Security Confidential S7 E1 Ron Eddings

This week, host Manoj Tandon is joined by Ron Eddings. Ron is a Cybersecurity Advocate, Creative Director, and Podcast Executive Producer. Ron has been a cybersecurity practitioner. He has worked as an architect at Palo Alto Networks and Demisto. He is currently the Creative Director for Axonius and is also the Co-founder & Executive Producer of Hacker Valley Studios.

Chapter Titles:

  00:00 Introduction

01:20 How did you start in Cyber?

06:13 Marcus Careys Guide to Success

07:55 Your spiritual guide to pursuing your passion

12:03 The Mind, the Body, and the Spirit

15:50 Maintaining your Sense of Wonder

19:40 Your Superpower

23:15 Learning and Teaching

28:20 Making Cyber entertaining

35:12 What is the value of Cybersecurity?

39:20 Vulnerability management

42:00 OKTA and Passwords

43:00 Infosec programs that worked and ones that didn’t

48:15 The Department of “no”

49:25 News with Ron

To learn more about Ron visit LinkedIn

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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