Ep - 8 - Is a Hacker good or bad? feat. Ted Harrington (Cybersecurity Expert)
In this episode, Hywel and Ted discuss ethical hacking - what it is, when it is appropriate, and how widely the concept is misunderstood. What really is a hacker in the context of security and why are there so many misconceptions around securing software? Listen to this episode of Primarily Context-Based for answers to these questions and many more.
Ted Harrington is the #1 best-selling author of HACKABLE: How to Do Application Security Right, and the Executive Partner at Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), the company of ethical hackers famous for hacking cars, medical devices, web applications, and password managers. He’s helped hundreds of companies fix tens of thousands of security vulnerabilities, including Google, Amazon, and Netflix. Ted has been featured in more than 100 media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and Forbes. His team founded and organizes IoT Village, an event whose hacking contest is a three-time DEF CON Black Badge winner. He also hosts the Tech Done Different podcast.
Hywel Carver is the Co-Founder and CEO of Skiller Whale, a SaaS company enabling development for developers. Hywel was a CTO for a variety of VC-backed companies for over 10 years, ran Tech Leader Dinners, and coached other CTOs. He’s a published curriculum author and avid blogger.
Dave, Hywel, and Hayley created Skiller Whale out of the frustration that learning for developers is broken; Learn more about the company and sign-up for a free trial here.