Postcards from the Intersection of Cybersecurity and Folklore
Welcome to season 4, episode 1 of 8th Layer Insights!
On this episode, Perry speaks with Josiah Dykstra (Senior Fellow, Office of Innovation at the National Security Agency) about the new book he co-authored with Eugene Spafford and Leigh Metcalf. The book is titled Cybersecurity Myths and Misconceptions: Avoiding the Hazards and Pitfalls that Derail Us. This topic coincides well with Perry's recent studies into folklore and urban legends for his other podcast, Digital Folklore.
- Josiah Dykstra (LinkedIn) (Twitter) (Website)
- Chelsey Weber-Smith (LinkedIn) (Twitter) (Website)
- Mason Amadeus (LinkedIn) (Twitter) (Website)
Books & References (Books are Amazon Associate links)
- American Hysteria Podcast episode, Urban Legends in the Internet Wilderness with the Digital Folklore Podcast
- Cybersecurity Myths and Misconceptions: Avoiding the Hazards and Pitfalls that Derail Us, by Eugene Spafford, Leigh Metcalf, and Josiah Dykstra
- Essential Cybersecurity Science: Build, Test, and Evaluate Secure Systems, by Josiah Dykstra
- Folklore 101: An Accessible Introduction to Folklore Studies, by Jeana Jorgensen
- Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies, by Lynne S. McNeill
Perry's Books (Amazon Associate links)
- Transformational Security Awareness: What Neuroscientists, Storytellers, and Marketers Can Teach Us About Driving Secure Behaviors, by Perry Carpenter
- The Security Culture Playbook: An Executive Guide To Reducing Risk and Developing Your Human Defense Layer by Perry Carpenter & Kai Roer
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