Episodes


#027 | S3 | Cybershow Live | Cybercrime Roundup

#027 | S3 | Cybershow Live | Cybercrime Roundup

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10 May, 2024

#028 | S3 | In The Chair | Robert Thomas: AI in Music

#028 | S3 | In The Chair | Robert Thomas: AI in Music

10 May, 2024

Andy talks to Rob Thomas about creativity, AI, generative and reactive music. How will music evolve as an art form?

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Cyber Show in the Chair
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#027 | S3 | Cybershow Live | Cybercrime Roundup

#027 | S3 | Cybershow Live | Cybercrime Roundup

10 May, 2024

This episode is a recording of our live-stream from Friday May 10th 2024. The crew discuss cyber current affairs including the latest leaks and hacks.

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Specials
Audio Video

#026 | S3 | Special | CCTV

#026 | S3 | Special | CCTV

29 Apr, 2024

We are back! It is not closed, it is not a circuit, and it is not even television! In the first episode of Season 3, Andy, Helen and Ed discuss the issues surrounding CCTV in society, why CCTV makes your life worse, ferments fear, the massive insecurity industry, and much, much more! Featuring special guests Kate and Guy. Credit to Lianhao Qu for episode thumbnail.

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Specials
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#025 | S2 | Cybershow Radio | Disappearing Worlds

#025 | S2 | Cybershow Radio | Disappearing Worlds

15 Mar, 2024

The crew discuss things that are being displaced by digital technology, and what that means for society, democracy and governance.

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#024 | S2 | Special | Inscrutable Systems - British Post Office - Part 2

#024 | S2 | Special | Inscrutable Systems - British Post Office - Part 2

18 Feb, 2024

In part 2, of this Inscrutable Systems mini series, we recap on Part 1, and draw some essential conclusions, on both the techical and political sides of the argument. We also go discuss issues at large, including modern day software complexity. Kate and Andy discuss some important psychological factors, including issues like the public's blind faith in technology and software, and how do we make ourselves less vulnerable to this?

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Specials
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#023 | S2 | Special | Inscrutable Systems - British Post Office - Part 1

#023 | S2 | Special | Inscrutable Systems - British Post Office - Part 1

07 Feb, 2024

In this episode we go into the background of this scandal, its technical, legal and cultural aspects. We examine where British justice gets things wrong, and what it gets right. We look at technical issues of syncing distributed databases, and talk about forensic issues, reliable logs, back doors, software engineering and standards of evidence. We also look at psychological notions of user error bias, spirals of silence, identification and victim blaming.

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Specials
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#022 | S2 | Specials | Fake Women in Tech

#022 | S2 | Specials | Fake Women in Tech

29 Jan, 2024

In this first visual episode, Ed and Helen speak to special guest, Mercy Ageitu, about Fake Women in Tech, what that means, and many of the problems still faced by women in the workplace, especially in the tech industry.

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Specials
Audio Video

#021 | S2 | Reflections | Dana Meadows - Fixing The System - Part 2: Communications and Delays

#021 | S2 | Reflections | Dana Meadows - Fixing The System - Part 2: Communications and Delays

01 Dec, 2023

In this episode of reflections, Helen and Andy continue to analyse the work of the late Dana Meadows, one of the greatest systems thinkers. This episode covers part 2, communications and delays.

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Reflections
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#020 | S2 | In The Chair | Dr Kate Brown - Online Dating

#020 | S2 | In The Chair | Dr Kate Brown - Online Dating

30 Oct, 2023

In this episode of In The Chair, we speak to Dr Kate Brown about online dating and how people meet each other using phones. Do online dating apps lead to healthy and successful relations, or are they just best for hookups and fun?

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Cyber Show in the Chair
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#019 | S2 | Reflections | Dana Meadows - Fixing The System - Part 1

#019 | S2 | Reflections | Dana Meadows - Fixing The System - Part 1

13 Oct, 2023

In this episode of reflections, Helen and Andy analyse the work of the late Dana Meadows, one of the greatest systems thinkers. Helen starts by reading from Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System.

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Reflections
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#018 | S2 | On The Go | Episode 4 - Digital Self Defence

#018 | S2 | On The Go | Episode 4 - Digital Self Defence

06 Oct, 2023

Helen and Andy go out into Southampton's East Park for a day, collecting vox pops. These informal street-interviews were our own market research for the podcast and our teaching activities. Do you get the idea of personal cybersecurity or digital self-defence? Who would benefit most from it? Would you attend classes like that? Who can teach it? Who pays for it and how much should it cost?

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On The Go
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#017 | S2 | Art, Music and Poetry | Episode 2 - Technology Addiction

#017 | S2 | Art, Music and Poetry | Episode 2 - Technology Addiction

15 Sep, 2023

In Episode 2 of our Audio, Music and Poetry series, Ed reads 'Without a Phone Poem' by JourneyHolm, Dr Kate Brown reads 'Text' by Carol Ann Duffy, and 'Words Heard, By Accident, Over The Phone' by Sylvia Plath, and Helen reads 'Robot Revolution' by Elaine Perrin.

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Art, Music & Poetry
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#016 | S2 | Special | UK Online Safety Bill

#016 | S2 | Special | UK Online Safety Bill

01 Sep, 2023

On this feature length special episode marking the start of Season 2, join Andy, Helen and Ed, special guest Dr Kate Brown, in-house tenacious investigative reporter Faith and various members of the public as they tear apart (and lovingly put back together) the UK Online Safety Bill, currently progressing through our parliament. After countless revisions, modifications and additions, is the premise of the bill still what it was originally intended to be?

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Specials
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#015 | S1 | Sysadmin | Episode 1 - 21 vs 1 Years

#015 | S1 | Sysadmin | Episode 1 - 21 vs 1 Years

28 Jul, 2023

This international sysadmin day, to celebrate all sysadmins around the world, and our official Cyber|Show Launch, Helen interviews both: Matt, a Windows sysadmin in the UK of 21 years, and Lucas, a Linux Sysadmin. They echo many of the same thoughts. We see you sysadmins, our heroes of the world!

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Sysadmin
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#014 | S1 | Kids | Episode 1 - Pilot

#014 | S1 | Kids | Episode 1 - Pilot

20 Jul, 2023

Welcome to the first episode of CyberShow Kids. Today we will be listening to their thoughts on gadget use, who supervises use, and getting some of their own thoughts on the benefits and hazards of computer tech!

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Kids
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#013 | S1 | Art, Music and Poetry | Episode 1 - New World Disorder by Joel Kabakov

#013 | S1 | Art, Music and Poetry | Episode 1 - New World Disorder by Joel Kabakov

17 Jul, 2023

In this first edition of our Art, Music and Poetry series, Andy reads a short collection of poems by Joel Kabakov. This episode celebrates the life of Joel. He moved his focus onto matters of other worldly perfection, passing too quickly and too soon in June 2022. He left us an important weapon for the struggle against the chaos and madness of technological domination. A word - technofascism.

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Art, Music & Poetry
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#012 | S1 | Watchers | Episode 1 - Tesla, Ring and The Roomba Disaster

#012 | S1 | Watchers | Episode 1 - Tesla, Ring and The Roomba Disaster

01 Jul, 2023

On today's feature length episode, we will be looking at 'who watches the watcher?'. Although that does sounds like a fantastic Terry Pratchett novel, it is far more menacing in its nature. This episode features a number of stories that have broken in the last couple of months, from some of the biggest tech giants, with some huge settlements out of court for privacy violations on its own users. Are you watching your watchers?

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Watchers
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#011 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 3 - Money, Personality and Technology Dictatorships

#011 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 3 - Money, Personality and Technology Dictatorships

24 Jun, 2023

In this episode of 'On The Go', Ed and Helen are out at Sandbanks beach. It is one of the wealthiest areas in Europe and, unfortunately, home to one of the most noise polluted beaches in the south of England. Just behind the drone of private helicopters, jet skis and power boats, you might just about be able to make them out talking about the ruin that money inflicts upon technology and through it; upon society at large.

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On The Go
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#010 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 6 - Action is Better Than Inaction

#010 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 6 - Action is Better Than Inaction

22 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Action is Better than Inaction.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#009 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 5 - Educating Users

#009 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 5 - Educating Users

21 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Educating Users.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#008 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 2 - Technology and Mental Health

#008 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 2 - Technology and Mental Health

16 Jun, 2023

In this episode of 'On The Go', join Ed and Andy as they take a thoughtful stroll through the serene New Forest. They engage in an insightful discussion centered around the critical issue of Cyber Security training being offered to international students by Higher Education Organisations, shedding light on the potential implications for our national security. Delving deeper into the realm of technology, they also explore the intricate connection between mental health and smartphone use.

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On The Go
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#007 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 1 - Women in Tech and Public CCTV

#007 | S1 | On The Go | Episode 1 - Women in Tech and Public CCTV

10 Jun, 2023

This is our first episode of our On The Go series, where we take a break from our usual studio workflow to get out and about, and chat about tech. These episodes can be highly opinionated, unscripted, and for the most part, unsensored. In this episode, Helen and Andy are walking in Bournemouth, covering various topics, including (but not limited to) Women in Tech and Public CCTV privacy concerns.

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On The Go
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#006 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 4 - Hacking is Cool

#006 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 4 - Hacking is Cool

06 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Hacking is Cool.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#005 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 3 - Penetrate and Patch

#005 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 3 - Penetrate and Patch

05 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Penetrate and Patch.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#004 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 2 - Enumerating Badness

#004 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 2 - Enumerating Badness

03 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Enumerating Badness.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#003 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 1 - Default Permit

#003 | S1 | Reflections | 6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security by Marcus J. Ranum: Episode 1 - Default Permit

01 Jun, 2023

We're reading from Marcus Renum's 'Six Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security'. A challenging, and if you can appreciate sardonic pomposity, a very funny take on enduring ideas that are intuitive, simple and... wrong. Marcus is credited as being the inventor of the proxy firewall and wrote this article in 2005. Almost 20 years later, many of the problems remain, not just unsolved, but, comprehensively worse. In this episode, we're covering Default Permit.

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Reflections
6 Dumbest Ideas in Computer Security
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#002 | S1 | Reflections | Trusting Trust by Ken Thompson

#002 | S1 | Reflections | Trusting Trust by Ken Thompson

17 May, 2023

Ed engages in an illuminating conversation with Andy, exploring the profound ruminations on the seminal work of computer science luminary Ken Thompson, as encapsulated in his timeless masterpiece 'Reflections on Trusting Trust' from 1984. Uncover the enduring relevance of this seminal paper within the realms of contemporary computer security, delving into its technical intricacies and profound philosophical implications.

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Reflections
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#001 | S1 | In The Chair | Dr Kate Brown | Attachment Theory: Addictive Relationships w/ Technology

#001 | S1 | In The Chair | Dr Kate Brown | Attachment Theory: Addictive Relationships w/ Technology

06 May, 2023

Join Andy in a captivating dialogue with psychotherapist, Dr. Kate Brown, as they delve into the enthralling topic of our pervasive entanglement with technology. Unravel the depths of attachment theory and its profound implications within our dynamically connected modern society. Gain profound insights into the complexities of our digital era and its impact on our interpersonal relationships.

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