Online Safety & Security: Dating Apps & Online Marketplaces – Jeff Tinsley – PSW #703



Safety in online dating spaces is an issue the dating industry has grappled with for some time; with the surge of dating app usage during the pandemic, the demand for dating apps to take responsibility and ensure safer online interactions is at an all-time high. RealMe is a technology platform that hopes to solve this problem on dating apps (and other online marketplaces) by providing in-app background checks that aggregate publicly available information on criminal records, sex offender status, personal reviews, and more.

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Online Safety & Security: Dating Apps & Online Marketplaces

Guests

Jeff Tinsley

Jeff Tinsley – CEO at RealMe

Jeff Tinsley is the founder and CEO of RealMe, a turnkey, no-cost technology solution to protect dating app users and other online marketplaces.
For nearly 20 years, Jeff has dedicated his career to building trust and transparency online. A perpetual entrepreneur, Jeff founded several other successful business ventures prior to RealMe. Notable highlights include GreatDomains, an early leader in the field of internet domain transactions that sold to VeriSign for $100 million, RealtyTracker, an online real estate service acquired by Guthy-Renker, and MediaPass, a B2B platform for publishers to attract and retain subscribers.
Today, Jeff is dedicated to cultivating safety and trust online through RealMe. Beyond his work with RealMe, Jeff finds his greatest professional fulfillment in helping shape the successes of the next generation of leaders, through mentorship and thoughtful advice as a veteran of online business for 25+ years.
Jeff Tinsley’s acumen has been recognized by Ernst & Young, who named him Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009. When not managing his businesses, Jeffrey enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Hosts

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.

Lee Neely

Lee Neely – Senior Cyber Analyst at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

@lelandneely

Lee Neely is a senior IT and security professional at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) with over 25 years of experience. He has been involved in many aspects of IT from system integration and quality testing to system and security architecture since 1986. He has had extensive experience with a wide variety of technology and applications from point implementations to enterprise solutions. Lee has worked with securing information systems since he installed his first firewall in 1989.

Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian – Founder at Security Weekly

@securityweekly

Paul Asadoorian is the founder of Security Weekly, which was acquired by CyberRisk Alliance. Paul spent time “in the trenches” implementing security programs for a lottery company and then a large university. Paul is offensive, having spent several years as a penetration tester. As Product Evangelist for Tenable Network Security, Paul built a library of materials on the topic of vulnerability management. When not hacking together embedded systems (or just plain hacking them) or coding silly projects in Python, Paul can be found researching his next set of headphones.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc and Founder & CEO of Dark Element at Trimarc Security

@tyler_robinson

As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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