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The Cyber Brief Podcast

National Cybersecurity Center

The CyberBrief Podcast uncovers the latest cyber attacks, hacks, and stories that matter. Cyber crimes are growing exponentially, with many of the latest attacks & hacks being the biggest in history and costing billions of dollars. But what can we as cyber professionals, business leaders, or just people living in a digital age do? In this series, we’ll dive into the history of cybersecurity, some of the top hacks and scams in cyber, and what we can do about it.

To mark Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’re bringing to you our nationally acclaimed cyber training from our Cyber for Government Leaders Program, packaged up in easy-to-digest bits, through a new pod mini-series called Data Care for Everyone. We all have data – no matter how connected or disconnected we might be. We’re sharing tips and tools to demystify common types of cyber-attacks you could be a victim of. We’ll share from top cyber experts like Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank star and founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, as well as NCC’s Chief Strategy Officer and resident cybersecurity expert, Mark Weatherford, and more. We’ll cover some key cyber-attacks, including some you might not initially suspect, and why they succeed. Then, we’ll jump into how you can defend yourself.

The CyberBrief is brought to you by the National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) and hosted by Micki Cockrille, the Director of Communications. The NCC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit for cybersecurity education, collaboration and leadership development grounded in a shared mission to advance pragmatic, forward-thinking security policies and programs. Serving public and private organizations, the NCC, in partnership with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and as the operational home to the Space ISAC, delivers an integrated and fully interdisciplinary cyber center that is actively transforming the nation’s ability to deter cyber threats.