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.)
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.
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".
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.
Megan Roddie, Senior Security Analyst at Recon InfoSec, LLC, chats with Selena Templeton, host of Diverse IT on ITSPmagazine, about her personal experiences as someone with Asperger’s Syndrome working in cybersecurity and how companies can be more inclusive towards neurodiverse folks.
Monica Jain, Chief Product Officer and Co-founder of LogicHub, chats with Selena Templeton, host of Diverse IT on ITSPmagazine, about AI/machine learning and how automating intuition can complement human workers, the catalyst behind founding her own company, and what we can do to expose more children to the world of cybersecurity in school.
One of the more poignant points that NPower's Matt Velez, who educates underserved communities in the fields of technology and cybersecurity, shares with Sean Martin is: “always be a pro.” Matt is certainly a pro and, as his students passionately confirm, a “life changer” and mentor.
Sam King, Senior Vice President and General Manager at CA Veracode (a part of CA Technologies), chats with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton about her journey into cybersecurity, from India to Scotland to the U.S., and sheds some light on the last 18 years of InfoSec from her point of view.
As part of ITSPmagazine's Las Vegas Information Security Conference 2018 coverage, the team at ITSPmagazine will be hitting the road, so to speak, connecting with a number of the conference speakers, presenters, and panelists. We'll use this chronicle to capture the conversations we have so you can find them all in one place. Stay tuned here for more updates as we stop at various places along our journey to Las Vegas.
In this third and final episode, W Risk Group founder Karen Worstell chats with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton about the stresses, frustrations and victories along her journey as she got into, dropped out of, and then returned to an InfoSec life. Spoiler alert – it has a happy ending!
In today's episode, Sean Martin digs deeper into the idea that risk and security management for SMBs is possible. Sean gets some tremendous insights from Monica Bush who shares how she joined Nintex to help bootstrap their risk, security and compliance program, taking it from its infancy stage to one of growth and continued improvement.