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.
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 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 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.
By Marija Atanasova
A note from ITSPmagazine: We’re excited to publish our first On The Road to Las Vegas 2018 chronicle, and who better to write it than our friend and colleague Marija Atanasova, Global IT Security Content Strategist at BrightTALK!
Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring at Microsoft, and Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, chat with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about cybersecurity and autism.
Last week Equifax announced one of the largest and impactful data breaches to date. Sure, we have had larger data troves of information hacked. However, in terms of risk a successful hack of one of the three main credit reporting bureaus is about as bad as it gets.
By Justin Daniels
The Atlanta metro region is home to the second highest density of Fortune 1000s in the U.S. and a deep cybersecurity ecosystem. Several CISOs who manage the security needs for some of the country's most prominent corporations share their advice for how cyber startups can improve their prospects of selling to the enterprise.
In addition to moderating a panel on bug bounty programs, ITSPmagazine's editor-in-chief, Sean Martin, will also be covering some of the OWASP AppSec USA 2017 sessions, looking for application security trends and anomalies as they arrive at the intersection of IT security and society.
During this interview with Alex Horan, Director of Product Management for Onapsis, we discuss the fact that small and medium sized business are a target as a category…the risk is real and the results of a successful cyberattack could be catastrophic to their business.
Why is it important to audit and meet compliance for your ERP systems? Alex Horan chats with ITSPmagazine's Sean Martin as he describes some of the requirements for meeting compliance, using the Global Data Protection Regulation as a model for purposes of discussion.
A chronicle from The Tech Effect
Information security has turned into a behemoth that neither individuals nor enterprises are willing (or feel able) to deal with. They hand it off to the infosec professionals, the doctors of the digital world. But the real question is, if you don't need a medical degree to stay healthy, do you need to be an infosec expert to stay secure?