Security Confidential S9 E5 Philippe Humeau

Philippe Humeau is the Founder and CEO of CrowdSec, an open-source multiplayer firewall that is able to analyze visitor behavior & provide an adapted response to all kinds of attacks. Phillipe has also received an MBA in Computer Sciences from EPITA, as well as has created 5 start-ups and seeded 10 of them. In his spare time, Philippe is a frequent public speaker, FPV drone pilot, horse rider, and Certified Rescue diver. He joins Host Manoj Tandon on this week\’s episode of Dark Rhino Security\’s Security Confidential.

Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

00:20 Our Guest

02:15 Philippe’s Origin Story

07:42 Becoming a Leader

14:51 The Captain America Approach

18:20 Approaching Unknown Unknowns

22:34 How to monetize an open-source platform

26:19 Free Users

27:15 Where is Open source going?

28:34 CrowdSecs big announcement

32:01 Malevolent IP addresses Growing

33:25 Ensuring Accuracy

37:32 More about Philippe


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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 9:

Ep. 1 Justin Daniels – Where does our Data go?

Ep. 2 Kenneth Ellington – Bagging Groceries to A Career in Cyber

Ep. 3 Brian Davis – Credentials: What is important?

Ep. 4 John Shegerian – Responsible Recycling of Electronics and Data

Ep. 5 Philippe Humeau – The Captain America Approach

Ep. 6 Dallas Baker – Human Behaviors that cause breaches

Ep. 7 Eric Allard – Everybody has a Boss

Ep. 8 Peter Warmka – Confessions from a CIA Spy

Ep. 9 Bob Carver – How Paris Hilton Helped My Carrer

Ep. 10 Dr. Wendy Ng – Biological Viruses vs Computer Viruses

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