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Heartbleed bug: How worried should you be?

What is the “Heartbleed” encryption bug, and how do you talk to the boardroom about the challenges brought about by this new vulnerability?

Join us for this episode of Discover Performance Weekly as we discuss the “Heartbleed” encryption bug.

HP Software evangelist and VP of Strategic Marketing Paul Muller talks with Jacob West, CTO of HP Enterprise Security Products, about tackling the questions and challenges brought about by this new vulnerability.

Breaking down the discussion

In this episode, Paul and Jacob discuss the following topics:

  • How big a threat is Heartbleed? (1:08)
  • How should CIOs address this with leadership and internal teams? (2:06)
  • How hard is it to fix? (3:41)
  • What exactly is Heartbleed? (5:30)
  • Does this bug signal the end of Open Source? (7:51)

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