About the Show
Pentagonal is a show about privacy and security in the digital age. Each week Jacob and Cristian will talk about how folks can stay private and safe when everything seems to be intruding into our lives.
Episode 12: Equihax
September 16th, 2017 | 38 mins 1 sec
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about the Equifax hack. We also talk about the Blueborne exploit and Jakes love of Animoji. Plus: Jake reviews Oreos.
Episode 11: Shell Companies All The Way Down
September 6th, 2017 | 39 mins 47 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about Google trying to silence all of their enemies. Jake is in his happy place and no one can stop him from shaming Google. We also have two stories actually about privacy and security, if you're into that kind of thing.
Episode 10: Sandstorm
August 31st, 2017 | 44 mins 9 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we take a deep dive into Sandstorm. Also: a discussion of a drive unlocking case, a sidebar on the old web, and another episode of the Google podcast.
Episode 9: DEFCON
August 23rd, 2017 | 33 mins 55 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about some of our favorite stories to come out of DEFCON. Plus, Cristian has a new Mastodon instance.
Episode 8: Took Some Benadryl And Dove In
August 15th, 2017 | 32 mins 34 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk more about that Google Memo. Next week we'll be back to an actual privacy and/or security topic. We promise.
Episode 7: The Right To Be Forgotten
August 9th, 2017 | 34 mins 16 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we take a look at the right to be forgotten. It then turns into a look at laughable the internal Google Diversity Manifesto is.
Episode 6: Emails Matter
July 24th, 2017 | 33 mins 38 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about net neutrality. Please send any and all mail to Jake. We also have a sidebar about state budgets.
Episode 5: Welcome To The Future!
July 18th, 2017 | 33 mins 44 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we talk about government records being public and biometrics. Plus two sidebars on fake news and app stores.
Episode 4: Oath is Coming
July 11th, 2017 | 31 mins 13 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we discuss a variety of topics: Google Home, LetsEncrypt wildcards, threat models, and why you probably shouldn't bother with encrypted email.
Episode 3: A #Millenial Out In The City
July 3rd, 2017 | 45 mins 18 secs
This week on Pentagonal, we try and stay on topic. Topics include Petya, chat apps, electron apps, and new podcast ideas.
Episode 2: Eternal Blue
June 26th, 2017 | 40 mins 28 secs
This week on Pentagonal we take a deep dive into WannaCry and take some weird non-sequiturs into password managers and the security model of Windows apps.
Episode 1: 20 Dollar Android Tablets On Black Friday
June 17th, 2017
46 mins 42 secs
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