Previous Cyber Work episodes
2020 election security: Vulnerabilities, lockdowns and disinformation
John Dickson is an internationally recognized security leader, entrepreneur and Principal at Denim Group, Ltd. He has nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in intrusion detection, network security and application security in the commercial, public and military sectors. As a Denim Group Principal, he helps executives and Chief Security Officers (CSO’s) of Fortune 500 companies, including major financial institutions, launch and expand their critical application security initiatives.
Hunting criminals and stolen identities across the internet
What’s new in Ethical Hacking: Latest careers, skills and certifications
From AI to deepfakes: How machine learning is affecting cybersecurity
Dr. Tsukerman graduated from Stanford University and UC Berkeley. He began his cybersecurity career in a small startup as a cybersecurity data scientist, where he developed a machine-learning-based anti-ransomware solution that won the Top 10 Ransomware Products award by PC Magazine. In addition, Dr. Tsukerman designed a machine-learning malware detection system for Palo Alto Network's firewall service, securing over 30,000 enterprise customers in real time. He is the author of the “Machine Learning for Cybersecurity Cookbook” and the popular Infosec learning paths “Cybersecurity Data Science” and “Machine Learning for Red Team Hackers.”
Red team hacking in the age of COVID-19
Listeners are always asking how to get started in red teaming and what they need to know to get on that ladder, so we'll be talking about career strategies and skill sets — but I also want to know whether anything has changed or will now change in the light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic. With red team staffs currently scattered and isolating at home and the economy suffering, will this change the nature of red teaming now or in the years to come?
John is a Principal Consultant and the Red Team lead for the SpiderLabs team at Trustwave. His responsibilities mainly include managing all red team services in the Americas from start to finish, as well as being a subject matter expert on red team services globally. He has eighteen years of information technology experience and ten years of offensive testing experience with the last five years focused on clandestine-style Red Teaming. He has directed and executed close to one hundred full-scope red team operations for organizations of all sizes and geographic locations. He has obtained many certifications from organizations such as Microsoft,Cisco, GIAC and Offensive Security, as well as attended thousands of hours of skills-based training.
What does a military forensics and incident response expert do?
With nearly 15 years of experience in digital forensics and incident response, Dan Young helps drive the overall direction of his new company, QuoLab Technologies, a developer of a collaborative and threat driven Security Operations Platform (SOP). Prior to QuoLab, Dan was involved with the U.S. Department of Defense and United States Air Force in several digital forensics analyst positions. Dan is very passionate about bridging the gap between technological efficiency and human ingenuity, and firmly believes that our best way forward as an industry is to focus on collaboration and data sharing at all levels.
About the Cyber Work Podcast
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.