Black Friday Becomes Cyber November 2020 – Ping Podcast – Episode 33

Episode 33: Black Friday Becomes Cyber November 2020

Holiday shopping deals are already coming from all directions. That’s because Black Friday is no longer just one day of deals, it’s turned into Cyber November. On the latest Ping Podcast, Kevin and Andrew welcome Dan Lohrmann, who explains why online retailers are spreading out the sales in 2020. Hint: As with just about everything else this year, it relates to COVID-19. Dan also offers tips to new and seasoned online shoppers alike to avoid common pitfalls. On top of that, we get into some election 2020 cybersecurity talk. And finally, we wonder whether the new normal in 2020 is permanent.

Read Dan’s blog for more on this unusual Black Friday holiday shopping season.

Our Ransomware Reckoning segment tells a somewhat positive story of Japanese video game maker Capcom’s response to an attack.

In headlines, hear why tax pros need to take cybersecurity seriously. Following that, we talk about the costs for breaches in the financial sector. Finally, if this year’s terrestrial issues aren’t enough for you, learn why you should worry about cybersecurity in space!

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