May 10, 2021

Episode 137 - Securing Virtual and Augmented Reality with Tamas Henning

by Hacker Valley Studio

Show Notes

In this episode, we have the powerful Tamas Henning, Director of Security Engineering at Marqeta and also Trust and Safety Advisor for XR Safety Initiative. 

Tamas got started in technology at a very young age and that is credited to his dad.  In the Early 90s his dad built a software company, and he was a super curious kid. By 6th grade, he learned trigonometry just so he could recreate Tetris. 

Take a listen to this incredible origin story and passion project of securing XR.


Key Takeaways

0:00 Intro

1:22 Show starts with Ron & Chris

1:50 Introduction to Tamas Henning

2:25 Tamas shares his background

3:30 Introduction to tech

6:48 Challenges faced

8:20 How Tamas’ dad feels about him

9:50 Brotherly relationships

10:50 Why security?

17:37 Kids and exposure to the internet

21:27 Thoughts about information collection

24:22 XR and what it really means

27:25 Making the internet safer

29:58 Advice to people who want to make an impact

31:01 Best ways to keep up with Tamas



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