and was a senior global threat analyst at FireEye. He is the author “Strategic Cyber Security”, Editor of “Cyber War in Perspective: Russian Aggression against Ukraine”, Editor of “The Virtual Battlefield: Perspectives on Cyber Warfare”, Technical Expert to the “Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare”, and author of more than twenty articles and chapters on cyber security.

Segment 2: Disrupting the Workplace with The Veloz Group


Veloz Group founder Adam Mendler (@adammendlerand Ryan Sacks discuss ergonomics and disruption in the office space sector.

Under Adam’s leadership, The Veloz Group launched and continues to operate three technology-driven businesses: Beverly Hills Chairs, a leading office furniture e-tailer; Custom Tobacco, a one-of-a-kind cigar customization e-commerce platform; and Veloz Solutions, a technology consulting and software development practice. Adam co-founded and served as the interim CEO of each company, building each idea into a self-sustaining business. As Chairman of The Veloz Group’s portfolio companies, Adam provides strategic guidance and oversight and helps drive initiatives related to growth. Adam also remains actively involved in new business incubation.



World Series Game 7


Internet Day 2016 at UCLA

Fascinating Internet Day program on Saturday at UCLA where it all began.

Next Week


CLBR Veteran Mike O’Neil returns to tell us what happened on Election Day.