Security Confidential S7 E6 Karim Hijazi

This week, host Manoj Tandon is joined by Karim Hijazi. Karim is the Founder, and CEO of Prevailion. He is the host of the podcast the introverted iconoclast. He has been in infosec since the 90s.  He was the former director of intelligence at Mandiant. He is a serial entrepreneur. In 2011, his second company, Unveillance’s, success resulted in disrupting the malicious operations of the hacker collective, Anonymous. He has been featured in news outlets throughout the country.


Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

01:40 Why entrepreneurship? What’s your driver? Advice?

09:10 The Introverted Iconoclast 16:20 Keeping Cyber Interesting

18:47 Unveillance

21:44 Anonymous

26:01 The minds of Bad Actors

32:14 Sea Cucumbers and Armadillos

35:22 Reducing the dwelling time

37:03 How do I know I’m a target?

42:00 Do you get threatened?

43:54 How is Prevailion doing this?

49:00 Polymorphism of Malware

52:20 Artificial Intelligence

54:50 Connecting with Karim

To learn more about Karim visit LinkedIn or The Introverted Iconoclast

Dark Rhino Security\’s \”Security Confidential\” is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.

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Check out the other episodes in Season 7:

Ep. 1 Ron Eddings – Cybersecurity Advocate, Creative Director, Podcast Executive 

Ep. 2 Josh Harrington – Director of Security at Wattpad

Ep. 3 Joshua Brown- H&R Block, Zero Trust, and Cyber Culture

Ep. 4 Dallas Baker – Veteran to Cyber Professional

Ep. 5 Paul Hamman – Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

Ep. 6 Karim Hijazi – Prevailion, Entrepreneurship, and The Introverted Iconoclast

Ep. 7 Rafael Nunez – Mentor, Motivational Speaker, and Veteran

Ep. 8 Brian Haugli – Roe v Wade, Data, and Understanding Controls

Ep. 9 Greg Edwards – Canauri, Failure, and Ransomware

Ep. 10 Ranbir Bhutani – CyberCulture, Myth Busting, and Zero Trust


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