Theresa Payton Kept the
White House Safe (So Listen)

You would think that the White House might have good cyber security. They do, and we talked to a person who ran it.

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Ever wonder why Too-Big-To-Fail banks get hacked along with a host of other high-visibility targets get compromised, but the White House has never been breached? We did too, which is why we invited former White House CIO and current founder and CEO of Fortalice Theresa Payton to tell us how to be safer online. 

Check out this week’s episode to find out how even people with top-level security clearance can have their identities stolen (often through no fault of their own), and since the holidays are right around the corner, how to talk cyberpolitics with your Uncle Fred.

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About the Hosts

Adam Levin is the former Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of New Jersey, serial entrepreneur and author of Swiped, which he wrote with his sidekick, writer and cyber mensch, Beau Friedlander. With expert commentary from Travis “Here’s What Actually Happened” Taylor, the show gets everything sorted out—or not—but either way you’re going to have a great time. Something weird happen to you? We’ve got your back.


What the Hack with Adam Levin is a production of Loud Tree Media and is executive produced by Adam Levin and Beau Friedlander and produced by Andrew Steven and Travis Taylor.

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