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Learn how to break into cybersecurity, build new skills and move up the career ladder. Each week on the Cyber Work Podcast, host Chris Sienko sits down with thought leaders from Carbon Black, IBM, CompTIA and others to discuss the latest cybersecurity workforce trends.

Learn how to break into cybersecurity, build new skills and move up the career ladder. Each week on the Cyber Work Podcast, host Chris Sienko sits down with thought leaders from Carbon Black, IBM, CompTIA and others to discuss the latest cybersecurity workforce trends.

Location:

Madison, WI

Description:

Learn how to break into cybersecurity, build new skills and move up the career ladder. Each week on the Cyber Work Podcast, host Chris Sienko sits down with thought leaders from Carbon Black, IBM, CompTIA and others to discuss the latest cybersecurity workforce trends.

Twitter:

@InfoSecEdu

Language:

English

Contact:

(708) 689-0131


Episodes

Learning Linux is key to building your cybersecurity skills | Cyber Work Podcast

10/11/2021
On today’s podcast Jasmine Jackson takes us through how you can get noticed on your resume, how Linux basics can set you up for learning other aspects of cybersecurity, and how capture the flag activities are crucial to enriching your work skills. Jackson has over 10 years of information security experience and shares her passion for cybersecurity by presenting and teaching workshops, including new courses now available in Infosec Skills. She is currently the Jeopardy-style capture the flag...

Duration:00:48:15

Cryptography, encryption and building a secure photo app | Cyber Work Podcast

10/4/2021
Today's guest is Alex Amiryan, a software developer with over 18 years of experience specializing in cybersecurity and cryptography. Alex is the creator of the popular SafeCamera app, which was the predecessor of Stingle Photos, an end-to-end encrypted, open-source gallery and sync app able to prevent theft by breach. How does it work, and how did Alex come by his obsession for cryptography? Tune in and find out! – Join the monthly challenge: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/challenge –...

Duration:00:39:17

Saving McDonald’s from a possible data breach | Cyber Work Podcast

9/27/2021
This week we chat with Connor Greig of CreatorSphere (creatorsphere.co) about beginning a career in IT at age 17 when he joined Hewlett Packard as an applications engineer, but after just a few weeks was promoted to project manager. He went on to work on secure projects for the British government and was a project manager for secure cloud computing and software development modernization during the WannaCry, Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that were found. – Join the monthly challenge:...

Duration:01:02:31

Inside the Security Yearbook: Industry trends, career advice and more! | Cyber Work Podcast

9/20/2021
Security Yearbook creator Richard Stiennon joins today’s podcast to share his career journey. He talks about creating the first ISP in the Midwest in the ‘90s, the role of the Security Yearbook in telling the history of cybersecurity and the best place to start your cybersecurity career. Hint: It’s not necessarily with the big firms! – Save 50% on your copy of the Security Yearbook with code "infoseclive": https://it-harvest.com/shop – Join the monthly challenge:...

Duration:00:52:51

Diversity, equity and inclusion in cybersecurity hiring | Cyber Work Live

9/13/2021
Cybersecurity hiring managers, and the entire cybersecurity industry, can benefit from recruiting across a wide range of backgrounds and cultures, yet many organizations still struggle with meaningfully implementing effective diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) hiring processes. Join a panel of past Cyber Work Podcast guests as they discuss these challenges, as well as the benefits of hiring diversely: – Gene Yoo, CEO of Resecurity, and the expert brought in by Sony to triage the 2014...

Duration:01:01:19

Episode 200 extravaganza! Best of the Cyber Work Podcast (and $1,000 in prizes!)

8/30/2021
PLEASE NOTE: Around minute 47, I incorrectly say that Eric Milam, author of the definitive report on the BAHAMUT threat group, is employed by HP. He is, in fact, employed by Blackberry. I sincerely apologize to Mr. Milam for the error. In this special episode, we look back at how the show has evolved over the past three years and celebrate our amazing guests and viewers. You've helped grow the Cyber Work Podcast to nearly a million plays! To give back, we're launching a brand new way for...

Duration:01:12:34

How to excel at penetration testing | Cyber Work Podcast

8/23/2021
Gemma Moore of Cyberis Limited talks about her incredible pentesting career and shares her advice for aspiring pentesters. She also discusses security as it regards the human cost of social engineering, which is the title of a recent article Gemma wrote. – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional episodes: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/podcast 0:00 - Intro 5:26 - Becoming...

Duration:00:55:39

Becoming an ethical hacker with Offensive Security CEO Ning Wang | Cyber Work Podcast

8/16/2021
Ning Wang of Offensive Security talks to us about her role as CEO of Offensive Security. In her role she is responsible for the company culture, vision, strategy and execution. We talk about Wang’s cybersecurity journey, her direction at OffSec and the ways that white hat hackers can be recruited into the industry, possibly riding the interest of big news-story hacking events like the Colonial Pipeline hack to do so. – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams:...

Duration:00:49:44

Consumer protection careers: Fraud, identity theft and social engineering | Cyber Work Podcast

8/9/2021
Adam Levin of CyberScout talks to us about scams, identity theft and more across the cybersecurity industry from the 1970s until today. He also tells us about his podcast, What the Hack with Adam Levin, which is focused on hacking, fraud and theft. – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional episodes: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/podcast 0:00 - Intro 3:01 - Origin...

Duration:00:53:56

How to become a cybersecurity threat intelligence professional | Cyber Work Podcast

8/2/2021
Neal Dennis of Cyware talks to us about building a collective defense via increased threat intelligence sharing in the global security community. Dennis has worked with customer success and clients, helping them map out new intelligence workflows, and has also built out several intelligence analysis programs for Fortune 500 companies. Neal started his career as a SIGINT specialist while serving in the United States Marine Corps and later supported cyber initiatives for USCYBERCOM, STRATCOM,...

Duration:00:41:03

Tips on entering blue teaming, red teaming or purple teaming | Cyber Work Live

7/26/2021
Snehal Antani joins us from Horizon3.ai to talk about pentesting, red teaming and why not every vulnerability necessarily needs to be patched. He also shares some great advice for people entering the field. – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional episodes: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/podcast 0:00 - Intro 2:12 - Origin story 4:12 - Using your hacking powers for...

Duration:00:51:50

CMMC is coming: Here's what cybersecurity professionals need to know | Cyber Work Podcast

7/19/2021
Frank Smith joins us from Ntiva to talk about the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), organizations achieving Level 1 and Level 3 maturity levels, and why CMMC is so important for government contractors. Plus he discusses security for federal entities and how to get started in a career in cyber compliance by becoming a Certified CMMC Professional (CCP) or Certified CMMC Assessor (CCA). – Get more free CMMC resources:...

Duration:00:41:03

Red teaming: The fun, and the fundamentals | Cyber Work Live

7/12/2021
Learn what it’s like to do good by being bad. The idea of breaking into a company, by hook or by crook, attracts all sorts of would-be secret agents. But what is red teaming really like as a job? What are the parameters, what are the day-to-day realities and, most importantly, what is hands-off in a line of work that bills itself as being beyond rules? Join a panel of past Cyber Work Podcast guests: – Amyn Gilani, Chief Growth Officer, Countercraft – Curtis Brazzell, Managing Security...

Duration:01:04:20

How remote work is impacting federal cybersecurity careers | Cyber Work Podcast

7/6/2021
Becky Robertson joins us from Booz Allen to discuss creating remote work situations that address modern requirements but don’t sacrifice security. We discuss the ways in which COVID-19 helped the federal sector reconsider every aspect of the workflow process and what that means for future remote roles. – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional episodes:...

Duration:00:36:08

Building a billion-dollar cybersecurity company | Cyber Work Podcast

6/28/2021
Veracode CEO Sam King is an icon in the realms of secure coding and application security, and she joins the podcast, along with Infosec CEO Jack Koziol, to discuss her cybersecurity journey, the President’s directive on software security and so, so many more topics. You really don’t want to miss this one, folks. – Download our FREE ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – Learn cybersecurity with our FREE Cyber Work Applied training series:...

Duration:00:57:38

How to pick your cybersecurity career path | Cyber Work Podcast

6/21/2021
Alyssa Miller of S&P Global Ratings discusses the easiest pentest she ever ran on an app and the importance of diversity of hiring, not just “diversity of thought.” She also gives some of the best advice we’ve heard yet on picking your cybersecurity path. – Don't miss our next Cyber Work LIVE: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/events/ – Download our ebook, Developing cybersecurity talent and teams: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/ebook – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional...

Duration:00:57:20

How hackathons can help propel your career | Cyber Work Podcast

6/14/2021
Jonathan Tanner of Barracuda talks about his time moving up the ladder at Barracuda, how he still enjoys computer science competitions like DEFCON Wireless Capture the Flag (CTF), and Barracuda’s revolutionary malware detection ATP platform he built. – Don't miss our next Cyber Work LIVE: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/events/ – View Cyber Work Podcast transcripts and additional episodes: https://www.infosecinstitute.com/podcast 0:00 - Intro 3:04 - Origin story in cybersecurity 5:45 -...

Duration:00:36:30

Working as a cybersecurity researcher and industry analyst | Cyber Work Podcast

6/7/2021
French Caldwell of The Analyst Syndicate talks about his role as founder and chief researcher of the group. We also talk about Caldwell’s time at Gartner research, and his passion for cybersecurity research as a whole. 00:00 - Intro 03:43 - Caldwell’s background in cybersecurity 07:25 - Knowledge management 09:55 - Protecting digital trash 12:33 - Risk assessment and day-to-day work life 18:00 - How has research changed since 1999? 22:48 - Founding The Analyst Syndicate 26:45 - What...

Duration:00:53:30

Healthcare cybersecurity issues and legacy health systems | Cyber Work Podcast

5/24/2021
Dirk Schrader of New Net Technologies talks about healthcare security and legacy systems. We discuss the millions of pieces of health data left out in the open, the issues with closing these holes and the need for professional legacy system-whisperers. 0:00 - Intro 2:56 - What drew Dirk to security 4:46 - Did your Dad’s role inspire you? 5:55 - Stepping stones to your current job 9:35 - What is it like to be a security research manager 14:38 - Unprotected healthcare records 21:50 -...

Duration:00:53:29

Project management careers in the military and private sector | Cyber Work Podcast

5/17/2021
Ginny Morton, project management professional at Dell and veteran in the U.S. Army, takes us through the practice of cybersecurity project management in both for-profit and military sectors on today’s episode. We talk about Scrum and Agile certifications, building the best team for the project and tapping into your personal power in your work. 0:00 - Intro 2:04 - Origin story 4:47 - What does a cybersecurity project manager do? 6:10 - Average work day as a project manager 7:40 - Best...

Duration:00:32:40