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A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security thought-leaders, Caroline Wong and Mike Shema, as they focus on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec

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A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security thought-leaders, Caroline Wong and Mike Shema, as they focus on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec

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9 Ratings
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humans-of-infosec

Updated about 1 month ago

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A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security thought-leaders, Caroline Wong and Mike Shema, as they focus on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec

Rank #1: Ep 19 Rinki Sethi: Using an Engineer Mindset To Transform Security Culture

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Rinki is an award-winning leader and executive in security innovation with experience leading and developing innovative online security infrastructure for Fortune 500 companies like PG&E, Walmart.com, and eBay as well as other large companies like Intuit Inc. and Palo Alto Networks. In this episode, she dives into how she has driven security culture transformation in her past roles.
Nov 20 2018
29 mins
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Rank #2: Ep 13 Ty Sbano: Muay Thai Coaching Takeaways for Managing InfoSec Teams

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Ty Sbano built his information security career at a variety of financial services organizations and has also done work in the retail and technology sectors. More recently, Ty has been branching out as an industry leader, career coach, technology advisor, and is currently the Head of Security at Periscope Data. He currently specializes in the areas of software security, DevOps, Security Engineering, but he attributes a lot of specialization around the vertical of Security Culture.
Aug 21 2018
36 mins
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Rank #3: Ep 6 Kevin Greene: Where Cyber Meets Hip Hop

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Kevin Greene started his security work at Ernst & Young and has throughout his career worked in a variety of leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. Recently, he led Software Assurance R&D at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, where he built the SWAMP (Software Assurance Market Place) to provide continuous software assurance services to the public. Today, Kevin serves on the advisory board for the New Jersey Institute of Technology Cybersecurity Research Center and Bowie State University CS department, which led him to his current role at MITRE.
May 08 2018
27 mins
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Rank #4: Ep 11 Kavya Pearlman: From styling hair to securing virtual worlds

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Kavya Pearlman is the Information Security Director at Linden Labs, where she is responsible for protecting two virtual world economies. In the past, she has worked in a variety of industries including social media, insurance, law, and cosmetology. Kavya holds a masters degree in Network Security and has many information security certifications. This year, she was named on the IFSEC Global Influencers list.
Jul 24 2018
27 mins
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Rank #5: Ep 7 Dave Tyson: A celebrity bodyguard’s path to CISO

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Dave Tyson started his security career in physical security and transitioned into information security in the late 90s. In 2007, Dave published the book Security Convergence, which addresses the coming together of these two fields. He has since has been a CSO and CISO many times over, including at the City of Vancouver at a time when Vancouver was the host city for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Pacific Gas and Electric, and SC Johnson.
May 22 2018
26 mins
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Rank #6: Ep 3 Robin Stuart: A Malware Superhero

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Paralegal, mountain cyclist, malicious code researcher at eBay, security operations at Wells Fargo, cybercrime novelist, and now a principal threat researcher at a Fortune 50 company, Robin Stuart talks about her roundabout journey into information security in Episode 3 of Humans of InfoSec.
Mar 27 2018
27 mins
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Rank #7: Ep 12 Georgia Weidman: Writing books, riding horses, and starting companies

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Georgia wrote the infosec best-seller Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking. She’s currently a founder of Shevirah Inc. a security startup that specializes in mobile security testing, and Bulb Security a consulting firm that specializes in security assessments and training. Much of her work focuses on mobile and IoT exploitation, and assessing the risk of mobility in the enterprise and the effectiveness of preventative security tools in detecting and stopping attacks.

She’s an engaging speaker who gave her first presentation at ShmooCon several years ago and has since added premiere conferences like Black Hat and keynoting OWASP Appsec Europe to her resume. Most recently she conducted a hands-on exploit development class at the inaugural Defcon China.
Aug 07 2018
39 mins
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Rank #8: Ep 10 Suzan Nascimento: Using a degree in management and leadership to build InfoSec teams

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Suzan is an award-winning information security executive who has been in the field since the year 2000. She’s worked in finance, healthcare, oil, software/website consulting and food-service industries. In addition to her current day job as SVP of Application Security, Suzan is also extremely passionate about career growth and leadership. She’s built a coaching methodology with her motto, “to lead others, learn to lead yourself first.”
Jul 10 2018
27 mins
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Rank #9: Ep 9 Jimmy Sanders: How to turn an engineering position into a leadership role

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Jimmy Sanders has held security leadership roles at a number of different financial and technology institutions - including SAP, Fiserv, and Samsung. Jimmy currently runs Information Security for Netflix DVD and provides leadership to our colleagues in the San Francisco Bay Area as president of the local ISSA chapter. On of his big passions in life is helping to grow and connect the information security community.
Jun 20 2018
25 mins
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Rank #10: Ep 5 Caleb Sima: From phone phreak to cybersecurity entrepreneur

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Caleb Sima started his security career as a consultant and X-Force researcher. Since then Caleb has built a number of security startups, one of the most well-known and successful startups being SPI Dynamics which was later acquired by HP. He later made the switch over to the defender side as a managing VP of cybersecurity at Capital One. Today, Caleb invests and advises start-ups.
Apr 24 2018
23 mins
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Rank #11: Ep 14 Tanya Janca: Hacking Purple and Defending Developers

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Tanya Janca is a senior cloud advocate for Microsoft, specializing in AppSec. She is an ethical hacker, OWASP Project and Chapter Leader, Global Security Influencer, software developer, effective altruist, and professional computer geek with over 20+ years experience.

Tanya has given several local and international talks, in addition, to sharing her teachings via workshops, blogs, and other community events.
Sep 11 2018
30 mins
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Rank #12: Ep 15 Jim Routh: Using Technique-Based Approaches To Build Security Teams

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Jim has held a number of impressive security leadership positions at several companies including Aetna, JP Morgan Chase, and American Express. He has been a key player in the creation of some of the industry’s most effective information sharing communities - the FS-ISAC and the NH-ISAC. He’s also known for an uncommon approach to risk management: “Take risk to manage risk.”
Sep 25 2018
32 mins
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Rank #13: Ep 17 Rock Lambros: Enterprise security lessons for startups

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Rock established eBay’s Security Operations Center and led the security team on the technology integration of Mergers and Acquisitions including Skype and Shopping.com. He has also served in security roles for several global, multi-billion-dollar companies, including Marathon Petroleum, Honeywell, General Dynamics, Wells Fargo, and Agilent.

He built security programs from the ground up in industries with vastly differing security and privacy requirements and oversaw multi-million dollar security budgets. Rock led successful defenses against highly-publicized denial-of-service attacks and built and managed large Security and Network Operations Centers.
Oct 23 2018
31 mins
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Rank #14: Ep 4 Robert Fly: An econ major's journey to security at Microsoft and Salesforce

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Robert has built and lead security engineering and technology teams at Salesforce, and before that, he spent 8 years working in security at Microsoft. Today, Robert holds a number of board and advisory roles and is currently building a people-centric solution focused on the human element as a core defense strategy for organizations.
Apr 10 2018
29 mins
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Rank #15: Ep 16 Emily Gladstone Cole: How She Went From Analyzing Tree DNA To Analyzing Code

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Throughout her career, Emily has held a number of technology roles, including system administration, DevOps, and incident response. She specializes in Unix security and is a co-author of a book on Solaris Security. Currently, she is a senior security engineer at Agari.
Oct 09 2018
33 mins
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Rank #16: Ep 20 Will Bengtson: Navigating the Road From Security Consultant to Practitioner

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Will Bengtson is senior security engineer at Netflix focused on securing the cloud as a member of the security operations and tooling team. He loves tackling hard problems that have high impact from both a success and failure standpoint. Prior to Netflix, Will led security at a healthcare data analytics startup, consulted across various industries in the private sector, and spent many years at a Department of Defense contractor. Will is highly active in the security community and is on the BSidesSF and Bay Area OWASP leadership team.
Dec 04 2018
29 mins
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Rank #17: Ep 18 Rachel Tobac: Leveraging Creativity and a Neuroplastic Mindset

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Rachel was a winner of the DEFCON Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) competition 3 years in a row, and has shared her animated story, OSINT experience, and the modern threat of Social Engineering. During the day Rachel works at Course Hero, an online learning platform, in UX Research. In her spare time, Rachel works as the Creative Director for the nonprofit group, Women in Security and Privacy (WISP), where she empowers women to lead the converging fields. And the rest of her time is spent on, Social Proof Security, her co-founded SE cybersecurity company.
Nov 06 2018
29 mins
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Rank #18: Ep 8 Patricia Titus: How a morse code intercept operator became the first CISO for TSA

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Patricia Titus was the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Freddie Mac, Symantec, Unisys Corporation and the Transportation Security Administration within the Department of Homeland Security. She was focused on transforming, implementing and maintaining robust IT security programs. She is now the Chief Information Security Officer And Chief Privacy Officer at Markel Corporation.
Jun 06 2018
25 mins
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Rank #19: Ep 24 Manny Landron: Being a pragmatic CISO

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Manny is currently responsible for cybersecurity operations and IT risk at IAT Insurance Group. He is a data-driven and entrepreneurial security practitioner with extensive experience securing cloud and traditional environments with an emphasis on effective detection and response.
In this episode, he emphasizes the importance of learning and talks about the balance between generating revenue, maintain productivity, and addressing risk.
Feb 05 2019
26 mins
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Rank #20: Ep 23 David Cintz: Managing the Unpredictable

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In this episode, David talks about his passion for the unpredictable, smashing vulnerabilities, and how he uses humor and hard work to connect with people and build relationships at LinkedIn.

If you are interested in learning more about Cobalt.io and our Defcon promo follow the link: http://event.cobalt.io/demo-for-defcon-badge
Jan 22 2019
27 mins
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