cyphercon podcast

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

New Episodes release on most First & Third Tuesdays of each month. 

Join us at the next CypherCon post-Covid19 in either Fall 2021 or Spring 2022

Our Recent Episodes

Episode 47: Hacking the Financial System

Matt Werner aka @ropstenrich comes back during this cryptocurrency bull run to talk about DeFi. Matt is an expert in the cryptocurrency industry and a Product Manager at the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is disrupting the traditional banking system as we know...

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Episode 46: God’s Art

Calib Madrigal returns to the podcast to talk about God’s Art, a project he’s been working on to turn math equations into beautiful works of art. We talk about TruthyGraph, his fun project where you can see the artisticness of an equation’s truthliness.  We...

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Episode 45: Pentesting Business

Tim Medin joins me on this podcast to talk about his journey to starting the pentesting company Red Siege. He gives advice to pentesters who might be thinking of going out on their own to weigh the pros and cons. From there we discuss...

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Episode 44: Brew Hacking

On this episode, I spent New Years Eve with Nick Wersel at Dead Bird Brewing Company. We talk about our urban foraging adventure we took last spring in Milwaukee. We discuss hacking business in pandemic times and how Dead Bird Brewing’s model has pivoted....

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Episode 43: What’s Hackable

Ted Harrington joins us again on the podcast to talk about his new book Hackable. We discuss how to take a complicated subject and simplify it to make it accessible for anyone to understand. We discuss the perils of doing only Black Box pentesting...

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Episode 42: Journey of an InfoSec Warrior

Daniel Creed shares stories of the meandering journey of his career from studying music in college to becoming the Global Director of Information Security at Transunion. He’s seen a lot of things in his day (including getting shot in Peru taking down nefarious bank...

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