24 April 2021 · 0 min read

Ledger Hack Revisited with Pascal Gauthier & Matt Johnson

In this video, Peter McCormack, host of What Bitcoin Did podcast, talks with Ledger CEO Pascal Gauthier and CISO Matt Johnson. They cover last year’s data breach, the procedures they have implemented to prevent this from reoccurring, and listener questions.

Episode timestamps:

0:00 Introduction
1:23 Ledger's security practices
3:43 Hardware Wallet Competition
5:37 Reviewing the Ledger hack
13:23 Working with 3rd parties
15:51 Shipping Addresses
22:14 Prosecuting the Hackers
25:20 Could the Hack Happen Again?
26:55 How long does Ledger keep data?
31:43 Regulation and Data Retention
32:24 User Requests to Remove Data?
34:02 Rebuilding Trust
38:51 Ledger Supporting Open Source Dev
42:07 Will Ledger Open Source Code?
43:58 More User Questions
47:48 Fake resellers

“ It’s not data that we need, it’s not data that we want, and so the only reason why we are doing all of this and why it sounds complex is because we have these legal obligations everywhere in the world.” — Pascal Gauthier

Recorded on Wednesday 14th, 2021.