Cyber Frontiers

Cyber Frontiers

On Cyber Frontiers we Explore Cybersecurity, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective! Host Jim Collison broadcasting live from the Average Guy.tv studios in Bellevue Nebraska with Christian Johnson, now a student at the University of Maryland - College Park. Never on a schedule, but always up to date, we post the show and show notes out at theAverageGuy.tv.... Show More

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This week on Cyber Frontiers Jim and Christian explore how identity theft monitoring services continue to evolve in 2020 to include protection beyond traditional monitoring capabilities. We evaluate how effective these services have been historically, how the business model is shifting, and what the average consumer can expect in trying to increase overall security. We line ...
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March 25, 2020 68 min
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim tackle the technology shaping society amidst the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We dive into the health (and growth) of the internet backbone, working from home, and distance learning to name a few. We then switch gears into discussing how data and analytic capabilities behind the virus tricked into the mainstream and is now widely ava...
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February 16, 2020 63 min
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim dive into ‘jedi mind tricks’ of AI, better known as adversarial machine learning. We narrate stories that tell tales of fooling the common systems that humans have come to rely on today, from maps to self driving cars, to airport scanners and identification systems. We discuss the growing surface area for cyber physical attacks,...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim interview Franz Payer, CEO of Cyber Skyline (cyberskyline.com) to discuss their platform for training and developing the next generation of security professionals in the industry. We discuss the current challenges in the security education market, and explore where Cyber Skyline fills a critical gap across three products that he...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim recap the latest major development in quantum research with Google’s “Quantum Supremacy” milestone. We review the headline narratives and compare today’s quantum progress with where we and others expected it to be. We delve into the tangentially related topic of cryptography, quickly leading to a walk through time of where secur...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim recap security highlights from the past six weeks. We take a dive into the latest security challenges facing Windows 10, review the buzz around the Capital One breach, and jump in to a variety of new tech from cell phone apps to detect pump skimmers to IBM’s unusual announcement of a blockchain based web browser. We pack interesting anecdotes on the security landscape into an hour you ...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers we catch up on some of the latest exploitations and availability drops on the web. We kick off with a discussion of the release of the TCP SACK panic as a new mechanism for DDoS via TCP protocol. We then cover a spectrum of relevant security news with the Microsoft OS product line to round off our security deep dives. On the availability side, we recap the Target outage and the Google Cloud Outage and w...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim catch up on cyber anecdotes from our listeners! We start with a deep dive on the data breach website haveibeenpwned.com -- and discuss ways users can leverage the data and APIs to reduce their surface area and take advantage of security best practice. From here we tangent onto corporate reputations and polling data, IoT device security, and more! We thread a needle of seemingly disjoin...
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim dive into recapping some of the best content from RSA 2019! We pack in a lot of content this show -- ranging from a deep-dive into the most pervasive attack techniques in cybersecurity today to a comprehensive review on the state of quantum computing. Whether you are a math nerd, physicist, computer guy, or generalist -- there is something for everyone in the quantum content we cover. ...
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February 23, 2019 50 min
This week Christian and Jim dive into the “doomsday” (dramatic much?) cyber event of 2019 -- escaping Docker containers! Formally known as CVE-2019-5736, we dive deep on the technical research undertaken by Dragon Sector to take advantage of Linux namespaces in order to reveal the larger discovery and exploit and what it means for the industry. We cover it from the average guy angle as well, and include discussions on use cases for...
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February 5, 2019 68 min
This week on Cyber Frontiers we catch up on the lingo defining the technology frontier word cloud in 2019. Everyday we increasingly hear the phrase “we can do this now because of artificial intelligence (AI).” It’s showing up in product literature, super bowl ads, you name it! But is it really AI? How did we get to the new hype curve so quickly? We parse out the journey of the buzz from the year of cyber (2017), to the year of mach...
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This week on Cyber Frontier Christian dives into the state of affairs in the cryptocurrency battle for adopters and the ultimate future of blockchain. We discuss some of the origins of what made Bitcoin popular and misunderstood, while re-tracing how it enabled blockchain technology to gain stronger visibility in the eyes of technologists. From here we discuss the fundamental advancements in computer science that enabled blockchain...
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October 15, 2018 67 min
This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim discuss the computing industry without the bachelor’s degree (B.S.). We discuss the recently increasing trend of major tech companies doing away with degree requirements for top software engineering positions. We evaluate the pros and cons of university value propositions, co-ops/work studies, internships, and apprenticeships and discuss which jobs seem best tailored with-in the field ...
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September 24, 2018 63 min
Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future! Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian is joined by Jim to discuss common AI applications influencing everyday life. We take a look at the latest learning technology in discerning fake news, facial recognition at airports, and driverless cars in the Uber and Lyft fleets. We weigh in on what empirical methods are available for validating these use cases in AI, and the socioeconomic impacts that these technologies will create for the...
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August 20, 2018 55 min
This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim get together to talk about the highlights from DEFCON 26. We dive deep into how voicemails and SMS-unlocks are being used to bypass two factor authentication on common technology platforms -- and how simple attack surfaces are exploited to turn the old tech of voicemails into eye-candy for attackers. We also review the hardware and application based mechanisms used to avoid some of the...
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This Week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim jump back into the world of machine learning and AI -- a comprehensive conversation started on show 045 for those who missed it. We jump back in time to 1950 with the introduction of the Turing Test and walk us through its evolutions into modern AI and machine learning. We also discuss some of the recent cyber buzz with Gmail privacy concerns and new security features coming to iOS 12....
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This week on Cyber Frontiers Christian and Jim explore the commercialization of artificial intelligence and machine learning. We explain the overlapping use of terms that the buzzword industry has created and separate fact from fiction. As ML and AI continue to drive businesses and the next frontier of technological innovation, we explore how the buzzwords of the past five years (I’m looking at you big data and IoT) have paved the ...
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Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future! Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future! Christian Johnson will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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