No Password Required: A Security Engineer and Budding Surfer Who Took PentesterLab From Side Hustle to Global Success

Cybersecurity and Privacy   |   Technology   |   February 28, 2023

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.

On this episode of No Password Required, Louis Nyffenegger, founder and CEO of PentesterLab, shares how he built his penetration-testing training company, why empathy is crucial to application security, and what can be learned from having hobbies you’re not good at. He also tells us his favorite pen testing story, explains the early days of smartwatch security, and describes his journey from France to Australia. The entire No Password Required team (Ernie, Jack, Rex, Devin, and Sarina) also celebrate Ernie’s final episode by participating in a game show challenge about his life. Learn how many tattoos he has, how many countries he’s been to, and more juicy facts that we’ve all been dying to know.

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