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Human Factor Security

A podcast about the human element in social engineering, security, infosec, business and beyond. Jenny Radcliffe talks to experts from a wide variety of disciplines which go to make up the skill set she uses.
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Dec 23, 2016

Quentyn Taylor is Director of Information Security for Canon Europe. He has a wealth of experience in both the IT and information security arenas and, in recent years, has focused his attention on building business relationships across the world.

Quentyn has driven Canon’s strategy to highlight the importance of document security and help business customers to minimise their security risk. Quentyn strongly believes in educating users about the importance of a comprehensive, overall security framework that will allow Canon’s business customers to improve security in a cost-effective way.

During his career, Quentyn has worked in a variety of industries for a number of organisations including outsourced service providers, Internet service providers as well as Dotcom businesses, before moving to Canon in 2000.

Secrets and Lies (Bruce Schneier)

Security Engineering (Ross Anderson)

Broker Trader Lawyer Spie (Eamon Javers)

Ladies Who Do (DVD)

Quentyn on Twitter - @quentynblog

Quentyn on LinkedIn - Quentyn Taylor

 

Dec 21, 2016

 

Rowenna is a self-confessed privacy nerd and Information Governance Geek who began her career in information security, before broadening her
horizons to take in the other 7 data protection principles as well.


Having tunneled through the retail, industry and education industries then IT services for Central Government, Rowenna has now emerged into
the sunlight of the voluntary sector and is on a mission to eradicate the word “boring” from the world of data protection, through the use of charm, pirate analogies and generous distribution of biscuits.

Rule 34 (Charles Stross)

Rowenna on Twitter - @MissIG_Geek

Rowenna on LinkedIn - Rowenna Fielding

Rowenna's Site - MissInfoGeek

Dec 16, 2016

 

Richard De Vere is the Principal Consultant for The AntiSocial Engineer Ltd, he has an extensive background in penetration testing and social engineering assessments, including ‘red team’ exercises and information gathering assessments for financial institutions and some of the UK’s largest companies.

Social Engineering: Penetration Testing (Gavin Watson, Andrew Mason & Richard Ackroyd)

Richard's Site - The AntiSocial Engineer Ltd

Richard on Twitter - @antisocial_eng

 

Dec 12, 2016
 
In 1985, Robert and the late Steve Gold were arrested by the newly-formed Scotland Yard Computer Crime Unit.  This led to the world's first jury trial in connection with computer hacking.  Their ultimate acquittal led to the introduction of the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
 
Robert worked as a writer and editor on a number of well-known computer magazines for 25 years and then spent 14 years involved in IT projects at the University of Brighton.  In 2014 he founded SecuritySmart, which provides IT security awareness training to UK companies. 
 
 
Defeating the Hacker (Robert Schifreen)
 
Robert's site - SecuritySmart if you sign up to the offering and mention this show Robert will give you a discount.
 
Robert on Twitter - @rschifreen
 
Robert on LinkedIn - Robert Schifreen
 
 
Dec 9, 2016

 

Ross Mackenzie is a performance coach, hypnotherapist, sales trainer and consultant.

He spent 35 years in the high-pressure world of international corporate sales delivering contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars and running a billion dollar sales business.

His clients include professional sportsmen and women, business leaders, lawyers, psychologists, dentists, doctors and salespeople.

He shows people how to discover the thinking that lets them thrive and perform at their best no matter what the circumstances – and have fun doing it.

Ross’s work has been covered in the national press and by Sky Sports.

 

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (DVD)

Avatar (DVD)

The Simpsons Movie (DVD)

Somebody Should Have Told Us (Jack Pransky)

Prometheus Rising (Robert Anton Wilson)

Ross's website - rossmackenzie.net

Ross on Twitter - @RossInsideOut

Ross's Golf Video - Golf InsideOut

 

 

Dec 1, 2016

In this episode, I'm delighted to talk Tim Gallo and Allan Liska.

Tim is a cyber security specialist engineer at Symantec. Tim has been working in IT security since 1999, but he’s also been a bouncer, a bartender, and a physicist. He loves finding new ways to do things, in particular by breaking them. Tim has been spending time lately tearing apart pumps, golf carts, and other items to rebuild them into something better, faster, and stronger.

Allan is an intelligence architect at Recorded Future. Allan has more than 15 years’ experience in the world of security and has worked as both a security practitioner and an ethical hacker. Through his work at Symantec, iSIGHT Partners, FireEye, and Recorded Future, Allan has helped countless organizations improve their security posture using more effective intelligence. He is the author of The Practice of Network SecurityBuilding an Intelligence-Led Security Program, and Securing NTP: A Quickstart Guide and the co-author of DNS Security: Defending the Domain Name System and Ransomware: Defending Against Digital Extortion.

Their excellent book Ransomware: Defending Against Digital Extortion

Tim on LinkedIn - Tim Gallo

Tim on Twitter - @TimJGallo

Allan on LinkedIn - Allan Liska

Allan on Twitter - @uuallan

 

Nov 30, 2016

Mark Smith

In this episode, I am delighted to chat to Mark Smith.

 

Mark is a freelance journalist, who has written for major publications in both print and online, including The Guardian, BBC, Mirror Online, Daily Express Online as well as specialist publications such as Global Trade Review and Global Politics. 

 

Man in the High Castle (Philip K Dick)

Sicario (DVD)

Mark on LinkedIn - Mark Smith

Mark on Twitter - @MarkSmithWriter

 

 

Nov 23, 2016

 

In this episode, I am delighted to talk to Stuart Coulson.

 

Stuart has been involved in the information security industry for many years and has extensive experience and expertise of working with major corporations and assisting them with relevant online protection plans and security solutions.

His current role at the Challenge sees him working with organisations to complement their existing strategies to fill the cyber skills gap.

Stuart's 2016 Conference Survival Guide

Javvad Malik and Thom Langford Presentation Skills Video

Catwatching (Desmond Morris)

At Large (David Freedman and Charles Mann)

Masters of Deception (Michele Slatalla)

Sneakers (DVD)

Hackers (DVD)

Stuart's website - Hiddentext.co.uk

Stuart on Twitter - @SPCoulson

Nov 18, 2016

In this episode, I am delighted to chat to Dr. Daniel Dresner. 

Daniel's LinkedIn profile tells us he is a consulting research analyst and lecturer. His mission is to find the threads that bind information together and mend them when they break.  He contributed material to the Cyber Essentials and worked with a colleague to define the only real benchmark of cyber security. Being a proud father and grandfather motivated him to define 'The Green Surf Code'.

Daniel on LinkedIn - Dr Daniel Dresner

Daniel on Twitter - Dr Daniel Dresner

 

Nov 14, 2016

In this episode, I am delighted to be chatting to Sarah Clarke.  

Sarah is a well known privacy and security blogger armed with over 15 years practical experience. After a business degree she tried out a few roles before finding IT. Since then she has worked across many sectors in IT Security, Information Security, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk, & Compliance and more recently Data Protection and Privacy.
She now works as a Privacy Architect For Privasee Ltd (the UK arm of Privasee AB, Sweden). Developer and supplier of practical GDPR and Data Protection compliance solutions. 
 

Through her blog and speaking engagements she's become known as a pragmatic, straightforward, and entertaining commentator on a wide range of security and privacy topics. Her self-proclaimed aim is to make security and privacy make business sense. In particular getting past the 'what' to the 'how' so concrete steps can be made to improve the quality of data life for everyone.

 

Sarah on Twitter - @TrialByTruth

Sarah's Infospective website - http://infospectives.co.uk 

Privasee website - http://www.privasee.eu

 

Nov 3, 2016

 

On this episode I am delighted to be joined by Tracy Maleeff, she is the owner of an independent research business, Sherpa Intelligence LLC. She was most recently the Library Resources Manager at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia. She earned her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and has undergraduate degrees from both Temple University (magna cum laude) and the Pennsylvania State University. She is a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association, received the Dow Jones Innovate Award and the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Innovations in Law Librarianship Award.  Through her new role with Sherpa Intelligence, Tracy provides research and social media consulting, with a focus on tech and information security. She contributes to the security portal Peerlyst and is active with the Women's Society of Cyberjutsu.

To follow and learn more about Tracy's work see the links below.

Tracy's Site - http://sherpaintel.com 

Tracy on Twitter - @Infosecsherpa

Don't forget, to get in touch with me either try the contact page of the site or follow me on Twitter, where I can be found at @Jenny_Radcliffe

 

Nov 3, 2016

Graham Cluley

In this episode, I am delighted to be joined by Graham Cluley. Graham Cluley is a security blogger, researcher, and public speaker. He has been a well-known figure in the computer security industry since
the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr. Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows.

To follow and learn more about Graham's work see the links below.

Graham's Blog - https://www.grahamcluley.com/

Graham on Twitter - @gcluley

Don't forget, to get in touch with me either try the contact page of the site or follow me on Twitter, where I can be found at @Jenny_Radcliffe

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