The Risk Roundtable: EP 17. Oldsmar, Conspiracy Theories, and Arnold Shirts

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In the latest episode of the Risk Roundtable, Andy, Jen, and Dave look at some recent events (Oldsmar) while looking ahead to upcoming events that may present risks (Qanon, the George Floyd murder trial, and upcoming religious holidays) but only after talking about Andy’s taste in shirts. Then in the roulette round, which Dave forgot again to find music for (or did he…?), Dave wonders about weather preparedness is overhyped while Jen circles back to lessons learned from Solar Winds and the concept of “zero trust” – not in Andy and Dave, but in terms of cybersecurity. The gang wraps up talking about some of their struggles and what they are watching. But that’s not all – after the credits Dave may have redeemed himself with a new theme for the roulette round. All that, plus references to the timeless Spaceballs and Three’s Company. Some of the references, resources, and organizations mentioned in this month’s episode:

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