Security risks facing streamers on Twitch and YouTube | Cyber Work Podcast

Roderick Jones of Concentric talks about security risks facing content creators, influencers, gamers and streamers on Twitch, YouTube and elsewhere. Online harassment is often seen as “part of the package” if you’re going to work in a public-facing streamer community, but Jones knows that this isn’t inevitable, and it is fixable. A future without a shrug-shoulders approach to online abuse?

0:00 - Intro
3:37 - How did you get into cybersecurity?
5:30 - Were you scouted for your role?
6:44 - How did the landscape change?
8:40 - Security intelligence to private sector
11:50 - Daily work at Concentric
13:25 - Staying up on trends
15:09 - Gaming, streaming and security issues
21:31 - Desentization and online personalities
25:42 - The future of online access
27:37 - How to protect streamers
31:40 - Censoring on streaming platforms with AI
35:06 - Safeguards streams should have in place
40:06 - Cybersecurity jobs related to streaming security
41:58 - Being courteous online
42:43 - More about Concentric
43:58 - Learn more about Jones
44:35 - Outro

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