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The 401 Access Denied Podcast brings together cybersecurity leaders from Cybrary and Thycotic, along with special guests, to discuss cyber security and IT topics in order to make them more accessible and entertaining for laymen and experts alike. Cohosts Mike Gruen, Cybrary VP of Engineering and CISO, and Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist at Thycotic, discuss and share their thoughts, opinions, experiences, and expert insights on various security topics such as hiring in cyber, how hackers think, mitigating insider threats, favorite hacker movies, helping secure your kids online, and IoT and OT security.

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January 13, 2021
401 Access Denied Ep. 19 | Inside a Russian Troll Farm with Jessikka Aro

In 2014 Jessikka Aro was a journalist reporting on the start of the Russo-Ukrainian War when she became aware of a group of Russian citizens who were being paid to promote pro-Russia propaganda. Jessikka joins us today to discuss the influence trolls had on public opinion, as well as how ...

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December 30, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 18 | Cybersecurity News

Joe Carson from Thycotic and Mike Gruen from Cybrary share how they stay up-to-date with security news through podcasts, blogs, and events. They plug their favorite experts who give honest and direct news, sometimes even with a touch of comedy.

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December 16, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 17 | Digital Identities & Government Innovations

Joining us today is the National Cyber Security Policy Director for the Estonian Government, Raul Rikk. Raul shares lessons in how Estonia excels in the digitalization of government services and cyber defense strategies. We’ll discuss the 2007 coordinated Russian cyber-attacks against Estonia - how Estonia not only recovered from an ...

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December 2, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 16 | Best Practices: Teaching Your Kids to Use Technology Safely

Most parents are struggling with where to draw the line with their children when it comes to technology. It’s designed to be addictive, so how do you teach your kids to understand the risks, set boundaries, and enforce them? And how do you make sure they protect their passwords and ...

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November 18, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 15 | AI, ML, and Quantum Computing: Hope or Hype?

Today, Joe, Mike, and special guest Josh Lospinoso dig into buzzwords like Quantum Computing, Machine Learning and AI. Are they worth all the hype? Should humanity be concerned about the cyber security risks associated with them? Josh is the CEO and co-founder of Shift5, where experts protect OT platforms like ...

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November 4, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 14 | OT Security: Scientific Sensors

The 401 Access Denied crew from Cybrary and Thycotic are joined today by special guest Steve Jacobs, Systems Architect for a large-scale ecological science program. We discuss data integrity and information security - hot topics for a program that collects over 5 billion ecological sensor readings per day from 81 ...

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October 21, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 13 | OT Security: Transportation with Shift5

We continue delving into the topic of OT Security with special guest Josh Lospinoso, CEO and co-founder of Shift5. Shift5 experts protect OT platforms like planes, trains and tanks against cyber-attack. As former US Army cyber officer, Lospinoso wrote dozens of infosec tools, and built and taught the C++ course ...

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October 7, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 12 | OT Security: Introduction to OT Security with Chris Kubecka

In this episode of the 401 Access Denied Podcast, Thycotic and Cybrary welcome special guest Chris Kubecka, the Founder and CEO of HypaSec, to talk about OT Security: what is it, why is it important, and what are the risks? Kubecka will share stories from her exploits in international cyber ...

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September 23, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 11 | Favorite Hacker Movies with David Scott Lewis

Who better to discuss our favorite hacker movies with than David Scott Lewis, inspiration for the iconic film "War Games." Hollywood has a knack for influencing public opinion, and 37 years later, the movie is still credited for shaping society’s impression of hackers. We’ll get the background of the real ...

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September 9, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 10 | Election Security: Can a Hacker Really Pick the Next US President?

Special guest Dan Lohrmann from Security Mentor and former advisor to the White House and Homeland Security joins Thycotic and Cybrary to talk election security. We cover topics from voting registration, mail-in voting, to in-person voting and even the fake news Americans will be bombarded with from now until election ...

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August 26, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep. 9 |Password Rules You *Have* to Break

Joseph Carson & Mike Gruen cover all things password today. Are all passwords created equally? As you attempt to balance usability vs security, what should you focus on more? We’ll learn why your children are now a target for hackers and if we can really dream of a password-less society ...

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August 12, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.08 | International Cyber Warfare: How Real is the Threat? Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our international cyber warfare episode with special guest Josh Lospinoso. We continue with the discussion of zero-day vulnerabilities - including when to keep, use, and responsibly disclose them. In this episode, we’ll get into the ethical and legal challenges that need to be considered in ...

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July 29, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.07 | International Cyber Warfare: How Real is the Threat? Part 1

Join Joseph Carson from Thycotic, Mike Gruen from Cybrary and special guest Josh Lospinoso, former Cyber Officer of the US Army for part 1 of our 2-part episode on international cyber war. What does it take to recognize cyber misconduct as an act of war? How do we even attribute ...

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July 15, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.06 | Emma Heffernan: Diary of a Cyber Security Grad

Joseph Carson from Thycotic is joined today by Emma Heffernan, one of the most recognized new cybersec professionals in the industry. She'll share her experience as a recent graduate turned Pentester and speaker as she navigates her way through various industry roles. Also, you'll hear ideas for learning new skills ...

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July 1, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.05 | What the Heck is Least Privilege Security Anyway?

Least Privilege has become a pervasive term in cyber security these days. But what does Least Privilege actually mean? How has Zero Trust transformed into building trust and adaptive security that helps employees do their jobs efficiently and securely? Join Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist from Thycotic and author of ...

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June 17, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.04 | The 2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Join Joseph Carson from Thycotic and Mike Gruen from Cybrary as they deep dive into Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report. We’ll share the good news of what the industry has been doing well this year and we’ll also share the not-so-good news. Ransomware, malware, credential stuffing, employee cyber education, ...

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June 3, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.03 | Getting Back to Work: The New Pandemic Anxiety

As many countries around the world are reopening and people are going back to work, countless new challenges arise for both the employer and employee. Join Joseph Carson from Thycotic and Mike Gruen from Cybrary as they discuss these problems, and more.

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May 20, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.02 | Top 8 Must-Read Cybersecurity Books

As many of us are job searching or looking for a break from our evening Netflix routines, it’s a good time to share our top 8 cyber security books that will help you learn new skills and techniques whether you are trying to break into the industry or prepare for ...

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May 6, 2020
401 Access Denied Ep.01 | Busting Password Myths

With World Password Day upon us, individuals of all backgrounds and varying levels of cybersecurity hygiene will be confronted with the same question - are my current personal (or corporate) security measures enough? Today's episode will take listeners through a journey of best practices, horror stories, debunked myths, visions of ...

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