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Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective! Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Never on a schedule, but always up to date!

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Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective! Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Never on a schedule, but always up to date!

    The Evolution of Cyber Talent Screening with Franz Payer, CEO Cyber Skyline – CF067

    The Evolution of Cyber Talent Screening with Franz Payer, CEO Cyber Skyline – CF067

    This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim catch up with Franz Payer, CEO of Cyber Skyline (related episodes: CF059, CF012). We explore the growth and development of the Cyber Skyline platform, which has evolved beyond cyber competitions to a suite of talent screening tools and skills-development capabilities. We get Franz’s perspectives on where companies are currently struggling to keep up with hiring and retaining qualified cybersecurity talent and how Cyber Skyline fills the void. Learn more at Cyber Skyline      Full show notes, transcriptions (available on request), audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/cf67 Cyber Frontiers is all about

    • 58 min
    Guest Ashton Webster and New Compliance Rules for Critical Infrastructure Reporting – CF066

    Guest Ashton Webster and New Compliance Rules for Critical Infrastructure Reporting – CF066

    This week on Cyber Frontiers we are joined by special guest Ashton Webster. Ashton is now a software engineer at Capital One and has worked on several teams over the last 4 years that focused on fraud detection and prevention. We spend some time catching up with Ashton. We also look at a new rule in the United States that mandates that any company that is considered part of critical infrastructure would be required to report to the Department of Homeland Security within 72 hours of a data breach or within 24 hours of paying a ransomware attack.   

    • 1 hr 4 min
    2021 Cybersecurity Headlines and a Look Ahead at 2022 – CF065

    2021 Cybersecurity Headlines and a Look Ahead at 2022 – CF065

    This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim provide a 2021 replay of the headlines that captured the cybersecurity world by storm and look ahead to trends that will shape the direction of security in 2022. With wide-ranging commentary on incidents like the colonial pipeline attack, solar winds, and Log4j, to the mundane and rudimentary data breaches and ransomware attacks, we break down what areas the industry is improving in and where the industry still needs help. We also look at the technology shaping the post-COVID enterprise workplace, with commentary on zero trust architectures, MFA, network infrastructure advancements, and accessibility

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Liviu Arsene from Bitdefender talks Bitdefender Box and Bitdefender Premium VPN – CF064

    Liviu Arsene from Bitdefender talks Bitdefender Box and Bitdefender Premium VPN – CF064

    We sat down with Liviu Arsene, a Global Cybersecurity Researcher for Bitdefender, Liviu has a strong background in security and technology and talked with us about both the Bitdefender Box and Bitdefender Premium VPN as well as some general Cyber security topics. Get more information about Bitdefender at https://bitdefender.com.      Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future!   Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does. Support the Average Guy: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large /

    • 55 min
    Zero Trust Security In a Pandemic Mindset – CF063

    Zero Trust Security In a Pandemic Mindset – CF063

    This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim talk about the zero trust security paradigm and how COVID-19 has drawn this security model into focus for the enterprise. As corporations accelerate technology adoption timelines to meet the demands of a remote workforce, cybersecurity practices and investments are evolving to secure employees and corporate assets in remote work environments. After diving into key aspects of zero trust, we walk through the recent Twitter security incident and analyze the event through the lens of zero trust. We wrap by discussing the evolving trends for the C-suite security mindset and how these ideas

    • 1 hr
    Identity Theft Protection in 2020 – CF062

    Identity Theft Protection in 2020 – CF062

    This week on Cyber Frontiers Jim and Christian explore how identity theft monitoring services continue to evolve in 2020 to include protection beyond traditional monitoring capabilities. We evaluate how effective these services have been historically, how the business model is shifting, and what the average consumer can expect in trying to increase overall security. We line up the discussion with historical anecdotes on social security, FTC litigations, and statistics on consumer theft at large. It’s a new spin on an old topic with many touch points to previous episodes, and contains food for thought on effective measures to increase security

    • 1 hr 9 min

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