No Password Required: A Pen Tester at Rapid7 With a Passion for LEGO Bricks, Star Wars, and Sometimes LEGO Star Wars

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.

Shane Young is a penetration tester at Rapid7 whose real-life acting and cyber skills would have been a great addition to the “Oceans 11” team. In this episode, Shane joins the No Password Required team to share some of his exciting stories as a penetration tester, how hacking his high school’s network got him into the world of cybersecurity, and why LEGO bricks are really made for adults, not kids. Additionally, Shane, Ernie, and Clabby discuss The Mandalorian and the Star Wars universe (no spoilers!) Clabby and Ernie explore the controversial GoDaddy phishing campaign and the ethical ramifications of company phishing tests. In the “Positively Cyber” segment, Pablo Torres analyzes why Mulan has the skills and dedication to be a savvy network defender in our fictitious cybersecurity organization.

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