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This podcast is dedicated to up and coming leaders in the cybersecurity industry. It is meant to help bridge the gap between being a technical leader to a business leader/enabler. We will talk about what it takes to be a leader and other issues that impact our industry today.


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This podcast is dedicated to up and coming leaders in the cybersecurity industry. It is meant to help bridge the gap between being a technical leader to a business leader/enabler. We will talk about what it takes to be a leader and other issues that impact our industry today.






Human Interaction or AI Manipulation? The Future of Cybersecurity in the Face of Advancing Technologies

On this episode of Dev.Sec.Lead, we explore the challenges facing traditional security awareness training and how a new approach is needed. Our guest discusses the importance of respect for employees' time and knowledge when creating training programs that are engaging and non-punitive. We delve into issues surrounding online manipulation, including the quiet epidemic of romance scams, and ways to empower individuals to protect themselves. Additionally, we examine the rise of artificial intelligence and the need for creative tools to keep up with evolving AI technologies. Plus, we discuss social engineering tactics such as catfishing and the widespread loneliness felt during the pandemic. Tune in for an insightful conversation on the future of cybersecurity and staying vigilant in the age of AI. Guest Bio: Zach Eikenberry is a cybersecurity professional who is passionate about advocating for safety, especially online safety. He is known for constantly reminding his colleagues and loved ones, including his kids, not to click on anything that looks too good to be true. Zach's expertise in cybersecurity allows him to identify different kinds of scams, making him an asset in his field. His background in cybersecurity has propelled him to become a leader in the industry. Support the show


The Importance of Being Authentic: Why Your Natural Personality Matters in Leadership Communication.

On this episode of Dev.Sec.Lead, we delve into the art of branding and creating memories that people will hold onto long after your encounter. Our guest, Rob McDonald, the President of Plum Dibs, a leadership communication firm, shares his insights on establishing a personal brand that aligns with your purpose and the needs of your audience. We discover the importance of understanding the fears, hopes, and misconceptions of your audience, which could be hitting their "meatballs" and creating a personal memory. We learn that content matters less than positioning and having a purpose that others can align with. Rob shares tips for developing a personal brand, including inviting experts to discuss relevant chapters of a book for an engaging podcast episode. We also explore why pure intentions and a solid purpose can benefit both the individual and their organization's reputation. Lastly, we discuss the importance of addressing fears and misconceptions about cybersecurity and aligning clients with a company's purpose. Tune in to discover how to establish a personal brand that aligns with your values, engages and educates your audience, and creates lasting memories. Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead- Back at It in 2023

After a hiatus, Wilson Bautista is back with the Dev SEC Lead podcast! In this season, we're diving into the challenges and opportunities brought on by the pandemic, discussing how it's impacted businesses, leadership, and the world of security. Join Wilson as he shares his journey of growth and adaptation, from focusing on income streams to expanding June Cyber's services. Get ready to hear raw, authentic, and fun conversations with various experts on managing hybrid work environments, enhancing leadership skills, and more. As part of our commitment to give back, we're also supporting the Cyber Ohana project, aimed at helping veterans and military spouses find careers in cybersecurity. If you have any questions, topic suggestions, or just want to chat, feel free to reach out to Wilson at Stay tuned for exciting episodes, and let's learn together how to become better leaders in this ever-evolving landscape. Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead Season 3 Episode 1: Exploring Mental Health with Johnny Crowder of Cope Notes

A little bit about Johnny Crowder "I have "SAVE THEM" tattooed across my knuckles đź‘Š If that doesn't tell you who I am, nothing will. In short, I'm a 29-year-old suicide/abuse survivor, TEDx speaker, touring musician, mental health advocate, and the Founder & CEO of Cope Notes, a text-based mental health platform that provides daily support to users in nearly 100 countries around the world. What a mouthful, right? After 10+ years of clinical treatment, peer support, and public advocacy, I'm here to rebrand the global mental health conversation and stick up for people like you and me all over this great big planet of ours. Still reading, huh? You might get a kick out of learning more:" Support the show


DevSecLead Season 2, Episode 7: Something's Phishy- Getting A Cybersecurity Start Up Going and Challenging the SMB Security Budget

In this episode, we speak with Connor Swalm ( of the Anchor Security Team ( about how they are starting up their phishing platform and how we can utilize phishing training to help bolster budgets through awareness. "I completed my first successful real estate flip when I was 19, and I own and run a successful real estate flipping company to this day. I am also a triplet" _Connor Swalm Support the show


DevSecLead Season 2, Episode 6 with Keeping Kids Safe Online, Changing the Standard

In this episode, we talk to Pat Craven from the Cyber Center for Safety and Education. The Center for Cyber Safety and Education, formerly the (ISC)² Foundation, is a global non-profit charity formed by (ISC)² in 2011 as a conduit to reach society and empower students, teachers, parents and the general public to secure their online life with award winning cyber safety education and awareness programs in the community. We hold the exclusive global rights to Garfield to teach young children how to be safe and secure online. Support the show


DevSecLead Season 2, Episode 5 "OSINT and Espresso" with Alessandro Rossetti

This episode is with my Italian colleague Alessandro Rossetti. He is an Intelligence Team Leader with Soft Strategy. We talk about Threat Intelligence, how he views threat intelligence, and the do/don't's of preparing Italian food. " I would like them to know that like you, I share the same passion for intelligence analysis and in particular OSINT. and I would like them to remember that I am one of the lucky ones who can work and talk to police forces all over the world " LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 2, Episode 4- "COVID-19"

How are you handling COVID-19? With all of the chaos in the world today, it is so important to reflect on how we maintain composure. Stay safe. Stay healthy folks. Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 2, Episode 3- "Mental Health in Cybersecurity, Trauma, and Armbars"

Charity Wright is a Cyber Threat Intelligence Advisor with IntSight Cyber Intelligence. She is a US Army retired veteran who has an amazing story of how she got into the cybersecurity industry. In this episode, we talk about her journey as well as touch on mental health and trauma. LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: @charityW4CTI Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 2, Episode 2- Conversation with a Cybersecurity Executive Headhunter

In this episode, we speak with Aaron Boldt about his role as a headhunter in the cybersecurity industry. He gives practical advice for those who are anticipating the next move or simply want to know what executive recruiters are looking for in candidates. " I have over 10 years of experience in the recruiting industry, supporting IT and cybersecurity roles locally and nationally. Over the last few years, I have helped HireVergence modernize their marketing initiatives and become more involved in community events." -A. Boldt Company: HireVergence Role: Digital Marketing and Sales LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: Support the show


DevSecLead: Season 2, Episode 1- Podcastin' , Purple Teamin' and Leadership'n with Chris Cochran

This episode is with Chris Cochran a co-host of the podcast "Hacker Valley Studios". We will be discussing the concept and role of a "Purple" team in cybersecurity as well as touch on some leadership topics. LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: "I want people to know how awesome the cybersecurity community is and that we are all in this fight together." Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 11- "Reflections on Communication"

This is the final episode of Season 1 and 2019. In this episode we will speak about where we are going next and challenging our listeners to promote our mission. Also, Wilson will reflect on the importance of communications within our cybersecurity teams and how it impacts what we do in daily operations. Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 10- Cyber Intelligence and Servant Leadership

A.J. Nash is the Director of Cyber Intelligence Strategy at Anomali "I am a strong advocate for the concept of servant leadership. People First. Mission Always. Integrity Throughout." LinkedIn Profile URL: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 9- "Site Reliability Engineering, Collaborative Culture, and Cybersecurity"

Matt Ouille is a software engineer focusing on the reliability and performance of distributed systems at Intuit and an open source contributor/maintainer. His work has been featured on This Week in AWS, SRE Weekly, Hacker News, and Reddit for both technical articles and his regular focus on the downline effects of standardization, processes, and systems on developer productivity and reliability at scale. Matt resides in San Diego where he enjoys the great outdoors, time with his dog, and coding. We will be discussing his role and how it relates to cybersecurity as well as the benefits of having a collaborative working environment. LinkedIn Profile URL: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 8- "Another Perspective with Jonathan Sneed"

In this episode of Dev.Sec.Lead we are interviewing Jonathan Sneed of Boecore. He is a Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer that has a lot of ideas. This was an interesting conversation in that we had an array of topics that were discussed. From Risk Management Framework, to cybersecurity to trends, and the challenges of autism, Jonathan brings a lot of passion and energy into everything he does and it shows in this episode. "My overarching philosophy to life is that you can not address an issue until you understand the why of the issue. Without addressing the core problem you risk making it worse accidentally." LinkedIn Profile URL: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 7- "Marine Corps Musician to Disney Cybersecurity Pro"

This episode is with Kayla Underkoffler. She is a Senior Security Specialist with The Walt Disney Company and a United States Marine Corps veteran. "I want listeners to hear my story and how I got into security, as someone with a “non-technical” background, and I want them to be inspired to take a chance and pursue a career in Cybersecurity or even technology in general, even if they don’t have the traditional “hacker” background." LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: @kmarieh41 Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 6- "Conversations with a Penetration Tester"

This episode is with Phil Bosco from Security Illusion, LLC. He is the CEO // Lead Tester for the firm. In this episode we will talk about his career and life as a penetration tester. He will also give some great advice to future pentesters in how they can get into the field. "My interests and passions go further than just the cybersecurity industry. I'm a tech enthusiast and always enjoy getting my hands dirty with the latest and greatest technology from IoT to Machine Learning, and beyond! I also love combining these passions by looking for opportunities that crossover between the latest tech available and aiding the security industry." -Phil Bosco LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 5- "Mentorship"

If you want to be a leader, you need to learn how to lead as well as to mentor. You have to give back and help the our teams become better professionals and human beings overall. This episode is about that, mentorship. I've brought in one of my mentors, David Gallagher, who works with Cisco. He's had an amazing information security career and does his part to give back to others. Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 4- "Communicating Across Cultures"

In this episode I'll be talking to my colleague Michael Riffel. He talks about his journey into information security at ABB Inc, which is a huge multinational corporation specializing in power and automation. He's located in Germany and is going to give some practical advice that he's learned over the years. "I'm curious about everything!" -Michael Riffel LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: Support the show


Dev.Sec.Lead: Season 1, Episode 3- "Getting Women Into Cybersecurity"

"I am improving the effectiveness of the security program at the organization I currently work by facilitating a culture of security and implementing controls that will reduce the risk of loss of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data." - Cassie Brunetto LinkedIn Profile URL: Twitter Url: Support the show