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What's in Your iPod?

I don't know about you, but I'm hooked on my iPod. I carry it with me when I mow the lawn, it's my soundtrack when the drive is more than about 10 minutes, and it keeps the outside world at bay when I'm working. I knew that, like most computing devices, the friedly little media players (and their associated software on your PC) carry a security risk, but I hadn't given a lot of thought to just what that penalty might be until I talked with Josh Daymont, director of security of research at Secureworks, a managed security provider. Our conversation makes for an interesting interview (after a bit of a technical glitch on the first question). You can listen to the podcast here. After you do, let me know what kind of MP3 player you carry, and which piece of desktop media software is your favorite--it will be interesting to see what you're listening to.

If you you haven't already subscribed to the podcast, look over to the left, you'll find the link to subscribe to the Security Channel podcast. In addition, I'd like to ask a favor. Take a minute to drop me a note at [email protected], and let me know what you'd like to hear in future podcasts. A podcast can be short or long, serious or amusing, hands-on or quite strategic. Let me know what you'd like to listen to, and we'll do our best to make it happen.

The music in this podcast is "Bugeater" from the album Aeonblue by subatomicglue. They release their music under a Creative Commons license--if you like the sound, head over to their web site and check out the rest of their music.