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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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Mar 31, 2017

Bennett Arron, apart from being a comedian and author, is an Award Winning Writer, Actor, Identity Theft Speaker, BAFTA Shortlisted Director and Finalist of the European Disco Dancing Championship.

Bennett discusses his documentary and book about identity theft. We get to hear about the scary and fascinating events that he went through and experienced. 

Manchester by the Sea (DVD)

Nocturnal Animals (DVD)

Bennett's Documentary - How to Steal an Identity

Bennett's Identity Theft Book - Heard the One about Identity Theft?

Bennett's Self-Published Book - The Girl from the Discotheque

Bennett's site - Bennett Arron

Bennett on Twitter - @BennettArron

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

 

Mar 24, 2017

Arron "finux" Finnon has been involved in security research and consultation for over 12 years.  Arron has discussed a wide range of security related topics at a number of high profiled international Security/Hacking conferences, as well as producing over 100 security related podcasts. Interviewing countless security professionals as part of the Finux Tech Weekly podcast show.  His security research and consultation have helped businesses around the globe better develop the effectiveness of their security posture in detecting and mitigating cyber attacks.


During Arron’s time at The University of Abertay Dundee he was awarded the SICSA Student Open Source Award for his Advocacy of Free and Open Source software for his work whilst president of The UAD Linux Society.  A subject matter he is still very passionate about even today.

Arron currently is the Chief Technical Officer for Krohn and Partners where he oversees the technical and security requirements of the business, as well as offering security consultation and services to Krohn and Partners clients. 

A Cuckoo's Egg (Cliff Stoll) 

Boiler Room (DVD)

Finux on Twitter - @f1nux

Finux website - Finux Tech Weekly

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

Mar 17, 2017

Jordan Wylie is the Founder and Principal Consultant at JWC International Ltd. Over the last 15 years he has accumulated a wealth of experience in the security and global marine sector from the operational to the strategic level, in the fields of maritime security, safety and risk management.

Having initially spent 10 years in the British Armed Forces as a Non Commissioned Officer, which included service on operations in Northern Ireland and Iraq, as an intelligence and reconnaissance specialist. Jordan has since successfully positioned himself as a recognised subject matter expert in the highly complex fields of Maritime Counter Piracy and Maritime Counter Terrorism.  

Jordan continues to provide advice, guidance and bespoke marine solutions to governments, many of the worlds leading shipping companies and the offshore Oil & Gas industry, as a security, risk and training advisor. With a proven track record of professional delivery across the public and private sectors, Jordan is a highly regarded maritime professional and is also a regular guest speaker on current maritime security affairs.  

In addition to holding a BA (Hons) in Marine Risk Management and a Master of Arts (MA) in Maritime Security Operations, Jordan is also an approved instructor and assessor with the United Kingdom Department for Transport (DfT), Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and an International Standards Verifier (ISV) for Pearson Edexcel, the worlds leading education awarding body for certification and qualifications.

Jordan currently holds a full time Managing Director position at Sovereign Global UK, a world leader in maritime capacity building programmes for developing sovereign states in Africa and also fulfills a part time Non-Executive Director (Training Advisory) role for the Marine CSO’s (Company Security Officers) Alliance, a global risk management secure platform for shipping company security risk managers to exchange information, intelligence and new ideas in the fight against organised crime at sea. Jordan was appointed as the President of the security industry leading networking group, the Security and Risk Management Alumni in January 2016.

Be Cyber Aware at Sea site - Be Cyber Aware at Sea

Posters from the Campaign - Awareness

Jordan on Twitter - @mrjordanwylie

Cyber Aware at Sea hashtag - #becyberawareatsea

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 

Mar 10, 2017

Colin Williams is the Business Development Director at SBL.

As both a businessman and as an academic, Professor Williams is a leading figure in the international cyber security community with twenty years of experience in enterprise IT, Information Assurance and cyber security. As a director of SBL, he develops and leads the business development strategy of a wholly UK owned and controlled market leading provider of vendor-independent cyber security solutions to central government, blue light services and the wider public sector.

Professor Williams was a member of the founding cohort of CLAS consultants. He has been involved in initiating and delivering some of the largest software volume licence public sector procurement projects in the world.

As an academic, he is developing a body of work around the human, intellectual,
cultural, societal and historical context of computing which he is delivering across a series of lectures, seminars and papers. He is an honorary fellow at the University of Warwick and a visiting professor at De Montfort University.

Professor Williams consults and speaks on cyber, cyber security and strategic enterprise IT procurement in the UK and internationally. He is editor in chief of “CyberTalk” and new journal for the promotion and development of fresh and interdisciplinary thinking about cyber and the human relationships with computers.

Listen to us discuss this work and explore intellectual, and philosophical side of the computer and machine discussion and how it pertains to cyber security as well as the wider world. 

Dark Star (DVD)

Blade Runner (DVD)

 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

Mar 3, 2017

Javvad Malik is a Security Advocate at AlienVault, a blogger event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security that speaks to both technical and non-technical audiences alike.

Prior to joining AlienVault, Javvad was a Senior Analyst at 451’s Enterprise Security Practice (ESP), providing in-depth, timely perspective on the state of enterprise security and emerging trends in addition to competitive research, new product and go-to-market positioning, investment due diligence and M&A strategy to technology vendors, private equity firms, venture capitalists and end users.

Prior to joining 451 Research, he was an independent security consultant, with a career spanning 12+ years working for some of the largest companies across the financial and energy sectors.

As well as being an author and co-author of several books, Javvad was a founder of the Security B-Sides London conference, as well as being the co-founder of Host Unknown with Thom Langford and Andrew Agnés.

One plus One equals Three (Dave Trott)

So You've Been Publicly Shamed (Jon Ronson)

Thank You for Smoking (DVD)

Javvad on Twitter - @J4vv4D

Javvad's Website - J4vv4d.com

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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