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Technical Outcast

Technical Outcast

By Steve Ragan
Join host Steve Ragan as he discusses technology, security, current events, hackers, and anything else that comes to mind with a running cast of characters and their unique insights.
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IOCs and CVEs in the OT - Ep 002

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Unsolicited Advice - The Working Title of Andy's Book (Andy Explains)
Andy Ellis (@csoandy),   CSO at Akamai Technologies, joins Steve Ragan for a discussion about his new book, with a collection of essays and thoughts on a number of different topics. In addition, the two explain their secret for selecting topics, and trade stories about the before times (pre-COVID). 
November 5, 2020
Breaking things with a purpose - Ep 003
In today's episode, we're joined by Jake Miller from Bishop Fox to discuss various aspects of the pen-testing industry, such as policy and scope, as well as getting the most out of your assessments. Jake also shares an amusing war story involving Microsoft Excel, and the power of basic built-in functions.
October 25, 2020
IOCs and CVEs in the OT - Ep 002
Today we're joined by Ron Brash, the Director of Cyber Security Insights at Verve Industrial Protection. In this episode, Steve and Ron talk about operational technologies (OT), and how CVEs are a tricky task to tackle these days. In addition, the two discuss the issues related to Ripple 20 - the collection of zero-day vulnerabilities in a widely used low-level TCP/IP software library developed by Treck, Inc that were disclosed by JSOF.
October 25, 2020
Personal Impact and Interactions (Andy Explains)
Andy Ellis (@csoandy),  CSO at Akamai Technologies, joins Steve Ragan for a discussion about  adding value and having an impact when interacting with the public. 
August 20, 2020
Work Life Balance (Andy Explains)
Andy Ellis (@csoandy), CSO at Akamai Technologies, joins Steve Ragan for a discussion about work / life balance, in this inaugural segment called Andy Explains.  
June 17, 2020
Darknet Revisited (Episode 001)
Steve and Dr. Krypt3ia return to talk about the Darknet, including  elements that were left out of the live stream. In this episode they  discuss the late and great Bob Ross, a recently opened market place, a  carded product shop, the difference between real shops and scams, as  well as the disturbing elements of the Darknet that are best avoided.
May 31, 2020
Darknet Exploration (Live Stream)
Host Steve Ragan, joined by Krypt3ia and rand0h, introduce Technical Outcast during a live stream to raise money for Ocean Academy. They talk about the basics of the Darknet, as well as other aspects of the criminal economy. The Ocean Academy is the only high school on Caye Caulker, an island of Belize. The students and school have been seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Technical Outcast was recorded live as part of a 24-hour stream to benefit the kids. 
May 16, 2020