Almost 2 billion people use gmail, including podcast producer Roger Wood, and although it is deemed safe to use, that is not the case. A New Hampshire man, Christopher Plummer was doing a routine check of his email when he noticed that something wasn’t right with it. He can be described as a forensic cybersecurity expert, and works for a healthcare care company based in Manchester. He spoke to Roger Wood about the security glitch that he discovered, and the difficulty in convincing Google that he’s right.
Christopher Plummer is a cybersecurity architect from Manchester. A native of New Hampshire’s Upper Valley, he is a graduate of Mascoma Valley Regional High School and the University of New Hampshire’s Whittemore School of Business and Economics.
Christopher was a speaker at Infosecurity North America 2018 in New York City, was selected to the prestigious MDIC/FDA/MITRE medical device threat modeling bootcamp in 2021, and is a member of the federal Health Sector Coordinating Council, where he helps inform federal healthcare cybersecurity policy. He has served on NIST and NSF panels as a cybersecurity subject matter expert, and has been featured in PCWeek and Modern Healthcare Magazine.
Roger Wood is an award winning radio, podcast, newspaper and television journalist, with over 50 years of experience in the media. Roger has spent his entire professional career in New Hampshire. Roger currently serves as associate publisher and podcast producer at InDepthNH.org. In 2021 and 2022, he was recognized by the New Hampshire Press Association for his work in news podcasts. Prior to that he was honored for his work in broadcast radio news and public affairs. He has produced news and special feature reports for InDepthNH,New Hampshire Public Radio, NPR, and other public and commercial radio stations. He also has produced spot news for CBS Radio. He has produced and narrated some 50 audiobooks and has written three novels. Roger has also moderated political forums for Seacoast Area Chambers of Commerce in Senate, gubernatorial and congressional races. He has also facilitated public policy discussions locally and statewide. He has three adult children and four grandchildren. Roger and his wife Elaine, reside in Portsmouth with their cat Sebastian.