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Internet Expert Debunks Cybersecurity Myths | WIRED

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Internet Expert Debunks Cybersecurity Myths | WIRED

Cybersecurity expert Eva Galperin helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about cybersecurity. Is the government watching you through your computer camera? Does Google read all your Gmail? Does a strong password protect you from hackers? Will encryption keep my data safe? Eva answers all these questions and much more.

Updated 8/20/2020: A previous version of this video incorrectly stated that Google scans Gmail data to target ads. Google stopped this practice in 2017.

Eva Galperin is the Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Cybersecurity Expert Answers Hacking Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED

Facebook Offensive Security Engineer Amanda Rousseau aka Malware Unicorn uses the power of Twitter to answer common questions about hacking. As an offensive security engineer, Amanda has seen just about everything when it comes computer hacking. What exactly is the difference between a black hat and a white hat hacker? Is there such thing as a red hat hacker? What's the point of malware, is it just to be annoying? Are people who start DDoS attacks actually hackers? Amanda answers all these Twitter questions, and much more!

Amanda is an Offensive Security Engineer on the Red Team at Facebook and previously worked as a Malware Researcher at Endgame, FireEye, and the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. Follow her on Twitter at:

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Amanda is an Offensive Security Engineer on the Red Team at Facebook and previously worked as a Malware Researcher at Endgame, FireEye, and the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. Follow her on Twitter at:
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Hacker Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED

Security researcher and computer hacker Samy Kamkar is asked to explain the concept of computer hacking to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

Samy Kamkar is a multidisciplinary engineer, security researcher, and cofounder of Openpath Security. He was raided by the US Secret Service and banned from computers for several years for computer hacking and now focuses on releasing open source security research and exploitation tools.

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Doctor Debunks Common Health Myths | WIRED

Emergency medicine physician Dr. Italo Brown covers some common myths about our health and explains how true they actually are. Can you die from a broken heart? Is a migraine just a bad headache? Is vaping safe? Is cracking your knuckles bad for you?

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What is a REAL HACKER? | Experts Talk

On this episode of Experts Talk, our Hacker Expert Sri Achary talks about cyber security and answers some of the questions from our comment section.
How can you be a hacker?
What's the importance of VPN?
Do you really need to have an education to become a hacker
How should someone protect themselves from the internet.

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0:18 - What is Hacking ?
1:57 - Are VPNs really as safe as the advertisements make them out ?
2:56 - What’s your favorite hacking scene in a movie?
3:20 - Van Eck Phreaking is pretty old school, as far as side channel attacks go. Do you think it still has a use these days?
4:06 - What sort of education do you need to be a hacker?
6:27 - What kind of legal consequences in the US do hackers face if they’re caught?
7:41 - Outro
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Sleep Expert Debunks Common Sleep Myths | WIRED

Dr. Ravi Aysola helps debunk (and confirm!) some common myths about how we sleep. Do we only ever sleep with our eyes closed? Does everyone need to sleep 7 hours a night? Can you catch up on lost sleep? Is insomnia all in your head?

Dr. Ravi Aysola is a Professor of Clinical Sleep Medicine at UCLA.

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Debunking Election & Social Media Myths | WIRED

With the upcoming presidential election there's been plenty of talk about social media's potential impact. MIT professor Sinan Aral takes a look at some common myths swirling around social media and the upcoming election, and examines their validity. Can social media actually sway elections? Does fake news spread faster than real news? Are voting booths hack-proof?

Sinan Aral is the David Austin professor of management at MIT, Director of MIT's initiative on the digital economy and the author of the book The Hype Machine, which you can check out here:


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6 Myths About Cybersecurity

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Seven Debunked Myths of Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity expert Reginald Andre helps debunk (and confirm) some common myths about cybersecurity.
The term ‘cybersecurity’ is the new buzz word in IT. The topic is still cloaked in misconception with people not understanding what it is, and why it is important.
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The Biggest Cybersecurity Myths BUSTED!

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5 Major Misconceptions of Cybersecurity

In this video, I debunk 5 myths or misconceptions so many people have about cybersecurity. The best misunderstandings have a hint of truth to them, and we will fully cover all 5. Plus check out my one cool thing at the end, particularly interesting for my digital forensics folks out there.

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1:34 Cyber is all about hacking
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Blockchain expert debunks blockchain myths from the internet

Are blockchain and Bitcoin the same? Does mentioning blockchain in your pitch deck guarantee funding?

Tech in Asia sits with a blockchain expert to debunk some of the biggest internet myths on blockchain technology.

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Ocean Researcher Debunks Ocean Myths | WIRED

OCEARCH founder and ocean explorer Chris Fischer has been working to protect our oceans and the wildlife that inhabits them. He sits down with WIRED to talk over some common myths associated with the ocean. Is the Bermuda Triangle real? Can sharks smell blood from a mile away? Can the ocean absorb anything?

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8 Best Cybersecurity Podcasts to Follow This Year

Cybersecurity podcasts can let you in on thrilling events & provide expert insights ⤵️

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Unsupervised Learning

Unsupervised Learning is a must-listen for anyone in the sector (and happens to have a geeky interest in cybersecurity.) The podcast by Daniel Miessler, which has about 5 years under its belt now launched back in January of 2015 - so you’ll have a glorious time catching up with it’s episodes! They release weekly, 20 minute episodes generally talking about ENIGMA conference reports, Google’s security breaches and Cyberwar updates.

Darknet Diaries

Darknet diaries, which first of all, is a fine podcast name, is owned by Jack Rhysider and confronts “true stories from the dark side of the internet.” This podcast has been around for about 3 years now, launched back in 2017. For those that take cyber-threats seriously in their day-to-day lives, this podcast won’t let you down - offering realistic information about the threats aimed at businesses and even individuals in today’s world!

The Social-Engineer Podcast

If your goal is to stay secure in a digital world which, it really should be! The Social-Engineer podcast first became available back in October of 2009, with almost a decade of prime podcasting experience. It is created by Chris “loganWHD” Hadnagy and produces monthly episodes with 50 minute durations. In this podcast you will usually hear about misinformation techniques, if online privacy is actually possible, and the psychology of social engineering. It has a certain human psychology element with a take on what really makes humans vulnerable to social engineers.

Smashing Security

If you’re interested in abusive corporate apps, adult website censorship or even the pros and cons that come with two-factor authentication, then the award winning podcast - Smashing security is highly recommended! The podcast from Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault describes itself as “helpful and hilarious” with their lighthearted take on current infosec concerns. It’s been around since December 2016, in the form of 50 minute, weekly episodes and has very little limitations when it comes to discussion topics, covering cybercrime and more. They offer real life content, spanning from Office Depot scams, and even motel owners “hijacking” customers devices through apps.

The Shared Security podcast

The Shared Security podcast goes back as far as The Social-engineer podcast, launched in 2009. Scott Wright and Tom Eston release 20 minute episodes about 5 times a month giving a general source of privacy updates that are relevant to everyone’s online lifestyle. This podcast holds quite the reputation and provides reliable, hardcore topics spanning from WhatsApp privacy, elections safety from the hands of hackers, mobile devices and even dives into the realm of global politics.

Security Now!

What do we want? Security! When do we want it? Now! Security Now started in 2005 and is one of the longest-running cybersecurity podcasts on the market, with episodes that will out-run a feature length movie, so run a hot bath, stick on an episode and Bob’s your Uncle - 100 minutes of complete entertainment! The two faces behind this podcast are Leo Laporte and Steve Gibson. Security Now! Will provide you weekly episodes covering topics from personal security, vulnerabilities and malware, with of course a little reflection time for global events.

Down the Security Rabbithole

If you enjoy regular guest speakers in your podcast experience, then Down the Security Rabbithole stands out from the bunch, featuring guest speakers most of the time. The owners, Rafal los and James Jardine have featured such guests as Allan Alford and Tom Nichols, making the 45 minute episodes just fly by. This podcast, which was launched back in 2011 discusses business security, legal aspects and security in non-traditional sectors.

The CyberWire Daily Podcast

Regularity and short episodes are what The CyberWire Daily Podcasts are all about, hence the name. They offer daily, 20 minute episodes Monday - Friday. With David Bittner as their host, The CyberWire explores Cybersecurity news, industry analysis and great interviews through this frequent podcast. But unlike the others, this podcast is not run by an enthusiast, but a news service, providing the daily news that industry leaders depend on.

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0:52 Darknet Diaries
1:34 The Social-Engineer
2:29 Smashing Security
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4:09 Security Now!
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Happiness Researcher Debunks Happiness Myths | WIRED

Amy Blankson, the founder and CEO of Fearless Positivity, debunks some myths we've all heard about happiness. Is it true that you either have happiness or you don't? Is social media making us less happy? Does success lead to happiness?

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5 Myths of Cybersecurity That Are Important to You and Your Job

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Cybersecurity is every employee's responsibility and it is important to know the facts and myths of cybersecurity.

Chip Block, Vice President of Cyber Solutions at Evolver, Inc. explores the truths (and myths) surrounding this important discussion of information technology and information security.

Chip will focus on why and how cybersecurity applies directly to the individual, as well as the importance their role is to the organization.Chip’s natural speaking style and sense of humor allows for participants to understand complex cybersecurity concepts as it applies to them, in layman’s terms.

Recommendations for employees are tangible takeaways that can be implemented immediately and without purchasing anything.
Also included are expert level topics to pique the interest of those who implement cybersecurity across organizations.

Regardless of your role at your law firm, corporation, or government agency, everyone can benefit from this webinar and can take away tangible information and valuable lessons to utilize day to day.

#Spouseware and #Stalkerware: Where Do We Go from Here? Eva Galperin at #TheSAS2019

Eva Galperin, director of cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation, touches a subject that's been lurking in the shadow for quite a while: stalkerware. These are the programs that are designed for people to spy on people under the premise of caring for them, but sometimes in an unwanted way.

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Why should you care about stalkerware

Kaspersky research shows the number of stalkerware victims rose by 35% in the last year. As crusaders like Eva Galperin from Electronic Frontier Foundation fight to raise awareness of this growing problem, we are proud to be part of the new Coalition Against Stalkerware. We welcome new partners.
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Internet Expert Season 1 Marathon

We're streaming all 8 episodes from season 1 of Internet Expert, a head-to-head game show that challenges you to sort fact from internet fiction on all things related to the 2020 election.

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