Blacks In Cybersecurity Episodes

Feb. 24, 2022

Norman Weekes— From Contractor To Security Ops Analyst

Norman Weekes is on the Security Operations Team at Salesforce. He is in charge of scanning their infrastructure and ensuring that everything is set up and operating properly.

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Feb. 28, 2021

Betsy Bevilacqua - From Almost Lawyer to CISO and Security Leader

Betsy Bevilacqua is the current VP of Information Security at Chainalysis. Initially, she had her mind set on law school until she did a self-audit and realized that she enjoyed computers and tech much more. Her journey into infosec led …

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Oct. 11, 2020

ICS Gabe - Electrical Engineer to Accidental Cybersecurity ICS Expert

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 he does. His journey's unique one, and almost didn't happen.

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June 2, 2020

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July 31, 2019

Fareedah Shaheed - From Tech Curious to Information Security

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.

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May 13, 2019

Izzy - Random and Unplanned: From Annuities to ISO!

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 job as well as have repercussions for defensive egos. Her whole career is a war story.

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April 13, 2019

Leron Gray - From Navy E6 to Pentester, SANS Mentor and Nerdcore Rapp…

Leron Gray is a man of many talents. Although he didn't really get into infosec until much later in life, he always had a creative side. He now finds himself as a pentester working from home and a nerdcore rapper …

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Jan. 11, 2019

Marcus Carey - Childhood Builder/Breaker to Navy Cryptologist to Foun…

Marcus Carey has been hacking since he was five. A true MacGuyver, he had to make do with the little resources available to him. He later enrolled in the Navy, worked for 3- letter agencies including the NSA, and now …

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Dec. 18, 2018

InfoSteph - From Journalism to IT Support to Security Analyst

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 fascinating war stories!

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Oct. 15, 2018

0day - From "Geek Squad" tech to DevSecOps

0day, a security researcher who specializes in distributed systems security, discusses getting into computers as an inner-city kid, acknowledging how our hangups can affect the growth of InfoSec, the benefits of older technology, and much more.

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