We Hack Purple Podcast
The weekly podcast is live every Thursday from 6:00-7:00 pm PST on YouTube, then released in audio-only to every major podcast platform. We feature a diverse range of guests for all walks of InfoSec, to talk about their careers, jobs, and how they got to where they are today. Featuring host Tanya Janca.
Join us to explore your career in information security!
Podcast episodes coming soon!
Episode 47 with Deviant Ollam
22/07/2021 6:00 pm
Learn what it's like to be a physical penetration tester, with guest Deviant Ollam. Famous for hacking banks, elevators and basically any physical security device, he will share how he got to where he is today! Check out his Twitter while you're at it!
Episode 29 with Guest O’Shea Bowens
Learn what it's like to be a CEO of a cyber security company, with O'Shea Bowens! O'Shea is a cyber security enthusiast who background is primarily security analytics & DFIR. He also focuses on cloud and application security.
Episode 28 with Guest Jarrod Overson
Learn what it's like to be a Director of Engineering, with Jarrod Overson! Jarrod is a developer, speaker, and author who most recently led development of Shape Security's application defense platform which was recently acquired by F5 for $1 billion.
Episode 27 with Guest Davin Jackson
Learn what it's like to be a Application Penetration Tester, with Davin Jackson! We talked about his long career, the hard work to change careers, and how rewarding it has been. We also talked about his awesome hoodies and how amazing InfoSec Unplugged is !
Episode 26 with Guest Barbara Schachner
Learn what it's like to be a Security Architect, with Barbara Schachner! Barbara is a Security Architect at Dynatrace. She has spent half of her 15 years of experience in the security industry on the defensive side and has built and led the Red Team at Siemens.
Episode 21 with Guest Sasha Rosenbaum
Learn what it's like to be a People Manager, with Sasha Rosenbaum! Sasha is a Sr. Manager, Managed OpenShift Black Belts at Red Hat. In her career, Sasha has worked in development, operations, consulting, and cloud architecture. Sasha is an organizer, above all else. This episode was sponsored by Ubiq Security!
Episode 23 with Guest Allie Mellen
Learn what it's like to be a Security Strategist, with Allie Mellen! In her own words: I've spent several years in cybersecurity and have been recognized globally for my security research. Over the past ten years, I've held various engineering, development, and consulting roles in the technology sector and received a B.S. degree in Computer
Episode 22 with Guest Talesh Seeparsan
Learn what it's like to be an eCommerce security educator and auditor, with Talesh Seeparsan! Originally an eCommerce PHP developer, Talesh has pivoted his career into eCommerce security. Specifically building more defensible eCommerce.
Episode 20 with Guest Brian Anderson
Learn what it's like to be a Information Security Officer\Service Delivery and Operations Manager, with Brian Anderson! In Brian's own words: "I'm an InfoSec Manager who straddles both Security and pure IT roles. I've been in IT and InfoSec for almost 20 years. I fell into this by accident, couldn't dig my way out, so I decided to dig in." We are in for a treat!
Episode 17 with Guest Shelly Giesbrecht
Learn what it's like to be a Principal Consultant doing Incident Response, with Shelly Giesbrecht! A long-time admirer of smart people, PowerShelly works hard to surround herself in people she can learn from. This is particularly easy to do in her day job as a Principal Consultant (IR) for CrowdStrike. She is frequently found wearing a bow-tie and some for reason.
Episode 12 with Guest Tyrone E. Wilson
Learn what it's like to be a Founder & President of a Cyber Security Company, with Tyrone E. Wilson! He is a passionate information security professional with 24 years of experience in information technology and has a mission to improve as many lives as possible through education in cybersecurity. Join us to hear what his business does, how he started it, his meetup (D.C. Cybersecurity Professionals ) and so more!
Episode 8 with Tracie Martin!
Learn what it's like to be a Principal Security Engineer for IoT with Tracie Martin! She's had a weird and interesting career doing things like protecting missile systems, working for counterintelligence at NATO and now is passionate about protecting the internet of Things.
Episode 6 with Guest Marie Moe
Learn what it's like to be a Cyborg, Scientist, Infosec Consultant, and an Associate Professor II at NTNU, with Marie Moe! Marie is well-known for her TED talk, "Can hackers break my heart?", where she details how she hacked her own pacemaker, while it was inside her.
Episode 38 API Security Best Practices
20/05/2021 6:00 pm
With our guest being unable to make it, host Tanya Janca gave a lesson on API security best practices. She also shared a twitter link with a list of API security testing tools, as well as a downloadable PDF about the best practices discussed.