BBS #0016 – Karissa A. Breen Interview

Karissa A. Breen Interview

Karissa Breen a.k.a. KB, is the Founder of KBI, an engineered marketing agency that assists cyber security, tech start-ups and established tech businesses to exponentially grow. KB is cyber security and tech evangelist and social media guru. You can find KB on any of her social or web links below, hosting her show, KBKast or dropping quick nuggets of expertise on her LinkedIn posts, KB on the Daily (#KBonthedaily). 

In this episode of the podcasts, Gabe syncs up with KB via Skype to talk about the tech industry’s approach to marketing and branding. Additionally, Gabe and KB discuss the challenges women and entrepreneurs face in the tech space, as well as personal insights to what inspires KB, what led her down her current path in the tech industry and what drives her to keep pushing forward.

Twitter: @iamkarissabreen
Facebook: @karissabreenindustries
Website: www.karissabreenindustries.com

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BBS #0014 – Noah Schiffman Interview Pt. 1

Recorded May 12, 2018

Noah Schiffman Interview – Part 1

In the 14th episode of the Binary Barbershop, Gus and Gabe sit down to talk with special guest, Noah Schiffman. An IT industry veteran, with 25+ years of experience, Dr. Noah Schiffman is a former black-hat hacker turned security consultant. He spent almost a decade as a career computer hacker, performing penetration testing, social engineering, corporate espionage, digital surveillance, and other ethically questionable projects. Subsequently, he worked as a security consultant, teaching network defense, giving talks, and writing about information security. His past clients have consisted of Fortune 500 companies and various government agencies. 

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BBS #0013 – Creating a Cyber Culture

Recorded May 17, 2018

Creating a Cyber Culture in Small Business

In this episode of the Binary Barbershop Gus and Gabe dive into specifics regarding what small businesses can do to start fostering and establish a cyber aware culture. Gus and Gabe will discuss how an organization can go about involving its people to begin creating it’s cyber culture. Also, the guys will discuss outside resources that can and should be considered in creating a cyber culture in an organization. Finally Gus and Gabe will talk about services that can also be utilized by organizations and their leadership to lend help in achieving its cyber security goals. 

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BBS #0012 – Shift in Cyber Culture

Recorded May 5, 2018

The Growing Shift in Cyber-Minded Culture

The guys are back after an unexpected several weeks off due to job changes and an emergency appendectomy!! In this week’s episode 12 of The Binary Barbershop the guys talk about the ever changing landscape of culture in business with regard to Cyber security. Gus and Gabe talk about a recent announcement from Twitter that was more for precaution than anything else and how it sheds some light on the shift in cyber culture. With recent fallout from cyber and privacy issues associated with Facebook, Equifax and others, companies are taking a much more proactive approach to getting ahead of potential privacy and information breaches. The guys will discuss this and what it means for the industry.

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BBS #0011 – Tech in Active Shooter Prevention

Recorded April  5, 2018

Tech in Active Shooter Prevention

In episode 11 of The Binary Barbershop, Gus and Gabe tackle a topic that, in many ways, is delicate and complicated. With all of the political jockeying with regard to gun control, there seems to be very little discussion about how we can use currently existing technology to aid in the prevention and increase response time to active shooter situations. Gus and Gabe will talk about some of the technologies already in use in various places across the country as well as existing technology that could be better leveraged. The guys’ conversation in this podcast is driven by the desire to help people with technology. Admittedly, less planning went into this podcast and it was fueled by more emotion than anything else. Be on the lookout for a possible follow-up where we break down some of these technologies discussed in more detail. 

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BBS #0010 – Facebook, DA & Social Media Privacy

Recorded March 22, 2018

Facebook, DA & Social Media Privacy

In episode 10 of The Binary Barbershop Gabe and Gus dig into the recent information exposed by a Cambridge Analytica whistle blower about the unethical and potentially illegal handling of Facebook user information. The guys will break down how the information was gathered through Facebook quizzes that everyone loves so much. They will further discuss how friends in your network can put you at risk with their behavior and why participating in these kinds of online games and quizzes can be dangerous. The guys will also explain how Cambridge Analytica used this data in its marketing an ad campaigns to try to alter and influence peoples voting choices in recent elections. Finally Gus and Gabe will talk about what the future of this might hold and whether or not they believe this is the end or there will be more instances like this brought to the surface in the near future. 

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New York Times:  – https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/19/technology/facebook-cambridge-analytica-explained.html

BBS #0009 – Cutting the Cord

Recorded March 15, 2018

Cutting the Cord

In this episode of the Binary Barbershop Gus and Gabe discuss what it means to cut the cord! Ever get tired of the constructs of your cable TV or satellite TV provider’s contract? Ever wish you had more control or more freedom over how you get your favorite television and entertainment content? Well in episode 9 Gus and Gabe get into the details of how you can “Cut the Cord” from your normal service provider and obtain all the content you love to watch with just your internet connection. Gus and Gabe will discuss options such as Amazon’s Fire TV Stick, Roku, Smart TV’s, and self-designed platforms using Raspberry Pi’s. The guys will also discuss various services such as Netflix, Hulu, SlingTV and others and how they can be utilized on the previously mentioned devices. This episode is entirely dedicated to helping you save money, regain control over your content options and CUT THE CORD!!

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SlingTV  – https://www.sling.com/

Fire Stick – https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Fire-TV-Stick-With-Alexa-Voice-Remote-Streaming-Media-Player/dp/B00ZV9RDKK

Roku – https://www.roku.com/

 

BBS #0008 – Amazon, DDoS Attacks & Critical Infrastructure

Recorded March 2, 2018

Amazon, DDoS Attacks & Critical Infrastructure

In this episode of the Binary Barbershop Gus and Gabe discuss some of the interesting details surrounding the Acquisition of smart doorbell maker, Ring as well as some unique and interesting information surrounding the details of the largest Distributed Denial of Service attack ever recorded. Afterwards, Gus and Gabe spend most of the time delving into the world of Critical Infrastructure and its protection as well as control systems security and how the two relate. Critical Infrastructure and control systems security undoubtedly touch all of us on a daily basis. The guys hope that this episode’s discussion will help enlighten everyone to things they may not have been aware of and increase their understanding of the world around them.

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Critical Infrastructure Sectors – https://www.dhs.gov/critical-infrastructure-sectors

GitHub DDoS Attack – https://www.wired.com/story/github-ddos-memcached/

Amazon Acquires Ring – https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/business/wp/2018/02/27/amazon-is-buying-smart-doorbell-maker-ring/?utm_term=.9f0b302af346

BBS #0007 – Social Media Security & Privacy

Recorded February 16, 2018

Social Media Security & Privacy

How to keep yourself and your privacy secure on social media, that’s the topic of discussion on episode 7 of the Binary Barbershop. Gus and Gabe get into specifics with regard to actions you and your family can take with your social media accounts to keep yourself safe. The social media platforms discussed in episode 7 focus on Facebook and LinkedIn as they are the two largest platforms for personal and professional use. Gus and Gabe discuss password creation and use, privacy settings and how you share information and interact with others online. The guys finish up the episode with some general best practices that can be utilized across any social media platform to help you keep you and your family’s information safe.

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US CERT – “Staying Safe on Social Media” https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST06-003

US CERT – “Socializing Securely: Using Social Networking Services” – https://www.us-cert.gov/security-publications/socializing-securely-using-social-networking-services

 

BBS #0006 – Jackpotting & Personal Device Privacy

Recorded January 31, 2018

Jackpotting & Personal Device Privacy

In episode 6 of the Binary Barbershop Gus and Gabe discuss the rise of a new criminal trend making its way into the United States targeting ATM’s in systematic, team-based attack. While not a direct threat to any one person these attacks bring about many interesting and important questions with regard to the safe use of ATMs. Gus and Gabe will discuss some things you can do to keep yourself safe when using ATMs as well as other self service point of sale or transaction based machines. Gus and Gabe also discuss a recent series of discoveries by the United States military which deals with the collection of GPS related data from smart fitness devices such as fitbits, for example, and the ability to aggregate user data to map out detailed information about military facilities. Gus and Gabe explain how this is done, how the features affect you as a user of these devices (including cell phones) and what you can do to use them safely. Lastly Gus and Gabe discuss some exciting things they have planned for future episodes and how they look to continue bringing interesting, informative and entertaining content to everyone.

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Jackpottinghttps://krebsonsecurity.com/2018/01/drug-charges-tripped-up-suspects-in-first-known-atm-jackpotting-attacks-in-the-us/

Fitness Trackershttps://www.washingtonpost.com/world/a-map-showing-the-users-of-fitness-devices-lets-the-world-see-where-us-soldiers-are-and-what-they-are-doing/2018/01/28/86915662-0441-11e8-aa61-f3391373867e_story.html?utm_term=.40cdfc46789f