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Sennheiser PC 150 Headset – Excellent Deal

The Sennheiser PC 150 headset is supposed to be a very high quality headset. It is an older model, replaced by the PC 160 (Which I have on order).
I researched headsets thoroughly before I bought one, and Sennheiser’s got all good reviews. I also own a pair of regular Sennheiser headphones for the podcast which I love (and I actually where em’ during the day at work too. CAUTION: When you wear noise canceling headphones at work, make certain you have a rear view mirror in your cube).
There was some debate about 1/8″ jacks vs. USB. Mac users beware of USB headsets, they don’t all work with OS (like the ones from Sennheiser). I opted for the 1/8″ jacks because in a pinch they can plug directly into the mixer for the podcast. I also plan to use them primarily for Skype calls and playing music at work. Oh yeah, if you’ve got a powerbook or other Mac laptop, be certain to get an iMic2 and don’t be a dumbass like me and try to plug a mic into the line-in port, because, well, it doesn’t work :)

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Paul Asadoorian

Paul Asadoorian is currently the Principal Security Evangelist for Eclypsium, focused on firmware and supply chain security awareness. Paul’s passion for firmware security extends back many years to the WRT54G hacking days and reverse engineering firmware on IoT devices for fun. Paul and his long-time podcast co-host Larry Pesce co-authored the book “WRTG54G Ultimate Hacking” in 2007, which fueled the firmware hacking fire even more.

Paul has worked in technology and information security for over 20 years, holding various security and engineering roles in a lottery company, university, ISP, independent penetration tester, and security product companies such as Tenable.
In 2005 Paul founded Security Weekly, a weekly podcast dedicated to hacking and information security. Paul grew Security Weekly into a network of security podcasts spanning multiple topics, such as application security and business. It has been estimated that Paul has conducted over 1,000 interviews with security professionals and hosted more than 1,000 podcast episodes in cybersecurity. In 2020 Security Weekly was acquired by the Cyberrisk Alliance.

Paul is still the host of one of the longest-running security podcasts, Paul’s Security Weekly, he enjoys coding in Python, telling everyone he uses Linux as his daily driver, poking at the supply chain, and reading about UEFI and other firmware-related technical topics.

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