Mon, 17 January 2022
This month Chris Hadnagy and Ryan MacDougall are joined by John Strand from Black Hills Information Security. John has both consulted and taught hundreds of organizations in the areas of security, regulatory compliance, and penetration testing. He is a coveted speaker and much-loved SANS teacher. John is a contributor to the industry-shaping Penetration Testing Execution Standard and 20 Critical Controls frameworks. He enjoys mountain biking, getting hurt mountain biking, sucking at surfing, and heavy music. January 17th 2022
00:00 – Intro
02:40 – John Strand Info
03:31 - ILF
04:51 - Ryan intro
06:30 – Chat about Chris getting his company started
08:21 - How did you get started with your own company?
12:17 - Cows
14:56 – The idea of travel and never seeing your family
15:57 - What was the point where you started to feel “this company is going to work”
18:35 – Creating company loyalty
22:06 - “Pay What You Can” training
30:22 – More on how the pandemic changed workflow
34:03 – More on pay-what-you-can training – management of 5,000 people
41:41 – How can someone take action right now?
44:59 – Favorite Books
47:55 – Who is your biggest mentor
51:34 – Guest Wrap-Up
52:30 - Outro
Direct download: Ep._162_-_Security_Awareness_Series_-_What_Cows_Can_Teach_You_About_Infosec_with_John_Strand.mp3
Category:Security Awareness -- posted at: 2:00am EDT
Sun, 16 January 2022
This is a special edition of Social-Engineer's Human Element Series Podcast. Chris Hadnagy will discuss Covid-19 testing site scams, and how you can protect yourself against them. [January 14, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
00:21 – Covid-19 Testing Site Physical Scams
05:46 – Other types of scams during Covid-19
06:44 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._Special_Edition_001_-_Human_Element_Series_-_Covid-19_Test_Site_Scams.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT
Mon, 10 January 2022
This month Chris Hadnagy is joined by the fascinating Amy Herman. Amy is a lawyer and an art historian who uses works of art to sharpen observation, analysis, and communication skills. She developed her Art of Perception seminar in 2000 and since then has worked with the New York City Police Department, the FBI, Department of Defense, Fortune 500 companies and more. She is also a TED speaker and an author of 2 books. Her latest book, “Fixed: How to Perfect the Fine Art of Problem-Solving was just released in December of 2021. She is also going to be bringing her fascinating training seminar to the Human Behavior Conference this March! [January 10, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
02:39 - Amy Herman Intro
04:17 – Tell us how you got to where you are today
07:12 – How did you get to the conclusion where two different people from the same class have different needs?
10:00 – Is there an equation or secret about how an every day person can use that skill?
13:33 – Amy's new book, “Fixed”
15:00 – How did you come up with the concept of this book?
18:00 – What is the hope you want for people who read this?
19:52 – How has the past 18 months changed the concepts of visual intelligence?
25:55 – Are you going to keep virtual training?
29:50 – Being more empathetic and finding common ground
32:31 – Can you explain “pertinent negative” from your book?
35:34 – Tell the story about your book cover
40:36 – Besides yours what are some of your favorite books?
43:27 – Who is your greatest mentor?
45:15 – Guest Wrap Up
Direct download: Ep._161_-_Human_Element_Series_-_Do_You_Want_To_Go_Fast_Or_Far_with_Amy_Herman.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 2:00am EDT