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  1. DEV STORIES: Angelina's Journey into the Software Engineering Industry! We're back with another DEV story and this time we talked to Angelina (@vngl ) a software engineer at Amazon and the Creator of the Angelina Tran YouTube channel - a space where women (in tech) can find content that is relatable, informative, and insightful. We find it important to share such stories because software engineering is a growing field with many opportunities for women, but many of them are lacking in direction. Often, they simply don't know where to begin. Some careers h...
  2. We Talk to Student Programmer Tessa! As part of our 'Developer Stories ' series, we talked to Industrial Engineering and Information Technology Student, Tessa (@tickxit). Tessa is studying at the University of Ghent, in Belgium, and wanted to share with us her story and some tips and tricks for those looking to join the industry. Let's take a look. What’s your favorite programming language and why? My favorite programming language is Python, because it's easy to learn, but also very powerful. I started teac...
  3. Interview with Samuele Gugliotta [ aka 0x3qt ] Despite the threat of death, some people want it in their hearts to become soldiers or policemen, despite the low pay, many feel they want to become teachers. In the IT world, people want to become engineers, game developers, software developers and despite the seeming difficulty, cybersecurity analysts. In a way, cybersecurity and its related field, which is generally referred to as computer hacking, has a certain appeal amplified mostly by Hollywood features. Hacking holds the promise of ...
  4. The Wrong Cuckoo’s Egg:  An Interview with Uruguay’s First Jailed Hacker Alberto Hill It's time for another Stories From Cybersecurity piece! Alberto Hill is a talented cybersecurity enthusiast and Infosec professional in Uruguay. In simple terms, he can be considered a white hat hacker, the reverse of black hats, the ones known to break into computers and steal money or information. However, to the general public, a hacker is a hacker. The same goes for the Uruguay authorities responsible for wrongfully putting Alberto behind bars for 8 months. Alberto had everything g...
  5. SFCS: Interview With Certified Ethical Hacker 'Encryptor' (Sathyaprakash) It's time for more Stories From Cybersecurity! This time we talked to Sathyaprakash AKA Encryptor. Encryptor is an 18-year-old certified ethical hacker and cybersecurity enthusiast who is currently working on his Computer Science degree! We hope that Sathyaprakash's story will help aspiring hackers gain some clarity on how to enter our field and what it takes to become an ethical hacker. He's also provided some great resources for our readers so be sure to check them out. Let&#...
  6. SFCS: Interview Ethical Hacker Andrey! We connected with Ethical Hacker Andrey [ @dreycoding ] to learn more about his journey into cybersecurity. Andrey shared some great advice on how to get started in the industry as well as helpful infosec personal development resources. We hope by reading Andrey's story, our readers will get a better idea of the varied routes people take into our industry and the range of skills required to be a great ethical hacker! Let's take a look at Andrey's story. How did you get start...
  7. SFCS: Interview with Ethical Hacker YouTuber Bitten Tech (Aka Ansh Bhawnani) We connected with Ethical Hacker Ansh Bhawnani from the Bitten Tech YouTube channel. Ansh creates video tutorials on ethical hacking and cybersecurity for his 97,000 YouTube subscribers! When he's not creating great content on YouTube, he can also be found making courses for Udemy on various topics such as Python, ethical hacking, JavaScript, and more. If you're interested in learning more about these topics, then we have you covered! We'll include links to Ansh's courses late...
  8. SFCS: Interview With Akash Sharma aka T3raByt3 We caught up with Hacker and Hackpreneur Akash Sharma (T3raByt3). Akash runs the Instagram account T3raByt3Official as well as the YouTube channel ByteCyberLabs. The content Akash creates is centered around tutorials, education, awareness, and advice on cybersecurity topics. Since we're big on those things here at MyHackerTech, we reached out to learn about T3raByt3's journey into hacking! Akash prepared a blog post with some practical and invaluable advice for our readers, so...
  9. SFCS: Interview With JackMobb - Ethical Hacker, Security Engineer, and Entrepreneur! Stories From Cyber Security - JackMobb We connected with HipHop Hacker @JackMobb on Instagram and were so impressed with his story that we wanted to share it with our readers. We hope that JackMobb's journey into the industry can shed some light on the varied paths people take on the road to becoming an ethical hacker. Ethical hacking is a relatively new field, and as such, a lot of aspiring hackers and InfoSec enthusiasts are unsure what a typical career path looks like. The truth ...
  10. SFCS: We Talk to Ethical Hacker SudoZeus! It's time for more Stories From Cybersecurity! This time we're talking to Noah Conners, cybersecurity professional, and creator the SudoZeus security blog. Here's Noah's story. Hey Noah, can you introduce yourself and tell our readers how you became interested in cybersecurity? My name is Noah Conners and I am from Kansas City, MO, in the USA. I stumbled into education, IT, and the security field by accident. I waited before going to university because I didn’t know what ...
  11. SFCS: Interview With Cybersecurity Professional, Knightsbr1dge! It's time for another Stories From Cybersecurity piece! This is where we interview people in the cybersecurity industry to explore the diverse routes into this line of work. We also like to discuss key issues in the industry and get the opinions of those on the ground. This time we're talking to Knightsbr1dge, a cybersecurity professional based in the UK. As you may have guessed, Knightsbr1dge is a pseudonym. We offer all of our interviewees the option to use a pseudonym to protect th...
  12. SFCS: Samantha Frost's Journey into the Cybersecurity Industry! For our latest Stories From Cybersecurity, We talked to IT professional and cybersecurity enthusiast Samantha Frost @infosecsam . We hope Samantha's story will give our readers greater insight into the varied routes people take to join our industry. Samantha has some great commentary, advice, and tips about the industry and how to get started in your cybersecurity career. Let's take a look. What’s your journey into cybersecurity? What is it that appealed to you? I didn’t have much ...
  13. We Revisit Teenage Hacker Ritik Sahni Six Months On We interviewed teenage hacker Ritik Sahni in September last year. Back then Ritik was a 14-year-old budding ethical hacker. He was following this passion for cybersecurity by teaching himself ethical hacking principles. Before long, he was an active bug bounty hunter. Six months on we catch up with Ritik [Twitter: @RitikSahni22 ] again to see what he's been up to. Ritik's sudo apt-get update: I'm now 15 years old and still pursuing bug bounty hunting as passionately as I was si...
  14. SFCS: We Talk to Security Enthusiast Nicholas Patton! If you've been following our Stories From Cybersecurity Series from the beginning, then you know what we're about. For those that don't know, we like to interview people in the infosec and tech fields to highlight the varied experiences of people in the field. The cybersecurity industry is growing at a rapid pace, but it's still a relatively new field. This means there isn't a linear path to success in cybersecurity. The industry is in dire need of new professionals to he...
  15. SFCS: We Talked to Security Strategist Jonathan Knudsen From Synopsys For this edition of Stories From Cybersecurity, we talked to Jonathan Knudsen from Synopsys. Jonathan has worked in a variety of roles in cybersecurity including as a developer, consultant, and author. He also likes to break things! We asked Jonathan some questions to pick his brain on all things hacking and cybersecurity. He also has some useful advice for industry newcomers. Let's take a look. NANCY: How did you become a security strategist? JONATHAN: “Security strategist” is a won...
  16. SFCS: We Talk to HackerOne's Bug Bounty Advisor Rena Chua Welcome to 2020, hacking enthusiasts! Christmas is over, we've celebrated the New Year, and we're all a little heavier and looking forward to January being over. At MyHackerTech we've been busy talking to influential people in the cybersecurity field to provide more great (and hopefully useful) content for our Stories From Cybersecurity series. This time we talked to Rena Chua, Bug Bounty Advisor for HackerOne. We hope that by reading Rena's story you deepen your understanding...
  17. January 2020 GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - Bug Bounty Hunter - Pentester ! #GIVEAWAY Winners announced 31 Jan at 3:00pm #BUGBOUNTY HUNTER Edition T-shirt #myhackertech Stand a chance to win 1 of these tshirts : Comment by tagging a friend , Share this post on IG stories Follow us at instagram, facebook, twitter @MyHackerTechVisit our site and subscribe to our newsletter or register account on our site via FB/IG/Twitter View this post on Instagram #GIVEAWAY Winners announced 31 Jan at 3:00pm #BUGBOUNTY HUNTER Edition T-shirt #myhac...
  18. SFCS: We Talked To LINE Security Engineer Robin Lunde This week we talked Robin Lunde, Security Engineer at LINE. We wanted to learn more about Robin's journey into cybersecurity as well as get his take on current issues in the industry. LINE is one of the most popular messaging apps in Asia Pacific. The app allows users to exchanged images, texts, videos, conduct VoIP conservations, and more. Back in 2016, LINE launched its own public bug bounty program to boost its security and has paid out US$300,000 in bounties to hackers around the wo...
  19. SFCS: We Interview Aaron Zander, Head of IT at HackerOne Next up in our Stories From Cybersecurity series, we have an interview with Aaron Zander, Head of IT at HackerOne. HackerOne is a leading bug bounty solutions provider that is dedicated to helping organizations improve their cybersecurity through ethical hacking. As passionate and outspoken ethical hacking proponents ourselves, we were excited to learn more about Aaron's journey into cybersecurity and get his opinions on some industry hot topics. Let's take a look. How did you get ...
  20. December 2019 GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - Bug Bounty Hunter - Pentester ! #GIVEAWAY Winners announced Tuesday 31 Dec at 3:00pm #BUGBOUNTY HUNTER Edition T-shirt #myhackertech Stand a chance to win 1 of these tshirts :✔️Follow us at @MyHackerTech✔️Visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter or register✔️Retweet this and tag a friend pic.twitter.com/P8lbO4HWrS — MyHackerTech (@MyHackerTech) December 16, 2019 DisclaimerThis promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram or Twitter. You understand that y...
  21. We Talk to Global Cybersecurity Influencer and Expert Kayne McGladrey! It's time for more ‘Stories from Cybersecurity’! This week we talked to Kayne McGladrey ( @kaynemcgladrey ). Kayne is a member of the IEEE and the executive advisory board for Cyber Security Hub. He’s been published in USA Today, Reader’s Digest, Fast Company, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and many cybersecurity publications like Dark Reading, SC Magazine, and CIO Magazine. If that wasn't impressive enough, he's also #3 on the top twenty worldwide thought leaders in cybersecurity. ...
  22. November 2019 GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - Bug Bounty Hunter - Pentester ! #GIVEAWAY#BUGBOUNTY HUNTER Edition T-shirt #myhackertech Stand a chance to win 1 of this tshirt :✔️Follow us at @MyHackerTech ✔️Visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter or register✔️Retweet this and tag a friend✔️Winners announced Friday 6 Dec at 3:00pm pic.twitter.com/6X7obzvYLL — MyHackerTech (@MyHackerTech) November 22, 2019 DisclaimerThis promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram or Twitter. You understand that you ar...
  23. We Talk to ‘The Security Noob’ Alex Giles For our latest edition of ‘Stories from Cybersecurity’, we talked to aspiring cybersecurity professional, Alex Giles ( @Muldwych) . Alex already works in the IT field, but not in cybersecurity, which is where his passion lies. He has been busy teaching himself all things hacking and cybersecurity via online courses and books. We are aware that many of our readers are in the same position, and this is where Alex has something unique to offer. Alex has been documenting his journey from novic...
  24. Ursula’s Story: Digital Forensics, Cybersecurity, And Whiskey! We're back with another personal story from the tech industry! This week we talked to Ursula Cowen (@ush1c ), and Creator of the InfosecWhiskey ( @infosecwhiskey ) Podcast - a podcast for whiskey drinkers with an infosec problem. We find it important to share these stories because cybersecurity is a growing field with lots of potential for newcomers but many aspiring cybersecurity professionals are lacking in direction. They simply don't know where to start. Some careers have a lin...
  25. Blay Offers Advice on How to Become a Bug Bounty Hunter! We talked to Abu Safian Blay Founder, and CEO of Inveteck Global to get his opinions on the cybersecurity industry. Inveteck Global provides cybersecurity training and application development solutions to private businesses and government entities. Blay is committed to providing a safer future for the organizations that we deal with every day, and trust with our data. Blay has a wealth of technical knowledge in the field, being a software engineering graduate, a pen tester, developer, secu...
  26. Hacking Culture and Hacking Conferences in Brazil The global hacking community is growing at a rapid pace and a vibrant, innovative, and engaged population of ethical hackers is emerging as a result. It wasn't so long ago that hacking was synonymous with criminal behavior, but a lot has changed in the last five years or so. Now hackers are widely understood to be security professionals tasked with outwitting cybercriminals, leading the way to a safer future for everyone. Hacking is now a legitimate job with a well-defined role within o...
  27. We Talk to Security Engineer Laurie Mercer - "Together We Can Build a Safer Internet!" This week we had the pleasure of talking to Laurie Mercer, Security Solutions Engineer at vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform, HackerOne. Security Engineers are tasked with designing and building systems that remain dependable against malicious cyber attacks, vulnerabilities, and even natural disasters. To be a security engineer you need a hybrid and knowledge and experience in several areas of IT. These areas include network engineering, system engineering, and security arch...
  28. October 2019 GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - Bug Bounty Hunter - Pentester ! #GIVEAWAY#BUGBOUNTY HUNTER Edition T-shirt Stand a chance to win 1 of this tshirt :✔️Follow us at @MyHackerTech ✔️Visit our site and subscribe to our newsletter or just register an account ✔️Retweet this #RT and tag a friend✔️Winners announced Monday 29 Oct at 3:00pm pic.twitter.com/5Zz7m8G9kJ — MyHackerTech (@MyHackerTech) October 16, 2019
  29. Cybersecurity Expert Daniel Dieterle Shares His Story: “Believe in Yourself and Don’t Give Up” This week we talked to cybersecurity author and expert, Daniel Dieterle ( @cyberarms ), to learn how he got started in the field, and to hear his take on the biggest cybersecurity threats the world is facing in 2019. Daniel started his IT journey two decades ago, initially doing component level repairs on Commodore 64 computers and upgrading offices from typewriters to IBM PC/XT systems. Over the years Daniel has witnessed a dramatic transformation in the IT field and racked up a wealth of ...
  30. We Talk to Physical Penetration and Social Engineering Expert, Marina Ciavatta When most people think of hacking their mind goes straight to breaking into computer systems. However, there's a different type of hacking that deals with the physical world and the people who inhabit it, and this type of hacking can be just as dangerous. Hacking can also mean gaining entry to places you're not supposed to be by exploiting weaknesses in physical security such as locks, or by using social influence to bypass physical security. This week we talked to Marina Ciavatta w...
  31. How Has Anonymous Shaped Hacking Culture and Fashion? There's no doubt that Anonymous, the vigilante hacking group or "hacktivists", have made an impact on the world with their projects. Let's delve into some of their more well-known antics for a moment. They hijacked the website of the controversial Westboro Baptist Chuch (WBC) after the church announced they would picket at the funerals of the Sandy Hook Massacre victims. WBC has gained widespread media attention due to their outspoken hate for gay and Jewish people, and their ...
  32. How I Became a Tech Journalist Here on this website, I have shared the stories of many great hackers and IT Security Professionals, as well as those aspiring to make it in the field. I believe these stories of dedication to the craft of hacking and the passion that often accompanies it are valuable in encouraging the next generation of hackers. Now I'd like to share my story. I am a technology journalist and content writer with a passion for all things future, security, and tech. Like so many people, my interest star...
  33. Pratik Shares His Hacking Story and how to become Bug Bounty Hunter Here at MyHackerTech, we're always interested in hackers and their stories. White hat hacking is such a varied field that attracts hackers from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Hacking enthusiasts take the leap to become professional hackers for different reasons, and we want to showcase these reasons through the personal journeys of real hackers. Today we're looking at Pratik's story. Pratik Dabhi is from India and studying a Master's degree in Security. He ...
  34. Vesky Shares His IT Security Story We're back to share another story from someone in the field of IT Security! At MyHackerTech we want to celebrate the diversity in the cybersecurity industry by sharing the inspirational stories of the people in the industry. With the IT security industry booming, many prospective IT professionals are wondering what they need to do to kick start their career. They are also wondering if they have the necessary skills to start a career in the industry. We want to demystify the fields of IT...
  35. September 2019 GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - Bug Bounty Hunter! Global entry! It has been a while between drinks, but we have an awesome T-shirt for one lucky winner!This t-shirt is everything you've dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for both men and women. How to Win Step 1 Subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of the page on https://myhackertech.com or register account on https://myhackertech.com/account/register/ Step 2 - Make a comment on the post ...
  36. Women in Cybersecurity: We Talk to an Inspirational Woman Starting Her Career in the Industry The importance of gender diversity in the workplace is now better understood by businesses and industries. Engaging women and girls into roles that have been traditionally acquired by men can give a business several benefits. For example, by engaging women, businesses can open themselves up to a wider talent pool, increased innovation stemming from different perspectives, and enhance collaboration. Women account for 50% of the population, and by not engaging with women businesses are cut...
  37. Too young to start hacking? Absolutely not! One of our major flaws as human beings is that we spend far too much time and energy wondering whether it is the right time to do something. Nowhere is this truer than in our careers where the consequences of a wrong decision can send us down a path we didn’t want to travel. This fear of making the wrong decision is what keeps people in careers that they have long since lost passion for. Sometimes we struggle to take a risk on ourselves, even though we’d encourage our friends and family to...
  38. AUGUST GIVEAWAY: T-SHIRT - I'm a hacker! Global entry! It has been a while between drinks, but we have an awesome T-shirt for one lucky winner!This t-shirt is everything you've dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for both men and women. How to WinStep 1 - Like our Facebook Fan Page at https://www.facebook.com/myhackertechStep 2 – Follow MyHackertech’s Instagram Profile at https://www.instagram.com/myhackertech/Step 3 - Subscribe to our newslet...