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CISSP Cyber Training Podcast - CISSP Training Program

Author: Shon Gerber, vCISO, CISSP, Cybersecurity Consultant and Entrepreneur

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Join Shon Gerber on his weekly CISSP Cyber Training podcast, where his extensive 22-year background in cybersecurity shines through. With a rich history spanning corporate sectors, government roles, and academic positions, Shon imparts the essential insights and advice necessary to conquer the CISSP exam. His expertise is not just theoretical; as a CISSP credential holder since 2009, Shon translates his deep understanding into actionable training. Each episode is packed with invaluable security strategies and tips that you can implement right away, giving you an edge in the cybersecurity realm. Tune in and take the reins of your cybersecurity journey—let’s ride into excellence together! 🚀

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Send us a Text Message.Ever wonder how safe your data really is in the cloud? Or what steps are necessary to ensure your organization's compliance with critical cybersecurity standards? You won't want to miss our latest episode where we tackle these tough questions head-on, promising to leave you more informed and prepared to safeguard your organization's valuable digital assets. We dive into the complexities of compliance assessments and audit strategies, exemplified by Japan's Space Agency'...
Send us a Text Message.Ready to conquer the CISSP exam? Unlock the secrets of threat modeling with our latest episode! Join me, Sean Gerber, as we break down the STRIDE methodology—Spoofing, Tampering, Repudiation, Information Disclosure, Denial of Service, and Elevation of Privilege. Learn how to decode these critical security concepts and master the art of eliminating wrong answers in multiple-choice questions. This episode is your ticket to not only understanding but excelling in one of th...
Send us a Text Message.What if you could transform your cybersecurity skills and become an expert in threat modeling? Join me, Sean Gerber, on the CISSP Cyber Training Podcast as I guide you through the critical elements of threat modeling, a key topic for any cybersecurity professional gearing up for the CISSP exam. We'll discuss why grasping the nuances of threats is essential to safeguarding your organization's data and systems. From system and threat identification to vulnerability assess...
Send us a Text Message.What if your organization's data could be breached through an exposed API in your modem? Join me, Sean Gerber, in this week's CISSP Cyber Training Podcast as we unravel the hidden dangers of API connections and dive into the latest security flaws found in Cox modems. We'll also kick off our thrilling CISSP Question Thursday, tackling complex queries from domains 3.1.2 and 3.1.3. Plus, discover why AES-256 stands as the gold standard for cloud data encryption and how imp...
Send us a Text Message.As we honor the memory of those who have served and sacrificed, we also acknowledge the ever-present battlefield of cybersecurity. Today, we dissect the essentials of data classification, an integral aspect of Domain 2 in the CISSP exam, while paying tribute to Memorial Day. Join me, Sean Gerber, for a candid conversation where we unwrap the layers of Microsoft Copilot's recall feature and its privacy concerns, and we address how these advanced AI technologies intersect...
Send us a Text Message.Fend off cyber extortionists with cutting-edge insights from our latest cyber training podcast, where Sean Gerber and I dissect the sophisticated methods to recover data from ransomware's icy grip. Inspired by a Sophos News article, we navigate through six data retrieval strategies that could save your business in a pinch, emphasizing that while there's no magic bullet, prioritizing certain file types could make all the difference in your recovery efforts. And because w...
Send us a Text Message.Unlock the mysteries of cybersecurity and business continuity with me, Sean Gerber, as we navigate the treacherous waters of cyber threats, including the dark reality of ransomware's impact on our critical infrastructure. Tune in for an intricate look at the geopolitical cyber chessboard, where nations could be gearing up for digital warfare. We'll assess the fine line between cyber vandalism and an act of war, and explore how to arm yourself with knowledge and strategi...
Send us a Text Message.Embark on a transformative journey into the world of cybersecurity with me, Sean Gerber, as your guide. Discover how to fortify your career foundations and traverse the evolving landscape of digital protection. Our latest episode delves into the crucial timelines for mastering cybersecurity, with a special look at Dragos' role in safeguarding operational technology—think electricity and water, the lifeblood of our community.Navigating the educational routes towards a cy...
Send us a Text Message.Embark on a journey through the intricate world of cybersecurity certifications with me, Sean Gerber, and discover how to transition from tech enthusiast to CISSP-ready specialist. If you're looking to solidify your place in the cybersecurity realm, this episode is the map you need to navigate the terrain of essential certifications. We begin with the cornerstone certifications like CompTIA's A+ and Network+, examining their price tags, the time commitment for study, an...
Send us a Text Message.Dive into the digital trenches with me, Sean Gerber, and ward off cyber threats as we dissect the intricate design of firewalls. Cybersecurity isn't just tech jargon; it's a barricade guarding our financial fortresses from trillion-dollar breaches. In this comprehensive session, we don't just skim through firewall types and setups; we equip you for the frontlines of data protection and cybersecurity leadership. Whether you're a CISSP candidate or a seasoned pro looking ...
Send us a Text Message.Cybersecurity's battleground is evolving with AI and quantum computing at the forefront. Are you prepared for the oncoming digital storm? Join me, Shon Gerber, as we reinforce crucial skills for vulnerability assessments and network scanning, and delve into the promising yet perilous world where artificial intelligence meets digital defense. With insights gleaned from a recent Google survey, we discuss the bright future of AI in enhancing security protocols and its dark...
Send us a Text Message.Join me, Shon Gerber, on a journey that cuts through the complex undergrowth of cybersecurity's vulnerability assessments. This week's episode is a treasure trove for CISSP exam candidates and professionals alike, as we unpack the intricate details of CVEs, CVSS scores, and the acronyms that are the bread and butter of our industry. Discover how the technical handshake of a TCP connection can reveal your system's soft spots and why a recent ransomware attack in Missouri...
Send us a Text Message.Embark on an exciting foray into the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity with me, Sean Gerber, as I chart a new course into independent consultancy. The waters are rough, with the UK's critical infrastructure facing an unprecedented OT threat landscape, exacerbated by global geopolitical unrest. Uncover how seemingly secure supply chains and legacy OT systems can become a playground for cyber adversaries, and why protecting energy and utilities has never been more vita...
Send us a Text Message.Embark on a cybersecurity odyssey with Sean Gerber as he reveals his leap into the consultancy realm, navigating the precarious balance between the thrill of independence and the stark realities of forging a new path. This episode offers an insider's perspective on secure communication protocols, a fundamental aspect of the CISSP exam, and a critical component of any robust cybersecurity defense. As we dissect the repercussions of the United Health Care hack and its jaw...
Send us a Text Message.Embark on a transformative journey with me, Sean Gerber, as I share the pivotal moment of venturing into full-time cybersecurity consulting after a significant chapter of my career. It's a time of change and opportunity, not just for me but for the entire cybersecurity landscape, as we witness the shockwaves of a ransomware attack on Change Healthcare and its repercussions on entities like UnitedHealthcare. In this episode, we peel back the layers of this incident to re...
Send us a Text Message.Could your passwords withstand a cyber siege by expert Russian hackers? My latest podcast episode serves as a wakeup call to the cyber threats looming over us, showcasing the recent breach of Microsoft's test environment. As Sean Gerber, I dissect the pivotal missteps in password management and underscore the lifesaving grace of multi-factor authentication. We then shift gears to the bedrock of cyber training, examining message authenticity and integrity controls. By un...
Send us a Text Message.Confront the cyber siege that has the healthcare industry on high alert; this episode sees me, Sean Gerber, dissecting the harrowing United Healthcare ransomware crisis that's rocked our nation. We're not just crunching numbers here—$22 million in ransom to Black Cat hackers signifies more than a hefty payout, it's a stark reminder of our critical infrastructure's fragility in the face of cyber threats. The recent episodes have armed us with knowledge, and now, it's tim...
Send us a Text Message.Embarking on a new chapter in my cybersecurity journey, I can't wait to share the depth of insights that come with stepping into the consulting realm. The world of cybersecurity is ever-evolving, and I'm here to navigate this complex landscape with you, offering the expertise you need to protect your data in today's digital battleground. From deciphering the states of data to unveiling the encryption methods that keep your information safe, this episode is a goldmine fo...
Send us a Text Message.Get ready to fortify your cybersecurity knowledge base, as I, Sean Gerber, guide you through the labyrinth of security policies and the pivotal Business Impact Analysis (BIA). Our latest CISSP Cyber Training Podcast episode is a treasure trove of insights, where we unravel how security policies aren't just documentation—they're the shields guarding your organization's data. With the revolution of AI, crafting these crucial policies has become more intuitive, ensuring th...
Send us a Text Message.Unlock the secrets to crafting impenetrable software as we delve into Domain 8 of the CISSP exam, where design and architecture reign supreme in the security integration battle. Prepare to have your coding paradigms shifted and your architectural blueprints fortified in this episode, which is nothing short of a cyber-fortification masterclass. We tackle the most critical phase of the SDLC and reveal how a well-laid foundation can make or break your software's defensive ...
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