CyberPoint's Vlad Gostomelsky Appears on Paul's Security Weekly Podcast

Posted: 6.13.23

CyberPoint's Vlad Gostomelsky appeared on Paul's Security Weekly podcast on June 1, 2023. Vlad heads CyberPoint's Security Research Team (SRT), which is a public-facing research unit that works on relevant challenges within information security (infosec), we specialize in vulnerability research, malware analysis, threat intelligence, and technical evaluation. Our team's been doing this kind of work for years. We're passionate about it on both a professional and a personal level, and we're excited to do research that helps our customers and the larger community." Learn more about SRT here. Contact SRT here.

CyberPoint's Vlad Gostomelsky Appears on Paul's Security Weekly Podcast

The official episode title is "Spotlight on Penetration Testers – Vlad Gostomelsky – PSW #787", and can be seen on YouTube at this link:

Listen to Vlad talk about how he got started in cybersecurity and penetration testing, how he met the show host, how he may have delayed your paycheck in 2005 or 2006, and after breaking a so-called "really great, new, secure door" as well as a bunch of other interesting and funny anecdotes. Vlad summarizes his role as a security consultant simply as "we just break stuff and write reports".

The podcast description is: "For the latest in computer security news, hacking, and research! We sit around, drink beer, and talk security. Our show will feature technical segments that show you how to use the latest tools and techniques. Special guests appear on the show to enlighten us and change your perspective on information security."

This episode focused on some of the tales from security assessments. Physical security, web application hacking, lockpicking fails, customer side and car hacking. Also a story from my first day back in private industry and why I may have made your pay check late in 2006. Also the story of how I first met one of the show hosts."
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Security Weekly is an "Engaging and informative podcast and video programming for a loyal subscriber base of cybersecurity practitioners from the industry's market validator. Presenting a range of topical series covering the cyber landscape, from the latest threats to specialized coverage of enterprise security, compliance and more."

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