Data breaches are all too common today, ranging from retails to credit companies.
In June, we learned that MyHeritage had a data breach that impacted 92 million users. How serious was the database breach and how can you fight back and prevent the damage?
In this episode, we talk to Burton Kelso, a cyber-security and technology expert out of Kansas City to discuss data breaches and possible solutions.
Listen to The Genetic Jackpot Podcast! Previous episodes are below.
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Episode 9: Exploring the link between weight loss, diet and genetics
Episode 8: The backlog of thousands of untested rape kits
Episode 7: Chicago news anchor’s journey to Africa for answers
Episode 6: Helping younger generations become aware of DNA
Episode 5: DNA’s Role in the Golden State Killer Case
Episode 4: Opening up the “Pandora’s Box”
Episode 3: Pets and DNA
Episode 2: To test or not to test?
Episode #1: An introduction to The Genetic Jackpot
For years, authorities in California have pursued an individual believed to be responsible for at least 12 murders, more than 50 rapes and over 100 burglaries.
This week, a suspect was arrested after matching crime scene DNA with genetic material that was stored by a distant relative on GEDmatch.
The case has garnered compliments for crafty police work, but also generated some privacy concerns.
Joining Shannon Halligan and Nick Sloan in this special episode to discuss the Golden State Killer case is Michael Tabman, a retired agent from the FBI and security consultant.
A Chicago area biologist discovers he’s related to a world famous pop band from India! We were joined in this episode by Robert Sliwinski of DNA Explorers to talk more about this.
DNA testing can be simple….but it can also lead to complicated results.
“Here’s the thing, it is a Pandora’s Box, you may learn something you don’t want to know.”
Have you opened your box?
Let us know if you made any discoveries (good or bad) after DNA testing!
One of the very few things that unite most in the world is our love for pets, whether they’re dogs, cats, fish or reptiles.
Pets are becoming a larger part of our family – and now that includes the world of DNA!
In Episode 3, we speak to George Sofronidis, the managing director of Orivet Genetic Pet Care. Sofronidis speaks about the growing popularity of testing your pets DNA – and how studying “man’s best friend’s” DNA could help you down the road.
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Access to DNA testing has become more available across the country and many have taken advantage of it – but others have not. Shannon Halligan and Nick Sloan dive into why that’s the case and discuss their own thoughts on DNA testing.
Shannon Halligan and Nick Sloan briefly introduce what the Genetic Jackpot podcast will be all about.
Give it a listen and we’ll have more soon!