cyphercon podcast

Your Hacker Podcast.

Explore interviews with hackers involved with CypherCon, Wisconsin’s Hacker Conference. CypherCon attracts over 1000 attendees every Spring in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

New Episodes release on the First & Third Tuesday each month. 

Join us at the next CypherCon on April 2/3, 2020.

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Our Recent Episodes

Episode 24: Hacking Sex Toys, AI, and X-Prize

In this episode I have the pleasure of speaking with Sydney Swaine – Simon, founder of the non-profit Neurotechx, XPRIZE advisor, AI Commons partner and all around interesting human. We talk about his involvement at the Biohacking Village at DEFCON, which leads us to...

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Episode 23: Continuous Penetration Testing

Casey Cammilleri, founder of Sprocket Security, joins me to discuss the necessity of continuous with DevOps and shadow IT departments so prevalent in today’s companies. We exchange security stories from our start-ups and talk about the awesomeness of hacker communities challenging each other and...

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Episode 22: Spiritual Hacking on a Train

This is a different episode. I happened to be on a train coming from Winnemucca, NV to Salt Lake City, UT soaking in the afterglow of my first trip to Burning Man. I happened to talk to a gentleman, Anthony Benton, who turned out...

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Episode 21: Building Tiny Robots and Tesla Coils

I have the pleasure of speaking with Torrey Smith on this episode of the podcast. Torrey’s got the right blend of grit and tenacity to get things done. He’s putting the same energy into building giant Tesla Coils at Burning Man into his new...

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Episode 20: Thots on Hacker Farm

Jonathan Tomek, co-founder of Chicago’s THOTCON, joins me on this podcast to discuss threat intelligence, ham radio, and what it’s like to run a hacker conference and the genesis of THOTCON. We talk about how he’s gathered threat intelligence data through Iranian hacker groups....

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Episode 19: Tales from the Cold War

Jo Jones is a collector of Cold War artifacts and she shares her knowledge and passion with me on the podcast. We discuss pamphlets, ID tags, nuclear bunker maps that were handed out in the Greater Milwaukee Area during the Cold War. From citizen...

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