Chats VEGAS2018

Raising Awareness For Safety’s Sake. Hackers Are Keeping Us Alive.

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli chat with one of the original organizers for the Car Hacking Village, Kirsten Renner, who shares the experience she had during DEFCON, what it’s like to be a “villager”, the value of volunteering as part of the career development program, what took place during the Car Hacking Village and what the future holds for the research-driven program.

Samantha Mosley: A 15-Year-Old Girl's Perspective On DEF CON

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Live from DEF CON 26, ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton sits down with Samantha Mosley, a 15-year-old girl whose company she is interning with sent her to this conference. With her father Russell Mosley by her side, Samantha shares how a technology class in elementary school kicked off her interest, how she built her first app about George Washington in 4th grade, and what provoked her to do data analysis from local crime statistics.

Diversity Training Is Useless Until You Make Unconscious Bias Conscious

By Selena Templeton, host of Diverse IT

No amount of diversity training will help if your core beliefs are inherently prejudiced against a certain group of people, such as "girls aren't good at science.” In this Hacking Diversity conference talk (and article), Selena Templeton walks the audience through recognizing unconscious bias in ourselves and how to make lasting changes by understanding the brain’s Reticular Activating System so that diversity and inclusion training actually works.

When We Train, Support and Protect The Research Community, It Thrives

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

There’s so much being built today and even if companies want to staff cybersecurity researchers to test everything they’ve built, they just can’t hire all the people needed. Sean Martin chats with Jason Haddix, VP of trust and security at Bugcrowd, about why we need a community of people who are available to jump in and join the good fight.

Bio Hacking Village: Hacking Everything Medical From Policies To Machines To People

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

Join Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli as they discuss hacking everything medical, from policies to machines to people, with Nina Alli, Beau Woods, and Fotis Chantzis.

IN Security's Progressive Code of Conduct – Now With Consequences!

By Selena Templeton, host of Diverse IT

As part of our Las Vegas cybersecurity event coverage “Chats on the Road to Las Vegas,” I’m talking with Jane Frankland, Chad Loder and Deidre Diamond about a progressive code of conduct for industry events that was created by the IN Security Movement and led by Jane — now with consequences. (And yes, apparently we do need this in 2018.)

Blue Team Village at DEF CON 26: Red Team, Put Up Your Dukes?

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

With a focus on the villages at DEF CON this year, Sean Martin and his co-host Selena Templeton spoke with Russell Mosley and Nolan Berry of the Blue Team Village to better understand the history of the village, what the village is all about, and what people can expect at this year’s DEF CON.

AI Village: What Is AI Safety And How Can We Embrace And Prepare For Adversarial AI?

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

As part of our Las Vegas cybersecurity event coverage “Chats on the Road to Las Vegas,” Sean Martin and Selena Templeton talk with Ariel Herbert- Voss and Sven Catell, about this year’s inaugural AI village at Defcon 26 in Las Vegas.

Ethics Village: What Is The Role Of Ethics In Technology And Society?

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

As part of our Las Vegas cybersecurity event coverage “Chats on the Road to Las Vegas,” Sean Martin talks with Dr. Imani Palmer and Jane Blanken-Webb about the Ethics Village at this year’s DEF CON. More specifically, they discuss what ethics "is" and how it plays a role in shaping the technologies we use and the society in which all this amazing tech lives.

A Sneak Peek at Richard Thieme’s DEF CON 26 Talk: Strategies For Playing Through the Pain

By Selena Templeton, host of Diverse IT

As part of our Las Vegas cybersecurity event coverage “Chats on the Road to Las Vegas,” ITSPmagazine talks with Richard Thieme, author and professional speaker who focuses on the deeper implications of technology, religion, and science for twenty-first century life. He will be giving a talk at DEF CON this year called "The Road to Resilience: Strategies for Playing Through the Pain".

Are Security Researchers Worried About Privacy? This And More With Black Hat Events GM, Steve Wylie

By Sean Martin, host of At The Edge

As part of our Las Vegas cybersecurity event coverage “Chats on the Road to Las Vegas,” ITSPmagazine talks with Black Hat Events GM Steve Wylie about the state of cybersecurity and what to expect at this year’s conference, from social engineering training sessions to workshops helping people deal with the stresses of this profession. He also shares some interesting findings from their 4th Black Hat Attendee Survey.