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Cyber Security Interviews – #086 – Dave Kennedy: The Basics Are Still Challenging

Social-Engineer Toolkit ( (SET), Artillery, Unicorn, PenTesters Framework, and several popular open-source tools.

David was the co-founder of DerbyCon ( ; a large-scale conference started in Louisville, Kentucky. Before the private sector, David worked for the United States Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq twice for intelligence-related missions.

David is frequently interviewed by news organizations, including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, and BBC World News. He has testified in front of Congress on two occasions on the security around government websites.

In this episode, we discuss the shift to virtual conferences, Zoom vulnerabilities, responsible vulnerability disclosure, the importance of communication skills, giving back to the community, mental health, working from home, and so much more.

May 11, 2020