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PVCSec EP 94: To Cert or not To Cert


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Dear friends,

Welcome to this latest thrilling episode in a collector’s series, in which Tracy and Paul discuss:

Topic One: Information Security Certifications are Worthless and Causing More Harm than Good

Paul and Tracy talked about the pros and cons of popular InfoSec certifications like Network + and Security + from CompTIA, the CISSP from ISC(2),  and the CEH from the EC-Council.

Topic Two: Getting overwhelmed by the news and how to deal

A lively discussion was held about tools, techniques, tricks, and philosophies of news and current events intake.

The Information Hoarding Epidemic: Causes and Solutions
(webinar recording + slides)

Nuzzel, Pocket, and Twitter Lists were just some of the tools mentioned.

Topic Three: How NOT to use your communication skills

Based on stories in the latest headlines, ideas were exchanged about best practices for good communication.

Plugs:
Tactical Edge – Latin America’s premier InfoSec conference! September 13-14, 2017 in Bogotá, Colombia

Tracy will present at BSidesCharm, “The Battle for OSINT: Are you Team GUI or Team Command Line?” with friend of the show, Joe Gray.

PVCSec 79: Certs vs XP



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This week @edgarr0jas & @infosecsherpa debate certificates against experience, Tactical Edge, and Cyber Security Awareness Month.

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PVCSec EP 21: Broken Training

In EP 21:”sharpening one’s tools”, training, standing desks, and other stuff.

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