October 11, 2021

Episode 175 - Deep into the Attacking Mindset with Maxie Reynolds

by Hacker Valley Studio

Show Notes

Maxie Reynolds is the author of The Art of Attack, subsea engineer and R.O.V. Pilot with an interesting perspective on offense. She is an expert in understanding the mindset of an attacker and using that to mold a communicative, responsive group of blue and red professionals in the constantly-evolving cyber security playground. Join Chris, Ron and Maxie as they dive into why shifting your mindset could be the determinant for understanding an attacker's motives and next moves.

Key Takeaways:

03:15 Bio

07:30 Same attacker mindset, just a different application

09:36 The mindset of an attacker; molding and shifting perspective

11:10 Encouraging curiosity - diving deep in Maxie’s past

14:22 Challenges with writing a book

17:50 Future predictions in cyber security

23:23 Why underwater?

26:38 The importance of observation and how to do it well

29:25 Defense should know about offense

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