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Cyber stories from behind the technology
Welcome to Return of the Hack from e92plus - the video and podcast series where we explore some of the most interesting stories in cybersecurity. There’s no pitch, no product - simply conversations with people from every part of our community, from brand leaders to technical experts & research analysts.
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Series Two Episode Eight
A conversation with
Jeff Williams
AppSec and DevOps

Is AppSec working? The importance of security in DevOps for applications at all times has never been more critical, but is there a better way - and what is the role we all play, from CISOs to governments. I'm joined by a giant of AppSec, Jeff Williams – the Founder and CTO of Contrast, as well as the Co-Founder of OWASP.

Series Two Episode Seven
A conversation with
Nick Hogg
The importance of cybersecurity education & culture

The adage of employees being both the weakest link and first line of defence remains true - but how can organisations truly leverage people's unique insight and engagement with phishing emails, spoof websites and social engineering? Nick Hogg, Director of Technical Training at Fortra, provides the insights.

Series Two Episode Six
A conversation with
Rois Ni Thuama
DORA (not the explorer)

DORA is coming, and it's changing the cybersecurity game for financial organisations. This new legislation provides a comprehensive rulebook on what organisations need to do to become digitally resilient, and it could have a huge impact on compliance requirements. But what does it actually involve? We'll hear from Rois Ni Thuama PhD, Head of Cyber Governance at Red Sift.

Series Two Episode Five
A conversation with
Kunal Agarwal
Disrupting the cybersecurity market

The cybersecurity industry is built on innovation and emerging technology – and Dope Security are currently one of the most disruptive start-ups. I talk to their founder, Kunal Agarwal, about his meteoric rise, experience at industry giants before founding Dope, influences from diverse fields like fashion, and how Dope are taking a unique approach to cybersecurity.

Series Two Episode Four
A conversation with
Sagi Bar-Zvi
The Role of Policy in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is one of the most dynamic parts of IT, and central to strategy - and yet often it's built on a legacy of manual processes and spreadsheets. Can we automate policy and compliance, deliver a consistent approach to the multi-vendor, multi-device, multi-cloud, and deliver true ROI?

Series Two Episode Three
A conversation with
Deryck Mitchelson

Artificial Intelligence, or AI - it's the topic you can't avoid in tech right now. I discuss the topic with Deryck, Field CISO at Check Point, on the impact of AI on cybersecurity, what the future might hold and whether we really should be worried about Skynet.

Series Two Episode Two
A conversation with
Paul Martini
What really is Zero Trust?

Zero Trust, or ZTNA, is one of the most popular topics, but really is it, what's actually achievable, and how do we get there? I'm joined by Paul Martini, CEO and Co-Founder of iboss, on what Zero Trust can really deliver for organisations.

Series Two Episode One
Could I Hack You?
Jenny Radcliffe
Social engineering meets cybersecurity

We kick off Season 2 with a fantastic recording of our webinar on social engineering, featuring keynote speaker and the new public face of cybersecurity advice - Jenny Radcliffe. We're also joined by three other experts, as we discuss the critical role we all play in keeping data, networks and even buildings safe.

Series One Episode Seven
A conversation with
Bharat Mistry
Understanding the attack surface

Risk management is a key part of cybersecurity - alignment to business strategy, understanding the attack surface, and taking steps to use risk to prioritise IT strategy effectively. My guest is Bharat Mistry, Technical Director at Trend Micro.

Series One Episode Six
A conversation with
Ronnie Tokazowski
Beyond BEC - the human cost of scams

Business Email Compromise is a common technique by cybercriminals - but what's it's origin, and the stories behind it? We discuss the human cost of BEC, cyber crime and social engineering. My guest Ronnie Tokazowski is the Principal Threat Advisor at Cofense.

Series One Episode Five
A conversation with
Lewis Duke
Threat Intelligence

We explore Threat Intelligence, what it actually is and how organisations can effectively use it as part of their cyber defences. We learn how it's acquired, use to combat threats like ransomware, and the importance of sharing with partners and customers. Lewis Duke is a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer at Trend Micro.

Series One Episode Four
A conversation with
Khalid Khan
Cybersecurity in Industrial Systems

We cover some of Khalid's background and the role of cybersecurity in industrial systems, and some of the major historical IT events like Y2K, and then look how we protect our infrastructure moving forward. Khalid is Director of Sales Engineering at Forcepoint.

Series One Episode Three
A conversation with
Adam Darrah
The Dark Web and Geopolitics in Cybersecurity

We discuss the dark web, what this alternative side of the internet is really like, the impact of geopolitics and how people really are at the heart of the cybersecurity challenge. Adam is Senior Director, Dark Ops Collections at ZeroFox.

Series One Episode Two
A conversation with
Simon Walsh
Ransomware and Supply Chain Attacks

We explore the ransomware threat to global supply chains, with the latest research showing the huge impact ransomware has in exploiting this fundamental part of how we work today. Simon is a Senior Sales Engineer at Trend Micro.

Series One Episode One
A conversation with
Dave Barnett
Business Email Compromise

We look at business email compromise, how it's evolved and the role people play in cyber defences, the development of cloud cybersecurity. Dave Barnett is the Head of SASE and email security EMEA at Cloudflare.

Upcoming podcasts

Here's some of the topics we'll be covering in future episodes.

S2 E8

AppSec and DevOps

A conversation with Jeff Williams

S2 E9

The shift to threat readiness

A conversation with Simon Huber