49 episodes

Security Conversations is a cybersecurity podcast series curated by journalist and security strategist Ryan Naraine. These conversations with security practitioners cover a wide range of topics, including threat intelligence, zero trust, securing cloud deployments, penetration testing, bug bounties, advancements in offensive research and targeted threat activity.
Connect with Ryan on Twitter (Open DMs).
Disclosure: Ryan is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.

Security Conversations Ryan Naraine

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Security Conversations is a cybersecurity podcast series curated by journalist and security strategist Ryan Naraine. These conversations with security practitioners cover a wide range of topics, including threat intelligence, zero trust, securing cloud deployments, penetration testing, bug bounties, advancements in offensive research and targeted threat activity.
Connect with Ryan on Twitter (Open DMs).
Disclosure: Ryan is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.

    Brooke Pearson, Security Awareness, Uber

    Brooke Pearson, Security Awareness, Uber

    After a career in diplomacy at the U.S. State Department, Uber's Brooke Pearson headed to Silicon Valley to find a new path in cybersecurity. We chat about her early interest in Russia and international relations, a life-changing chance encounter during an airport layover, using non-traditional skills to find success in tech, and her passion for helping minorities find meaningful careers in security.


    Disclosure: Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity. Opinions expressed are personal and do not construe an official endorsement or business relationship of his employer with any product or service.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Tim MalcomVetter, Red Team Lead, Walmart

    Tim MalcomVetter, Red Team Lead, Walmart

    [ DISCLAIMER: These are the personal opinions of Tim MalcomVetter and do not construe an official endorsement or business relationship of his employer with any product or service. ]


    Walmart Red Team lead Tim MalcomVetter joins the podcast to talk about red-team/blue team dynamics, the adversarial relationship between the two sides, the mentality of a determined attacker, and why everyone in cybersecurity should give jiu-jitsu a try.


    Disclosure: Ryan Naraine is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.
    Links:
    TIm's Articles on MediumFollow Tim MalcomVetter on TwitterLinkedIn Profile

    • 59 min
    Matt Suiche, Comae Technologies

    Matt Suiche, Comae Technologies

    Hacker-turned-entrepreneur Matt Suiche reminisces about the hacking scene in France, his introduction to memory forensics and how his research led to presenting at Microsoft's Blue Hat, the grind of building and selling a company, and his passion for supporting young security researchers in developing countries.


    Disclosure: Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity. Opinions expressed are personal and do not construe an official endorsement or business relationship of his employer with any product or service.
    Links:
    OPCDE OnlineComae TechnologiesFollow Matt Suiche on Twitter

    • 42 min
    Jaime Blasco, AT&T Cybersecurity

    Jaime Blasco, AT&T Cybersecurity

    AT&T Cybersecurity's Jaime Blasco talks about falling in love with security as a high-school student in Spain, finding a career path in pen-testing and offense, shifting to building defensive technologies and his current passion for exploring the value of machine learning.


    Disclosure: Ryan Naraine is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.
    Links:
    AT&T AlienLabsFollow Jaime on TwitterOpen Threat Exchange (OTX)

    • 31 min
    Collin Mulliner, Security Engineer, Cruise

    Collin Mulliner, Security Engineer, Cruise

    Mobile security pioneer Collin Mulliner talks about the early days of hacking PalmOS devices, the current state of smartphone platforms, his work on securing self driving cars, and why he built and open-sourced a firmware analyzer tool.


    Disclosure: Ryan Naraine is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.
    Links:
    Firmware Analyzer — FwAnalyzer is a tool to analyze (ext2/3/4), FAT/VFat, SquashFS, UBIFS filesystem images, cpio archives, and directory content using a set of configurable rules. Collin's blogPDF: Continuous Automated Firmware Security Analysis

    • 33 min
    Michael Piacente, Principal, Hitch Partners

    Michael Piacente, Principal, Hitch Partners

    Hitch Partners principal Michael Piacente dishes on the cybersecurity job market during an economic crisis, the intricacies of recruiting top-flight security talent, the high rate of turnover among CISOs, and why companies should spend more time on writing better job descriptions.


    Disclosure: Ryan Naraine is a security strategist at Intel Corp. Ryan produces this podcast in his personal capacity and the views and opinions expressed in these recordings do not necessarily reflect the positions and views of Intel Corp. or any of its subsidiaries.
    Links:
    WSJ: CISOs stay on the job less than three years, compared with nearly seven years for CEOsExploring the CISO's personal brand

    • 33 min

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