“Cyber Persistence Theory” – a paradigm-shifting book that has already transformed how governments approach the cyber realm. We are delighted to have the authors as our guests on the No Name Podcast! Michael Fischerkeller is a research staff member in the Information, Technology and Systems Division at the Institute for Defense Analyses, a Federally Funded Research and Development Center. Michael has spent his entire professional career supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Combatant and Multi-National Force commanders, and the Intelligence Community. His areas of expertise are cyber strategy, strategic / operational concept development, and analysis / assessment. Richard J. Harknett is Professor and Director of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Cincinnati. He also co-directs the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, a state-wide organization supporting education, workforce, economic, and research development in cybersecurity. He served as Scholar-in-Residence at US Cyber Command and National Security Agency and has held two Fulbright Professor positions.
1 hr 19 min
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist. He is the author of over one dozen books — including his latest, A Hacker’s Mind — as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter “Crypto-Gram” and his blog “Schneier on Security” are read by over 250,000 people. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, has served on several government committees, and is regularly quoted in the press. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and AccessNow; and an Advisory Board Member of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and VerifiedVoting.org. He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.
1 hr 6 min
Sherrod is a long time information security and threat intelligence leader. She was selected as Cybersecurity woman of the year in 2022 and Cybersecurity PR Spokesperson of the year for 2021. Her career in cybersecurity spans 19 years with prior roles including VP Threat research at Proofpoint, leading Security Business Services at Nexum, senior solutions engineer for Symantec, senior security consultant for Secureworks, and senior network security analyst for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Sherrod is a frequently cited threat intelligence expert in media including televised appearances on the BBC news and commentary in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, New York Times, and more. She is a well known public speaker, having presented at Black Hat, RSA conference, RMISC, BrunchCon, and others. In her personal time, Sherrod does pilates, loves to go to live music shows, and spends time with her rescue dog Boris Karloff.
1 hr 6 min
Gavin Wilde is a senior fellow in the Technology and International Affairs Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he applies his expertise on Russia and information warfare to examine the strategic challenges posed by cyber and influence operations, propaganda, and emerging technologies. Gavin is also an Adjunct Professor at The Alperovitch Institute for Cybersecurity Studies.
1 hr 11 min
National Cyber Director of Estonia, Liisa Past (MA) focuses on protecting the infrastructure of democracy in the digital world and securing our increasingly electronic way of life. As the CISO of the IT and Development Centre at the Estonian Ministry of the Interior, she was responsible for mainstreaming information security practices across technology that saves lives in homeland security, including ISO 27001 compliance, introducing a SOC to consolidate numerous information sources.
1 hr 25 min
Dr. Christopher Ahlberg is the CEO of Recorded Future, the world’s largest intelligence company, and Chairman of Hult International Business School.
1 hr 7 min
We are back with our international series and our next guest is Joe Slowik!
Nov 14, 2022
1 hr 3 min