In today’s episode, Sean Martin is joined by Rain Capital co-founder, Chenxi Wang. A former research analyst, entrepreneur, and friend of ITSPmagazine, Chenxi now looks after a fund and a portfolio. Listen in to hear about the new fund, the state of the market, and how she approaches filling and managing her portfolio.
By Marco Ciappelli, host of The Cyber Society
Guest: Dr. Tobias Feakin, Inaugural Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs
This year, 2018, for the first time ITSPmagazine was an official media partner for RSAC Asia Pacific Japan, and I was able to go there and check out what is going on in the cybersecurity space in that side of the world.
I had the opportunity to sit down and have a fantastic conversation with Dr. Tobias Feakin, which happens to be the Inaugural Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and it was one of the keynote speakers at the RSA Conference in Singapore.
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.
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.
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.)
We discuss the philosophy of good Vs. bad technology, touch on a unique perspective of today's IoT mass adoption, and try to guess what the next step is and how long it will take for autonomous cars to take over our streets
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.
By Chris Roberts
Summer Camp is almost upon us. Black (corporate) Hat, DEF CON, BSidesLV and ALL the surrounding stuff (SkyTalks, SECTF, Villages, Contests, etc.) For those newer folks attending, some thoughts, tips, hints, and more from an experienced con-goer.
By Paul San Soucie
DEF CON has finally published its speaking schedule and there are a lot of great subjects and great speakers to choose from! How do you pick which ones to attend? With 19 years as a cybersecurity researcher and consultant, Carefree Solutions LLC president Paul San Soucie shares his top picks at this year’s DEF CON conference.
By Russell Mosley
Between DEF CON and BSidesLV (not to mention Black Hat and Hacking Diversity), there are more talks and trainings and workshops and villages than you can shake a USB stick at! Russell Mosley, an experienced security practitioner, shares his top itinerary picks during this year’s Hacker Summer Camp.
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.
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".
By Jodi Daniels
The California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 is an important law effective January 1, 2020. It will affect businesses collecting data on California residents. This chronicle by Jodi Daniels covers the key highlights of the new law plus action steps that businesses can take today to get started.
By Paul San Soucie
DEF CON has finally published the list of its hacking villages and this year there are a record number of them! How do you pick which ones to visit and play in? With 19 years as a cybersecurity researcher and consultant, Carefree Solutions LLC president Paul San Soucie shares his top picks at this year’s DEF CON Villages.
As you should know by now, at ITSPmagazine we care about cyber safety and awareness very much, not just one day or one month out of the whole year; we are on a cyber education and awareness mission 365 days per year. It is quite a demanding and stressful job, as many cybersecurity experts would confirm, but somebody has to do it and we are happy to be part of the good team that meets and operates at the intersection of IT Security and Society.
In today’s podcast, Sean Martin and I had the pleasure of meeting and chatting with one of those people who have been doing this successfully for many years: Katie Linendoll.
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.
Bonnie Baskin, biotech entrepreneur and founder of Hill Country Science Mill, chats with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton and Marco Ciappelli about Science Mill, a renovated 1880s gristmill that she transformed into a science center and STEM summer camp for underrepresented kids.