Episode 4 – COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

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Ranson Burkette and Tony Anscombe

Show notes

This week, Ranson and Tony discuss the history of contact tracing as it relates to infectious diseases and address how it’s being done in the digital age. Our hosts address the technological advancements with contact tracing made possible by Apple & Google as well mobile phone applications. This episode also covers privacy implications and considerations when these apps are developed by commercial or government organizations. Grab a frosty beverage and join this week’s episode of Speakeasy Security!


Links mentioned 

U.S. Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/open-america/contact-tracing-resources.html

U.K. National Health Services
www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/test-and-protect/coronavirus-covid-19-contact-tracing