S2E4: Life of an Ethical Hacker with Brad Ammerman

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Explore the world of ethical hacking with special guest Brad Ammerman, an industry expert. Nathan sits down with Brad to chat about what it's really like working as a penetration tester. From hacking into computer systems to breaking into physical locations, Brad and his team are hired to help find holes in clients' security, so they can resolve issues and stay safe.

Hear exclusive on-the-job stories from Brad's career and get inside advice on some of the top security pitfalls that everyday people fall victim to.


News Sources:

Story 1:

Claburn, Thomas. "WhatsApp's Got Your Back(ups) with Encryption for Stored Messages." The Register, 14 October 2021, https://www.theregister.com/2021/10/14/whatsapps_backups_encryption/

 

Story 2:

Abrams, Lawrence. "Acer Hacked Twice in a Week by the Same Threat Actor." Bleeping Computer, 19 October 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/acer-hacked-twice-in-a-week-by-the-same-threat-actor/

 

Story 3:

Gatlan, Sergiu. "Man Gets 7 Years in Prison for Hacking 65K Health Care Employees." Bleeping Computer, 19 October 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/man-gets-7-years-in-prison-for-hacking-65k-health-care-employees/