Gabriel Agboruche (@ICS_Gabe) is a senior ICS and OT cybersecurity consultant, helping organizations solve their most challenging industrial control security problems. And that was a mouthful, but that’s what I do. Journey’s unique one and almost didn’t happen.
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Lisa Jiggetts is the founder of the Women’s Society Of Cyberjutsu. After recording, we continued talking and the topic of salary negotiations came up. It was so good I started recording again. This topic is super important. I have seen both experienced and inexperienced people make these mistakes.
0.75x 1x 1.25x 1.5x 2x 0:0000:09:42 Switching Into Infosec Success Story… and Lessons Learned! Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsPlayer EmbedShare Leave a ReviewListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSSpotify Sign up to get tips, advice,…
I stand with the Black community against racism, violence, and hate. Now more than ever we must support one another as allies and speak up for justice and equality.
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Kavya Pearlman is an Award-winning cybersecurity professional with a deep interest in immersive and emerging technologies. Kavya is the founder of non-profit, XR Safety Initiative (XRSI).
We are in the middle of a worldwide pandemic (COVID-19), a recession is here, a depression might be coming, and everyone is remote!
Syntax had an interesting ride into infosec filled with pit stops, detours, and countersteering along the way. He got started at an early age influenced by his father and was wrongfully arrested for reporting a vulnerability in his High School. Hear his exciting journey into infosec, filled with life lessons.
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So as I was at RSAC, I was trying to keep an eye out for those looking to get into the field. RSA is not usually the place for that…
Tanya Janca, also known as ‘SheHacksPurple’ is also an advocate for diversity and inclusion, co-founding WoSEC, and starting the online #MentoringMonday.
Nick Vissari went from being an engineering dropout (he didn’t like creative writing) to tech consultant to math tutor. His penchant for fixing things homed him back into tech where he is now responsible for security at a large school district. He recently went back to school and received his cybersecurity degree as well.
Page Glave was a tenured Associate Professor of Kinesiology with a focus in exercise science and was successful in her field. However she came to the realization that she can’t see herself doing this for the rest of her life.
Nick Jeswald has been an external and internal recruiter in security. He shares what he looks for in a candidate, common mistakes, and nuances.
Nick Jeswald has been an external and internal recruiter in security. He shares with us what he looks for in a candidate, common mistakes made by candidates, and the nuances of hackers he’s learned over the years.
0.75x 1x 1.25x 1.5x 2x 0:0000:02:03 September 2019 Update Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsPlayer EmbedShare Leave a ReviewListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSSpotify Sign up to get tips, advice, insghts, and updates from the…
Hey everyone! Want to meet some of the guests in person? Like the show and want to meet other listeners? We’ll be having a meetup! This Friday 6-7pm @ Chillout Lounge (Bronze 1-4).
Fareedah, a lifelong learner, was always interested in technology and grew up reading her father’s Cisco books. His influence led her to the field of information security where she stepped up and is always tackling new challenges.
Keya was a public school teacher who stood out of crowd. She loves problem solving and challenging environments. Keya was also a filmmaker and web designer. She’s currently a detection security engineer who get knee deep in malware on a daily basis.
Sample audio for the Audiobook verion of Breaking IN: A Practical Guide to Starting a Career In Information Security. Narrated by Kati Fredlund, yes a female voice!
A 19 year old “not a security researcher”. Facing limitations because of his age and not having the right “prerequisites” Hossam has had to make his own path. He also dreams in code and is one of the youngest OSCE’s in the world!
My thoughts on consuming vs production and how it relates to Getting Into Infosec. Sometimes we get stuck learning, consuming security news, trends and etc… but we forget to produce something. Whether it be testing a new exploit we heard about, trying something new in our lab, or applying something we learned the day before. Finding the write balance is important. If we’re stuck, take little steps – better than no steps.
Teach Yourself Computer Science Wow, pretty cool. The fact that this exists tells you something. Here is the TL;DR from the site: Study all nine subjects below, in roughly the presented order, using either the…
Ismaelle Vixsama (aka Izzy) has a knack for finding strategic flaws and speaking up about them. Doing so helped her get her first full-time cybersecurity job as well as have repercussions for defensive egos. Her whole career is a war story.
From Zero to One, David is a lifelong builder. Wherever he goes he just builds things. From an electric car to adhoc android apps to ZAP HUD, an awesome heads up display for ZAP Proxy, a game changer imho. We discuss the lack of UX in the security tooling community, how contributing to Open Source got him his job, and even about imposter syndrome.
I put a call out to Twitter asking for resources in this space and I found this site. The reason I like this site so much is that it allows someone like a teacher with…
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MC OHM-I (Leron Gray) talks about his next project about tabs in the browser, trap music, and some background on his awesome song Domain.
Leron Gray is a man of many talents. Not getting really into computers until much later in life, but always having a creative side, he now finds himself as a pentester working from home and nerdcore rapper producing amazing beats!
Jared Folkins understands people, technology, and the world around him. He shares some VERY personal stories in integrity and life decisions.
Masha Sedova is an industry-recognized people-security expert, speaker and trainer focused on engaging people to be key elements of secure organizations.
InfosecJon expands on some CRAZY follies he experienced during his times in the Navy. He learns through trial by fire, literally, trust but verify!
InfosecJon runs a website cataloging his learning and dedicated to helping others get in the field. He shares his personal story from a directionless youth to enlisting in the Navy (and it’s follies) and his tribulations getting into the field.
Tracy Maleeff (@InfosecSherpa) was a professional law Librarian and at the top of her game. Looking for change and meaning, she searched until she found the field of Information Security. This is her journey.
Adrian is a Sr Sales Engineer with Splunk who focuses on security.
Nipun was discouraged to pursue a career in information security due to his immigrant status, but is now a Cyber Security Executive.
Marcus Carey has been hacking since we was five. A true MacGuyver he had to make due with little resources available to him. He later enrolled for the Navy, worked for 3 letter agencies including the NSA, and now has his own security startup. Marcus shares a TON with us in this episode.
Jack Rhysider’s origin story. With an engineering background Jack found himself doing odd jobs at first. Looking to get back into tech he “certed” up and got a job in the NOC (Network Operation Center) and eventually became a SOC architect building a SOC from scratch. Looking to do something different, he started Dark Net Diaries and it’s been an adventure since!
Yaron Levi is the CISO for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. We talk about what he looks for in people when hiring in Infosec and a time when he took a chance on someone (against the opinion of his peers) and his chance was a big success. We also discuss a breach he had to deal with only 3 months into his job!
Steph is brand new to the infosec field! We go over her interesting and eventful path into Information Security, reflections on her role today, and some really interesting war stories!
A reading of an amazing reading by Kyle Kennedy, president of brainbabe.org. The reading is performed by Allison, an IBM Watson personality.
Elvis Chan is a Supervisory Special Agent Elvis Chan, who works cyber security matters for the FBI San Francisco Division. We discuss how we got into the FBI, Life in the FBI CyberSecurity Division, and how to get involved.
Clay Wells … Security Architect, Musician, Defcon Blue Team Village Co-Organizer, and organizer of the first annual WOPR Summit. Clay shares some really insightful tips on making it Information Security, as well as a really interesting war story from recently.
Robin Stuart is a debut author in cyber crime fiction with a short story called “SegFault” in the Sisters in Crime NorCal anthology Fault Lines , which is due out in early 2019!!!
Robin Stuart started off as a paralegal. Fast forward she switched careers to Technology but kept a lookout for a career in security.
Rob Carson founder of Semper Sec. Rob knows how to simplify the problem and deliver solutions.
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Christina Hanson is a security analyst working for Truvantis Cyber Security Consulting and one of my former boot camp students.
In his career journey through a “Geek Squad” like service at Circuit City (“Firedog”) to trading floors and corporate information security, he’s amassed significant experience in the industry and is an example of how security consciousness is important even before you’re an official security “pro”.
Dan Borges, a professional red teamer, blogger, and security tool developer discusses his early experiences using and exploiting computer systems, how InfoSec experts work with companies, and a new tools he and other created and released this year!