Blak Cyber

Blak Cyber

By George McPherson
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 'Black or African-American' people make up only 3% of the information security analysts in the U.S. The goal of our podcast is to be a resource, and catalyst in the education, advancement, and visibility of African American Cybersecurity professionals world-wide.
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Season 2 Episode 1: BLAK CYBER Host, George McPherson appears on the "Greg Talks" podcast!
George McPherson appears on the "Greg Talks" podcast to talk about how he got into Cyber Security, and what he has going on currently. Greg's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXSdfxQv7SpoRQYNyLwntZg Other topics: Why The Army Preperation vs. Luck Security's Perception Network Engineers vs. Security Engineers Why Did I Start My Podcast College vs. Certifications The Key To Customer Support In Cybersecurity Is Phrasing "NO" The Right Way. Black Hat Redemption: Book 1: The Recon Mission: https://www.amazon.com/Black-Hat-Redemption-Recon-Mission-ebook/dp/B086Z7TCVQ/ The "BLAK CYBER" Podcast: https://anchor.fm/blakcyber Fond-Hope, Focus, & Favor How I Got into Cybersecurity, and Why You Should Too: https://www.audible.com/pd/Fond-Hope-Focus-Favor-Audiobook/B083SN7CWL?qid=1590266342&sr=1-2&ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_2&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=78JBKY4EFHWHQVMBZ465
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May 24, 2020
Season 1 Episode 7: Working in Cyber-security & Diversity & Inclusion with Chelsea Pierre
I sit down with Chelsea Pierre who is a a Speaker, Cyber-security Professional, and Certification Instructor. She talks about how to get into Cyber Security, and different adversities minorities, and women face in their journey. Chelsea's Social Media Links: Chelsea's LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chelseapierre/ Chelsea's Instructor Profile on Plural Sight: https://app.pluralsight.com/profile/author/chelsea-pierre
33:27
April 11, 2020
Season 1 Episode 6: Finding your first Cyber-security job as a Cool Geek with Career Coach, Kanika Tolver
I sit down with Technology Professional turned Career Coach Superstar, Kanika Tolver! We discuss strategies to start, or re-vamp your IT career, and how to re-invent yourself into a Brand during the Coronavirus Pandemic. ***Kanika's Social Media Links*** Kanika's Official Website: https://kanikatolver.com/ Kanika's Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/Career-Rehab/dp/1599186519
16:10
April 4, 2020
Season 1 Episode 5: Cracking Cyber-security Certifications, Giving Back, And Building A Brand with Ken Underhill
In this Episode I sit down with Cybrary Master Instructor, The Cyber Life Podcast Host, and 2019 SC Media Reboot Leadership Award for Outstanding Educator, Ken Underhill. Ken's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kenunderhill/ Ken's Podcast: Cyber Life Podcast:  http://bit.ly/cyb3rlife 
46:33
March 28, 2020
Season 1 Episode 4: Cyber Diamonds In The Hood - Let's Break That Down with Michael A. Echols
I had the privilege of catching up with the one and only Michael A. Echols., a Senior Cyber-security Executive, Speaker, and Author. He dropped some jewels, and decoded the matrix! Michael's Official Website: https://maxcybersecurity.com/cyber-security-companies-washington-dc/ Michael's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mechols/ Michael's New Book Available On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Secure-Cyber-Life-Government-Coming/dp/1950088553/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=Secure+Cyber+Life&qid=1585259265&sr=8-2
23:24
March 26, 2020
Season 1 Episode 3: The Cyber Life & Blak Cyber Podcast Crossover Event
On this episode I announce that Cybrary's very own Master Instructor, Ken Underhill will be joining me for my next episode, I also flashback to when I appeared on Ken's podcast, "The Cyber Life" (full episode included). For more episodes of "The Cyber Life" podcast with host Ken Underhill go to: https://redcircle.com/shows/cyber-life
26:10
March 25, 2020
Season 1 Episode 2: Developing A Winner's Mentality (Priming Yourself For A Long Career In Cyber-security)
How to give yourself the ultimate fuel to power your successful Cyber-security career for years to come. "Press Play (That means Go, Start!)"
08:36
March 22, 2020
Season 1 Episode 1: How Ignorance Started My Cyber-security Career
Quick podcast on why I am starting this journey. Please subscribe for more episodes!!!
03:33
March 2, 2020