Hacker Situational Awareness, Part 1 – John Threat – SCW #97



There’s something happening here – and what it is ain’t exactly clear to O.G hackers like John Threat or our own Mr. Jeff Man. We’re going to devote an episode talking about how things used to be back in the day from a hacker/penetration perspective and discuss how things are today. Are things better? Worse? Depends on your attack vector, perhaps? Join us on Discord and participate in the discussion of what’s right and what’s wrong in our industry today and what can we do about it. All from a hacker’s perspective. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/scw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Hacker Situational Awareness, Part 1

Guests

John Threat

John Threat – Hacker at Mediathreat

@john_threat

Hacker. Radical creative futurist. Director.

Hosts

Fredrick

Fredrick “Flee” Lee – CSO at Gusto

@fredrickl

Fredrick “Flee” Lee is the Chief Security Officer at Gusto, where he leads information and physical security strategies including consumer protection, compliance, governance and risk. Before Gusto, Lee spent more than 15 years leading global information security and privacy efforts at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently as Square’s Head of Information Security. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, NetSuite and Twilio. Lee was born and raised in Mississippi and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Jeff Man

Jeff Man – #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems

@MrJeffMan

Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.

Johanna Baum

Johanna Baum – CEO, Founder at Strategic Security Solutions

@johannabaums3

Johanna (Jo) Baum, CEO and Founder of S3, a security consulting company focusing on IAM, eGRC, and Security Professional Services.

Jo has vast expertise in the security and compliance field and has served both industry and large consulting organizations. For the last fourteen years, she has operated as the CEO and founder of Strategic Security Solutions (S3) providing security, eGRC, and IDG services for Fortune 2000 companies.

Kat Valentine

Kat Valentine – Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security

Getting her start with phones and computers at the early age of 6, Kat decided to put fear of success and failure aside to start Osmosis Security, a boutique security firm that supported her vision of what the professional hacker community should be focused on. Kat had humble beginnings and started her career working technical support for a local dial-up ISP in 1998. Since then, Kat worked in many different roles, from network voice engineer, vulnerability researcher to auditor, and is responsible for the secure and compliant design of several well-known cloud providers, payment providers, security platforms and end user applications, including the first compliance automation platform.

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