49 episodes

On WE’RE IN!, you'll hear from the newsmakers and innovators who are making waves and driving the cyber security industry forward. We talk to them about their stories, the future of the industry, their best practices, and more.

WE'RE IN‪!‬ Synack

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

On WE’RE IN!, you'll hear from the newsmakers and innovators who are making waves and driving the cyber security industry forward. We talk to them about their stories, the future of the industry, their best practices, and more.

    Mark Kuhr on AI pentesting and the Synack Red Team

    Mark Kuhr on AI pentesting and the Synack Red Team

    In this episode of WE’RE IN!, Mark explains how he recruited a community of global top hackers to join the burgeoning Synack Red Team – and what’s at stake as AI capabilities ramp up for attackers and defenders alike.

    • 36 min
    Anthony Newman on cyberthreats to higher education

    Anthony Newman on cyberthreats to higher education

    In this episode of WE’RE IN!, Anthony Newman, executive director at Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC), highlights the need for protecting research infrastructure in higher education, dealing with credential dumps and monitoring the dark web for potential threats. He also discusses the challenges faced in higher education, such as securing a diverse range of resources, navigating risks posed by a litany of third-party vendors and recovering quickly from breaches.

    • 40 min
    Dennis Fisher on the future of cybersecurity journalism

    Dennis Fisher on the future of cybersecurity journalism

    Dennis Fisher, editor-in-chief at Decipher, reflects on his journalism career covering cybersecurity for more than two decades in the latest episode of the WE’RE IN! cybersecurity podcast. He began in 2000, covering email before transitioning to security. Soon his focus shifted to vulnerability reporting, including blockbuster bugs in Windows and Internet Explorer. This led to Microsoft's trustworthy computing memo and significant changes in the software industry.

    • 31 min
    Jason Loomis on finding the humanity in cybersecurity

    Jason Loomis on finding the humanity in cybersecurity

    Jason Loomis, Chief Information Security Officer at Freshworks, emphasizes the human side of cybersecurity and the importance of effective leadership. New CISOs should make an effort to understand not just existing security controls, but also the team dynamics at any new organization they’re helping to protect. The human element all too often goes unnoticed, according to Jason.

    • 32 min
    Sarah Armstrong-Smith on understanding the attacker mindset

    Sarah Armstrong-Smith on understanding the attacker mindset

    Sarah Armstrong-Smith, Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft and a cyber security author, discusses her role in improving cyber postures and staying ahead of threats. She explains how Microsoft uses machine learning in their threat intelligence and what's next with the onset of generative AI. She also highlights the importance of understanding the risks and consequences of AI technology, as well as the need for CISOs to embrace new technologies while ensuring accountability.

    • 45 min
    Andreas Wuchner on Cyber Resiliency in Financial Services

    Andreas Wuchner on Cyber Resiliency in Financial Services

    The financial services industry is among the most sought-after targets for cyberattacks. When malicious actors steal data, it’s often just a means to a cash-rich (or bitcoin) end. Andreas Wuchner, advisor to many security startups and a formative contributor to Switzerland's National Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has a thought or two on how to build cyber resiliency in critical banking institutions.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

BamaMountaineer ,

If you’re interested in cyber

This podcast is a must listen, they cover all areas of cyber both offense and defense and they do it in an entertaining format. Subscribe and listen! Thank me later.

Chris_Charles_5 ,

Legit

Great podcast to learn more about cybersecurity, from macro and micro topics. The guests are entertaining and the hosts are clutch. Easily consumable and a good listen.

compbits ,

Plain Speaking Cyber Experts

It was enjoyable to hear Sarah and Andy speak about the state of cyber security in the critical infrastructure space. The 40 minutes flew by and I can’t wait for episode 2. At least I hope there is an episode 2!

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