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In response to growing surveillance fears, China is reportedly asking national banks to remove IBM servers from their networks. Meanwhile, the United States is considering banning Chinese nationals from attending this year’s BlackHat and DefCon conferences.

How will politics impact national cybersecurity ?

Listen to episode 151 of our security slice podcast and hear Ken Westin, Dwayne Melancon, Tim Erlin, Craig YoungLamar Bailey and Tyler Reguly discuss why allowing Chinese national to attend cybersecurity conferences could be a better security solution, how China’s bank request may impact the supply chain, and the difficulties in reading the tea leaves on cybersecurity political posturing.

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