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Knowledge is your best defense against cybercrime. Each week on Cyber Work, host Chris Sienko sits down with a new industry thought leader to discuss the latest cybersecurity trends — and how those trends are affecting the work of infosec professionals. Together we’ll empower everyone with the knowledge to stay one step ahead of the bad guys.

Knowledge is your best defense against cybercrime. Each week on Cyber Work, host Chris Sienko sits down with a new industry thought leader to discuss the latest cybersecurity trends — and how those trends are affecting the work of infosec professionals. Together we’ll empower everyone with the knowledge to stay one step ahead of the bad guys.

Location:

Madison, WI

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Knowledge is your best defense against cybercrime. Each week on Cyber Work, host Chris Sienko sits down with a new industry thought leader to discuss the latest cybersecurity trends — and how those trends are affecting the work of infosec professionals. Together we’ll empower everyone with the knowledge to stay one step ahead of the bad guys.

Twitter:

@InfoSecEdu

Language:

English

Contact:

(708) 689-0131


Episodes

2020 election security: Vulnerabilities, lockdowns and disinformation

6/1/2020
The 2020 presidential election is just around the corner, and cybersecurity is once again at the forefront. From disinformation campaigns and election-related vulnerabilities to lockdowns and vote by mail efforts due to COVID-19, we cover it all — and more — in this jam packed episode featuring returning favorite, John Dickson, Principal at Denim Group, Ltd. – Free election security resources: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/iq/election-security-training/ – Get free training for your...

Duration:00:57:49

Hunting criminals and stolen identities across the internet

5/25/2020
Explore the hidden corners of the internet and the stolen identities that live there with today's guest, Amyn Gilani, Vice President of Product at 4iQ. He talks about his path from red teaming to cyber attribution intelligence, where bad guys hide on the internet, and what it's like to be “on a mission to unmask cybercriminals.” – Get free training for your entire cybersecurity team (10 or more): https://www.infosecinstitute.com/cyberwork – Enter code “cyberwork” to get 30 days of free...

Duration:00:34:57

What’s new in ethical hacking: Latest careers, skills and certifications

5/21/2020
Put on your white hat and learn how to hack for the good guys! Ethical hackers use the same techniques used by cybercriminals to assess an organization’s vulnerabilities and help keep them safe. Join Keatron Evans, Infosec instructor and Managing Partner at KM Cyber Security, in this audio rebroadcast of a popular webinar. You'll learn about getting started in ethical hacking, in-demand ethical hacking skills, popular ethical hacking training and certifications, common ethical hacking jobs...

Duration:00:55:23

From AI to deepfakes: How machine learning is affecting cybersecurity

5/18/2020
Is what you're watching real, fake or a combination of both? Machine learning and artificial intelligence make it easier than ever to blur those lines, and cybercriminals are already exploiting the technology. Today's guest is Infosec Skills author Emmanuel Tsukerman, who literally wrote the book on machine learning for cybersecurity. He discusses the deep learning applications of cybercrime, how machine learning technologies are being used by security professionals, and ways you can...

Duration:00:47:10

Red team hacking in the age of COVID-19

5/11/2020
Dive back into the world of Red Team operations with today's guest, John Cartrett of the SpiderLabs team at Trustwave. He leads clandestine-style operations in simulated attacks on organizations to help them find their least expected and most dangerous vulnerability points and tighten them up. Despite being a newly hot practice that a lot of people are just getting into, John has been red teaming for five years, with another thirteen years before that of IT experience and other forms of...

Duration:00:43:54

What does a military forensics and incident response expert do?

5/4/2020
Digital forensics is an interesting field, but one that also can be a bit murky. It's handled in different ways in the private sector, military scenarios or government applications. (Spoiler: If you perform investigations on extremists and terror groups, be prepared to watch some fairly disgusting videos.) Learn all about military digital forensics and incident response from today's guest, Daniel Young, managing partner and co-founder of QuoLab Technologies. He discusses what it's like...

Duration:00:43:44

Cybersecurity and compliance: What's here, what's next?

4/30/2020
Regulation never rolls backwards. Once passed and enforced, it is only a matter of time before every state in the U.S. adopts new regulations like the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Join Scott Madsen, CEO at Cingo Solutions, and Jeff Dennis, Head of Privacy and Data Security at Newmeyer Dillion, for expert advice to help you stay compliant in 2020 and beyond. – Get free training for your entire cybersecurity team (10 or more): https://www.infosecinstitute.com/cyberwork – Enter...

Duration:00:56:57

How is the open exchange of information affecting cybersecurity?

4/27/2020
Organizations may be hesitant to share attack vectors, data breaches and other cybersecurity information, but that siloed approach is holding cybersecurity back, says Cody Cornell, co-founder and CEO of Swimlane. On today's episode, Cody discusses the open sharing of security information, how it can transform cybersecurity from a source of consternation into an opportunity and ways to get your company to buy into this new way of thinking. – The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting communities...

Duration:00:35:44

Teaching internet safety to children, teens and the elderly

4/20/2020
Patrick Craven, the director of (ISC)²'s Center for Cyber Safety and Education, teaches kids how to be safe on the internet, and he does so with the persuasive power of Garfield! On today's episode, Patrick discusses the goals of the center, including how they received exclusive use from Jim Davis to use his characters to teach internet safety to kids, teens, parents and the elderly. He also shares tips for staying safe online and how to help friends, family and loved ones stay safe from bad...

Duration:00:38:50

Military cybersecurity jobs, offensive security and CTFs

4/13/2020
Explore the world of military cybersecurity careers, capture-the-flag (CTF) competitions and offensive security with Ken Jenkins, CTO of By Light’s Cyberspace Operations Vertical. Ken discusses the various jobs he held in the military, conducting computer forensics investigations and some of the best run CTFs being held today. – Enter code “cyberwork” to get 30 days of free training with Infosec Skills: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/skills/ – View transcripts and additional episodes:...

Duration:00:50:38

Fuzzing, security testing and tips for a career in AppSec

4/6/2020
Learn all about fuzzing and application security with repeat guest Dr. Jared DeMott, CEO and founder of VDA labs. The last time he appeared (October 2018), the focus was on Internet-of-Things (IoT) security, but Jared is also the author of Fuzzing for Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance. In this episode we go deeper into continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD), fuzzing, dynamic analysis security testing and other AppSec tools, as well as practical tips and suggestions for...

Duration:00:38:10

How to become a cyber risk specialist

3/30/2020
Learn how to transition into a career in cyber risk in this episode featuring Ryan Wallace, a cyber risk analyst at HORNE Cyber. Ryan was a small business owner specializing in branding, graphic design and consulting before transitioning into cybersecurity. It’s important to note that cybersecurity professionals come from all walks of life, and you can do your job really well and pursue opportunities in the cybersecurity field even if you haven’t been hacking into government mainframes since...

Duration:00:38:17

Identifying worms, bots, fraud and other malicious traffic

3/23/2020
Take a deep dive into worms, spam, hijacked accounts, fraudulent transactions and more in this week's episode featuring Fang Yu, CTO of fraud detection platform DataVisor. Fang discusses her work developing algorithms and building systems for identifying malicious traffic, the process of co-founding a security startup and lessons learned from seven years at Microsoft. – Enter code “cyberwork” to get 30 days of free training with Infosec Skills: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/skills/ –...

Duration:00:46:46

How universities are evolving to teach cybersecurity

3/16/2020
A massive number of Infosec students have come to us as part of the military, Pentagon, Department of Defense or other government departments, and it’s likely that many listeners and learners are interested in a career in cybersecurity that could lead to a career in the government. If so, you’re going to find this episode quite interesting and enlightening. Today’s guest is Chad Hardaway, deputy director of the University of South Carolina’s Office of Economic Engagement and a founding...

Duration:00:45:07

How to become a penetration tester

3/9/2020
It’s been a while since we’ve talked penetration testing and offense-oriented network security on the show, and I know some of you have been asking for it, so today’s your lucky day! On the show we have Dr. Wesley McGrew, the director of Cyber Operations for HORNE Cyber. We’re going to talk about going on the offense as a good defense, the current state of pentesting and the raw work of reverse engineering malicious software and vulnerability testing. If you’re looking for the type of job...

Duration:00:47:13

How to get a cybersecurity startup off the ground

3/2/2020
Kevin O’Brien is the CEO and Co-founder of GreatHorn, a high-growth, venture-backed email security company based in Boston, Massachusetts, that is focused on solving phishing, credential theft, malware, ransomware and business email compromise for cloud email platforms, and was named a Gartner Cool Vendor, RSA Innovation Sandbox finalist and Infosec Awards Cutting Edge winner. If you are well on your way up the cybersecurity career ladder, you might think that startup would be the next step....

Duration:00:47:13

Cryptography careers and IoT vulnerabilities

2/24/2020
Ted Shorter, CTO and Co-founder of Keyfactor, and Cyber Work host Chris Sienko discuss a research report published by Keyfactor in December showing that many of the IoT and network devices in use today are leveraging weak digital certificates, potentially exposing them to attack. Ted is going to talk about the report, the danger of so-called “predictable randomness,” the raw work of cryptography in keeping devices like these safe, the importance of building security into their devices...

Duration:00:34:37

How to keep your cybersecurity knowledge fresh

2/17/2020
Robert McMillen, an Infosec Skills course creator and cybersecurity consultant, discusses his early experiences as an IT consultant, the perpetual changes of the IT career landscape, his work with IT course creation, and tips on how to keep your cybersecurity and IT skills fresh and employable. Robert McMillen is the past President and founder of All Tech 1, LLC., a Portland, Oregon-based network consulting company. In 2017, the company was sold to Blackpoint-IT Consulting based out of...

Duration:00:39:21

Teach yourself cybersecurity with skills-based education

2/10/2020
Infosec Skills is kind of a big deal. The interactive learning platform boasts 500+ cybersecurity courses featuring cloud-hosted cyber-ranges, hands-on projects, customizable certification practice exams, skill assessments and other features. John Wagnon, Senior Solution Developer at F5 Networks, is a course creator for Infosec Skills and has created an informative and in-depth study of the OWASP Top 10 list. John and Cyber Work host Chris Sienko talk about skills-based education, in-demand...

Duration:00:42:54

Digital forensics and incident response: Is it the career for you?

2/6/2020
From fraud to extortion to intellectual property theft, new cybercrimes are being committed daily. Digital forensics and incident response (DFIR) professionals help piece together those crimes so that organizations can better protect themselves — and the bad guys get prosecuted. This episode of the Cyber Work podcast is a rebroadcast of a webinar featuring Cindy Murphy, President at Gillware Digital Forensics. In this podcast, you’ll get the inside scoop on what it’s like to be a DFIR...

Duration:01:00:07