January 25, 2023

Are We Protecting People, Data, or Business? with Nipun Gupta

by Cyber Ranch

This week Allan is joined by Nipun Gupta, and industry veteran who has been a consultant, practitioner, vendor, advisor and investor. The topic is "What are we really protecting in cyber?" and the nua...

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January 25, 2023

Researching for the Best Products with Wade Wells

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

This week, Wade Wells joins us to talk about being on the board of BSides San Diego, being a brand ambassador, and being on a podcast—all while also being a mentor and working his day job. Gianna and ...

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January 24, 2023

Security Teams Can’t Do It All with Rob Wood CISO @ CMS

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, Rob Wood, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at CMS, discusses the challenges of data silos within organizations. Rob explains that security teams often...

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January 18, 2023

Influences from Outside of Cybersecurity with Peter Schawacker

by Cyber Ranch

This week, Allan is joined by Peter Schawacker, CEO @ Nearshore Cyber, former CISO, advisor to MSPs, etc.  Another one of Allan's illustrious guests with 25 years in cyber.  (https://www.linkedin.com/...

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January 18, 2023

Are you about to be decimated at your cybersecurity marketing job? With Shaun Walsh

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Shaun Walsh joins today, offering a cybersecurity marketer’s handbook worth of advice in navigating job transitions in the industry. Shaun, a veteran in the cyber industry, is the Vice President of Gl...

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January 17, 2023

Advocating for Better Security in Healthcare with Taylor Lehmann

by Hacker Valley Studio

Taylor Lehmann, Director of Office of the CISO at Google Cloud, has made it his mission to make healthcare and life sciences more secure and strategic for everyone. Joining our security podcast this w...

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January 11, 2023

Managing Careers with Luis Valenzuela

by Cyber Ranch

This episode is jam-packed with wisdom that is delivered at a rapid pace.  Some folks will find themselves rewinding and taking notes.  Luis Valenzuela, Director of Data Loss Prevention and Data Gover...

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January 11, 2023

Cyber Marketing Con Live Episode

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Join Gianna and Maria for a crazy live episode with their very own audience at Cyber Marketing Con! Hear your hosts discuss the cybermarketing industry as they also try to say a few nice things about ...

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January 10, 2023

Solving Fundamental Cybersecurity Problems with Maxime Lamothe-Brassard

by Hacker Valley Studio

Maxime “Max” Lamothe-Brassard, Founder of LimaCharlie, brings a tech-focused community perspective and a history of working at Google to the Hacker Valley security podcast this week. Inspired by the i...

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January 4, 2023

100th Episode Call-In Special with 21 Guests!

by Cyber Ranch

To celebrate the 100th episode, Allan decided to let the audience participate in the show.  21 people called in and answered a wide variety of questions about cybersecurity.  It is a fantastic show an...

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January 4, 2023

(MOp)ping the Floor in Operational Hygiene with Nick Hayes

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

This week on Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing, Gianna and Maria sit down with Nick Hayes, Product Marketing Manager at Crowdstrike. During the episode, Nick shares how he went from working ...

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January 3, 2023

Building Leadership Strategy Beyond Tech with Brian Haugli

by Hacker Valley Studio

Brian Haugli, Founder and CEO of SideChannel, brings his CISO expertise to the security podcast this week for a discussion about strategy and leadership in cybersecurity. Working alongside CISOs and f...

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December 22, 2022

Bridging the Gap & Learning to Fail with Daniel Borges

by Hacker Valley Blue

Daniel Borges, Senior Red Team Engineer at CrowdStrike and author of Adversarial Tradecraft in Cybersecurity, brings his unique perspectives on learning, training, and failure to the pod. Collaboratio...

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December 21, 2022

Reimagining B2B Marketing with Russel Wurth

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing, Gianna and Maria speak with Russel Wurth, the Vice President of Marketing at Defy Security. Russel takes Gianna and Maria through his pa...

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December 20, 2022

A Rebel’s Heart & A Leader’s Mind with Allison Minutillo

by Hacker Valley Studio

Allison Minutillo, President of Rebel Interactive Group and Host of the Rebel Leadership podcast, joins the Hacker Valley team this week to talk about her journey from individual contributor to compan...

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December 15, 2022

Cybersecurity Versus Everyone

by Technically Divided

Is security an essential business function? Meaning, does security propel the business forward?Some would say yes, while others view it as a cost center and the Department of 'No.'  We believe se...

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December 15, 2022

People-Focused Leadership in Cybersecurity with Cody Wass

by Hacker Valley Studio

Cody Wass, VP of Services at NetSPI, brings his near-decade of experience to the pod to talk about longevity, development, and leadership. It’s no secret that cybersecurity is in need of people. Cody’...

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December 15, 2022

Becoming a Purple Team Ambassador with SCYTHE’s Jorge Orchilles

by Hacker Valley Blue

Jorge Orchilles, Chief Technology Officer at SCYTHE and Principal SANS Instructor, brings his expertise in purple teaming to the pod this week to talk about the uniquely human and the understandably t...

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December 14, 2022

Can We Even Measure Risk? with Andy Ellis and Chris Roberts - EXPLICIT

by Cyber Ranch

This is another "'E' for explicit" show as this one is another LIVE! show from the CISO XC conference in Dallas-Fort Worth. Why the 'E'?  Because halfway through Allan Alford's conversation with Andy ...

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December 14, 2022

From Boots on the Ground to Cybersecurity with Dillon Townsel

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Join us this week for another episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing. Today, we’re talking with Dillon Townsel, Head of Public Relations at Armis, as he takes us on a ride through his ...

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December 13, 2022

Improv-ing Your Way to Better Vendor Meetings With Brad Liggett

by Hacker Valley Studio

Brad Liggett, CTI Intel Engineer Manager at Cybersixgill, puts on his improv hat and joins the pod ready for anything. After COVID pressed pause on daily life, Brad kept himself sane and gained some n...

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December 8, 2022

Transitioning from Blue to Red Teaming with Angela Saccone

by Hacker Valley Blue

Angela Saccone, Community Manager at MetaCTF, Cyber Competitions Coordinator at Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, and Youtube Content Creator, joins the pod this week to talk about content of all kinds— ...

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December 7, 2022

Is It Even Our Job to Make Them Care About Cybersecurity? with Yaron Levi

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan Alford plays Devil's advocate - challenging the practitioner community to refute the idea that we should quit trying to make the organization care and simply make suggestions an...

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December 7, 2022

The Ins and Outs of Product Marketing with Scott Shapiro

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

For this week’s episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing, we bring you Scott Shapiro, former Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft and the current Director and Global Head of Product Ma...

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December 6, 2022

Prioritizing & Proactive Cybersecurity with Richard Rushing

by Hacker Valley Studio

Richard Rushing, CISO at Motorola Mobility, brings his decades of experience to the show this week to talk about leadership, communication, and perhaps most importantly of all: prioritization. After j...

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December 1, 2022

Collaborating Capabilities in the DETH Squad with Eric Thomas

by Hacker Valley Blue

Eric Thomas, Detection & Response Engineer at HD Supply, brings his 15 years of experience in tech and cyber to the show this week to discuss collaboration— the most essential piece of the purple team...

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November 30, 2022

Building Cybersecurity Community with Scott Schindler

by Cyber Ranch

Scott Schindler, veteran CISO, vCISO, and adjunct professor joins Allan at the ranch to talk about how to build, strengthen, participate in, contribute to and benefit from a cybersecurity community. A...

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November 30, 2022

Recycling and Marketing Brand Content with Brittany Geronimo

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

This week, hosts Gianna Whitver and Maria Velazquez sit down with Brittany Geronimo to discuss unique takes on reusing design content in a marketing design process. Gianna and Maria ask Brittany how s...

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November 29, 2022

Keeping Cyber Course Prices Equitable with Kenneth Ellington

by Hacker Valley Studio

Kenneth Ellington, the Senior Cybersecurity Consultant at EY and Founder of the Ellington Cyber Academy, achieves his goal of being on the Hacker Valley Studio this week. From working at Publix in col...

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November 23, 2022

From Startups to Google with Christopher Mitchell

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Hosts Gianna Whitver and Maria Velasquez sit down with Christopher Mitchell from Google’s Chronicle Security and discuss how he went from working at a series of startups to working at one of the large...

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November 22, 2022

Sharing Cyber Outside of the Security Bubble with Lesley Carhart

by Hacker Valley Studio

Lesley Carhart, Director of Incident Response at Dragos, takes some time off mentoring cybersecurity practitioners, responding to OT incidents, and training in martial arts to hop on the mics this wee...

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November 17, 2022

Are Humans the Weak Link in Cybersecurity?

by Technically Divided

Are Humans the Weak Link in Cybersecurity?   What are one of the best ways to circumvent cybersecurity capabilities? It isn't a zero-day exploit or critical vulnerability. It's you. It's us. It's...

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November 17, 2022

Pentesting for a Better Purple Team with Plextrac’s Nick Popovich

by Hacker Valley Blue

Nick Popovich, Hacker in Residence at PlexTrac, drops by to say hi to the Hacker Valley crew and give some insight into PlexTrac’s purple teaming services. Starting his career in offensive security as...

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November 16, 2022

Geopolitics, APTs and Cybersecurity with Dan Holden

by Cyber Ranch

Dan Holden, a 20+ year industry veteran, former vendor, and current CISO at Big Commerce joins Allan Alford at the ranch to talk about the BIG picture.  Join them on this wild trail ride that goes as ...

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November 16, 2022

Life After Layoff With Amy Fair

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Hosts Gianna Whitver and Maria Velasquez sit down with guest Amy Fair to discuss being laid off and how to navigate it in stride. Gianna and Maria ask Amy about her own experiences being laid off as t...

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November 15, 2022

Challenges & Opportunities in Cyber Threat Intelligence with Brian Kime

by Hacker Valley Studio

Brian Kime, VP of Intelligence Strategy and Advisory at ZeroFox, talks about all things threat intelligence this week. Brian explains why he chose threat intelligence as his focus, where he’s seen opp...

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November 11, 2022

Hiring the Next Fractional CISO with Michael Piacente

by Hacker Valley Studio

Michael Piacente, Managing Partner & Cofounder at Hitch Partners, answers the essential question on many cybersecurity professionals’ minds: Where do CISOs find CISO jobs? As it turns out, Michael hel...

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November 10, 2022

Bridging Generation Gaps in the Cyber Workplace with Alexia Crumpton

by Hacker Valley Blue

Alexia Crumpton, Lead Cybersecurity Engineer at MITRE, joins the pod this week to cover leaving the old ways of cybersecurity behind to embrace the new generation. As both an engineer with MITRE and a...

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November 9, 2022

3 Very Practical Tips with Duane Gran

by Cyber Ranch

This week Allan Alford is joined by Duane Gran, Director of Information Security at Converge Technology Solutions to discuss three different aspects of the CISO craft -- and to offer practical, concre...

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November 9, 2022

Cultivating Client Trust at Cybercon with NTT’s Dirk Hodgson & Adam Green

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hacker Valley: On the Road is a curated collection of conversations that Chris and Ron have had during conferences and events around the globe. In this episode, NTT’s Dirk Hodgson, Director of Cyberse...

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November 9, 2022

Corporate Social Responsibility & Fiberglass Alligator Bites with Peter Wheeler

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

We’re joined this week by Peter Wheeler, Senior Manager PLG - Partnerships, Startups, Nonprofits at Auth0, to find out just what makes him…the most interesting man in the world! After years as a seria...

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November 8, 2022

Supply Chain Security & Zero Trust Tech with Ashish Rajan & Shilpi Bhattacharjee

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hacker Valley: On the Road is a curated collection of conversations that Chris and Ron have had during conferences and events around the globe. In this episode, Cloud Security Podcast’s Ashish Rajan a...

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November 7, 2022

The Future of Pen Testing Automation with Alton Johnson

by Hacker Valley Studio

Alton Johnson, Founder and Principal Security Consultant at Vonahi Security, automates his way out of his pen testing job in this week’s episode. An AOl hacking gone wild got Alton into defensive cybe...

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November 3, 2022

Villages, Unicorns, & the Not-So-Mythical Purple Team with SCYTHE’s Bryson Bort

by Hacker Valley Blue

Bryson Bort, CEO and Founder of SCYTHE, dons his unicorn getup and joins the pod this week to talk about purple teaming and building businesses with community in mind. After founding GRIMM, his first ...

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November 2, 2022

Should the CISO...? with Andy Bennett

by Cyber Ranch

In this week's show, Allan and his guest Andy Bennett (a very clever CISO with a heck of a pedigree) decide to tackle some thought exercises with a series of questions that all start with "Should the ...

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November 2, 2022

B2B Cybersecurity Marketing Tactics with Travis Hawley

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

How do you make B2B cybersecurity marketing interesting? This episode brings Travis Hawley, the Director of Media at BlueVoyant, to the Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing podcast to find out....

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November 1, 2022

The Secret Sauce of SANS Instructors with John Hubbard

by Hacker Valley Studio

John Hubbard, SOC consultant, SANS Sr. Instructor and host of the Blueprint Podcast, joins the Hacker Valley team this week to discuss SANS, SOCs, and seeking new hobbies. As the curriculum lead for c...

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October 27, 2022

Bridging the Gap: Purple is the Future of Cybersecurity

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode, we’re joined by Maril Vernon. Maril is a purple team lead and co-host of the Cyber Queens Podcast. From a background in marketing, Maril’s natural curiosity and determination lead her...

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October 26, 2022

Tired Topics in Cybersecurity - Part Two with Michael Santarcangelo and Rich Mason

by Cyber Ranch

Once again, Allan, Rich, and Michael dissect topics in our community that are, well, tired. Topics are brought up to spur online debate, but for which a conclusion is never reached. Topics that bifurc...

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October 26, 2022

Hitting the Refresh Button on Your Brand Marketing with Kayla Rice

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

“Brand marketing” may sound like just another branding buzzword, but this episode tackles this concept as a real strategy with data behind it. Kayla Rice, Senior Manager of Brand and Creative Studio a...

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October 25, 2022

Creating Community for Female Security Practitioners with Larci Robertson

by Hacker Valley Studio

Larci Robertson, Sales Engineer at Cyberreason and Board President of Women of Security, brings her expertise and experience in cyber threat analysis, community building, and networking to the pod thi...

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October 20, 2022

Breaking In, Through, and Out of a Cybersecurity Career

by Technically Divided

Many folks we talk with are fighting career inertia in cybersecurity. How do you get in? How do you break through and stand out? And how do you leave the industry? In this episode of Technically Divi...

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October 19, 2022

Tired Topics in Cybersecurity - Part One with Rich Mason and Michael Santarcangelo

by Cyber Ranch

We have all seen the conversations on LinkedIn where someone starts with a hotly debated topic, and the debate goes on and on, nothing is concluded, and then the next week, someone else posts the same...

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October 19, 2022

The Scariest Cybersecurity Event Red Flags with Jason Cenamor

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

We’re joined this week by Jason Cenamor, Founder of the CISO Society, to talk about the community he’s focused on building for fellow CISOs, as well as his extensive background in cybersecurity events...

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October 18, 2022

Securing Feelings of Worth, Value, & Belonging with Marrelle Bailey

by Hacker Valley Studio

Marrelle Bailey, Community Manager, Content Curator, and DEI Advocate, brings her multifaceted career experiences down to Hacker Valley Studio this week. Tapping into her past lives in yoga, bodybuild...

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October 12, 2022

One Tool to Rule Them All with Derly Gutierrez

by Cyber Ranch

CISOs and other security executives have relied on spreadsheets to perform a great deal of the management functions of their programs. What if there was a better way?  Derly Gutierrez is back on the r...

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October 12, 2022

299 Minutes of Content with Serena Raymond

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Serena Raymond, Marketing Director at DNS Filter, walks us through her career journey from social media content creation to Marketing Director at DNS Filter. Serena explains the recipe for virtual eve...

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October 11, 2022

Finding Your Imposter Syndrome Origin Story with Sheryl Anjanette

by Hacker Valley Studio

Sheryl Anjanette, Author, Speaker, and CEO & Founder of Anjanette Wellness Academy, comes down to Hacker Valley to discuss and promote her new book. The Imposter Lies Within covers Sheryl’s work with ...

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October 6, 2022

Beers, Tears, & Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing with Gianna Whitver & Maria Velasquez

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this special episode, Hacker Valley community members and hosts of the Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing podcast, Gianna Whitver and Maria Velasquez, tell all about the ups and downs of c...

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October 5, 2022

Cybersecurity Myths & Misconceptions with Josiah Dykstra

by Cyber Ranch

Josiah Dykstra, Cybersecurity Technical Fellow at the NSA and Author, kicks up the dust off some previous topics discussed on the Ranch and deepens the conversation on cybersecurity myths and behavior...

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October 5, 2022

Content Marketing Strategy with Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Chris Cochran and Ron Eddings are two very special guests on this episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing. Chris and Ron are from Hacker Valley Media, the producers and sponsors of this...

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October 4, 2022

Putting Your Cyber Marketing Audience First with Dani Woolf

by Hacker Valley Studio

Dani Woolf, Director of Demand Generation at Cybersixgill and Host of the Audience First podcast, brings her marketing expertise to Hacker Valley to talk about what’s broken in the marketer-buyer rela...

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September 29, 2022

Special Featured Episode! Purple Teams & Threat Informed Defenses with Ben Opel

by Hacker Valley Studio

Ben Opel, Senior Director of Professional Services at Attack IQ and former Marine, joins Chris and Ron to talk about the essentials of purple teaming. Combining the essentials of the red team and the ...

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September 28, 2022

Entrepreneurship After the Golden Handcuffs with Christian Espinosa

by Cyber Ranch

Christian Espinosa, Author, Speaker, and CEO, comes down to the Ranch to talk about the journey of starting, growing, selling, and moving on from the business he created, Alpine Security. From correct...

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September 28, 2022

Build Brand Awareness via Demand Gen with Elliot Volkman

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Elliot Volkman, Director of Brand, Content, and Community at Drata, joins us in this episode to talk about demand generation strategies, also known more casually as demand gen. Demand gen consists of ...

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September 27, 2022

Recruiting and How to Find the Perfect Match with Mimi Gross

by Hacker Valley Studio

Mimi Gross, Founder and Cybersecurity Matchmaker at People By Mimi, connects early stage through Series C cybersecurity startups with sales and marketing talent. As a recruiter and headhunter with ove...

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September 22, 2022

The Do's & Don'ts of Cybersecurity Sales

by Technically Divided

How many times have you gotten a message that says…"I love the work you are doing at [company]. Want to see our demo?" Yet another sales rep reaching out. It’s not an easy role!  But how do we ...

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September 21, 2022

How APIs Expose Business Logic Flaws with Chuck Herrin

by Cyber Ranch

Chuck Herrin, CTO at Wib, came down to the Ranch to explain the risks and threats currently facing APIs, or application programming interfaces. Simply put, APIs facilitate people and applications in c...

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September 21, 2022

Sales Enablement to Gain Qualified Leads with Matthew Delman

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Matthew Delman, Director of Product Marketing at LookingGlass Cyber, joins the show this week to discuss all things related to sales enablement strategy. Sales enablement helps businesses provide cons...

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September 20, 2022

Recruiting Talent for Cybersecurity’s Next Open Position with Renee Small

by Hacker Valley Studio

Renee Small, Cybersecurity Super Recruiter, content creator, and host of the Breaking into Cybersecurity podcast, joins the Hacker Valley team to clear the misconceptions around recruiting and discuss...

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September 15, 2022

Keeping It Open Source with Metasploit’s HD Moore

by Hacker Valley Studio

This season of Hacker Valley Red wraps up with another interview of an incredible offensive cybersecurity legend. Known first and foremost for his work founding Metasploit and his recent work co-found...

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September 14, 2022

What Is (And Isn’t) a CISO with Matthew Lang

by Cyber Ranch

Matthew Lang, former CISO at SECU, former CISO of 3D Systems, and former Chief Petty Officer in the US Navy, comes on down to the Ranch to talk about what it really means to be a CISO. Many folks wear...

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September 14, 2022

Social Media Strategy to Meet Business Goals with Diane Shapiro

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Diane Shapiro, Social Media Manager for cybersecurity companies, joins us to discuss all things social media. As a social media strategist for top B2B companies, PR agencies, and cybersecurity industr...

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September 13, 2022

Hacking the TikTok Algorithm with Caitlin, AKA Cybersecurity Girl

by Hacker Valley Studio

Caitlin Sarian, known on TikTok as Cybersecurity Girl, comes to Hacker Valley to talk about the endless possibilities for cybersecurity on social media. Walking through her journey of becoming cyber’s...

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September 8, 2022

From Black Hat to Bug Bounties [Pt. 2] with Thomas DeVoss

by Hacker Valley Studio

We’re joined again by the hacker’s hacker, Tommy DeVoss, aka dawgyg. Bug bounty hunter and reformed black hat, Tommy dives back into a great conversation with us about his journey in hacking and his a...

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September 7, 2022

Fighting the Increase in Cyber Attacks with Leon Ravenna

by Cyber Ranch

Leon Ravenna, CISO & CIO at KAR Global, former VP of Security & Compliance at Interactive Intelligence joins Allan this week to talk about the increases in cybersecurity threats and risks - increases ...

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September 7, 2022

Product-Led Growth as Your Next Marketing Strategy with Ross Haleliuk

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Ross Haleliuk, Head of Product at LimaCharlie, joins us to talk about product-led growth (PLG) and its role in cybersecurity and cloud security. Ross leads us through exactly what PLG is and how SAAS ...

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September 6, 2022

Reconnecting to Childhood Creativity with Mari Reisberg

by Hacker Valley Studio

Mari Reisberg, therapist, performer, creativity coach, and host of the Sustaining Creativity podcast, brings her many talents to Hacker Valley to help adults unlock their creativity and engage with th...

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September 1, 2022

From Black Hat to Bug Bounties [Pt. 1] with Tommy DeVoss

by Hacker Valley Studio

We’re joined by million-dollar hacker and bug bounty hunter, Thomas DeVoss, this week as we continue our season-long discussion of offensive cybersecurity legends. A legend in the making with a succes...

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August 31, 2022

Understanding SEC’s Proposal for Cyber Risk Management with Yaron Levi

by Cyber Ranch

Yaron Levi, current CISO at Dolby and former CISO at Blue Cross Blue Shield in Kansas City, comes down to the Ranch to talk about the March 2022 proposal from Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)....

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August 31, 2022

Making Friends & Vanquishing Enemies: The Story of the Cybersecurity Marketing Society

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Gianna Whitver, our fearless co-host, finds herself on the opposite side of the microphone this week as she talks about community— specifically the community of the Cybersecurity Marketing Society. Fr...

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August 30, 2022

The Fabulous Search for a Tech Job with Kyle Elliot

by Hacker Valley Studio

Kyle Elliott, the Founder and Career Coach behind CaffeinatedKyle.com, joins the pod on his quest to transform boring job searches into something fabulous. Kyle specializes in helping job seekers, esp...

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August 25, 2022

Unlocking Cyber Education with John Hammond

by Hacker Valley Studio

John Hammond, Senior Security Researcher at Huntress Labs and self-described cybersecurity education enthusiast, joins us as we continue our discussion of red team legends. With a focus on content cre...

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August 24, 2022

Ask CISO Allan Alford Anything pt. 2

by Cyber Ranch

Allan Alford, CISO/CTO and host of the Cyber Ranch podcast, resumes his session of AMA, or “ask me anything,” to cover the remaining questions left by curious cybersecurity practitioners on his Linked...

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August 24, 2022

Finding Success Under the Product-Led Growth Umbrella with Breezy Beaumont

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Breezy Beaumont, Head of Growth at Correlated, takes us into the new and noteworthy world of product-led growth this week. Breezy walks us through the essentials of what product-led growth (PLG) is, t...

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August 23, 2022

A Solopreneur’s First Imperfect Step with Claire Gallagher

by Hacker Valley Studio

Claire Gallagher, Designer and Solopreneur Strategist, comes to Hacker Valley to break down branding, visibility, and choosing solopreneurship over business ownership. Combining the terms solo and ent...

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August 18, 2022

Security Automation: Humans Versus Machines

by Technically Divided

Can we automate most, if not all, cybersecurity tasks?   Do we want to?   Chris Cochran and Ron Eddings are on opposite ends of this machine versus human debate 🤜🏾 🤛🏾 So we brought in au...

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August 18, 2022

Purposeful Communication Through PlexTrac with Dan DeCloss

by Hacker Valley Studio

We’re joined by sponsor and guest Dan DeCloss, CEO and Founder of PlexTrac, on the podcast today to talk about communication and collaboration between the red and blue side of cybersecurity and why se...

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August 17, 2022

Ask CISO Allan Alford Anything

by Cyber Ranch

Allan Alford, CISO/CTO and host of the Cyber Ranch podcast, changes things up this week with a session of AMA, or “ask me anything”. Instead of hosting a guest, Allan takes center stage. On LinkedIn, ...

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August 17, 2022

Overcoming Startup Go-To-Market Hurdles with CMO & Advisory Board Member Carol Meyers

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Carol Meyers is an Independent Board Director, Advisor, and Investor. She has held CMO positions at companies like Rapid7 and LogMeIn, along with numerous consulting and advisory positions at cyber st...

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August 16, 2022

Confident Communication through Storytelling with Anne Ricketts

by Hacker Valley Studio

Anne Ricketts, Founder & Principal of Lighthouse Communications, brings her techniques for public speaking and presenting to the show to help Chris and Ron unpack unhelpful mindsets around storytellin...

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August 11, 2022

Representation Without Technicalities with Mari Galloway

by Hacker Valley Studio

We’re breaking down the concept of difference makers this week, and we couldn’t help but call upon Mari Galloway, CEO of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, to be our guest during this conversation. As a b...

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August 10, 2022

When a CISO Writes a Book with George Finney & Robert Pace

by Cyber Ranch

Cybersecurity practitioners give back to the community by recording Youtube videos, interviewing in magazines, or creating podcasts— just like this one. However, books remain a fantastic method of del...

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August 10, 2022

Influence as Currency in Modern Marketing: Channel Partnerships ft David Brown

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

David Brown is the Director of Global Partner Marketing for ZeroFox, a computer and network security company based out of Baltimore, MD. David has over fifteen years of experience in the international...

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August 9, 2022

Security Team Operating Systems with Christian Hyatt

by Hacker Valley Studio

Christian Hyatt, CEO & Co-Founder of risk3sixty, knows the secret to building a strong cybersecurity team, and he calls it: Security Team Operating Systems. Walking through his entrepreneurial journey...

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August 4, 2022

Learning from Cybersecurity Legends with Davin Jackson

by Hacker Valley Studio

Those on the red team may not be household names to the everyday person, but they are absolutely legends and icons in the world of cybersecurity and hacking. While we have our personal favorite hacker...

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August 3, 2022

Doing More by Doing Less with Drew Simonis

by Cyber Ranch

Drew Simonis, CISO at Juniper Networks, discusses the debate of doing more by doing less. So often in cybersecurity, practitioners think they have to do it all and view themselves as the smartest peop...

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August 3, 2022

Marketers are Ethical Hackers Prove Me Wrong with Clark Barron

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Joining Maria and Gianna this week is Clark Barron, the Demand Generation Manager at Nisos. He has a background in cybersecurity marketing, photography, and independent film, and is an avid gamer. Cla...

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August 2, 2022

Finding the Right IT Teacher with Kevin Apolinario

by Hacker Valley Studio

Kevin Apolinario, better known as Kevtech IT Support on Youtube, brings his teaching skills to Hacker Valley to talk about the barriers to entry in IT. Disheartened by the lack of good advice given to...

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July 28, 2022

Making Hacking Accessible with Deviant Ollam

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this season of Hacker Valley Red, we focus on cybersecurity legends in offensive operations with a legend in the physical pen testing and lockpicking: Deviant Ollam. As a pioneer in our industry an...

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July 27, 2022

Getting Back to the Basics with Sonja Hammond

by Cyber Ranch

Sonja Hammond, Vice President & CISO at National Veterinary Associates, brings her love of animals and more importantly her love for security basics down to the Ranch this week. The buzz around new cy...

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July 27, 2022

Video Marketing at Any Budget with Sky Kennedy

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Sky Kennedy, Video Storyteller and Content Creator at Studio Sky, joins us to talk about her expertise— video! Inspired to become part of the cyber world after her work with Cylance, Sky loves teachin...

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July 26, 2022

Cyber Espionage & Entrepreneurship with Karim Hijazi

by Hacker Valley Studio

Karim Hijazi, Founder & CEO at Prevailion and host of the Introverted Iconoclast podcast, comes to Hacker Valley Studio to discuss his varied experiences in entrepreneurship. With a humble start in ba...

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July 20, 2022

Debunking Cyber Myths with Adrian Sanabria

by Cyber Ranch

Adrian Sanabria, Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security, arrives at the Ranch this week to debunk cyber myths and expose industry lies. Using his background running Security Weekly Labs at ...

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July 20, 2022

PLG & the Secret Marketing Sauce with Ashish Rajan

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Ashish Rajan does SO many things. He is the producer and host of Cloud Security Podcast, the Head of Security & Compliance at PageUp, a Course Instructor at SANS Institute, a Faculty at IANS, a traine...

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July 19, 2022

Where Cyber Meets Content Creation with Henri Davis

by Hacker Valley Studio

Henri Davis, CEO of TechTual Consulting & host of the TechTual Talk Podcast, comes to Hacker Valley this week to talk about his history with cybersecurity incident response and the content he currentl...

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July 14, 2022

What is the Value of Cybersecurity?

by Technically Divided

What is the Value of Cybersecurity? Are we the "Department of NO" or are we what enables the business to move fast and innovate? We are about to get to the bottom of this question. Join us as Ron a...

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July 13, 2022

Privacy Professionals & Regulatory Headaches with Adam Stone

by Cyber Ranch

Adam Stone, Chief Privacy Officer at TrustMAPP, brings his decades of security and privacy knowledge to the Ranch this week to talk about the disciplines of security and privacy.  Where do they inters...

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July 13, 2022

Treat us like Humans! How Marketers Can Evade the Block Party with Ken Underhill

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

How do marketers get “blocked” by cybersecurity practitioners? We’re making a list with Ken Underhill, CEO of Cyber Life. Along with what NOT to do, we’ll also talk about his awesome career in cyber a...

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July 12, 2022

Financial Independence & Freedom with Eddie Thomason

by Hacker Valley Studio

Eddie Thomason, bestselling author, speaker, consultant, and creator of the Simply Secure podcast, comes to Hacker Valley Studio to discuss financial independence, the freedom of a healthy work-life b...

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July 6, 2022

The Overrated in Cybersecurity with Jerry Perullo

by Cyber Ranch

Jerry Perullo, former CISO of the NYSE, former chairman of the board off the FS-ISAC, founder, professor, and host of the Life After CISO podcast, comes down to the Cyber Ranch to discuss the many rol...

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July 6, 2022

Security Awareness for SMBs with Rodrigo Leme

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Rodrigo Leme, Marketing Director at Right-Hand Security, joins us this week to cover the often ignored topic in cybersecurity of marketing to small and medium-sized businesses, or SMBs. Covering the c...

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July 5, 2022

The Future of Artificial Intelligence with Jeff Gardner

by Hacker Valley Studio

Jeff Gardner, CISO at Germantown Technologies, comes to Hacker Valley Studio this week to talk about the future of cybersecurity and what up-and-coming hackers may encounter on their journey into an e...

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July 1, 2022

Keeping It Open Source with Metasploit’s HD Moore

by Hacker Valley Red

This season of Hacker Valley Red wraps up with another interview of an incredible offensive cybersecurity legend. Known first and foremost for his work founding Metasploit and his recent work co-found...

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June 29, 2022

Better User Awareness Training with Tim Silverline

by Cyber Ranch

Tim Silverline, VP of Security at Gluware, joins host Allan Alford on the Ranch this week for a discussion about user awareness training and the latest and greatest (as well as not the greatest) metho...

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June 29, 2022

Marketing in Male-Dominated Fields with CMO Sherry Lowe

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Sherry Lowe, CMO of Exabeam, joins us this week to talk about marketing strategies during the pandemic as well as representing women in the male-dominated industries of tech and cybersecurity. With CM...

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June 28, 2022

Learning to Lead Future Tech Leaders with Dr. Stacey Ashley

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Leadership expert, Dr. Stacey Ashley, joins us at the Hacker Valley Studio to talk about her journey from the corporate world of leadership to her current roles in consulting and coaching. As a speake...

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June 24, 2022

From Black Hat to Bug Bounties [Pt. 2] with Thomas DeVoss

by Hacker Valley Red

We’re joined again by the hacker’s hacker, Tommy DeVoss, aka dawgyg. Bug bounty hunter and reformed black hat, Tommy dives back into a great conversation with us about his journey in hacking and his a...

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June 22, 2022

The Founder-Angel Investor Connection with Sameer Sait & John Stewart

by Cyber Ranch

Allan invites a founder and an angel investor to the ranch this week to talk about how founders and angel investors really connect. Meet Sameer Sait, former CISO at Amazon Whole Foods and now founder ...

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June 22, 2022

10 Cyber Marketing Commandments with Jennifer VanAntwerp

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

We invite Jennifer VanAntwerp, Principal at JVAN Consulting, to talk about taking the challenge of cybersecurity marketing by the horns. Her secret weapon? Kindness. Jen shares stories with us about h...

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June 21, 2022

Making Corporate Leadership Human with Ginny Clarke

by Hacker Valley Studio

We invite our friend, Ginny Clarke, to Hacker Valley this week to talk about conscious leadership and self-awareness as a way to take our organizations to the next level. Using her prior experience at...

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June 17, 2022

From Black Hat to Bug Bounties [Pt. 1] with Tommy DeVoss

by Hacker Valley Red

We’re joined by million-dollar hacker and bug bounty hunter, Thomas DeVoss, this week as we continue our season-long discussion of offensive cybersecurity legends. A legend in the making with a succes...

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June 16, 2022

Threat Intelligence: Fiction, Fluff, or Foundational?

by Technically Divided

Threat Intelligence: Fiction, Fluff, or Foundational? Some people love threat intelligence and some people roll their eyes at the mere mention of it. What place does it have in the cybersecurity commu...

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June 15, 2022

Open Door Security w/ James Allan-McLean

by Cyber Ranch

“When people come to Security and tell you everything they are doing, that’s a real win.” - James Allan-McLean    Allan is joined by James Allan-McLean, Group CISO at Soletanche Freyssinet and former ...

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June 15, 2022

Automotive vs Cybersecurity Marketing with Zereen Ali

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Zereen Ali, Cyberforce Q’s Marketing Coordinator, brings her one-person team to the podcast today. Together, we talk about being new to cybersecurity, finding educational resources for cybersecurity m...

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June 14, 2022

Co-founding Revelstoke through Communication with Bob Kruse

by Hacker Valley Studio

We invite Bob Kruse, Co-Founder and CEO of Revelstoke Security, down to Hacker Valley Studios this week to talk about his journey from investment banking to cybersecurity sales to owning and operating...

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June 10, 2022

Unlocking Cyber Education with John Hammond

by Hacker Valley Red

John Hammond, Senior Security Researcher at Huntress Labs and self-described cybersecurity education enthusiast, joins us as we continue our discussion of red team legends. With a focus on content cre...

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June 8, 2022

DevSecOps w/ Chris Hughes

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by Chris Hughes, CISO & Co-founder at Aquia and adjunct professor at UMGC, to talk about all things DevSecOps (Development, Security and Operations). They explore the DevSecOps phrase ...

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June 8, 2022

Having Fun with a Brand with Lori Cohen

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Lori Cohen, fractional CMO at Chief Outsiders and former VP of Marketing for Percona, joins us this week to talk about the importance of your brand— not just your branding. From popping balloons with ...

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June 7, 2022

Emotions In Cybersecurity with Sherianna Boyle

by Hacker Valley Studio

In the turbulent world of cybersecurity, it can be difficult to not get caught up in the emotions of it all. Fear uncertainty, doubt...not to mention, burnout. It's not surprising cybersecurity is oft...

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June 3, 2022

Purposeful Communication Through PlexTrac with Dan DeCloss

by Hacker Valley Red

We’re joined by sponsor and guest Dan DeCloss, CEO and Founder of PlexTrac, on the podcast today to talk about communication and collaboration between the red and blue side of cybersecurity and why se...

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June 1, 2022

Board Reporting Metrics Pt. 2 w/ Andy Ellis

by Cyber Ranch

Andy Ellis, CISO at Orca Security, is back for part 2 of this series on Board Reporting Metrics. In Episode 1, Andy and host Allan Alford addressed some of the most common questions posed by the board...

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June 1, 2022

Content Marketing Strategies for “Securing Your Cheese” with Karen Walsh

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

We’re joined by Karen Walsh, Founder and CEO of Allegro Solutions, on the podcast today to talk about the good, bad, and ugly of cybersecurity content marketing. As a compliance expert, former profess...

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May 31, 2022

Being THE Cyber Warrior with Derek Scheller

by Hacker Valley Studio

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 un...

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May 27, 2022

Representation Without Technicalities with Mari Galloway

by Hacker Valley Red

We’re breaking down the concept of difference makers this week and we couldn’t help but call upon Mari Galloway, CEO of the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, to be our guest during this conversation. As ...

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May 26, 2022

Web3 Technology: Future or Fad?

by Technically Divided

Web3 Technology: Future, Fad or Fraud? Crypto. NFTs. Metaverse. It’s a divisive topic filled with questions like How do you get started in Web3? What’s real about Web3, what’s a fad, and what type ...

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May 26, 2022

Adapt and Overcome with Amy Bream

by Hacker Valley Studio

Life is full of complexity -- just ask adaptive athlete Amy Bream, this episode's special guest. She was born with one leg, but that didn’t stop her from growing up to become a kickboxer. In 2021, she...

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May 25, 2022

Board Reporting Metrics Pt. 1 w/ Andy Ellis

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan is joined by the CISO at Orca Security, Andy Ellis, to share his thoughts on board reporting metrics. What does the board need to know from a cybersecurity perspective? One of t...

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May 25, 2022

The Intersection of Marketing, Tech, & Sales with CMO David Leichner

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

This week, we interview David Leichner, the CMO of Cybellum, currently residing in Tel Aviv, Israel. We talk to David about his move from America to Israel, his admiration for Israel’s focus on cyber ...

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May 24, 2022

Adventures In The Outerverse with Robin Thurston

by Hacker Valley Studio

The metaverse seems to be the hottest thing in technology today. From virtual environments to avatars, our lives are being digitized more and more. Is there even a reason to go outside anymore? Robin ...

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May 20, 2022

Learning from Cybersecurity Legends with Davin Jackson

by Hacker Valley Red

Those on the red team may not be household names to the everyday person, but they are absolute legends and icons in the world of cybersecurity and hacking. While we have our personal favorite hackers ...

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May 18, 2022

Getting a Seat at “The Table” w/ Brent Deterding

by Cyber Ranch

“Having a seat at the table doesn’t mean getting your way all the time. It means having a seat and I think that is very important to understand.” - Brent Deterding  In this episode, Allan is joined by...

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May 18, 2022

Humanizing Your Cybersecurity Marketing with Allan Alford

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

“Marketing is too often sidelined from the bad news about the product and from the good news about the competitors. What we do is cool, but we don't do everything and that is okay!”- Allan Alford  No ...

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May 17, 2022

Something To Say In Cyber With Jon DiMaggio

by Hacker Valley Studio

“If you believe in yourself and you're willing to put in that work, it WILL happen.” - Jon DiMaggio In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by author and Chief Security Strategist, Jon DiMaggio, to ...

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May 13, 2022

Making Hacking Accessible with Deviant Ollam

by Hacker Valley Red

In this season of Hacker Valley Red, we focus on cybersecurity legends in offensive operations with a legend in physical pen testing and lockpicking: Deviant Ollam. As a pioneer in our industry and an...

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May 11, 2022

All About SBOMs w/ Chris Castaldo

by Cyber Ranch

“Knowing what’s in your software, in your organization, can help you quickly determine if you are impacted by a new vulnerability.” - Chris Castaldo  In this episode, Allan is joined by author and CIS...

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May 11, 2022

Beyond Gold with Simone Biles

by Hacker Valley Studio

Cybersecurity podcast hosts, Chris and Ron, had the pleasure of sitting down with US Olympic gold medalist, Simone Biles, for a very special interview! You might be wondering, “what does cybersecurity...

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May 11, 2022

Behind the Axonius-Simone Biles-Amy Bream Campaign with Nathan Burke

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

“If you want to do something that no one has ever done before, you have to be different.” Nathan Burke In this episode, Gianna and Maria are joined by Nathan Burke, Chief Marketing Officer at Axonius,...

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May 9, 2022

Harness Your Anxiety in Cyber with Dr. Chloe Carmichael

by Hacker Valley Studio

Anxiety and nervous energy is palpable in cybersecurity. If practitioners allow this energy to take control, it can be stifling and paralyzing. But what if we were to use this power to do what it was ...

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May 4, 2022

Total Greenfield Innovation w/ Guillaume Ross

by Cyber Ranch

What would you do if you could build your security program from scratch?  In this episode, Allan is joined by the Head of Security at Fleet, Guillaume Ross, to talk about his time building out an inno...

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May 4, 2022

Actual Demand Gen with Liam Barnes

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode, Gianna and Maria are joined by Liam Barnes, Head of Demand Generation & Programs at Bionic, to talk about his transition from SEO to Demand Gen and why he thinks SEO is a ‘confused in...

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May 3, 2022

The Threat Inside With Shawnee Delaney

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Ron and Chris highlight a human problem that affects every company and organization in the world – Insider Threat. Shawnee Delaney, an Insider Threat expert, cybersecurity consultant ...

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April 29, 2022

First ATT&CK, Now MITRE D3FEND With Tyson Supasatit

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode, host Davin is joined by Tyson Supasatit, the Director of Product Marketing at Uptycs, to discuss how Upytcs is leveraging the MITRE D3FEND framework to further build upon their defens...

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April 27, 2022

Securing Cryptocurrency and NFTs w/ Nick Percoco

by Cyber Ranch

What are the security implications of cryptocurrency and NFTs and what do we need to know in order to transact safely? In this episode, Allan is joined by the Chief Security Officer at Kraken, Nick Pe...

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April 27, 2022

Creating Influencer Marketing Programs with Doron Youngerwood

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

As cybersecurity marketers, we are always in search of ways to get our content in front of the community and stand out from the noise. This, at times, seems like an impossible endeavor – but what if w...

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April 26, 2022

Cyber Is A Gritty Situation With David Fivecoat

by Hacker Valley Studio

What is grit? How much or little do YOU have? Can we grow it?  Hosts Ron and Chris are joined by the Executive Coach and Founder of Fivecoat Consulting Group, David Fivecoat, to talk about how grit sh...

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April 22, 2022

Human-centric Security With McKenna Yeakey

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, host Davin is joined by McKenna Yeakey, a Corporate Security Engineer at Plaid, to discuss the importance of human-centric security. Mckenna explores the “human”...

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April 20, 2022

”Playing Well With Others” - The Tech Stack w/ Tommy Todd

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by the Vice President of Security at Code42, Tommy Todd, to talk about how the tech stack can “play well with others”. In this episode, Tommy takes a deep dive into exploring how APIs ...

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April 20, 2022

Understanding Your People with Ronen Shetelboim

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode, Gianna and Maria are joined by the Vice President of Demand Generation at Tessian, Ronen Shetelboim, to explore his philosophies on company culture and relationship building in the wo...

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April 19, 2022

Becoming Team Tech Boy with DeJuan Strickland

by Hacker Valley Studio

DeJuan Strickland (DJ) is a huge superhero fan, but when he realized there weren’t many superheroes and comic book characters that looked like him, he decided to do something about it! Enter: Tech Boy...

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April 15, 2022

CrowdStrike 2022 Global Threat Report: Cloud Security

by Hacker Valley Red

In this special mini series of Hacker Valley Red, hosts Ron and Chris are joined by the Senior Vice President of Intelligence at CrowdStrike, Adam Meyers, to review and highlight elements shared in Cr...

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April 15, 2022

One team One Fight With Christopher Peacock

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, host Davin is joined by Christopher Peacock, a Detection Engineer at SCYTHE, to discuss all things blue team. Christopher explores why asset management is a grea...

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April 13, 2022

Artificial Intelligence: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

by Technically Divided

It seems like Artificial Intelligence is all the buzz these days. It's all around us. Working almost invisibly. From the applications we use for work to the devices we carry with us to how we use soc...

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April 13, 2022

Thriving In A Male Dominated Industry w/ Ashley Rose

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by the founder and CEO of Living Security, Ashley Rose, to speak about her experiences as a female entrepreneur and leader in a male dominated industry. She details the story behind he...

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April 13, 2022

CrowdStrike 2022 Global Threat Report: APTs

by Hacker Valley Red

In this special mini series of Hacker Valley Red, hosts Ron and Chris are joined by the Senior Vice President of Intelligence at CrowdStrike, Adam Meyers, to review and highlight elements shared in Cr...

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April 13, 2022

Mastering Public Relations In Cybersecurity with Sonia Awan

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode, Gianna and Maria are joined by the Senior Public Relations Specialist at Sotero, Sonia Awan, to talk about all things PR in cybersecurity. Sonia explores the challenges of standing ou...

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April 12, 2022

And the Academy Award Goes To...With Evan Mayfield

by Hacker Valley Studio

Evan Mayfield, an award-winning 3D animator and founder of the Kingdom of Dwarves NFT project, joins Ron and Chris to talk about how his love of art allows him to experience life in new and creative w...

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April 11, 2022

CrowdStrike 2022 Global Threat Report: Ransomware

by Hacker Valley Red

In this special mini series of Hacker Valley Red, hosts Ron and Chris are joined by the Senior Vice President of Intelligence at CrowdStrike, Adam Meyers, to review and highlight elements shared in Cr...

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April 8, 2022

Intelligence At All Levels with John Stoner and Andy Piazza

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, host Davin is joined by John Stoner and Andy Piazza to talk about the current state of cyber threat intelligence. John and Andy explore the gap that exists betwe...

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April 6, 2022

Why CISOs and CIOs Don’t Get Along w/ Nick Vigier

by Cyber Ranch

This episode of the Cyber Ranch Podcast was recorded LIVE on stage at the CISO 360 Conference in New York City, hosted by Pulse Conferences. Nick Vigier, a seasoned CISO and former CIO, joins Allan in...

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April 6, 2022

Cybersecurity Marketing Sucks, But It Doesn’t Have To Richard Melick

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode Gianna is joined by Richard Melick, Director of Product Strategy at Zimperium, to have an honest conversation on why cybersecurity marketing sucks and how we can do it better. Richard ...

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April 5, 2022

The Road Less Traveled with Isabel Leong

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this new age of remote work, people are able to live and work in ways that we never thought possible. In this episode Ron and Chris are joined by Isabel Leong, a full-time travel blogger and SEO ma...

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April 1, 2022

In The Cybersecurity Fast Lane with Marcus Bowie

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, Davin is joined by the founder and COO of MaxProd Technologies, Marcus Bowie, to share his story from helpdesk, to SOC analyst, to business owner. Marcus shares ...

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March 30, 2022

Learned Helplessness in Cybersecurity w/ Steve Mancini

by Cyber Ranch

This topic couldn’t be more relevant given recent events in the security community. Allan Alford is joined by Steve Mancini, CISO at Eclypsium, to have a refreshing conversation about the negative mes...

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March 30, 2022

Building the SOAR Category: The Siemplify Story with Nimmy Reichenberg

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode, Nimmy Reichenbery joins Maria and Gianna to discuss the highs and lows of building a marketing program from the ground up at Siemplify. Nimmy explores the building blocks of successfu...

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March 29, 2022

An Unstoppable Mind with David Pearson

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode Ron and Chris are joined by the co-founder and CEO of SeclarityIO, David Pearson, to talk about his experience in building a company from the ground up. David shares the challenge of “...

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March 25, 2022

Beyond Intelligence with Katie Nickels

by Hacker Valley Blue

How do you use threat intelligence to inform your decision making? In this episode, Davin and guest Katie Nickles take a deep dive into cyber threat intelligence. Katie explores the role threat intell...

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March 23, 2022

Leveraging Employee Strengths for Cyber Roles w/ Nick Vigier

by Cyber Ranch

There are numerous personality tests available to help identify personality traits, but many of them have very little scientific validity or reliability.  Such tests often aspire to explain what you a...

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March 23, 2022

Is Your Marketing Annoying to Security Folks? How to Fix it with Dani Woolf

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Gianna is joined by the Director of Demand Generation at Cybersixgill, Dani Woolf, to discuss her core marketing values: empathy, trust and loyalty. Dani shares her philosophy on creating meaningful, ...

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March 22, 2022

Growing A Successful Podcast with Adam Adams

by Hacker Valley Studio

Anyone can start a podcast, but what about a successful podcast? What about a podcast that reaches, connects and impacts people for the better? In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Adam Adams ...

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March 18, 2022

Unity In Security with Eric Belardo

by Hacker Valley Blue

When red and blue forces unite, everyone wins. Eric Belardo joins Davin in this episode to discuss the benefits of blue and red teams working together, the challenges blue teamers face, and the benefi...

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March 16, 2022

A Full Data Approach w/ Paola Saibene

by Cyber Ranch

In the episode, Allan is joined by the Principal at Teknion Data Solutions, Paola Saibene, to bring clarity to an often misunderstood topic: data governance. Paola helps to distinguish the difference ...

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March 16, 2022

Specifics of Federal Government Marketing with Mary Yang

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

Getting your marketing in front of government customers can be a very difficult endeavor, especially when traditional marketing tactics don’t apply. In this episode, Mary Yang joins Gianna to discuss ...

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March 15, 2022

Risk: Black Swans Versus Gray Rhinos with Michele Wucker

by Hacker Valley Studio

Have you ever heard of the term, “Black Swans” or “Gray Rhinos”? Black Swan are events that we never saw coming, while Gray Rhinos are the things we see from a mile away. In this episode, author and s...

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March 11, 2022

Defending Industrial Control Systems with Lesley Carhart

by Hacker Valley Blue

Welcome to episode 1 of season 3 for Hacker Valley Blue! In this season, host Davin Jackson will be gathering the BEST blue team defenders in the field to share their expert advice, tips and strategie...

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March 9, 2022

The Great Resignation & Cybersecurity w/ Jessie Bolton

by Cyber Ranch

With a looming skills/people gap in cybersecurity and retention at an all time low, it begs the question: Where is everyone? In this episode, Allan Alford and guest Jessie Bolton sit down to discuss t...

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March 9, 2022

Getting Your Brand Noticed with Samuel Tyler

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

How do you make your brand stand out in a sea of cybersecurity marketing? Sometimes, all it takes is a fresh idea, a killer pitch, and a wee-bit of luck. In this episode, Samuel Tyler shares the story...

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March 8, 2022

Choosing the Right Words with Terre Short

by Hacker Valley Studio

We believe you are what you listen to -- including the personal podcast that is playing in your head every day. What is it saying to you? Our guest Terre Short excels at distilling leadership skills i...

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March 7, 2022

Does A Cybersecurity Skills Gap Exist?

by Technically Divided

What side are you on? Welcome to Technically Divided, a Hacker Valley Media multimedia experience that highlights all sides in technology's biggest debates. Join us on this Livestream. Together, we’l...

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March 2, 2022

How Old is Data Risk Management? w/ G. Mark Hardy

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan is joined by the President at National Security Corporation, Navy veteran, and host of the CISO Tradecraft podcast, G. Mark Hardy. This show takes a fascinating dive into the or...

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March 2, 2022

Maria & Gianna on Sales Alignment

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode, Maria takes a turn in the hot seat to talk about her favorite subject: improving sales and marketing alignment. Gianna and Maria explore what a healthy sales and marketing relationshi...

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March 1, 2022

Becoming the Maestro with Rob White

by Hacker Valley Studio

When Rob White was a child, someone called him a loser -- it wasn't until he confronted his negative talk that he rose to greatness. From humble beginnings to his current status as a real estate devel...

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February 25, 2022

Freedom to Succeed: A 2022 BHM Special Feature

by We Are Here

Many of us have gone through Black History Month this year, reflecting on those that have come before us. The ones that put it on the line to give us knowledge, inspiration and empowerment for our liv...

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February 23, 2022

CISOs as Caretakers w/ Randy Potts

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode of The Cyber Ranch Podcast, Allan is joined by the CISO at Real Time Resolutions, Randy Potts. The two sit down to have a refreshing and raw conversation about the caretaking, responsi...

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February 23, 2022

No Product Marketing Alignment, No Strategy! With Seth Goldhammer

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing, Gianna is joined by the VP of Marketing at Spyderbat, Seth Goldhammer. Seth shares his perspective on how and how not to be successful i...

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February 22, 2022

Episode 200

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Ron and Chris take a stroll down podcast memory lane in celebration of Hacker Valley’s 200th episode. The guys reflect on their rise from humble podcast beginnings, their ever-growing...

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February 16, 2022

Cyber Mentoring w/ David Belanger

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan is joined by David Belanger, CISO at Maxor National Pharmacy, to talk about the challenges of breaking into cybersecurity. David discusses the importance of establishing mentor/...

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February 15, 2022

Episode 199 - Sharing The Mic with Camille Stewart

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Camille Stewart, the Global Head of Product Security Strategy at Google and Co-Founder of Share The Mic. The trio have an honest conversation about advocac...

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February 14, 2022

How To Kickoff Research Programs with Joanna Jones

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In this episode of Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing, Gianna and Maria are joined by CEO and founder of InterQ Research, Joanna Jones. Joanna does a deep dive into the qualitative market res...

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February 14, 2022

Building Trust, Culture, and Communities with Tyler Shields

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

In the first episode of Breaking Through In Cybersecurity Marketing, Gianna and Maria are joined by JupiterOne’s self proclaimed “accidental CMO,” Tyler Shields. Tyler shares his three step approach f...

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February 9, 2022

Rationalizing the Tech Stack w/ Mark Butler

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan invites Mark Butler, an Advisory CISO at TRACE3, to talk about tech stack rationalization and how to get the most out of your technology investment. Mark shares advice on everyt...

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February 8, 2022

Episode 198 - Scaling Your Efforts with Veronica Kirin

by Hacker Valley Studio

Ron and Chris sit down with anthropologist, author, entrepreneur and coach, Veronica Kirin, to learn how she distilled her seventy hour work week down to ten. Veronica shares her knowledge on helping ...

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February 2, 2022

Penetration Testing Programs LIVE w/ Phillip Wylie

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan is joined LIVE on stage at FutureCon Dallas 2022 by U.S Bank Senior Cloud Penetration Tester, co-author of The Pen Tester Blueprint, podcast host, and college instructor, Philli...

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February 1, 2022

Episode 197 - Leading Your Tribe with Simone Knego

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this week’s episode, Ron and Chris are joined by speaker, entrepreneur, mother of six and the best-selling author of The Extraordinary UnOrdinary You, Simone Knego. The trio explore the highs and l...

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January 31, 2022

Trailer: Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

by Breaking Through in Cybersecurity Marketing

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January 26, 2022

What We’re Doing Wrong in the SOC w/ Yaron Levi

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by Yaron Levi, CISO at Dolby, to talk about the SOC and why we are going about it all wrong. Allan and Yaron identify and examine the three main areas of concern: the data, the analyst...

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January 25, 2022

Episode 196 - Cybersecurity Advocates with Julie Haney

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Julie Haney – a computer scientist and Usable Security Researcher at NIST, to talk about the human within the technologist. The trio sit down and have a po...

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January 19, 2022

Cybersecurity Centers of Excellence w/ Rafal Los

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by Rafal Los, industry innovator, strategist, and personality. His career spans 20+ years while working inside companies from the Fortune 10 to a firm of less than 10. Additionally, Ra...

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January 18, 2022

Episode 195 - Shades Of Yes with David Chislett

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by author, poet, musician, artist and entrepreneur, David Chislett. David dives deep into the beauty and power of creativity and the creative process. The tri...

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January 12, 2022

Investing in Cybersecurity Startups w/ Kathy Wang

by Cyber Ranch

Join Allan as he discusses investing in cybersecurity startups with the perfect guest for the subject: Kathy Wang, CISO at Very Good Security, investor at Silicon Valley CISO Investments, investor at ...

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January 11, 2022

Episode 194 - Priming the Mind for Happiness with Zahra Karsan

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, Ron and Chris are joined by the author of 6 Weeks to Happy, success coach extraordinaire and CEO of GetZend, Zahra Karsan. The trio examine happiness and why i...

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January 5, 2022

50th Episode Special w/ Many Guests

by Cyber Ranch

In this special episode, Allan invites a few familiar voices back to the show, conducts a countdown of his Top 5 most popular shows, and reviews some of the most common guest responses. Lastly, Allan ...

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December 22, 2021

Minimum Viable Security w/ Chris Roberts & Cecil Pineda: EXPLICIT CONTENT

by Cyber Ranch

Allan hosts a live podcast at the August, 2021 CISO XC event in the Dallas-Forth Worth area. He is joined by Chris Roberts, chief geek at Hillbilly Hit Squad, and Cecil Pineda, then head of the vICSO ...

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December 22, 2021

Episode 193 - Love is the Name of the Game with Tyrone E. Wilson

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Happy Holidays from Hacker Valley Media! Tyrone E. Wilson is a passionate information security professional with 24 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many l...

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December 17, 2021

Hacker Valley Red Season 2 Finale

by Hacker Valley Red

Alissa Knight joins Ron and Chris to wrap up this season  2 of Hacker Valley Red. Why? Some big news is why! Stay tuned for that and much more as the trio dive back into the mind of a hacker.   Key Ta...

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December 15, 2021

Organizational Resilience w/ Marnie Wilking

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan is joined by Marnie Wilking, CISO at Wayfair. Marnie has directed Information Security and multi-discipline Risk Management Programs for more than 15 years --  providing a uniqu...

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December 14, 2021

Episode 192 - Wisdom and Celebrity with Clint Arthur

by Hacker Valley Studio

Today Chris and Ron are joined by Clint Arthur. Clint is an actor, public speaker and mentor to many. He has had the pleasure of meeting some of the most influential people in the world, and has decid...

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December 9, 2021

A Mind Hacked with Lisa Forte

by Hacker Valley Red

This episode is all about the hacked mind and who better to discuss it with than Lisa Forte. Lisa is a partner at Red Goat Cyber Security -- she started her career in counter piracy operations off the...

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December 8, 2021

The vCISO Life w/ Dan Doggendorf

by Cyber Ranch

Welcome to another live show of the Cyber Ranch! Allan is joined by Dan Doggendorf, a creative cybersecurity leader with a passion for simplicity, efficiency, accountability, common sense, and honesty...

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December 7, 2021

Episode 191 - Listen as I Fall Out of This Window with Tyler Foley

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Sean Tyler Foley is an accomplished film and stage performer and has been acting in film and television since he was 6 years old. He has appeared in productions including Freddy Vs Jason, Door to Door...

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December 3, 2021

Crowdsourcing Hackers with Dan Trauner

by Hacker Valley Red

This week on Hacker Valley Red, Chris and Ron are joined by Dan Trauner. Dan is Senior Director of Security at Axonius, and takes pleasure in breaking things to find creative ways to put them back tog...

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December 1, 2021

GRC: ”Now What?” w/ Security & Compliance Weekly

by Cyber Ranch

This week, Allan is joined by Frederick Lee aka “Flee”, Chief Security Officer and Head of IT at Gusto, Jeff Man, host of Security & Compliance Weekly, and notorious infosec curmudgeon, and by Kat Val...

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November 30, 2021

Episode 190 - Maintaining a Fuel for Life with Nate Palmer

by Hacker Valley Studio

Nate Palmer is a fitness and nutrition expert, coach, speaker, and writer who believes that being in incredible shape gives a massive advantage in business, focus, and relationships. He also happens t...

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November 26, 2021

A Cyber Criminal‘s Mind with Laurie Pieters-James

by Hacker Valley Red

Laurie Pieters-James is an Offender Profiler, Forensic Criminologist, Expert Witness and best-selling author of Shattered Lives: The Story of Advocate Barbie. Chris, Ron and Laurie dive deep into unde...

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November 24, 2021

The CMO‘s Perspective w/ Nathan Burke and Julie O‘Brien

by Cyber Ranch

CISOs complain on social media about bad marketing – when they are targeted inappropriately, or with messages that don’t resonate, or with messages that outright lie. This week Allan Alford decides to...

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November 23, 2021

Episode 189 - Head in the Cloud with Maurice Grose Jr.

by Hacker Valley Studio

Maurice Grose Jr. is an experienced Security Engineer with a background in military RF exploitation and detection, Unix/Linux administration and threat mitigation, and hardware/software integration en...

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November 18, 2021

Hacking an Entire Industry with Alissa Knight

by Hacker Valley Red

Welcome back to Hacker Valley Red season two. This week Chris and Ron are joined by a hacker through and through. Alissa Knight blends influencer marketing, content creation in writing and filmmaking/...

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November 17, 2021

Practical Working (And Hiring!) from Home w/ Brian Castagna

by Cyber Ranch

Brian Castagna (CISO at Seven Bridges - a genomics company) is a CISO with a proven track record of successfully building information security programs at cloud technology companies. He is on a missio...

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November 16, 2021

Episode 188 - Making Friends, Spies, and Traitors with James Lawler

by Hacker Valley Studio

James Lawler serves as a national security consultant and is the Senior Partner at MDO Group, which provides Human Intelligence training to the Intelligence Community and the commercial sector focused...

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November 12, 2021

Episode 187 - Keep Your &#%! Authentic with Samara Williams

by Hacker Valley Studio

Samara Williams is a Manager of Threat Operations at Cardinal Health, focused on proactive action and defense-in-depth improvement. She specializes in threat intelligence, vulnerability management, te...

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November 11, 2021

The Next Generation of Hackers with Deviant Ollam

by Hacker Valley Red

In episode three of Hacker Valley Red, Chris and Ron are joined by Deviant Ollam, a hacker to the bone and one of Chris’ inspirations in security. Deviant is currently a physical penetration specialis...

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November 10, 2021

An Intimate Case Study of DEI Growth

by We Are Here

In the finale of We Are Here, Chris and Ron are joined by Emily Van Norden, branding and DE&I leader, and Nikki Thornton, Chief of Staff, both at CrowdStrike. The group talks about Diversity, equity a...

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November 10, 2021

On Being Champions of Allyship and Representation

by We Are Here

On this episode of We Are Here, Ron and Chris join Dave Zawdie and Nina Padavil, two champion's of allyship and representation. The group dives deep into what that really means and how we can use the ...

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November 10, 2021

A Tech Titan‘s Round Table on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

by We Are Here

Panel – Show Notes In this incredible episode, Chris and Ron join the panel again to discuss diversity, equity and inclusion. The panel includes Marianne Budnik, CMO at CrowdStrike, Shawn Henry, CSO a...

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November 10, 2021

Season 2 Premiere with the Powerful Minda Harts

by We Are Here

Minda Harts is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the founder of The Memo LLC, a career development company for women of c...

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November 10, 2021

Threat-Informed Defense, CISA, CVEs and ATT&CK w/ MITRE Engenuity

by Cyber Ranch

This week, Allan is joined by some serious heavy hitters in cyber. Richard Struse (Director for the Center for Threat-Informed Defense at MITRE Engenuity), Jonathan Baker (Director of Research & Devel...

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November 4, 2021

Hacker Valley Red is Back! Episode 1 Sample

by Hacker Valley Studio

Follow the new channel here: https://hackervalley.com/show/hacker-valley-red/   Christopher Hadnagy is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. He created the world’s first social engineering fram...

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November 4, 2021

A Hacking Nation Personified with Charity Wright

by Hacker Valley Red

Charity Wright is a Threat Intelligence Analyst with over 20 years of experience in the intelligence community, including the US Army and the National Security Agency, where she translated Mandarin Ch...

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November 3, 2021

A Day in the Life of Two CISOs w/ Mustapha Kebbeh

by Cyber Ranch

Mustapha Kebbeh, CISO at Brinks and heavy-hitter in the Dallas/Fort Worth Cyber community, joins Allan again this week as they cover a topic Mustapha noted was absent so far in the series…  Namely, “W...

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November 2, 2021

Episode 181 - The Calling of Cyber with Jerich Beason

by Hacker Valley Studio

Jerich Beason, SVP & CISO at Epiq, joins Chris and Ron to talk passion, purpose and how that plays a part in cyber. Jerich sits on panels, speaks at conferences and events & contributes to white paper...

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October 28, 2021

Hack Them Empathetically with Chris Hadnagy

by Hacker Valley Red

Chris Hadnagy – Show Notes Christopher Hadnagy is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. He created the world’s first social engineering framework, as well as hosted the first social engineering...

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October 27, 2021

Practical Trust-Centric Security w/ Omar Khawaja

by Cyber Ranch

Omar Khawaja is an experienced CISO with a strong technical background, who managed to find some very creative ways to manage his security program that go against his engineering instincts. Join Allan...

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October 27, 2021

The Pod Pack feat. Allan Alford, Dave Bittner, Graham Cluley and Jack Rhysider

by Hacker Valley Studio

This week, we’re switching it up. We’ve invited a few friends and collogues to the studio to talk business. On the mics with Chris and Ron we have Dave Bittner from The CyberWire, Graham Cluley from S...

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October 26, 2021

Episode 179 - Management VS Leadership in Cyber Major General (Retired) Brett T. Williams

by Hacker Valley Studio

Major General (Retired) Brett T. Williams is a co-founder of IronNet Cybersecurity. IronNet delivers the power of collective cybersecurity to defend companies, sectors and Nations. He served nearly 33...

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October 22, 2021

Metaversable: Exploring the metaverse thru NFTs, NFT Art, and Cryptocurrency

by Hacker Valley Studio

We have a new show! In episode one, Ron and Chris explore NFTs and digital art with Jason also known as 0xBanana. 1:18: What is the Metaverse? 2:04: Tumbling down the Metaverse “rabbit hole.” 3:00: W...

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October 21, 2021

Episode 177 - Winning in a Human-Centric Cyber Market with Nathan Burke

by Hacker Valley Studio

Welcome to this live episode of Hacker Valley Studio! Nathan Burke, CMO at Axonius, is a general in the fight to humanize cybersecurity through practical, engaging content and solid foundations. Join ...

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October 20, 2021

CISO in the Supply Chain w/ Emilio Escobar

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined this week by Emilio Escobar, CISO at Data Dog and former VP of Information Security at Hulu. He is also a long-term developer of Ettercap, a comprehensive suite for man-in-the-middle a...

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October 19, 2021

Episode 176 -Technical Education with Dr. SK Moreland and Terri Oropeza

by Hacker Valley Studio

We’ve switched it up again to bring you 2 guests this week on this double header masterclass in education. Chris and Ron are joined up by Terri Oropeza and Shakera Moreland, two natural teachers in th...

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October 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue: Know Thyself Finale

by Hacker Valley Blue

This is the finale of Know Thyself. What an incredible journey, we feel like this entire experience flew by so fast, we got to talk to so many incredible people about knowing yourself, knowing your te...

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October 18, 2021

Understanding Your Story with Kevin Allison

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this masterclass of HVB season 2 we brought in a master story teller in Kevin Allison. The biggest thing is to get a person to understand, don't just summarize, don't just walk us through a Wikiped...

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October 18, 2021

Understanding Where You Are with John Strand

by Hacker Valley Blue

If want to get into computer security, you're going to learn to love it, you're going to have to be successful, because a lot of computer security isn't just about bits and bytes, it's really about ef...

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October 18, 2021

Learning Through Chaos Engineering with Aaron and Jamie

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode, we brought in two exceptional guests that are no stranger to chaos. In fact, they've identified ways to engineer for chaos. In the studio, we have Aaron Rinehart, CTO, and founder at ...

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October 18, 2021

Mastering the Fundamentals with Lenny Zeltser

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode, we brought back our good friend Lenny Zeltser.  Lenny is Chief Information Security Officer at Axonius.  He's developed a mindset of looking at security components as building blocks ...

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October 18, 2021

Essentials for Cybersecurity with Chani Simms

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, we brought in a guest who has been on a journey of transformation of self and technology.  Our guest is Chani Simms, managing director of Meta Defence Labs.  We ...

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October 18, 2021

Being the Charles Xavier of Cyber with Marcus Carey

by Hacker Valley Blue

Know thy organization is key! Wise words from the powerful Marcus J. Carey.  Don’t be afraid to admit the bad stuff and be honest about the situation.  Most of the time people get fired because they a...

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October 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue: Know Thyself

by Hacker Valley Blue

Welcome to Hacker Valley Blue Season 2 “Know Thyself”. Instead of focusing on the enemy – threat intelligence and environment, we are focusing on knowing yourself and security stack. You need to know ...

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October 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Season One Finale

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series, Ron and Chris wrap up the season with a recap of its past episodes and major takeaways, as well as a look at what’s to ...

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October 18, 2021

Speaking Intelligently with D’Arcy Webb

by Hacker Valley Blue

Ron and Chris host their vocal coach, D’Arcy Webb, for this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series.  Since threat intelligence is a communications-based function, Ron ...

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October 18, 2021

The Business of Threat Intelligence with Brandon Dixon

by Hacker Valley Blue

This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series is a bit unique.  It features Brandon Dixon, the VP of Strategy at RiskIQ, a major sponsor of the podcast.  Brandon co-foun...

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October 18, 2021

Global Threat Intelligence with Susan Peediyakkal

by Hacker Valley Blue

This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast is the fifth installment in this first season of the Hacker Valley Blue series, and features guest Susan Peediyakkal, an expert in building threat inte...

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October 17, 2021

Chasing Bad Actors with Jon DiMaggio

by Hacker Valley Blue

This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast features Jon DiMaggio, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Symantec. Jon is a researcher and longtime bad guy chaser, and Ron and Chris fill this i...

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October 17, 2021

Hunting Intelligently with Valentina Palacín

by Hacker Valley Blue

In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris welcome Valentina Palacín for the third episode in the Hacker Valley Blue series.  Valentina is a threat hunter who used to wor...

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October 17, 2021

Seeing the Dark Side of the Internet with Jack Rhysider

by Hacker Valley Blue

Fan-favorite Jack Rhysider of the Darknet Diaries podcast joins Hacker Valley Studio hosts Ron and Chris for the second episode of Hacker Valley Blue! Jack joins the show again during an ideal season...

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October 17, 2021

Exploring Threat Intelligence

by Hacker Valley Blue

Hosts Ron and Chris welcome you to today’s episode! This episode of Hacker Valley Studio is the start of a new season, Hacker Valley Blue, a series dedicated to threat intelligence, exclusively for li...

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October 17, 2021

Hacker Valley Season One Finale with Marco Figueroa

by Hacker Valley Red

This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast concludes the Hacker Valley Red series.  In this finale, Ron and Chris interview their friend - and formerly their shared roommate - Marco Figueroa.  M...

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October 17, 2021

An Attacking Strategy with Chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley

by Hacker Valley Red

This episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Red Series features guest Maurice Ashley, a chess grandmaster and author of Chess for Success. Maurice is a chess guru and has been playing...

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October 17, 2021

Hacking a Career with Lisa Jiggetts

by Hacker Valley Red

On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Lisa Jiggetts, founder of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu. Their conversation covers Lisa’s background, her current work and her i...

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October 17, 2021

Oh, It‘s Hackable with Ted Harrington

by Hacker Valley Red

In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Red series, this time featuring guest Ted Harrington. Ted is an Executive Partner at ISE Security, an author, and a professional spe...

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October 17, 2021

Hacking Cars and Content with Alissa Knight

by Hacker Valley Red

On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Alissa Knight, author of the book Hacking Connected Cars and self described “recovering hacker.” Their conversation covers conte...

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October 17, 2021

Going Big on Bug Bounty with Alex Rice

by Hacker Valley Red

This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast continues the Hacker Valley Red series by featuring Alex Rice.  Alex is the CTO and co-founder of HackerOne, and he joins hosts Ron and Chris for a con...

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October 17, 2021

Hacker People with Your Voice with Rachel Tobac

by Hacker Valley Red

On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security and Chair of the Women in Security and Privacy Board. Their conversation covers everyt...

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October 17, 2021

The Red Side of Hacker Valley

by Hacker Valley Red

In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris introduce the podcast’s new series: Hacker Valley Red.  After the previous season highlighted the defensive side of cyber secur...

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October 17, 2021

Building Community Through Dedication with Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

by We Are Here

In part three of this series, Ron and Chris interview Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, serving as the U.S. Representative for New York's 9th congressional district since 2013.  Congresswoman Clarke’s pare...

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October 17, 2021

A Cyber Mastermind Roundtable

by We Are Here

In part two of this series, Ron and Chris host a mastermind conversation with Tia Hopkins, Charles Nwatu, AJ Yawn, and Kelvin Coleman. In this special conversation, we discuss ExIST, a framework to pr...

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October 17, 2021

Rising Up from the Floor with Patrice Washington

by We Are Here

Hacker Valley Studio presents: We Are Here - an audio journey and series exploring representation in technology. in part one of this series, Ron and Chris interview Patrice Washington, one of the worl...

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October 14, 2021

Is Resilience Even the Goal? Antifragility w/ Sounil Yu

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by Sounil Yu, one of cybersecurity's most well-known contributors. Sounil has a long history in cybersecurity, and is also the inventor of The Cyber Defense Matrix and the DIE Triad. S...

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October 11, 2021

Episode 175 - Deep into the Attacking Mindset with Maxie Reynolds

by Hacker Valley Studio

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 t...

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October 7, 2021

Episode 174 - Don‘t Do It For The Grammys with Tre Nagella

by Hacker Valley Studio

Tre Nagella is a 3x grammy award-winning studio engineer, record mixer and music producer. With decades of experience in music, he started his studio in Dallas, Texas and has flourished as a craftsper...

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October 7, 2021

Is the SOC Dead? w/ Erik Bloch

by Cyber Ranch

Allan's guest this week is Erik Bloch. Erik Bloch is a cyber security leader, influencer, and pioneer. He currently sits as Senior Director of Detection and Response at Sprinklr, but has held many rol...

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October 5, 2021

Episode 173 - Laughing your Cyber Off with Ian Murphy

by Hacker Valley Studio

This week, join Ron and Chris as they sit down for a raw conversation with Ian Murphy. Ian is a game-changing pioneer in cyber training resourcing, adding spice to a dull, outdated training market. Hi...

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September 30, 2021

QuickQ: What the Heck is Going on with Ransomware?

by Hacker Valley Studio

The average ransomware cost is $312,493. That number has increased 171% compared 2019. Why does it still work? What we have to do to stop it? How, in 2021, can a criminal organization have a customer ...

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September 29, 2021

The Value of Threat Intelligence w/ Samara Williams

by Cyber Ranch

Allan's guest is Samara Williams, Manager of Threat Operations at Cardinal Health, speaker, advocate and passionate member of the threat intelligence community. Samara broke into cyber via a rotati...

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September 28, 2021

Episode 171 - Resilient Mindset with Chris Hughes

by Hacker Valley Studio

Chris Hughes is the CISO and Co-Founder of Aquia and has nearly 20 years of Cyber/IT experience. He's an Air Force veteran as well as former Government civil service employee with the U.S. Navy and Fe...

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September 22, 2021

Practical Realities of Ransomware Management w/ Bryan Hurd

by Cyber Ranch

This week, Allan is joined by Bryan Hurd. Bryan is a multi-talented cyber security professional who has founded and operated programs dating back to the early nineties. Currently Chief of Office for S...

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September 21, 2021

Episode 170 - The Beauty of Cybersecurity with Grace Chi

by Hacker Valley Studio

Grace is Cofounder and COO of Pulsedive, a US-based threat intelligence startup. At Pulsedive, Grace works closely with defensive security (and in particular, cyber threat intelligence) teams to suppo...

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September 15, 2021

WHY We Measure Risk w/ Sameer Sait

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode Allan interviews his friend Sameer Sait, former CISO at Amazon, Forcepoint and Arrow Electronics, who joins Allan for a discussion about WHY we measure risk. It is about more than j...

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September 14, 2021

Episode 169 - Art, Science, and Nanotechnology with Dr. Bahijja Raimi-Abraham

by Hacker Valley Studio

Among other things, Dr. Bahijja Raimi-Abraham is an award-winning researcher, lecturer and trailblazer in the world of nanotechnology. She also hosts a podcast called Monday Science, keeping listeners...

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September 9, 2021

Episode 168 - Asking the Right Cybersecurity Questions with Ganesh Pai

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hacker Valley's Hosts, Ron and Chris are speaking with Ganesh Pai, the CEO and founder of Uptycs. What is it like to be an entrepreneur in the Cybersecurity field? While learning how Ganesh started Up...

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September 8, 2021

What Comes After the CISO Role? w/ Helen Patton

by Cyber Ranch

Host Allan Alford interviews his friend Helen Patton, advisory CISO at Cisco, and former CISO at Ohio State University. Helen and Allan discuss the career path of the CISO – specifically what comes af...

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September 7, 2021

Episode 167 - Fun Versus ”FUD” Security with Ashley Rose

by Hacker Valley Studio

In today's episode Ron and Chris talk to Living Security's CEO and Co-Founder Ashley Rose, speaking on breaking the mold in the workspace and how allowing your team to have fun with what they do will ...

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September 1, 2021

Humans Are Not the Weakest Link in Cybersecurity w/ George Finney

by Cyber Ranch

Allan is joined by George Finney, CSO at Southern Methodist University and author of the book Well Aware: Master the Nine Cybersecurity Habits to Protect Your Future. George’s mission is clear: unit...

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August 31, 2021

Episode 166 - There is No Skills Gap with Andy Ellis

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hosts Ron and Chris interview Andy Ellis, CISO for over two decades that recently started a startup. He is an operating partner at YL Ventures. Andy shares his perspective on whether there is really a...

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August 26, 2021

Episode 165 - Living Your Values with Dean Sysman

by Hacker Valley Studio

On this episode, Hacker Valley Studio has a very big announcement! Hosts Ron and Chris interview guest Dean Sysman, CEO and co-founder of Axonius.  The values, and founder story of Dean are shared as ...

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August 25, 2021

Does SOAR Meet Its Promises? w/ Benjamin Corll

by Cyber Ranch

Host Allan Alford interviews Benjamin Corll, VP of Cybersecurity and Privacy at Coats, about security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR). Bejamin and Allan critique SOAR's promises and ...

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August 24, 2021

Episode 164 - Demystifying Product Innovation with Erik Goldman

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hosts Ron and Chris interview guest Erik Goldman, VP of Product at Panther Labs, a software engineer, expert in product and an entrepreneur.  Erik is great at asking questions, that is one of his supe...

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August 18, 2021

The Modern CISO w/ James Azar

by Cyber Ranch

Host Allan Alford interviews guest James Azar, host of the CyberHub CISO Talk Podcast, and CISO in the financial services space. James and Allan discuss the techniques and approaches of the modern CIS...

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August 17, 2021

Episode 163 - A Blueprint for Learning Cyber with Keith Wilson

by Hacker Valley Studio

Hosts Ron and Chris interview guest Keith Wilson, director of cyber security education at Attack IQ Academy. Keith is the perfect example on how to take years of experience in engineering and analysis...

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August 11, 2021

Frameworks Over Time w/ Derly Gutierrez, Mustapha Kebbeh and Patrick Benoit

by Cyber Ranch

In this, the very first LIVE episode, Allan Alford interviews guests Derly Gutierrez, Head of Information Security at 1010Data, Patrick Benoit, BISO at CBRE, and Mustapha Kebbeh, CISO at Brinks, as th...

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August 10, 2021

Episode 162 - Security in Space with Frank Pound

by Hacker Valley Studio

What do you call cyberspace in space? What is the evolution of cyber security in space? The expert Frank Pound, computer scientist, entrepreneur, founder and president of Astro Sec is the guest to cla...

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August 8, 2021

QuickQ: What is Social Networking? Hacker Summer Camp FOMO

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode of Hacker Valley, Chris and Ron tackle a quick question. The question of the day is, “what is social networking?” Together they discuss different aspects of social media and how it fac...

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August 4, 2021

Burnout, Toxicity, and Overcoming Obstacles w/ Marilise de Villiers

by Cyber Ranch

On this episode, Allan invites Marilise de Villiers, Founder and CEO at ROAR! Coaching & Consulting, to come on down to the ranch and discuss how to deal with toxic situations, how to overcome obstacl...

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August 4, 2021

Episode 160 - Creating Valuable Tech Content with Ken Underhill

by Hacker Valley Studio

Ken Underhill is an award-winning cyber security executive, entrepreneur, and teacher. His mission is to help others find their value and share it; ultimately leading to success both professionally an...

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July 30, 2021

QuickQ: What is Threat Hunting?

by Hacker Valley Studio

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 d...

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July 28, 2021

Migrating from Monolithic to Cloud w/ Greg Rogers

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan interviews Greg Rogers, CISO at Legal & General America, about migrating legacy, monolithic, internally facing, manually tested, waterfall applications to Cloud, CI/CD with auto...

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July 28, 2021

Episode 158 - Wild Adventures with Chef Bri Van Scotter

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, Chris, Ron, and their special guest going to be talking about your table. Not the table itself, but what is on it. They are talking about food and following our passions. They've brou...

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July 22, 2021

QuickQ: What is Security Architecture?

by Hacker Valley Studio

Ron and Chris are the hosts and guests for this episode! This episode answers fundamental questions about Security Architecture. Learning about security architecture is absolutely essential for anyone...

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July 21, 2021

Credential Stuffing w/ Dr. Sam Small

by Cyber Ranch

In this episode, Allan's friend Dr. Sam Small, CISO of Zero Fox, joins us to chat about credential stuffing, its implications and the defenses against it. Several statistics are given from a few in...

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July 20, 2021

Episode 156 - Detection as Code with Nick Hakmiller

by Hacker Valley Studio

In this episode, we speak to a Detection and Response expert! Our guest is Nick Hakmiller, Senior Engineering Manager at Panther Labs. Nick was first exposed to technology in High School where he took...

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July 15, 2021

QuickQ: What is Threat Intelligence?

by Hacker Valley Studio

Today’s guests are our very own hosts!  Ron and Chris.  Together they tackle everything that surrounds threat intelligence by answering both the hard and easy questions. Between the stories they share...

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July 14, 2021

”Ugly Exits” w/ Naomi Buckwalter

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On today’s episode with Allan, we talk “Ugly Exits” with Naomi Buckwalter, Director of Information Security. Of course, to start the episode, Naomi answers Allan’s question of how she got started in ...

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July 13, 2021

Episode 154 - Equity in Technology with Olivia Herriford

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Today in the studio, we have Olivia Herriford, whose great and exceptional work is focused on equity in technology.  Olivia is the Regional Director and Employer Engagement at Bay Area Community Colle...

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July 7, 2021

Agile for Security Programs w/ Tim Rohrbaugh

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On today’s episode with Allan, we have Tim Rohrbaugh, CISO at JetBlue, here to talk about Agile methodology and how it can be applied to an entire security program. Tim got into cyber through the m...

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July 6, 2021

Episode 153 - Your Personal Brand in Demand with Stephen Hart

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Welcome back to the Hacker Valley Studio podcast. I'm sure you've heard of the term personal brand, and maybe you've asked yourself, what does it mean and how do I promote it. In this episode, we spea...

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June 30, 2021

All About Analysts w/ Christina Richmond

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With us today is Christina Richmond program Vice President at IDC. She's an industry analyst, and she's here to talk to us all about the analyst lifestyle. Allan starts the episode asking Christina...

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June 29, 2021

Episode 152 - Cancelling the Cold Call with Nikki Ivey

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It has been way too long in the making. But it's finally here! We have Hacker Valley merchandise available!  We have shirts, we have hats, we have sweatshirts that you can purchase.  You are in the Ha...

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June 23, 2021

The Journey to Passwordless Authentication w/ Derly Gutierrez

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With us today is Derly Gutierrez, Head of Security at 1010 Data, and veteran. Derly is here with us today to talk about the journey to passwordless authentication and the flaws and strenghts of today...

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June 22, 2021

Episode 151 - Health is Wealth with Alexis Robertson

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Today in the studio, we have Alexis Robertson, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at a large law firm and a recovering lawyer.  Alexis kicks in with a bit about herself, and shares “I am director of ...

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June 16, 2021

Application Security w/ Taylor Lehmann

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With us today is Taylor Lehmann, former ciso several times over in the healthcare sector, and currently Americas leader for security, networking, identity, and compliance solution architecture at AWS....

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June 15, 2021

Episode 150 - Making a Difference Mindfully with Natasha Barnes

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In this episode, we talk to our special guest, Natasha Barnes. Natasha is the Associate Director and the CEO Action for Racial Equity Fellow of Protiviti. She is a certified mindfulness workplace faci...

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June 9, 2021

Solving The Global Cyber Problem w/ Ian Thorton-Trump

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With us today is Ian Thornton-Trump, Chief Information Security Officer at Cyjax and an ITIL-certified IT professional with 25 years of experience in IT security and information technology. Ian sha...

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June 8, 2021

Episode 149 - Permission to Launch with Kelsey Hightower

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In this episode, we've brought in a special guest, Kelsey Hightower.  Kelsey is Principal Engineer at Google, and also co-author of Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive into the Future of Infrastructure. ...

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June 2, 2021

FAIR from the Trenches w/ Drew Brown

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With us today is Drew Brown, IT Security Manager at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Drew is here to talk about FAIR and his real-world usage of it and testing it in the trenches. Drew shares a li...

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June 2, 2021

Episode 148 - Immersed in Cybersecurity with James Hadley

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In this episode, have James Hadley, CEO of Immersive Labs, and we talk about the best ways to learn in cybersecurity.  James starts the show with his background and what he is doing today, which is Im...

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May 26, 2021

Clever Hiring Practices w/ Andy Ellis

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With us today is Andy Ellis, operating partner at YL Ventures, former Akamai CSO and newly inducted member of the CSO Hall of Fame. We're here to talk about nonstandard hiring practices and how Andy h...

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May 25, 2021

Episode 147 - Learning Cybersecurity Until You Get It Right with John Strand

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In this episode, we brought back fan-favorite, John Strand.  He is owner of Black Hills Information Security, a SANS instructor, and a mentor to many in the industry.  Johns starts the show sharing a ...

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May 19, 2021

Measuring Risk w/ Richard Seiersen

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Today we talk with Richard Seiersen, co-author of “How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk”. Richard shared that at his first CISO position, he was challenged with addressing prioritization o...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue Season 2 Finale

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This is the finale of Know Thyself. What an incredible journey, we feel like this entire experience flew by so fast, we got to talk to so many incredible people about knowing yourself, knowing your te...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 7 - Kevin Allison

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In this masterclass of HVB season 2 we brought in a master story teller in Kevin Allison. The biggest thing is to get a person to understand, don't just summarize, don't just walk us through a Wikiped...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 6 - John Strand

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If want to get into computer security, you're going to learn to love it, you're going to have to be successful, because a lot of computer security isn't just about bits and bytes, it's really about ef...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 5 - Jamie Dicken and Aaron Rinehart

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In this episode, we brought in two exceptional guests that are no stranger to chaos. In fact, they've identified ways to engineer for chaos. In the studio, we have Aaron Rinehart, CTO, and founder at ...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 4 - Lenny Zeltser

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In this episode, we brought back our good friend Lenny Zeltser.  Lenny is Chief Information Security Officer at Axonius.  He's developed a mindset of looking at security components as building blocks ...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 3 - Chani Simms

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In this episode of Hacker Valley Blue, we brought in a guest who has been on a journey of transformation of self and technology.  Our guest is Chani Simms, managing director of Meta Defence Labs.  We ...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 2 - Marcus Carey

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Know thy organization is key! Wise words from the powerful Marcus J. Carey.  Don’t be afraid to admit the bad stuff and be honest about the situation.  Most of the time people get fired because they a...

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May 18, 2021

Hacker Valley Blue S2 Episode 1

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Welcome to Hacker Valley Blue Season 2 “Know Thyself”. Instead of focusing on the enemy – threat intelligence and environment, we are focusing on knowing yourself and security stack. You need to know ...

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May 17, 2021

Episode 138 - On Being Us in Technology with Kendrick Trotter

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Imagine, for a moment, you’re driving for Uber, and one of your riders changes your life forever! That’s the story we are sharing with you. It's all about Kendrick Trotter, the entrepreneur that has h...

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May 12, 2021

Becoming a CISO w/ Accidental CISO

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With us today, is a very special guest, Accidental CISO, of Twitter fame. His anonymity on Twitter, allows him to be a little more “truthy” about the CISO game than a lot of us can afford to be on so...

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May 10, 2021

Episode 137 - Securing Virtual and Augmented Reality with Tamas Henning

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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 ...

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May 5, 2021

Breach & Attack Simulation w/ Marlys Rodgers

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Today we talk with Marlys Rodgers, who has been in cyber for over 20 years. She currently is CISO for CSAA Insurance Group and is running security for the company as well as running governance risk a...

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May 4, 2021

Episode 136 - From Tragedy to Triumph with Chani Simms

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In this episode, we welcome Chani Simms, Managing Director of Meta Defence Labs as well as Founder and Chief Architect of She Ciso Exec.  Chani tells us the story of her rise from tragedy during child...

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May 2, 2021

Road to the Webby's: An Underdog Story

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Vote here: https://www.hackervalley.com/vote It might seem impossible... but we need an incredible amount of votes to have a shot to win this People's Choice Webby. Who would have thought that two bl...

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April 28, 2021

Enterprise Security Architecture: A $110b Case Study w/ John Petrie

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With us today is John Petrie, Counselor to the NTT Global CISO. He is responsible for managing the growing internal security challenges for the NTT operating companies across the globe. Retired in...

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April 27, 2021

Episode 134 - Knowing Your Worth in Technology and Cybersecurity with Jimmy Sanders

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In the studio today is Jimmy Sanders, a mentor, technician and all-around leader.  Jimmy is the head of information security at Netflix DVD where he secures data and systems from cyber threat while bu...

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April 26, 2021

Vote for Hacker Valley to Win a Webby Award!

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In this special announcement, we talk about the Webby's, the incredible honor it is, and the stiff competition we are up against.   Vote and help make our dream become reality here: https://hackervall...

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April 26, 2021

Programs for Women & Veterans in Cyber w/ WiCyS - SPECIAL EDITION

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With us today are Lynn Dohm, Executive Director of Women in Cybersecurty (WiCyS) and Martha Laughman, Veterans Iniative Lead at WiCyS and Director of Workforce Development at Smoothstack. Lynn and Ma...

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April 21, 2021

Episode 132 - Giving Back Through Technology with Gabriela Ariza

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In this episode, we welcome Gabriela Ariza, a cybersecurity practitioner, influence, and wealth builder.  We talk about her incredible story and how she got into social media influencing.  Gabi starte...

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April 21, 2021

Data Risk Governance w/ Patrick Benoit

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Howdy, y’all, and welcome to The Cyber Ranch Podcast! With us today is Patrick Benoit, Global Head of Cyber GRC, and BISO at CBRE. Patrick is here to talk about Data Risk Governance, a slightly new ...

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April 15, 2021

Episode 131 - Making the Most of Time Off with Sarah Groen

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In this featured episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Sarah Groen, founder and CEO of Bell & Bly Travel, a luxury travel advisory firm. Bell & Bly Travel helps executiv...

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April 14, 2021

Vishing, Smishing and STIR/SHAKEN w/ Mike Manrod

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Welcome to The Cyber Ranch Podcast, recorded under the big blue skies of Texas, where one CISO explores the cybersecurity landscape with the help of friends and experts! Today, host and CISO Allan Alf...

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April 7, 2021

Maturing Purple Teaming w/ Gabe Lawrence

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Welcome to The Cyber Ranch Podcast, recorded under the big blue skies of Texas, where one CISO explores the cybersecurity landscape with the help of friends and experts! Today, host and CISO Allan Alf...

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April 7, 2021

Episode 130 - Fighting for Others with Anne Marie Zettlemoyer

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Anne Marie Zettlemoyer is Vice President of Security Engineering and Divisional Security Officer at MasterCard. She’s a mentor to many cybersecurity practitioners and a visiting fellow at the National...

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April 1, 2021

Episode 129 - Seeing the Value in Everything with Saam Motamedi

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Saam Motamedi is a General Partner at Greylock, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Saam has  always found joy in finding individuals with the ideas and perspectives needed to become leaders and se...

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March 31, 2021

Interview with a Vendor w/ Dutch Schwartz

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In this episode, host and CISO Allan Alford interviews his friend Dutch Schwartz, Principal Security Specialist at Amazon Web Services. Dutch is a vendor, but do not press 'stop' just yet! Dutch is an...

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March 24, 2021

Episode 128 - A Masterclass on Being Yourself with Ashish Rajan

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Ashish Rajan is a Cloud Security leader, podcaster, investor and fashion expert. He’s the Melbourne chapter leader of the OWASP Foundation and the Head of Security & Compliance. Ashish makes full use ...

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March 24, 2021

Advancing Cybersecurity Careers w/ Christophe Foulon

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In this episode, host and CISO Allan Alford interviews his friend Chris Foulon, Sr. Manager of Cybersecurity at a leading fintech compnay, and co-host of the "Breaking into Cybersecurity" podcast. ...

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March 17, 2021

Developing Leadership w/ Gary Hayslip

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Today, host and CISO Allan Alford interviews friend and fellow CISO Gary Hayslip. Besides being a brilliant business leader, Gary is an author, mentor, and one of the best all-around humans Allan kno...

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March 17, 2021

Episode 127 - Finding Comfort in Being Uncomfortable with Paul Rivera

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Paul Rivera is the president and CEO of Def Logix, he built his own company from the ground up. Paul was born in the Bronx, NYC and grew up in both Queens, New York and Dallas/Fort Worth area of Texas...

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March 15, 2021

The Post-COVID Reckoning w/ Dr. Rebecca Wynn - SPECIAL EDITION

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In this show, host Allan Alford interviews Dr. Rebecca Wynn about information security decisions made during COVID and what the 2021 "reckoning" might look like. Dr. Wynn is a well-recognized CISO an...

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March 12, 2021

Episode 126 - The Grit of Being World Champion Part 2 with Lee Kemp

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In this episode we continue our conversation with Lee Kemp, a three time World Champion in Wrestling (1978, 1979 and 1982 all in the 74 kg weight class) and held the record for being the youngest Worl...

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March 10, 2021

Business-Oriented Security w/ Chris Castaldo

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In this show, host Allan Alford interviews his friend Chris Castaldo about how to align information security with the business. Chris is the CISO at Crossbeam, and is also the author of the book "Star...

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March 9, 2021

Episode 125 - The Grit of Being World Champion with Lee Kemp

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Our special guest this episode is Lee Kemp, a three time World Champion in Wrestling (1978, 1979 and 1982 all in the 74 kg weight class) and held the record for being the youngest World Champion. In a...

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March 3, 2021

Supply Chain Security w/ Omkhar Arasaratnam

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Today, host and CISO Allan Alford interviews Omkhar Arasaratnam, a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, on the topic of supply chain security. With a career in security going all the way back to 20...

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March 2, 2021

Episode 124 - The Learning Leader with Allan Alford

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Introducing the Cyber Ranch Podcast and Allan Alford! Allan Alford is currently the Chief Technology Officer/Chief Information Security Officer at TrustMAPP. Allan Alford is a member of the Hacker Val...

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February 25, 2021

Episode 123 - Adventures in Venture Capital with Lindsay Lee

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Lindsay Lee is the founder and managing member of Authentic Ventures. Authentic Ventures is an early stage VC firm based in Oakland CA. Lindsay has worked many years in the investment industries as we...

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February 24, 2021

Startups & VCs in InfoSec w/ Will Lin

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In this show, host Allan Alford interviews his friend Will Lin about startups and venture capital. Will Lin is a venture capitalist with ForgePoint Capital, focusing exclusively on the information sec...

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February 22, 2021

Storytelling in InfoSec w/ Chris Cochran & Ron Eddings of Hacker Valley

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On this episode of The Cyber Ranch Podcast, host Allan Alford is joined by Ron Eddings and Chris Cochran from Hacker Valley Studio. The episode begins with Ron and Chris sharing how they came to cyber...

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February 20, 2021

Episode 121 - What Is Your IP Address with Chris Parker

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In this episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Chris Parker, creator of WhatIsMyIPAddress. His website now reaches six million monthly visitors and began as a necessity t...

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February 16, 2021

Episode 120 - Bishops, Black Belts, and Business with Jeff Cook

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In this featured episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Jeff Cook, Co-Founder, and CFO of ByteChek. Jeff has over 10 years of experience in both accounting and auditing a...

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February 10, 2021

Vulnerability Management w/ Anne Marie Zettlemoyer

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Allan Alford interviews Anne Marie Zettlemoyer about the topic of vulnerability management. Anne Marie is a visiting fellow with the National Security Institute at George Mason University, and one of...

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February 3, 2021

Behavioral Economics & InfoSec w/ Kelly Shortridge

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Behavioral Economics has altered our perceptions of what actually motivates human beings. How do these theories about our more primitive behaviors as well as our intellectual biases apply to informat...

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February 1, 2021

Episode 117 - Technically Unstoppable with Tia Hopkins

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Tia Hopkins, Founder of Empow(H)er Cybersecurity with the focus of empowering mentoring, educating, and providing oppor...

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January 26, 2021

Episode 116 - Start-Up Secure with Chris Castaldo

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Chris Castaldo, Chief Information Security Officer at Crossbeam and author of Start-Up Secure: Baking Cybersecurity int...

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January 20, 2021

Episode 115 - Podcast Takeover with Carole Theriault

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The tables have turned on Ron and Chris this episode and they are interviewed by guest host, Carole Theriault! Besides being a two-time guest on the Hacker Valley Studio Podcast, Carole is producer an...

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January 15, 2021

1-Minute Introduction

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A one minute introduction to the show and its format...

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January 12, 2021

Episode 114 - The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Threat Intelligence with Patrick Coughlin

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview Patrick Coughlin, Co-Founder and CEO of TruSTAR. Patrick began his career as a security analyst in Washington D.C. an...

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January 6, 2021

Episode 113 - Astonishing Stories with Neil Bearden

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview Neil Bearden, storytelling expert and founder of The Story School and Plot Wolf Ltd. Neil originally started his care...

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December 17, 2020

Episode 112 - Cybersecurity and Ambient Computing with Dr. James Stanger

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview the brilliant Dr. James Stanger, Chief Technology Evangelist at CompTIA and scuba diving aficionado.  The episode is ...

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December 14, 2020

Episode 111 - Getting Back to Happy with Suzanne Falter

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Suzanne Falter, an author, motivational speaker, and podcaster who helps busy women find happiness through self care. I...

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December 10, 2020

Episode 110 - Becoming Material Security with Ryan Noon and Abhishek Agrawal

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by co-founders of Material Security, Ryan Noon and Abhishek Agrawal. They co-founded Material Security in 2017, today Ryan...

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December 8, 2020

Episode 109 - Honest Security with Jason Meller

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In this episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris are joined by Jason Meller, Founder, and CEO of Kolide. Jason has over 10 years of experience in managing and leading security organizati...

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December 2, 2020

Episode 108 - Behind the Mic with Carole Theriault

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, Ron and Chris host a special episode featuring one of their favorite guests.  Carole Theriault is the co-host of both the Smashing Security podcast...

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December 1, 2020

Introducing the Marqeta Leads Podcast

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Hello HVS family! We are beyond proud to introduce a new leadership focused show for you listening pleasure. This account is still the home of the HVS episode you know and love but to subscribe to thi...

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November 24, 2020

Episode 106 - Stacking the Deck of Success with AJ Yawn

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview AJ Yawn in an episode that is a mix between a master class and a founder’s journey.  AJ is the founder and CEO of Byt...

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November 18, 2020

Episode 105 - Striving for Impact with David Tsao

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview longtime friend David Tsao.  David is a security advisor who leads security engineering at Marqeta, and he is an ever...

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November 11, 2020

Episode 104 - Analyzing the Enemy with Robin Black

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris provide a very special episode as they interview Robin Black.  Robin is a martial arts practitioner and commentator, and he is ...

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November 2, 2020

Episode 103 - Social Influence and Voting in Cyber with Kiersten Todd

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In this episode, our guest is Kiersten Todd, a cybersecurity innovator for small and medium sized businesses. Kiersten is also behind creating the legislation for Department of Homeland security. Ther...

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October 28, 2020

Episode 102 - Tale of Three C's Craig, Corey, and Cyvatar

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In this one-of-a-kind episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris interview two amazing founders who are disrupting the industry and bringing in unique perspectives.  They are Cor...

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October 23, 2020

Episode 101 - US CyberWeek With Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Laura Robbins

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The Daniel Initiative was kind enough to involve us in a special event for CyberWeek. We produced a live podcast session called "Our Space". Ron and Chris, from the award-winning podcast Hacker Valley...

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October 21, 2020

Episode 100 - A Very Special Episode

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In this special 100th episode we dip into the Hacker Valley Studio vault to bring you never before heard content from some brilliant experts in their field. We will be releasing these episodes in thei...

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October 12, 2020

Episode 99 - Securityweek's 2020 CISO Forum: HVS Style

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In this special live recording of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast,  Chris and Ron are joined by Fredrick 'Flee' Lee, chief security officer at Gusto and an inspirational cybersecurity leader who is f...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Finale - Marco Figueroa

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This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast concludes the Hacker Valley Red series.  In this finale, Ron and Chris interview their friend - and formerly their shared roommate - Marco Figueroa.  M...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 7 - Maurice Ashley

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This episode of Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Red Series features guest Maurice Ashley, a chess grandmaster and author of Chess for Success. Maurice is a chess guru and has been playing...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 6 - Lisa Jiggetts

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On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Lisa Jiggetts, founder of Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu. Their conversation covers Lisa’s background, her current work and her i...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 5 - Ted Harrington

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Red series, this time featuring guest Ted Harrington.  Ted is an Executive Partner at ISE Security, an author, and a professional sp...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 4 - Alissa Knight

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On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Alissa Knight, author of the book Hacking Connected Cars and self described “recovering hacker.” Their conversation covers conte...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 3 - Alex Rice

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This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast continues the Hacker Valley Red series by featuring Alex Rice.  Alex is the CTO and co-founder of HackerOne, and he joins hosts Ron and Chris for a con...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 2 - Rachel Tobac

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On this episode of Hacker Valley Studio, hosts Ron and Chris speak with Rachel Tobac, CEO of SocialProof Security and Chair of the Women in Security and Privacy Board. Their conversation covers everyt...

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October 6, 2020

Hacker Valley Red Episode 1

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris introduce the podcast’s new series: Hacker Valley Red.  After the previous season highlighted the defensive side of cyber secur...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Season Finale

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series, Ron and Chris wrap up the season with a recap of its past episodes and major takeaways, as well as a look at what’s to ...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 7 - D'Arcy Webb

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Ron and Chris host their vocal coach, D’Arcy Webb, for this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series.  Since threat intelligence is a communications-based function, Ron ...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 6 - Brandon Dixon

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This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast’s Hacker Valley Blue series is a bit unique.  It features Brandon Dixon, the VP of Strategy at RiskIQ, a major sponsor of the podcast.  Brandon co-foun...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 5 - Susan Peediyakkal

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This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast is the fifth installment in this first season of the Hacker Valley Blue series, and features guest Susan Peediyakkal, an expert in building threat inte...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 4 - Jon DiMaggio

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This episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast features Jon DiMaggio, a Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst at Symantec.  Jon is a researcher and longtime bad guy chaser, and Ron and Chris fill this ...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 3 - Valentina Palacín

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris welcome Valentina Palacín for the third episode in the Hacker Valley Blue series.  Valentina is a threat hunter who used to wor...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 2 - Jack Rhysider

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Fan-favorite Jack Rhysider of the Darknet Diaries podcast joins Hacker Valley Studio hosts Ron and Chris for the second episode of Hacker Valley Blue! Jack joins the show again during an ideal season...

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September 1, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Episode 1

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Hosts Ron and Chris welcome you to today’s episode! This episode of Hacker Valley Studio is the start of a new season, Hacker Valley Blue, a series dedicated to threat intelligence, exclusively for li...

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August 30, 2020

Hacker Valley Blue Season 1 Teaser Trailer

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What if we brought in threat intelligence experts to share their real stories, challenges, and advice and created a single, bingeable season for all of our listeners? This is EXACTLY what you can exp...

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August 24, 2020

Episode 82 - What is Old is New Again with Brian Romansky

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Hosts Ron and Chris welcome you to today’s episode! This episode of Hacker Valley Studio features Brian Romansky, the Chief Innovation Officer at Owl Cyber Defense. You will hear about his ideas, inve...

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August 18, 2020

Episode 81 - Communicating in a Crisis with Christopher Budd

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Security and Privacy Expert and author, Christopher Budd, is welcomed to the Hacker Valley Studio podcast! You will hear some great communication tips and how to handle people who fear worst case scen...

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August 9, 2020

Episode 80 - Leveraging MITRE ATT&CK with Chris Kennedy

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, hosts Ron and Chris speak with 25-year cybersecurity veteran Chris Kennedy.  Chris is the Chief Information Security Officer and the VP of Customer...

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August 3, 2020

Episode 79 - Finding our Genius with Laura Garnett

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In this very special episode, we brought back fan favorite Laura Garnett a world-renowned performance strategist, to examine us to see what makes us special. We finds our purpose, our power, and our c...

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July 27, 2020

Episode 78 - Explaining Humans with Dr. Camilla Pang

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In this episode, we have the brilliant Dr. Camilla Pang author of the incredible book, "Explaining Humans." We dive into her life, neurodiversity, and her awesome book.   Dr. Pang's Instagram: https:/...

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July 19, 2020

Episode 77 - Meeting Life with Grace with Charles Nwatu

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In this episode, we bring back fan favorite Charles Nwatu! His first episode was met with some much praise and we think you will love this one too. We discuss meeting people with grace even if they ar...

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July 13, 2020

Episode 76 - A Security Leadership Master Class with Gary Hayslip

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In this episode, we have the powerful Gary Hayslip in the studio to give us a master class on cybersecurity leadership. We talk about his leadership journey, the relationship between the CISO and the ...

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July 5, 2020

Episode 75 - Losing Graciously with Graham Cluley

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In this episode, we have fan favorite Graham Cluley back on the mic! We comfort each other after our recent loss at the 2020 Blogger Awards, we talk about the crazy world of content creation, and Grah...

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June 28, 2020

Episode 74 - Origins of Deception Technology with Haroon Meer

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In this feature episode, we chat with the founder of Thinkst, Haroon Meer. We Talk about the origins of deception technology and how his technology is changing the way companies around the world are d...

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June 20, 2020

Episode 73 - Creating Community with Shannon Morse

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In this episode, we have one of the originators of technical content creation, the amazing Shannon Morse. We talk a bit about her background, the communities she has been building for over a decade, a...

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June 14, 2020

Episode 72 - Security in Color with Dominique West

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In this episode we have the outstanding Dominique West. She is a podcaster (The Security in Color podcast), community builder, and cybersecurity powerhouse. We discuss her podcast, the ATL chapter of ...

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June 8, 2020

Episode 71 - Leading from the Front with Wilson Bautista Jr.

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In this episode we have the outstanding author, podcaster, Marine, and professional pianist Wilson Bautista Jr. We discuss his latest book "Finding your Career in Cybersecurity" and his extraordinary ...

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May 31, 2020

Episode 70 - Finding the Genius Within with Laura Garnett

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In this episode we have the powerful Laura Garnett. She is a performance strategist and the author of the best-selling book "The Genius Habit." She has built her career on finding the genius in others...

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May 28, 2020

Episode 69 - Paving a Path with Georgia Weidman

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In this episode, we have the powerful Georgia Weidman. She is a serial entrepreneur, penetration tester, security researcher, speaker, and author with an incredible backstory.   Georgia's LinkedIn: ht...

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May 26, 2020

Episode 68 - Behavioral Economics and Cybersecurity with Kelly Shortridge

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In this episode of the Hacker Valley Studio podcast, we have the brilliant Kelly Shortridge sharing her thoughts on behavioral economics and cybersecurity. She also has a lesson or two for vendors in ...

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May 19, 2020

Episode 67 - Doubling Down on Humans with Caroline Wong

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In this episode we have author, speaker, podcaster, and expert Caroline Wong in the studio. We get to learn more about her and her fascination with people.   Caroline's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin....

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May 17, 2020

Episode 66 - Serial Advocacy with Chloé Messdaghi

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In this episode we have the powerful serial advocate, Chloé Messdaghi. We discuss hackers rights, women in security, several of her other passions. Chloé's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChloeMessdaghi ...

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May 14, 2020

Episode 65 - Chatting with John Kindervag the Godfather of Zero Trust

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John Kindervag is a household name in cybersecurity and he is the creator of the Zero Trust networking model. John is a brilliant thought-leader and we think you will agree with us after this episode....

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May 10, 2020

Episode 64 - Becoming a Networking Machine with Jordan Harbinger

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We are extremely excited to bring you the master of networking himself, Jordan Harbinger. Jordan Harbinger is the mastermind behind the Jordan Harbinger Show that brings in over 6 million downloads pe...

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May 6, 2020

Episode 63 - Head in the Clouds with Francesco Cipollone

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In this episode we have the exciting Francesco Cipollone. We talk about his long history with cloud technologies and how he is sharing his knowledge with the community.   Frank's LinkedIn: https://www...

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May 3, 2020

Episode 62 - Broadcasting Your Best with Dave Bittner

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We are incredibly excited to host a titan of cybersecurity broadcasting, the one and only, Dave Bittner. He is the host of several podcasts including the popular Cyberwire podcast. We dive into Dave's...

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April 29, 2020

Episode 61 - Conferences and Careers Post-COVID with Kathleen Smith

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In this episode Kathleen Smith provides her thoughts for conference hosts and job seekers in today's climate.    Kathleen's Twitter: @YesItsKathleen Kathleen's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ka...

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April 27, 2020

Episode 60 - Clearing the Fog of Cyber War with Dr. Chase Cunningham

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Dr. Chase Cunningham is the author of "Cyber Warfare – Truth, Tactics, and Strategies" and an expert in Zero Trust security. We talk about his book, all of the work and research that went into the boo...

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April 22, 2020

Episode 59 - Dawn of the Intelligence Executive with Mike Anderson

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In this episode, we have the awesome Mike Anderson in the studio. He is the VP of Partnerships at Intel 471. We talk about threat intelligence and the future of intelligence leadership in the commerci...

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April 20, 2020

Episode 58 - Having Too Much Fun with Graham Cluley

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This was an unbelievably fun podcast to record. If you are a fan of Graham Cluley, you will absolutely love this chat. We talk about his origin story, what it is like having an award-winning podcast, ...

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April 18, 2020

Episode 57 - Underrepresented III

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We are back with another episode of Underrepresented! This is our co-produced series with Marco and Sean from ITSP Magazine. Our guests for this episode: Ashley Tolbert, representing Women in Security...

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April 15, 2020

Episode 56 - Digging into Deepfakes with Alyssa Miller

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In this conversation, we sit down with security veteran Alyssa Miller to talk about her recent deepfake research. We also discuss stoking the fire of curiosity to keep things fresh in cybersecurity. A...

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April 13, 2020

Episode 55 - A Tech Origin Story with Sam Crowther

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If you love interesting origin stories, look no further than this episode with Sam Crowther. He is the founder and CEO of Kasada. We discuss his origin and the beginnings of his company.   Sam's Twitt...

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April 9, 2020

Episode 54 - Hiring Leaders and Finding Talent with Alex Maestretti

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In this episode we sit down to chat with Alex Maestretti, CISO of Remitly. In this conversation, we explore finding talent and the unique challenge of hiring managers. Chris also shares his unique rel...

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April 6, 2020

Episode 53 - In the Depths of Deception with Jenny Radcliffe

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Psychology is a major pillar of Social Engineering 🧠. In this episode, we brought in a true expert, Jenny Radcliffe - A burgular for hire, a professional con-artist, and an expert in Non-verbal commu...

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April 1, 2020

Episode 52 - From Librarian to OSINT with Tracy Maleeff

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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is "data collected from publicly available sources to be used in an intelligence context". Performing OSINT is a critical aspect in triaging cybersecurity related even...

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March 30, 2020

Episode 51 - A Threat Intelligence Journey with Doug Helton

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Can Threat Intelligence Analysts do the same in the professional space as the Threat Intel Analysts depicted in movies? Yes, as long as you have the same level of skills and tools as the characters in...

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March 25, 2020

Episode 50 - 50th Episode and Beyond with Ron and Chris

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🎊Happy 50th Episode! This episode couldn't have been possible without our amazing guests and listeners! Looking into the future, we are excited to share new content and resources that we've been work...

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March 23, 2020

Episode 49 - What is Your Superpower with Yael Nagler

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Everyone has a superpower and it's not uncommon to have more than one. In this episode, Chris and Ron discover and share what their super powers are with Yael Nagler. Yael is a security tinkerer and h...

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March 19, 2020

Underrepresented Episode 2

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This is the second episode of the Hacker Valley Studio and ITSP Magazine co-production focused on underrepresented populations in technology.In this episode we highlight Nelson Abbott from NPower and ...

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March 18, 2020

Episode 47 - The Role of a CISO with Lenny Zeltser

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In this exciting episode, Lenny Zeltser - CISO @ Axonius joins the podcast. Lenny is someone we really enjoy speaking to and is an all around expert in malware, technical writing, and managing teams t...

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March 16, 2020

Episode 46 - Emotional Intelligence in Tech with Deidre Diamond

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In many workplaces contributors, leaders, and founders can improve their emotional intelligence. Deidre Diamond, Founder and CEO @ CyberSN shares her experience cultivating a diverse team of recruiter...

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March 11, 2020

Episode 45 - The More Things Change with Katie Nickels

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It's most exciting to shake things up and get experience from multiple perspectives. In this episode, we're joined by an individual that is constantly striving to make an impact in Cyber Threat Intell...

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March 2, 2020

Episode 44 - Breaching and Teaching with Deviant Ollam

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New episode alert 🚨! In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Deviant Ollam - Author of Practical Lock Picking and Director of Education @ CORE Group. There's not many security controls that can ...

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February 24, 2020

Episode 43 - A Dark Episode with Jack Rhysider

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Storytelling is essential for conveying any message. In this episode, we're joined by Jack Rhysider, Host of Darknet Diaries podcast and lifelong learner. Jack shares how he learned to deliver compell...

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February 20, 2020

Episode 42 - ICS Threat Intelligence with Rob M. Lee

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industrial control system (ICS) is facing difficult cyber security challenges. For that reason, we brought in an expert to speak on the topic Robert M. Lee 🚨. Robert M. Lee is the founder and CEO at ...

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February 13, 2020

Episode 41 - Leading Marines, Agents, And InfoSec with M.K. Palmore

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In this special episode - M.K. Palmore, Field CSO @ Palo Alto Networks joins Chris and Ron to discuss Leadership. M.K. has spent his career leading US Marines, FBI Agents, and Information Security tea...

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February 11, 2020

Episode 40 - Lessons in Humility with Daniel Meade

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As we progress through life, lessons are always in front of us. In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Daniel Meade - A Security Sales Leader and an individual who has learned easy and hard less...

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February 5, 2020

Episode 39 - Live Episode Superbowl Edition with Ron and Chris

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On Superbowl Sunday Hacker Valley Studio had a live episode - a perfect time to share techniques for optimizing personal and professional performance....

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February 3, 2020

Episode 38 - Social Engineering: The Human Hacker with Chris Hadnagy

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Human error is the biggest cybersecurity threat. Social engineering and psychological attacks are often the most successful for attackers, penetration testers, and red teams. In this episode, Ron and ...

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January 31, 2020

Episode 37 - Lifestyle Design: Priming for Success with Charlotte Smith

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What is one thing you can do tomorrow to get on the right path and increase the quality of your work and life? Ask yourself ! In this episode, Chris and Ron are joined by Charlotte Smith - Lifestyle D...

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January 30, 2020

Episode 36 - Life and Purpose Mapping Hacks with Craig Filek

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Life and purpose hacks with Craig Filek - One of our favorite episodes to record with a friend of the podcast. Craig Filek gives outstanding perspective on mapping purpose with your life....

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January 29, 2020

Episode 35 - Not a Moment, But a Movement with Makinde Adeagbo

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Inclusion and diversity are areas that we can all make an impact in. Makinde Adeagbo Founder @ /dev/color shares insightful wisdom for making an impact and bringing diversity to Technology...

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January 29, 2020

Episode 34 - Cybersecurity: New to Good to Great with Susan Peediyakkal

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How do you go from good to great? The question is even more tough when you have limited experience in your focus area. In this episode, Susan Peediyakkal joins the podcast to share her background in T...

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January 28, 2020

Episode 33 - Demystifying the Zero Trust Model with Kathy Wang

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What type of data is your organization processing and storing? How sensitive is your organization's data? In this Episode, Kathy Wang CISO @ FullStory shines light on Zero Trust and building successfu...

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January 28, 2020

Episode 32 - Cyber Transformations and Migrations with Talha Tariq

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Technology enables companies to constantly stay in touch and enable their customers. As opportunity grows, organizations evolve and focus on technology and data-driven results. Talha Tariq CSO of Hash...

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January 27, 2020

Epsode 31 - The Future of Work and Your Purpose with Tim Salau

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The year 2020 marked the beginning of a new decade. Each year we experience evolving roles and responsibilities in the workplace. In this episode, Tim Salau (Mr. Future of Work) joins Chris and Ron to...

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January 15, 2020

Episode 30 - Threat Hunting with Data Science - Roberto Rodriguez

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Being an expert Threat Hunter is great, but how do you scale as fast as the adversary? Roberto Rodriguez (cyb3rward0g) joins the podcast and shares experience for breaking into cybersecurity and creat...

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January 14, 2020

Episode 29 - Road to The SANS CTI Summit with Rick Holland

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Cyber Threat Intelligence is a topic that evolves as the adversary changes Tactics Techniques and Procedures. In this episode, Rick Holland join Chris and Ron to discuss his journey through CTI and th...

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January 7, 2020

Episode 28 - Talking Tech: Speaking For SANS with Jennifer Santiago

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While progressing through a career in Cybersecurity (Or Technology), there will be opportunities to present research at conferences and events. In this episode, Ron and Chris chat with Jennifer Santia...

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December 13, 2019

Episode 27 - Mark Metry Podcasting with Purpose

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Upgrading the human is critical to cybersecurity and life. In this episode, host of Humans 2.0 - Mark Metry joins Ron and Chris to discuss the evolution of technology and purpose....

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December 12, 2019

Episode 26 - Exploring the Financial Playbook with Kimberly Hodgdon

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Information Security / Cybersecurity can be an extremely lucrative path. In this episode, Chris and Ron explore the financial playbook with Kimberly Hodgdon - Stock Plan Manager @ Netflix...

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December 10, 2019

Episode 25 - Underrepresented

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In this webcast/podcast series simply called "Underrepresented"—a series recorded and produced in conjunction with our good friends, Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli —we want to merge conversations and...

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December 3, 2019

Episode 24 - Decoding LinkedIn with Brynne Tillman

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Your most reputable source of marketing is YOU! With Today's tools like LinkedIn this becomes a realistic task and something that every professional should take advantage of. During this episode, Bryn...

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November 19, 2019

Episode 23 - Operating in High Performance Environments with Markus De Shon

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Ever met someone with a Nuclear Physics and Cybersecurity background? If not, meet Markus De Shon - Detection Engineering Lead @ Netflix. In this episode, Markus shares experience moving from one indu...

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November 12, 2019

Episode 22 - Road To The DevGuild Conference with Ody Lupescu

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In this episode, Ody Lupescu joins Chris and Ron to discus building Security Programs and Onboarding Third Party Vendors Looking for more content and interaction from industry experts? Join Hacker Val...

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October 22, 2019

Episode 21 - Changing the AppSec Game with Tanya Janca

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Notice something new? What better to way unveil the new podcast name Hacker Valley Studio with an amazing guest - Tanya Janca. Tanya has made a huge impact to Application Security and to many other in...

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October 3, 2019

Episode 20 - Embracing the grind with Will Rankin

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Episode 20 Is Here 🚨In this special episode Chris and Ron are joined by Security Imagineer Will Rankin. The group discusses personal strategies for embracing the grind and move towards the next level...

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September 24, 2019

Episode 19 - Dressed for Success in Cyber with Ashley Tolbert

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In this episode Ashley Tolbert joins Chris and Ron to discuss fashion in Cybersecurity. Fashion tribes, Attire, and Style Preferences are all points to consider when making an impression.  ...

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September 5, 2019

Episode18 - Math for Security and Red Teaming with KMAP

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From Security Architect to Principal Red Team Engineer, KMAP joins Chris and Ron to discuss his diverse background and how he plans to use Discrete Math and BloodHound to advanced the capabilities of ...

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August 28, 2019

Episode 17 - Undercover in the Criminal Underground with Charity Wright

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New Episode Alert 🚨In this episode, Chris and Ron are joined by Charity Wright - An exceptional Threat Intelligence Analyst focusing on criminal activity on the deep and dark web. Charity also shares...

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August 24, 2019

Episode16 - Reading, Seeding, and Leading with Jonathan Wood

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In this powerful episode, Jonathan Wood joins Chris and Ron and shares insight on growth - personal, professional, and sales. Jonathan has a diverse background in cybersecurity startups and is current...

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August 21, 2019

Episode 15 - Thrill of the Hunt: Finding your Path

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In this episode, Chris and Ron learn about the impressive background of Kris Harms. Kris has a decorated career and extensive experience in Intrusion Detection, Incident Response, and Threat Hunting. ...

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August 20, 2019

Episode 14 - Quality Time with ITSP: A Podcaster's Podcast

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In this episode, Ron and Chris are joined by Sean Martin and Marco Ciappelli from ITSPMagazine.com. Both set of podcasters have ambitious goals to start unique conversations and bring more diversity t...

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August 14, 2019

Episode 13 - A Journey Through Venture Capitalism: Mentoring and Leading in Silicon Valley

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Mentors and Leaders help shape our profession and our future. In this episode, Didi Dayton from Wing Venture Capital joins the podcast to discuss the importance of mentoring and leadership. Didi has s...

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August 13, 2019

Episode 12 - Physical Red Teaming: No Lock Left Secured

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Robert Pingor is the equalizer to Physical and Network Red Teaming. Chris has had the opportunity to moonlight his career with Robert and witness him obtain mastery at his craft. During this interview...

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July 23, 2019

Episode 11 - Selling Cybersecurity: Doing Business in an Increasingly Connected World

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Information Security vendors offer a wide variety of products and services that can enable success for organizations. Derek Eid joins us this episode to share wisdom in selling products and services. ...

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July 16, 2019

Episode 10 - Breaking Barriers, Gatekeepers, and Glass Ceilings

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Neelima Rustagi joins Chris and Ron in this episode to share her experiences creating valuable work to dissolve barriers, gatekeepers, and glass ceilings. While transitioning from Software Engineer to...

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July 7, 2019

Episode 9 - The Intelligence Easy Button

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In this Episode, Ron and Napoleon put Chris in the hot seat and reviewed his EASY framework for making an impact in threat intelligence.   - Elicit Requirements - Assess Collection - Plan Strive for I...

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July 7, 2019

Episode 8 - Serverless Threat Intel Bot

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New Member Alert 🚨! Napoleon Bing joins forces with Chris and Ron and present a Serverless Threat Intel Bot. As organizations mature and scale their security infrastructure, it's vital that analysts,...

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July 7, 2019

Episode 7 - Layer 8 - Vulnerability And Diversity

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How important is being vulnerable in life and in your career? In Episode 7, our guest of honor - Charles Nwatu (https://www.linkedin.com/in/cnwatu/) joins Ron and Chris in starting the conversation ab...

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July 7, 2019

Episode 6 - MITRE ATT&CK™ Matrix Overview

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In this episode, Chris Cochran and Ronald Eddings review the MITRE ATTACK Matrix and discuss related threat actors, TTPs, Threat Intelligence, and vendor evaluations....

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July 7, 2019

Episode 5 - What legacy do you want to leave

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In this episode, Chris presents a deep question to Ron during a live recording. What legacy do you want to leave? This can have many meanings for people. Do you want to leave a legacy with your family...

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June 22, 2019

Episode 4 - Layer 8 Fitness, Diet, Focus

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In this Episode, Scott Behrens (https://twitter.com/helloarbit) join us to discuss optimizing diet, fitness, and focus for performance. These three pillars ensure exceptional performance on and off th...

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June 22, 2019

Episode 3 - All Things Threat Intelligence

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In this episode Ron and Chris do a function deep dive on threat intelligence. They discuss everything from training and processes to sharing across communities. As always leave a comment on what you w...

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June 22, 2019

Episode 2 - Layer 8 Level Up Career, Life, and Self

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In this video Ronald Eddings and Chris Cochran discuss Layer 8 - The Human Element. It's vital to onboard and promote productivity, positivity, and creativity to Security Practitioners. Ron and Chris ...

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June 19, 2019

Episode 1 - Cybersecurity Alchemy

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Alchemy - "A seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination" In this video, Chris Cochran and Ronald Eddings discuss how alchemy can be applied to Cybersecurity data to create, ...

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