EP 110: Am I Too Old to Do a Career Change into Cybersecurity?

In this episode, hosts Kip Boyle and Jason Dion discuss the topic of ageism in cybersecurity careers. They address a listener’s question about whether it is too late for a career change into cybersecurity at the age of 60-65. The hosts acknowledge that ageism does exist in the industry, but they provide tips and strategies for older individuals to overcome this challenge.

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EP 109: SDP 7: Complete Mediation

In this episode, we are returning to the Security Design Principles series, this time with Complete Mediation.

Complete mediation means the system checks the user trying to access a file or perform an action is authorized to access this file or perform this action.

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EP 108: Self-care

In this episode, we discuss a critically important topic which is Selfcare.

Cybersecurity is a great career, however it is not 100% stress free, burning out and working yourself into oblivion is very common. In this episode our hosts Jason and Kip give you some tips to make sure you have your selfcare in check.

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EP 107: SDP 6: Failsafe Defaults

In this episode, we go back to the Security Design Principles series, this time we are discussing Failsafe Defaults.

Failsafe defaults simply means that the default condition of a system should always be to deny.

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EP 106: All About Internships

In this episode, we are discussing the much-anticipated topic of Internships!

Internships are not that common in cybersecurity and that’s because they are a huge long-term investment, which is risky for lots of organizations especially in the private sector.

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EP 105: SDP 5: Work Factor

In this episode, we are returning to the Security Design Principles series, this time with Work Factor.

Work factor refers to how much work it’s going to take an adversary to attack your assets and succeed in doing so. This is coming directly from the world of physical security that was imported into the cybersecurity realm.

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EP 104: Confidently Presenting with Meridith Grundei

In this episode, our awesome host Jason Dion is back again with another episode of the Your Cyber Path podcast. This time, he’s accompanied by an amazing guest, Meridith Grundei. Meridith is a renowned public speaking coach and owner of Grundei Coaching who specializes in public speaking and presentation skills.

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EP 103: SDP 4 Compromise Recording

In this episode, we are back with our Security Design Principles series, this time discussing Compromise.

In the constantly evolving tech world, we are constantly bombarded with new products, updates, and software changes. To navigate through this ever-changing landscape, we require a foundation of stability. This is precisely where the Security Design Principles step in.

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EP 102: Passing CISSP and CISM exams with Ed Skipka

In this episode, we are back with one of our favorite guests, Ed Skipka, to talk about his latest achievements, studying and passing both CISSP and CISM exams.

To start, Ed goes on about how you should find your own way of studying and figure out the most efficient way to digest information, whether that is online video training, reading books, or attending bootcamps. Finding a study route that you enjoy is one of the easiest ways to ensure you stay on track.

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EP 101: SDP 3: Economy of Mechanism

In this short episode, we are back discussing the Security Design Principles, with the third principle, Economy of Mechanism.

Jason and Kip explain the principle of Economy of Mechanism and how you want to apply it in your career as a cybersecurity professional without falling into the trap of overcomplicating things and most importantly, staying within the limits of your budget.

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