Building Career Links to Secure the Real Supply Chain – John Pescatore – PSW #742

John will go through his mostly random career choices that led to a long and fun career in information/cybersecurity - and how that ties into today's demand to secure the increase complex supply web of chains.

Segment Resources:

SANS Cyberstart initiative - https://www.cyberstartamerica.org/

Full episode and show notes

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Guest

John Pescatore
John Pescatore
Director, Emerging Security Trends at SANS

Mr. Pescatore joined SANS in January 2013 with 35 years’ experience in computer, network and information security. He was Gartner’s lead security analyst for 13 years, working with global 5000 corporations and major technology and service providers. Prior to joining Gartner Inc. in 1999, Mr. Pescatore was Senior Consultant for Entrust Technologies and Trusted Information Systems, where he started, grew and managed security consulting groups focusing on firewalls, network security, encryption and Public Key Infrastructures. Prior to that, Mr. Pescatore spent 11 years with GTE developing secure computing and telecommunications systems.

Mr. Pescatore began his career at the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the United States Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Connecticut and is a NSA Certified Cryptologic Engineer. He is an Extra class amateur radio operator, callsign K3TN.

Hosts

Paul Asadoorian
Paul Asadoorian
Founder at Security Weekly
Tyler Robinson
Tyler Robinson
Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element
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