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Show Notes

In this episode, Chris and Ron Eddings are joined by Jeff Man, a legend in cybersecurity. The conversation begins with Jeff sharing his experiences as a member of the first NSA red team and his involvement in groundbreaking projects. He discusses his early days working with computers at the National Security Agency (NSA) in the 1980s and his role in developing a software-based encryption system. Jeff also points to the significance of the first publicly available web browser and the impact it had on the internet and cybersecurity.

Later in the episode, Jeff talks about his transition from the NSA to the private sector and his focus on Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance. He explains the importance of PCI and how it provides a framework for organizations to protect sensitive data and maintain secure networks.

Impactful Moments

0:00 - Intro

01:15 - Welcome Jeff Man

01:51 - Jeff’s introduction to computing and cybersecurity

09:25 - Creation of the first NSA Red Team

15:20 - Leaving NSA and Focusing on PCI

19:41 - Advice for Those Starting in Cybersecurity

21:53 - Staying up to date with Jeff Man

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