No Password Required: An Inherently Trusting Person in an Inherently Distrusting Profession

Cybersecurity and Privacy   |   Technology   |   February 18, 2021

The No Password Required Podcast is dedicated to introducing and celebrating the practitioners, leaders, researchers, and individuals who are shaping the cybersecurity industry. Join us for an in-depth conversation that explores our guests' personalities, expertise, and the path that led them into cybersecurity. The team also discusses current cyber threats and readiness tips for security professionals and business leaders alike.

Melinda Lemke is the Head of Information Security at King & Spalding with a decade of leadership experience in the cyber industry. In this episode, Melinda joins the No Password Required team to talk about her experience as a woman and leader in this field, how professional mentors can enhance success, and the best yacht-rock bands of all time. Maybe most importantly, the team discusses the John Hughes movie universe and why Kevin McAllister is a better problem-solver than Ferris Bueller. Additionally, Ernie and Clabby explore the importance of password security and real-world ransomware attacks, including the ransomware attacks on Miami-Dade county schools. In the “Positively Cyber” segment, Pablo Torres explores the reasons why John Wick would be the perfect candidate for an elite penetration-tester position in our fictitious cybersecurity organization.

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