Podcast: Marcus Carey

 

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Marcus J. Carey

Marcus J. Carey is a cybersecurity researcher, hacker, and the founder and CEO of Threatcare. He describes himself as a hacker who helps people not suck at cybersecurity. He started his technology voyage in U.S. Navy Cryptology and later went on to refine his knowledge while working at the National Security Agency (NSA).

Tribe of Hackers

Marcus is also the author of a new book with Jennifer Jin entitled Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World. The book is a collection of interviews with 70 top hackers and is available now on Amazon. A free pdf of the book is available here.

Marcus sat down with me at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco in March to discuss his path to a career in cybersecurity, the NSA, Edward Snowden, his book Tribe of Hackers, the future of the cybersecurity industry and much more.

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PODCAST: Charles Tendell

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Charles Tendell

This episode’s guest is North Carolina based security researcher and podcast host Charles Tendell. He joins the podcast to discuss his path to a career in cybersecurity, his experience dealing with Hurricane Florence, Hacker’s List, social engineering, political correctness, virtue signaling, racism, dating apps, cybersecurity pet peeves, Twitter drama, laying the pipe and more!

 

Check out The Charles Tendell Show and follow Charles on Twitter!

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Podcast: Malcolm Harkins

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Malcolm Harkins

Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance Inc. He oversees information technology, information risk and security, as well as security and privacy policy. Harkins is also responsible for peer out reach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber-risks as well as best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. Previously Harkins was Vice President and Chief Security and Privacy Officer (CSPO) at Intel Corporation.

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Check out Malcolm’s talks at RSAC

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Podcast: Ben Johnson

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Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is founder and CTO of Obsidian Security and formerly of Carbon Black and the National Security Agency. We met in San Francisco while Ben was in town for RSA 2018. In the interview we discuss his work and how the movie Enemy of the State inspired him to join the NSA. We also discuss GDPR and other cybersecurity related stuff.

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PODCAST: Giovanni Vigna

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Giovanni Vigna

Giovanni is a co-founder and CTO of Lastline, Inc., a company which develops solutions to detect and mitigate advanced malware and targeted threats. He is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara and director of the Center for CyberSecurity at UCSB. He is co-director of the Security Lab, which is part of the iSeclab group and founder of the Shellphish hacker group which has annually competed in the DEFCON CTF (won in 2005) and also The DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge (3rd place). He also organizes the International Capture The Flag (iCTF), one of the world’s largest attack-defense hacking competitions.

Giovanni’s research focuses on vulnerability analysis, web security, malware analysis, and mobile security. We met in San Francisco at RSAC 2018 this year where he presented two talks, one entitled How Automated Vulnerability Analysis Discovered Hundreds of Android 0-days and also The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Ultrasonic Communications Ecosystem.

This episode we discuss all these things plus GDPR, Santa Barbara hot springs and more!

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How Automated Vulnerability Analysis Discovered Hundreds of Android 0-days

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Ultrasonic Communications Ecosystem

 

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PODCAST: Ben & Spencer from Rhino Security Labs

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Benjamin Caudill and Spencer Gietzen of Rhino Security Labs

Benjamin Caudill and Spencer Gietzen of Rhino Security Labs join me to discuss their research on Amazon Web Services privilege escalation vulnerabilities. Spencer recently revealed their AWS research on the Rhino Security Labs blog. Rhino is also rolling out a new open source AWS post-exploitation framework, designed for offensive security testing against AWS environments called Pacu. We also discuss how Ben and Spencer both found their way into the information security industry, pet peeves and more!

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