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Cyber Security Interviews is the weekly podcast dedicated to digging into the minds of the influencers, thought leaders, and individuals who shape the cyber security industry.

I discover what motivates them, explore their journey in cyber security, and discuss where they think the industry is going. The show lets listeners learn from the experts' stories and hear their opinions on what works (and doesn't) in cyber security.

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Featured Episodes


#077 – Frank Downs: Know When To Leave

By Douglas Brush | 12/10/2019

Frank Downs is the director of cybersecurity practices at ISACA. Frank, a 14-year cybersecurity specialist, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Maryland, after which he promptly joined the US Department of Defense as a subject matter expert, working with computer networks on a daily basis. Realizing that English and cybersecurity…

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#076 – Lesley Carhart: You’ve Got to Play the Game

By Douglas Brush | 09/30/2019

Lesley Carhart is a Principal Threat Analyst at the Threat Operations Center at Dragos. She is recognized as a subject matter expert in cybersecurity, incident response, and digital forensics, regularly speaking at conferences and universities. She has spent the last 11 years of her 20+ year IT career specializing in information security, with a heavy…

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#075 – Brian Martin (Jericho): The Hacker Mindset

By Douglas Brush | 09/23/2019

Brian Martin (a.k.a. Jericho) has been poking about the hacker and security scene for over 22 years, building valuable skills such as skepticism and anger management. As a hacker-turned-security whore, Jericho has a great perspective to offer an unsolicited opinion on just about any security topic. A long-time advocate of advancing the field, sometimes by…

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