July 30, 2021

QuickQ: What is Threat Hunting?

by Hacker Valley Studio

July 30, 2021

QuickQ: What is Threat Hunting?

by Hacker Valley Studio

Show Notes

In this episode of Hacker Valley, Chris and Ron are joined by a familiar friend, Valentina Palacín, who you might have heard on HVS Blue season 1. Valentina is an author, public speaker, self-taught developer, and Threat Operations lead at Marqeta Incorporated, armed with a background in translation and interpretation. 

Join Chris, Ron and Valentina for this round-table masterclass in all things Threat Hunting to discuss the questions you may be asking yourself:

What is Threat Hunting? How do you become a Threat Hunter? What’s it like to be in the shoes of a Threat Hunter? Or work with one? 


Key Takeaways:


0:00 Welcome to the podcast!

1:10 Introduction/ Bio

2:55 What is Threat Hunting?

5:25 Chris’ take on working with a Threat Hunter (Ron)

7:08 Valentina’s Threat Hunting flow

9:18 Ron and Valentina talk about progressions in Threat Intelligence

12:20 The group talks about the ideal characteristics of a Threat Hunter in both junior and senior level positions

18:00 How to get into Threat Hunting

20:55 Get in touch with Valentina!


Valentina Palacín: Book | LinkedIn | Twitter

Hacker Valley Studio: Swag | LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram | Email Ron & Chris | Website

Support Hacker Valley Studio on Patreon.

Join our monthly mastermind group via Patreon

Read more

Listen Now

QuickQ: What is Threat Hunting?

July 30, 2021 Hacker Valley Studio


Recent Episodes

September 19, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

It’s a classic technologist conundrum: Should I build or buy the solution I need to solve a problem? The “Build vs. Buy” conundrum is faced by technology teams worldwide. To help approach this riddle, Chris Cochran speaks to two industry veterans, Sl...

September 12, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

Embrace the AI Revolution in Cybersecurity! Ron Eddings explores the dynamic world of AI, from cybersecurity automation to anomaly detection. Learn how AI is being used by practitioners and creators to stay one step ahead of the adversary and the com...

September 5, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

For this week's episode, we brought back a fan favorite Security Teams Can't Do It All. This episode features guest Rob Wood, CISO at CMS, who discusses the challenges of data silos in the workplace and the importance of supportive leadership.   Link...

August 29, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, host Ron is joined by the CISO at Corvus Insurance, Jason Rebholz, to talk about the life of being a cybersecurity content creator. From his drive to create cyber content for technical and non-technical audiences to the sometimes har...

August 22, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, hosts Ron and Chris are joined by special guest Eric Avigdor, VP of Product Management at Votiro. With humility as the focal point, Eric details his journey as a Product Manager — sharing his unique approach to leadership and custome...

August 15, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

Host Chris Cochran is joined by Marty Overman, Senior VP at Imperva, to discuss the importance of self-awareness and transparency in cybersecurity leadership. The two emphasize the need for leaders to recognize their strengths and weaknesses and unde...

August 1, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, host Ron is joined by Jamie Blasco, co-founder and CTO at Nudge Security, to discuss the opportunities of SaaS as well as the security implications of AI. Jamie also considers the importance of striking a balance between productivity...

July 25, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

How do you effectively persuade team members and stakeholders to take action, convey the importance of new projects, or request additional resources? Communicating technical security information often leads to disconnection or worse, falls on deaf ea...

July 18, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

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...

July 11, 2023
by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Chris and Ron interview Derek Wood from Duality Technologies, a leading privacy technology company to discuss the concept of homomorphic encryption and its significance in data security, privacy, and governance. Homomorphic encryptio...