Episodes

Dec. 25, 2018

Yaron Levi - Entrepreneur to Security Architect to CISO and Security …

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 …

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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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Dec. 11, 2018

Virtual Kyle Kennedy - Stories, not resumes: Breaking educational and…

Kyle F. Kennedy is a social cybersecurity expert and the president of brainbabe.org. His organization provides foundational soft-skills training for a small fee (supported by corporation donations) and plans to launch Masterclass in 2019. They helped organize an event called …

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Dec. 4, 2018

Elvis Chan - From Making Computer Chips to FBI Supervisory Special Ag…

Elvis Chan is a Supervisory Special Agent, who works cybersecurity 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.

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Nov. 27, 2018

Clay Wells - From SysAdmin to Security Architect to Con Organizer!

Clay, a security architect, musician, Defcon Blue Team Village Co-Organizer, and organizer of the first annual WOPR Summit, shares some really insightful tips on making it Information Security, as well as a fascinating recent war story. WOPR Summit is March …

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Nov. 18, 2018

BONUS: Robin Stuart - Road to Becoming a Cyber Crime Author

Robin Stuart is a debut author in cybercrime fiction with a short story called "SegFault" in the Sisters in Crime NorCal anthology Fault Lines, which is due out in early 2019!!!

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Nov. 13, 2018

Robin Stuart - From Paralegal to Malware Researcher (and Cyber Crime …

Robin Stuart started off as a paralegal until she was challenged one day to get her boss's password (hint: do not challenge Robin). Fast forward, she switched careers to technology but kept a lookout for a career in security.

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Nov. 6, 2018

Rob Carson - From USMC Infantry Officer to Information Security Offic…

Rob Carson, the founder of Semper Sec, knows how to simplify problems and deliver solutions. In our talk, we talk about the switch from the marines to InfoSec and the nuances he had to deal with when going to the …

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Oct. 30, 2018

Matt Toth - From Slinky Network Support Engineer to Security Sales En…

Matt Toth, a senior security and veteran sales engineer, has spent two decades working in IT and collaborating with the Department of Defense and other senior leaders. In our chat, Matt breaks down a Sales Engineer’s role, explains his love …

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Oct. 22, 2018

Christina Hanson - From HOA Manager to Headfirst Into InfoSec!

In our discussion, Christina touches on the wide variety of resources and events that helped her enter information security, why teamwork is just as important as technical work, and why InfoSec's responsibilities will continue to grow in the near future.

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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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Oct. 8, 2018

Dan Borges - From Infosec ITAdmin to Red Teamer to CTF Organizer

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 new tools he and others created and released this year!

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Sept. 5, 2018

Trailer

A trailer for the upcoming podcast Getting Into Information Security

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