Security Sandbox

Security Sandbox
Previously Hacker Culture FM. A podcast about the makers and breakers shaping cybersecurity. New episodes every Monday!

End of Season 1
May 20 • 1 min
Thank you so much for listening to Season 1 of Security Sandbox. Stay tuned for updates on Season 2, we have so many more stories to cover!
Cybersecurity Public Speaking with CDW’s Alyssa Miller
May 20 • 60 min
Alyssa Miller (@AlyssaM_Infosec) has had a long career in infosec. From developer to pentester to manager, she has also become a great public speaker. With conference talks coming up in the next few months, she drops some knowledge on how to talk to your…
Thinking Clearly about Cybersecurity with Kelly Shortridge
Apr 29 • 49 min
Kelly Shortridge (@swagitda_) is the Vice President of Product Strategy at Capsule 8, a security platform that detects and defends your entire Linux production environment. Her background is in economics and behavioral economics, a perspective that has…
Plain Language Web Hacking with Pete Yaworski
Apr 22 • 65 min
Pete Yaworski is the author of Web Hacking 101 and Real-World Bug Hacking. He also works on the application security team at Shopify. On this episode, we talk about his books, his journey into bug bounties, and how to stay healthy while hacking! This…
Advocating for Hackers with Bugcrowd’s Chloé Messdaghi
Apr 15 • 54 min
According to Bugcrowd’s 2019 Inside the Mind of a Hacker Guide, a mere 4% of the global hacking community are women. But the underlying cause of this gender imbalance is not solely due to whether or not we’re hiring with diversity in mind. There’s also…
Guiding Early Stage Cybersecurity with Dell Technologies Capital’s Frank Wang
Apr 8 • 78 min
Frank Wang (@ffwang2) is an investor at Dell Technologies Capital. You can find his work at He is also the co-founder of Cybersecurity Factory (@cybersecfactory). He joins the show to talk about the factory, where those companies are now,…
Masters of our Technology with Cory Doctorow
Apr 1 • 62 min
Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) is an author, co-editor at Boing Boing, adviser to the EFF, and ginger liqueur connoisseur. He just published his new book Radicalized on March 19th, 2019 and joins me on this episode to talk about it. It’s a collection of four…
Building a Community of Hackers with Ted Kramer
Mar 25 • 82 min
Kudos to Ted for making it the longest episode on the show so far! Creating a healthy culture is hard. Nurturing it to grow is even harder. I̶t̶’̶s̶ ̶w̶h̶y̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶y̶o̶g̶u̶r̶t̶ ̶b̶u̶s̶i̶n̶e̶s̶s̶ ̶i̶s̶ ̶7̶ ̶b̶i̶l̶l̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶d̶o̶l̶l̶a̶r̶s̶ Bug bounty…
Debugging Diversity in Australia’s Infosec Community with 0xCC’s Alannah Guo
Mar 18 • 35 min
Let’s be honest, the cybersecurity community is still predominantly male. As of March 13, 2019, Cybersecurity Ventures states that women will represent 20 percent of the workforce globally in 2019, still an under represented group. The 2018 McAfee…
Securing Your Blockchain with LedgerOps’ Ajay Chandhok and Preston Thornburg
Mar 11 • 39 min
Over the past few years, “blockchain” has been a serious buzzword. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have made people overnight millionaires. But new technologies come with new security issues. LedgerOps is a penetration testing firm specializing in…
Reducing Alert Fatigue with GreyNoise’s Andrew Morris
Mar 4 • 48 min
The background noise of the Internet is a loud hum and rumble. Everyday, automated scanners bombard servers with traffic. Sometimes they’re benign, other times malicious; when you’re an analyst, it takes time to tell the difference. For the past year,…
Securing the Inbox with Sublime Security’s Josh Kamdjou and Ian Thiel
Feb 25 • 43 min
Approximately 70 percent of breaches associated with state-affiliated actors involve phishing. It’s continues to play a major role in our lives whether it’s our family members or our politicians. At some point, everyone gets an email that they shouldn’t…
Secret Surveillance and Public Privacy with Cyrus Farivar
Feb 18 • 53 min
Whether you’re reading about court rulings on fingerprint authentication or about the newest privacy scandal on Ars Technica, chances are, it was written by Cyrus Farivar (@cfarivar), their Senior Tech Policy Reporter. As of tomorrow February 19th, he’ll…
Coming Soon: Hacker Culture FM
Feb 15 • 1 min
The very first episode launches on Monday, February 18th, 2019! Afterwards, new episodes every Monday to start your week off right. Hacker Culture FM is a brand new show about the people and movements driving cybersecurity culture forward. Follow us on…