We are giving an inside look into the minds of today's cybersecurity leaders and defining trends for the upcoming threat landscape, what’s top of mind for security leaders, and advise for security leaders and practitioners.
The profession of Penetration Testing with John Strand
In this episode of HACKED, Ben talks with the owner of Penetration Testing firm, Black Hills Information Security about the business and profession of pen testing and their incident response card game
Talking Artificial Intelligence and Bots with David Yakobovitch from the HumAIn Podcast
In this podcast, Ben chats with David Yakobovitch, a Data Scientist and host of the HumAIn Podcast. The conversation covers the ethics behind Artificial Intelligence, Robots and the importance of higher education in the field.
Paul McGough from Qwyit talks about the evolution of InfoSec and what’s important in today’s market
Paul McGough is an industry veteran having been on the forefront of cybersecurity with the government in the 80’s. He has seen the evolution of hackers, the profession, and how skills are defined. We also debate certifications vs. experience and how it plays into todays job market. Paul shares some great ideas on how complexity may not be the best option for security. We dive into the company he co-founded, Qwyit, how they have simplified processes (in IoT and Telecom) and the importance of encryption. Learn more about Qwyit’s solution at Qwyit.com.
Aaron Rinehart talks Chaos Engineering, ChaoSlinger, and objective monitoring of security components
We dive deep into Chaos Engineering’s use in security and Aaron Rinehart’s brain child, ChaoSlinger. Aaron dives into the impact of objective monitoring for security components and techniques for learning how components actually function in the environment. We also dive into the difference between building a program based on regulations vs. building as an engineering discipline.
You can find more on Aaron Rinehart and ChaoSlinger on LinkedIn at Aaron Rinehart and on Twitter @aaronrinehart.
Travis Baker talks about recruitment at a unicorn Infosec firm
Travis Baker and Ben go back in forth about recruitment techniques given the unique landscape of the security profession. We talk about how candidates are consumers, techniques for proactive recruitment, effectively identifying key skills, non-traditional talent, and why culture can make or break your recruitment efforts. We also dive into effective relationships between the hiring team and HR/Talent acquisition and how candidates can be smart consumers as they navigate the job market.
Allen Burzen talks the evolution of data breaches, post breach response, and sharing breach insight
Allen Burzen experienced first-hand the impact of having your identity stolen. He has now taken his misfortune and made it his mission to help others who have been impacted in a similar way. Having lead a post-breach incident response team, he shares insight to the evolution of data breaches, how they are advancing, how to build and test a post breach response, and why, as a community, we need to talk about these sensitive issues.