Being THE Cyber Warrior with Derek Scheller

May 31, 2022 Hacker Valley Studio

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Show Notes

Making an impact in the cybersecurity community as a content creator is no easy task! Just ask Derek Scheller, aka The Cyber Warrior. Derek joins hosts Ron and Chris to talk about how he brings his unique personality and positive messages to inspire folks within, and breaking into, cyber. In this this episode, Derek shares:

  • His passion to inspire and motivate others
  • How to make your content stand out
  • How the WWE has inspired his unique persona
  • His thoughts on vulnerability and being authentically yourself
  • Tips for making impactful and sticky content

Check out Ron and Chris’ interview with The Cyber Warrior on Security Happy Hour, here

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Guest Bio:

Derek Scheller is a Senior Security Consultant for Seiso, LLC. In 2017, he retired from the US Army as a Cyber Network Defender and worked in both defensive and offensive operations. When he is not helping clients with their security needs, he is a content creator that aims to help as many people as possible enter the cyber security space. You can find him on YouTube Twitch, LinkedIn, and Facebook under Cyber Warrior Studios, where he posts weekly.

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