184: Yuri Diogenes – Cybersecurity for the Real World

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If you are not scared every time you go online to do anything then you are not living in the real world. Every transaction you make in the world today is tracked online even if you do not think it is. As a result, all your personal data is available to malicious individuals to use in ways that may cause you financial or other harm.

So how do you protect yourself? Can you protect yourself?

There is no one answer to this problem since hackers think up new ways to get around measures that are put in place to stop them faster than I can type this post but you have to start now. Software is getting better at stopping them but the best way to stop them is to not let your real data get out there when it does not have to.

My guest today is one of the top cybersecurity professionals in the country and he shares with you, my listeners, some simple things you can do right now to protect yourself and your data. Especially if you just received one of those smart devices for the holidays like an Amazon Echo, Google Home or any other IoT device.

Yuri Diogenes Yuri Diogenes, Holds a Master of Science in Cybersecurity Intelligence & Forensics Investigation (UTICA College), MBA, ISSA Forth Senior Member. Yuri is a Professor for the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Program from EC-Council University. Yuri is also a co-author of twenty books published by Microsoft Press, Syngress, and Novaterra (in Brazil). Currently Yuri holds the following industry certifications: CISSP, CyberSec First Responder, CompTIA CSA+, E|CEH, E|CSA, E|CHFI, E|CND, CyberSec First Responder, CompTIA, Security+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials Certified, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Mobility+, CASP, CSA+, MCSE and MCTS. You can follow Yuri on Twitter @yuridiogenes

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