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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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...
  6. How Hackers, Hacktivists, Security Researchers, Pentesters, System Administrators, and Cybersecurity Pros have Influenced Cyberpunk Fashion While it's difficult to find a precise definition of Cyberpunk fashion, most people tend to agree it should envoke the cyberpunk philosophy of "High Tech, Low Life". The two elements at play here is this need for a techy or futuristic component and a casual or comfortable delivery. Hackers and Cybersecurity Pros don't tend to be known for their sense of fashion, but fashion does still play a prominent role in any mass gatherings of people at events such as the cybersecurity ...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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...
  13. 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 ...
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