Author: Cybersecurity Zen

RSA 2019 ▶︎ Tribe of Hackers

At RSA 2019, we visited with Marcus Carey to discuss his new book “Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World”. The book asks 69 diverse hackers (plus Carey himself) the same 14 questions to get a variety of answers on topics such as: starting a company, do you need a college degree or cert to be a cyber professional, life hacks, cybersecurity resources for women and more. Great for people who want to get into the Cybersecurity game and people who are already in the field and want to advance their careers and reach...

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RSA 2019 ▶︎ What Does It Take To Be A CISO?

At RSA 2019, we visited with Tech Exec Network (T.E.N.) President & CEO Marci McCarthy to discuss current trends in executive IT leadership as well as what it takes to be an award-winning Chief Information Security Officer or CISO. T.E.N also hosts the Information Security Executives ISE Awards to recognize outstanding security executives from across the US and Canada. In to 20 or so years since the creation of the first CISO position, the best leaders have evolved from strictly management professionals to those with true technical acumen and knowledge. Stay tuned for lots more coverage from RSA 2019...

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RSA 2019 ▶︎ Log Management with Elastic

At RSA 2019, we caught up with Mike Paquette from Elastic to discuss the need for Log Management and the role of Open Source components in their products. Log Management is the collecting, indexing, searching and analysis of huge volumes of security-related log data generated within systems to allow you to get a better look at what’s going on in your environment. As SecureNinjaTV’s 3jain says, “You can’t protect what you can’t see.” 3jain and Paquette also discuss AI/Machine Learning advancements and the contributions that the Open Source community has made that have improved products—making them more effective and...

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RSA 2019 ▶︎ NSA Technology Transfer Program

At RSA 2019, we stopped by the NSA booth to charge our cellphones (couldn’t hurt, right?) and to discuss the agency’s Technology Transfer Program, or TTP. The NSA TPP is part of the Research Directorate of the agency and allows the sharing of patented technology. There’s a growing repository of NSA-developed software which is now open source and available for public use. Check out the tools on GitHub and elsewhere. Stay tuned for lots more coverage from RSA 2019 in San Francisco! Leave us a comment to let us know what you thought of this video...

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RSA 2019 ▶︎ Stina Ehrensvard – WebAuthn Milestone

At RSA 2019, we chatted with Yubico CEO & Founder Stina to discuss the Yubikey and the standardization of WebAuthn by W3C. Yubico worked in close collaboration with companies like Microsoft and Google to create a global standard for web authentication that is being adopted by most platforms and browsers. WebAuthn standardization is the foundation for the first-ever web authentication standard designed with scalable public key cryptography and phishing protection. Stay tuned for lots more coverage from RSA 2019 in San Francisco! Leave us a comment to let us know what you thought of this video with Stina Ehrensvard...

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