No Password Required: Threat Researcher at Cisco Talos and a Veteran of the Highest-Profile Cyber Incidents Who Roasts His Own Coffee Beans

Cybersecurity and Privacy   |   Technology   |   June 20, 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.

Nick Biasini leads a team of threat researchers at Cisco Talos who patrol the cutting edge of the threat landscape. Not only has he investigated some of the most significant cyberattacks in history, but he also has hands-on experience with the 1980 Olympic bobsled track. In this episode of No Password Required, Nick joins Carlton Fields’ Jack Clabby and KnowBe4’s Kayley Melton to talk about his start as an FAA security analyst, some of his top discoveries during his threat research days, and the value of getting comfortable with failure. He shares his story of investigating the SamSam ransomware and his predictions for how AI might be able to support businesses in the future. Kayley and Jack also break down the $10 million reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of alleged Russian ransomware affiliate Mikhail Matveev.

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