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How to Become a Security Architect

26 July 2018 at 13:00
By: Infosec

Learn about the life of a security architect in this discussion with Leighton Johnson, the CTO and founder of ISFMT (Information Security Forensics Management Team). Leighton discusses how you can become a security architect, the typical job responsibilities and common pitfalls you may face, certifications that can help advance your security architect career, how security architecture is evolving, and more. For more information on how to become a security architect:

The $9 Billion BEC Threat You Can’t Ignore

3 August 2018 at 11:00
By: Infosec

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are expected to cost businesses $9 billion by the end of 2018, according to Trend Micro estimates. In this discussion with Roger Sels, VP information security at DarkMatter, and Jack Koziol, CEO of InfoSec Institute, you'll learn more about BEC attacks and measures you can take now to protect your organization. Kristin Zurovitch, director of marketing at InfoSec Instiute, helps guide the discussion and takes listener questions. If you would like a free copy the InfoSec Institute e-book, Introducing BEC: The Great White Shark of Social Engineering, which includes a downloadable BEC attack tip sheet, check out this link:

How to Become an Incident Responder

6 August 2018 at 11:00
By: Infosec

Learn about the path to becoming an incident responder and what a potential career may entail in this discussion with Keatron Evans, InfoSec Institute instructor and managing consultant at KM Cyber Security, LLC. Evans discusses his path to incident response, what kinds of interests can translate into a successful incident response career, and what a day in the life as an incident responder is like. For more information on how to become an incident responder:

PMP Certification: Boost Your Career and Earn More Money

10 August 2018 at 14:05
By: Infosec

Earning your PMP certification can increase your earnings by as much as 20 percent. A Project Management Professional (PMP) certification proves to employers that you know what it takes to manage projects efficiently, within budget and on-schedule. InfoSec Institute instructor Chris Danek and sales manager Jarrod Mayes discuss how the PMP certification process works and how it can help build your credibility in any industry. Kristin Zurovitch, director of marketing at InfoSec Instiute, helps guide the discussion and takes listener questions. If you would like to learn more about obtaining a PMP certification, check out our PMP training course page:

The Problem with Passwords

13 August 2018 at 11:00
By: Infosec

Passwords remain at the heart of many cybersecurity issues, and this week we take a deep dive into the topic with Susan Morrow, who has worked in numerous areas of the IT security industry since the early 1990s. Morrow discusses the new NIST password guidelines, how organizations are lagging behind, and variety of other password-related topics. The InfoSec Institute security awareness series highlights the importance of security education across all levels of an organization. For more on security awareness and anti-phishing solutions, check out SecurityIQ by InfoSec Institute:

Privacy Certifications Boosted by New Regulations

17 August 2018 at 15:10
By: Infosec

California’s new privacy law will affect more than half a million U.S. companies when it goes into effect on January 1, 2020 β€” and that's just one piece of the evolving privacy landscape. In this discussion with IAPP channels manager Aaron Stevens, we discuss how organizations are being impacted by privacy regulations, the surging popularity of privacy certifications, and how an IAPP privacy certification can help boost your career. Learn more about privacy certifications and training:

How to Become a Computer Forensics Investigator

20 August 2018 at 11:00
By: Infosec

Paraben CEO Amber Shroader discusses her path to becoming a computer forensics investigator and provides advice to those who may be considering computer forensics as a career. Shroader talks about the challenges of the field, the misconceptions and growth brought about by TV shows, and the fact that forensics is a science rather than an art. Learn more about a career in computer forensics:

CRISC Roadmap: The Highest-Paying Certification

24 August 2018 at 11:00
By: Infosec

Professionals with the Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification earn an average of $127,507 each year, making it the highest-paying IT certification available. Leighton Johnson, the CTO of Information Security Forensics Management Team and a CRISC-certified professional, discusses how earning your CRISC can open new career opportunities, as well as what the CRISC certification process is like. Kristin Zurovitch, director of marketing at InfoSec Instiute, helps guide the discussion and takes listener questions. Learn more about the CRISC certification: Watch the webinar version:Β 

Post GDPR Best Practices

27 August 2018 at 14:44
By: Infosec

It's been three months since the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. Returning guest Susan Morrow and host Chris Sienko take a look back at the initial rollout of GDPR, the compliance steps organizations have taken so far, and the potential future impact of GDPR. For more on security awareness and anti-phishing training, check out:

How to Become a Network Admin

1 September 2018 at 15:34
By: Infosec

Learn about the path to becoming a network admin and what a potential career may entail in this discussion with Elias Papatestas, an InfoSec Institute instructor who has extensive history in the IT industry dating back to the 1980s. View our collection of free resources on networking and network administration:

Cybersecurity Startups and Minority Representation

8 September 2018 at 20:44
By: Infosec

Ron Gula, president of Gula Tech Adventures and co-founder of Tenable Network Security, talks about the evolution of cybersecurity and security awareness, his career shift from the NSA to growing Tenable to funding other cybersecurity startups, and a variety of other topics. Learn more about security awareness: See the latest offers for our podcast listeners:

Healthcare’s Many Cybersecurity Challenges

16 September 2018 at 14:50
By: Infosec

Lisa Hedges, content analyst at Software Advice, Gartner Digital Markets, talks about the many cybersecurity challenges facing the healthcare sector. Learn more about security awareness: See the latest offers for our podcast listeners:

Privacy and Anonymity in the Modern World

23 September 2018 at 03:21
By: Infosec

Lance Cottrell of Ntrepid discusses the evolution of online privacy and anonymity.

CISSP Exam Changes: Tips to Pass the New CAT Format (and Free E-book)

25 September 2018 at 11:19
By: Infosec

Learn everything you need to pass the new CISSP exam in this discussion with InfoSec Instructor Ken Magee

Turn the Tables on Your Attackers with Deception Technology

28 September 2018 at 11:16
By: Infosec

Chief deception officer Carolyn Crandall talks about using deception technology to trick attackers and protect organizations.

Defending Against and Recovering from Ransomware

5 October 2018 at 13:23
By: Infosec

Bill Siegel, co-founder of ransomware-recovery company Coveware, discusses ransomware trends.

Midterm Elections, Hacking and Information Warfare

12 October 2018 at 10:00
By: Infosec

John Dickson, Principal at Denim Group, talks about cybersecurity issues related to the upcoming midterm elections.

Breaking into IT: From First Job to Advanced Certs with CompTIA

16 October 2018 at 17:37
By: Infosec

CompTIA subject matter experts discuss beginner IT jobs, skills and certifications

Armed Services, Social Engineering and Sensationalist Reporting

19 October 2018 at 13:08
By: Infosec

Michel Huffaker, director of threat intelligence at ThreatQuotient, talks about cybersecurity issues facing the military.