A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security expert Caroline Wong as she focuses on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec
Episode 55 Alex Jones: Wielding Collaboration with Creative Grit
Episode 55 Alex Jones: Wielding Collaboration with Creative Grit by Humans of InfoSec
Episode 54 Phillip Wylie: Leveraging Security Knowledge through Education
For our latest Humans of InfoSec podcast, we’re excited to welcome Phillip Wylie on the show. Phillip has over 22 years of experience with the last 8 years spent as a pentester. Phillip has a passion for mentoring and education. His passion motivated him to start teaching and founding The Pwn School Project a monthly educational meetup focusing on cybersecurity and ethical hacking. Phillip teaches Ethical Hacking and Web Application Pentesting at Richland College in Dallas, TX. Phillip is a co-host for The Uncommon Journey podcast. Phillip holds the following certifications; CISSP, NSA-IAM, OSCP, GWAPT.
Episode 53 Davin Jackson: Where Grit and Passion Meet
Despite the talent shortage, the barrier to entry in information security remains daunting. Yet Davin Jackson, a former flight mechanic turned senior penetration tester, learned to leverage his passion and tenacity to pursue and achieve his infosec goals. Now, Davin is invested in helping others in the field through accessible mentorship, teaching, and writing—including using Fortnite to help students understand the field. In our latest episode, Davin opens up about the challenges he’s overcome, provides wise advise on those hoping to secure an infosec job, and much more.
Emerging Voices: Karan Dwivedi
For our latest episode of Humans of InfoSec: Emerging Voices, we’re excited to welcome Karan Dwivedi to the show. Karan is a security engineer at Google specializing in detection and response, but he dedicates his free time to coaching and mentoring others breaking into the field. His work demystifying the interview process for security engineers, which you can explore at https://allthingspwned.com/, has introduced a methodical approach to an often daunting experience. In this episode, Karan explores his path to infosec, discusses security engineering at scale, and explains the importance of supporting the community.
Episode 52 Octavia Howell: Connecting History with Security
For our latest Humans of InfoSec podcast, we’re excited to welcome Octavia Howell on the show. Octavia, who is currently the Business Information Security Officer at Equifax, is a seasoned leader and practitioner with extensive experience in governance, networking, and security. She is also the founder of Augustus Redefined, an organization founded to support and mentor black women in cybersecurity. In our latest episode, Octavia opens up about her career and discusses the much-needed value of strong mentorship.
Episode 51 Michelle Valdez: Cyber Resilience Through Problem-Solving
Michelle Valdez, the CISO at OneMain Financial, doesn’t approach cybersecurity through the lure of the threat. Instead, she applies a methodical, problem-driven approach honed through her background in the US military, where she served as an investigator for the U.S. Air Force. Her extensive experience working in national security, intelligence, and the military has driven her communications-focused approach to cyber resilience as she focuses on interrogating the problem, not the people, and embraces failure as a pivotal step to success. In our latest episode, Michelle opens up about her impressive career and the lessons she’s learned along the way.
Actionable and authentic
Karen’s podcast is great, chock full of useful, actionable tips to cut through the male dominated workplaces that still exist all around us. Highly recommend.
Great show on the human aspect of cyber
Technical and procedures countermeasures are easy. Getting the humans onboard to adopt Cybersecurity is the hard part. This show has a great interview process to highlight lessons learned. Thank you for sharing your knowledge
Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌
Whether you’re well established as an innovator in the InfoSec community, or just getting started carving out your niche - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Caroline and Vanessa do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career, and a life you can be proud of - from InfoSec leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!