ElizabethWharton

Elizabeth is a business and public policy attorney specializing in technology-related interests. She advises companies, educational institutions, and government entities on the integration of unmanned systems, information security, and other emerging technologies. Elizabeth has presented on the privacy, research, and risk management issues surrounding unmanned aircraft and information security before legislators and municipal governing authorities and at conferences including Security BSides Las Vegas and F3Expo. In addition to volunteering with youth robotics teams, Elizabeth is a member of Business Executives for National Security, an executive officer with the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, is a member of the Government Relations Task Force for the Technology Association of Georgia, and serves as a mentor adviser for early stage information security and machine learning focused startup companies selected for the CyberLaunch VC accelerator program.  A graduate of Virginia Tech, she earned her J.D. at Georgia State University College of Law.

LawyerLiz

Elizabeth is a business and public policy attorney specializing in technology-related interests. She advises companies, educational institutions, and government entities on the integration of unmanned systems, information security, and other emerging technologies. Elizabeth has presented on the privacy, research, and risk management issues surrounding unmanned aircraft and information security before legislators and municipal governing authorities and at conferences including Security BSides Las Vegas and F3Expo. In addition to volunteering with youth robotics teams, Elizabeth is a member of Business Executives for National Security, an executive officer with the Atlanta Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, is a member of the Government Relations Task Force for the Technology Association of Georgia, and serves as a mentor adviser for early stage information security and machine learning focused startup companies selected for the CyberLaunch VC accelerator program. A graduate of Virginia Tech, she earned her J.D. at Georgia State University College of Law.

"Buzz News: Drones, Data, Training Wheels - Rob Graham, our Entertainment and Political correspondent and intern, joins Liz to discuss potential grounding of DJI Drones, all the data, and hidden software features."
Hacker Summer Camp: Security & Privacy Edition: One week, three security conferences, 30,000 tech researchers - hacked voting machines, cars, and connected devices. Liz and Dmitry Dain (CTO, Virgil Security) discuss highlights and the security and privacy implications from BlackHat, BSidesLV, and DefCon.
"Hacking Drone No-Fly Zones: Drone manufacturers quietly added "no-fly zone" geofencing around large parts of Syria and Iraq, in part due to public pressure. Kevin Finisterre joins Liz to discuss how jailbreaking drones and shining a light on software security is changing the drone landscape."
"Urban Agriculture Technology Takeover: Environmental and agriculture planning expert Mario Cambardella joins Liz to discuss how technology innovations are bridging food deserts, creating new ways to grow and deliver fresh food into urban areas."
"IoT Voter Revolution: Matthew Towery, Jr., managing partner of research firm OpinionSavvy, joins Liz to discuss how connected devices are changing opinion and campaign polling."
Looking back & going forward: Liz discusses drones for good with Ellie LaRocca-PItts and how we bridge the technology and policy gap with Beau Woods.
Join Lawyer Liz and security consultant Mark Burnett discusses how Microsoft and others have shifted from "Opt In" to "Opt Out" tracking and collecting your data while Chris Silvers shares educational and risk management tips.
THIS IS A MUST LISTEN SHOW!!!
Crying over Ransomware: Security strategist and VP of Security Programs at CBI, Wolfgang Groelich, joins Liz to discuss the WannaCry Ransomware attack's impact on infrastructure, healthcare, and manufacturing systems and where we go from here.
Liz and Rob Graham discuss his review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the French election e-mail hacking then Jamie Gose and Rusty Ortkiese with Gresco Technology discuss drone use trends.
You bought your car, but you can't repair it. Computer Forensic expert Scott Moulton joins Liz to discuss the implications of hard drives, software, copyrights, and the open road.
Rob Graham joins Liz to discuss hacking & cars in Fast and the Furious while Dave Bernard talks with Liz about flying drone taxis scheduled for liftoff this summer in Dubai.
IoT Invades Real Estate - Mortgage expert Greg Williams and Marshall Corry, CEO of FuseThru, join Liz to discuss the impact of connected homes and offices on the real estate market.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest as they discuss "Testing Your Security" and the latest security research and tips from penetration tests in a mobile, connected world.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest as they discuss Phishing Bait: Minimizing Your Risks
Show Topic:: "When Toys Talk: Privacy & Security of IoT Toys" Security Researcher David Maynor joins Liz to discuss how connected dolls, teddy bears, and other toys are listening and recording and the resulting security implications.
Security & Drone Buzz: Liz discusses the state of security with Nick Black, Principal Engineer with Luma Home Networks, and the general security of drones.
"Ransomware: Holding Data Hostage - We don't negotiate with terrorists, until they're holding our data and devices hostage. Information security and risk management advisor Gal Shpantzer joins Liz to discuss the trends, risks, and consumer costs of ransomware and steps you can take to minimize the impact of an attack."
"Crystal Balls & Crimes: Attorney Steve Hogan joins Liz to discuss his new book on state drone laws and his predictions for 2017. Attorney Catherine Bernard and Liz discuss the legal implications when law enforcement demands your Alexa & Echo device data."
Law Enforcement + Social Media Monitoring: Nick Selby, a law enforcement and information security consultant, joins Liz to discuss how law enforcement is utilizing social media and other connected-technology generated data and the underlying privacy protections and implications.
Join Liz and her guest Rob Thompson, aviation policy & regulatory expert (VP Government Affairs, Falcon Foundation UAS), discussing drones & technology.
Hacked Drones & Hacked Trains: Dan Tentler, security researcher (Founder, The Phobos Group) and FPV drone pilot, joins Liz to discuss security issues and potential hacking of Disney's new 300-drone light show and the Thanksgiving week ransomware attack on San Francisco's MUNI system.
Hackers in Video Games: In Watch_Dogs_2, Ubisoft's latest video game release, a hacker works to bring down San Francisco's (fictional) "all-seeing" surveillance system that connects and collects everything. Thomas Geffroyd, Watch_Dogs_2 Content Brand Director, and David Maynor, one of the game's Narrative Consultants, join Liz to discuss the technology and hacking found in the game.
Join Lawyer Liz as she and her guest Robert Graham discuss security in the election and MUCH more.
"Where's my hoverboard? (and other gadgets promised by TV, movies, video games)" - Dave Bernard, serial entrepreneur and investor and CEO of The Intellection Group, joins Lawyer Liz to discuss hoverboards, flying cars, robotic housekeepers, and transporters - what's here, what's next, and what won't work.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest Robert Graham discuss "hacking", voting machines and much more with regard to Election 2016.
Drones to the Search & Rescue: Hurricane Matthew and other recent weather events have provided U.S. emergency personnel, utility companies, and insurers the first post-FAA Part 107 opportunity to utilize drones on a large-scale. Graham & Phil with Volair Media will discuss their work providing support services to first responders and infrastructure providers. Lucas Armena, former NJ EMS first responder and drone expert, will discuss his work developing policies and procedures for drone field operations across the county.
Dave Kennedy and Ryan English join Liz to discuss the information security behind your vote, the ballot box, and campaigns.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest as they discuss the technology and Twitter impact on campaign 2016.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest Ryan English as they discuss political security and technology.
Security research and policy expert Tom Cross debates government metadata collection programs in the wake of Edward Snowden;Josh Corman, Director of Cyber Statecraft Initiative with the Atlantic Council, and Tony Roehl, technology and risk management attorney with Morris, Manning, & Martin, join Liz to discuss the new regulatory policies and risks as Uber launches its driverless car program in Pittsburg and the DOT releases new Federal Automated Vehicles Policy."
"Flying Drones & Fiery Phones: Liz and Jonathan Rupprecht, aviation and drone attorney, check in on the rollout of the FAA's Part 107 drone rules; in the wake of the FAA's ban of Samsung Note 7 cell phones on all flights, security analyst Rich Mogull breaks down the issues surrounding these fiery batteries and attorney Derin Dickerson provides tips for consumers."
From glasses that restores vision to the blind to voice-activated computers, technology advances aren't just things of comic books and super heroes. Luis Narimatsu, Co-Director, Georgia Industries for the Blind, a division of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, will join the show to discuss how the latest technology advances are being used to maximize independence and minimize barriers for individuals with disabilities.
Hacking pacemakers to plummet a stock price not save a life. Rob Graham, CEO of Errata Security, shares insights and predictions on device security research in the wake of Muddy Waters and MedSec public vulnerability disclosures of St Jude's medical devices. Stephen Fleming, Atlanta native, long-time observer of the local startup scene, and early investor in the privatization of space flight joins the show to discuss the rocketing private space race.
Join Lawyer Liz as she talks with Katie Moussouris, a leading security and vulnerability disclosure researcher who convinced the DOD to host and led the "Hack the Pentagon" program earlier this year. Then Lawyer Liz "Test Drives" with State Rep Trey Kelley, chair of the 2014 Georgia House Autonomous Vehicle Technology Study Committee, discussing recent driverless tech developments and Georgia's role.
Join Lawyer Liz and her guest as that discuss the importance of mini drones used by police departments.
Delta looks to a single faulty switch for blame in its computer systems failure that continues to cause air travel delays around the US. Security & systems expert Wesley McGrew with Horne Cyber (and an impacted flyer) joins me to discuss the impact and issues of connecting our critical infrastructure and transportation systems.
Join Lawyer Liz from Las Vegas covering a wide range of topics - including a new car hack released yesterday, pending hack with drones. Confirming speakers in addition to Tom Cross.
A slurpie from 7-11 has been delivered by drone in a first of its kind test, how long before pizza and Starbucks coffee are landing in your front yard? Experienced unmanned aircraft pilots and aviation experts with Talon Aerolytics, Tony Zimlich, Phil Bevel, and Austin, join Lawyer Liz to discuss the aircraft, flight operations, and other challenges before drone delivery moves from concept to shipping option.
Creative flights with drones from FPV racing to ghost hunting, Todd Wahl (founder of the Drone Racing Club) and pilots with the Cleveland Quad Squad FPV will share tales of how they're using drones in unique ways for entertainment and STEM education.Todd Wahl will be joining me in the studio while the pilots with the Cleveland Quad Squad FPV team will be calling into the show.
New drone detection systems promise to notify you when drones are nearby, but how do you tell whether it's harmless or spying? Wireless technology and security experts Drew Porter (Red Mesa) and Scott Schober (Berkeley Varitronics Systems, Inc.) discuss how drone detection systems work, unique search and rescue capabilities, and where the detection technology is heading.
With Tesla's autonomous driving features to Google's proposed self-driving car - autonomous cars are all the buzz. How safe is the technology, is it reliable, and what ethical dilemmas does it raise - all up for discussion with first time guest Tom Cross (CTO, Drawbridge Networks) and returning guest and Tesla owner Rob Graham (CEO, Errata Security).
When did a paper airplane or a radio-controlled model airplane morph from a toy to an aircraft requiring an FAA licensed pilot at the controls? Join Lawyer Liz and her guests Archie Stafford, an unmanned systems and radio control model aircraft expert, and Michael Schearer, legal analyst and recreational drone pilot,as they discuss what happened when the FAA declared radio, paper, and drones were aircraft.
The FAA released their new small UAS (aka drone) rules that will go into effect in late August. Guests Bo LeRoy (Integrated Science & Technology), Dan Tentler (the Phobos Group), and Eric Johnson (School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech) join Lawyer Liz to break down the rules, what's included and what's missing, and their expected impact on the larger technology industry.
When can you stem the flow of data from your connected devices and what can be used against you in court? Information security researcher Rob Graham (CEO, Errata Security) joins the show to discuss ways you can minimize what data your device snitches and criminal defense attorney & constitutional scholar Catherine Bernard shares were and when the leaked information enters the courtroom.
Does the Facebook app secretly record your conversations? What information is your connected car's wifi broadcasting about you? Security researchers Drew Porter with Red Mesa and Christopher Grayson with Web Sight.io join the show to discuss when and how your devices are ratting you out.
DRONE HUNTING SEASON - Join Lawyer Liz and her guest former Marine Shipper Ryan English as they discuss options in shooting down drones.
Elizabeth welcomes security researchers Robert Graham (CEO, Errata Security) and David Maynor (Talos Security Intelligence and Research Group, Cisco) to discuss how drones, cars, and coffeemakers connect as part of the Internet of Everything and what happens when hackers enter the picture.