President Trump Meets with New White House Chief of Staff CSPAN July 31, 2017 3:43pm-3:48pm EDT
today white house adviser ivanka trump tweeted, looking forward to serving alongside john kelly as we work for the american people. general kelly is a true american hero. here are comments by her father, president trump, on his new appointment. >> we just swore in general kelly. he will do a spectacular job, i have no doubt, as chief of staff. what he has done in terms of homeland security is record-shattering. you look at the border. you look the at the tremendous results we've had. and you look at the spirit. and with a very controversial situation there has been little controversy, which is pretty amazing by itself. i congratulate you on having done a fantastic job, general, and we look forward to, if it's possible, an even better job as chief of staff. >> i'll try, sir. thank you very much. >> thank you. thank you very much.
we'll see you in the board room. we're having a cabinet meeting. >> i think we've done very well. we've done very well. lots of records, lots of records created, john. you look at stock market's the highest it has ever been. unemployment lowest in 17 years. companies are doing tremendously well. business spirit is the highest it's ever been according to polls. the polls, the highest it's ever been in the history of these polls. we are doing very well. we have a tremendous base. we have a tremendous group of support. the country is optimistic. and i think the general will just add to it. but the country is doing very well. strongest stock market ever. on friday we hit the highest in the history of the stock market. business is very enthusiastic. and we will proceed, and we will keep going. but we have a fantastic leader, chief of staff, who is going to do a really great job.
thank you very much. we'll see you in the board room. tonight, on "the communicators,". >> as the internet grew and there were jobs and people were putting things online and there is money at risk, all of a sudden hackers started getting jobs doing security. so i kept getting these e-mails of people telling me, give me an announcement to def conthat makes it sound professional. i have to convince my boss to send me for my job. i was rewriting i the announcements and one of my friends said, you should throw a real conference, charge real money and make it a professional conference. i thought that was brilliant, but i didn't have the money at the time. i was too young. i saved my money for a year, took a loan out, and then i started black hat a year later than i had wished. and every year, unbelievably, it's grown, for 20 years. >> jeff moss, founder and creator of black hat and defcon,
talks about his back-to-back conferences for security researchers and hackers, emerging threats to cyber security and how hacking works. >> you have to remember, now it's pretty hostile everywhere. it used to be just hostile during defcon and black hat. now every airport seems to have a fake cell tower operating. fake wi-fi catchers, because if you're going to steal somebody's log-in, why not at the business lounge in the international airport. that's where the high-value targets are. if you monitor your wi-fi signals when you are traveling you'll see fake base stations. amtrak station. d.c. has a fake cell tower outside of it a couple of times. this is the way that it is. and if you are a criminal and you can build a backpack to int intercept information and leave the backpack plugged in somewhere. that's more low risk than trying to rob a bank. >> tonight at 8:00 eastern on c-span 2.