Press A white-hat hacker imagines the worstThough professionally he’s a white hat, he tends to wear an actual black bowler hat in public appearances, (some kind of meta-joke, perhaps?), like when he appeared on stage in June at the Money 20/20 conference in Amsterdam. The presentation he gave to a crowd of maybe 500 people was, quite simply, terrifying. What’s really happening on your mobile and can the ‘Ethical Hacker’ help?Who is doing what on our mobile phones at any moment of the day? A new solution promises to shine a light on the murky goings-on. Blockchain is definitely helping us evolve#Blockchain is really just a backbone, if you will, to the beastie animal that feeds the application that it’s going to run on top of it. And, so, it’s utility versus application, and blockchain is the utility – sort of like the power. In harm’s way: Assessing Russia’s cyber-arsenal The Ethical Hacker on Artificial IntelligenceAt the end of the day, it’s the human behind the tech that makes the tech either work for us or against us. NOT AI.So don’t be afraid of AI. Educating society is the best solution for cyber security“The ideal protection has more to do with detection than prevention. You can only prevent what you can detect. If there is something questionable happening, find the source and do it quickly.” All of us can be hacked. Get over it“We all know ‘hacking’ as a term, particularly through the press, with a criminal context to it, but within our world, hacking is more about finding a way to make something do something it wasn’t intended to do,” he says. Eesti Ekspress – Maailmakuulus häkker elab TallinnasKeskaegne kolmikhoone Tallinna vanalinnas, Rataskaevu tänav 22. Sajandite eest elas siin kunstnik Michel Sittow. All tegutseb restoran, üleval on uhked korterid. Hoovi viiva raudvärava juures kustutab üks üleni mustas ning ehteis kätega hipsterlik habemik sigareti. Suundume läbi hoovi maja tagumisse tiiba, kus on vaid kaks korterit. Kentsakas lift (põrand seisab paigal, kuid seinad liiguvad) viib ülakorrusele ja avaneb otse luksuslikku elupaika. Mees ütleb, et valis seda hoolikalt: mida nurgatagusem ja vaiksem koht tema serveritele, seda parem. Hacking Hollywood: Meet the man getting big screen cybersecurity rightYou may not know his name or face, but Ralph Echemendia has a lot to do with that. As well as providing security training to the likes of NASA, Google and Microsoft, Echemendia has provided technical consultation for films and TV series where hacking is integral to the plot, like Mr Robot and Snowden. Forbes MedTechExperts on the podium and in the audience: On September 25 and 26, the German-language edition of Forbes, in cooperation with IBM and Pfizer, invited a two-day discussion and workshop format, which analyzed the opportunities and risks of data-driven medicine. The Ethical Hacker takes the stage at TechChill Riga“The Ethical Hacker” Ralph Echemendia takes the stage in Riga Forbes Austria – Digital HealthUnd Patientendaten sind besonders sensibel. Die aufkommende Problematik der Daten kennt auch Ralph Echemendia, auch „The Ethical Hacker“ genannt (siehe auch Interview hier). Forbes – Ethical HackerRalph Echemendia hat aus einer verrufenen Profession eine Karriere gemacht: Er hackt sich in Unternehmen ein, um ihnen zu helfen, ihre Sicherheit zu erhöhen. Unter dem Berufstitel „Ethical Hacker“ hilft der US-Amerikaner aber auch Regisseuren in Hollywood, die Hacker-Community realitätsnah darzustellen. Passwords are uselessVienna. In an increasingly digital world, Cyber-Security is more than a fantasy place from a science fiction film. Hackers will paralyze companies and attack personal profiles. What has to be done today to keep these attacks at bay, explains Hacker Ralph Echemendia, in conversation with “Wiener Zeitung.” Article, Featured 0 Contact centre fraud: How to shape our privacy and securityContact centres are the weakest link of many organisations which is why they often fall victim to fraud. “The Ethical Hacker,” on Cyber Security in the New MillenniumWorld-renowned cyber security expert Ralph Echemendia has made his name over the past two decades working for clients that run the gamut from the United States government to Hollywood. What is Truth in a Digital World?Technology is completely changing the geo political game. It is like a video game now, One where the players get rewarded almost instantaneously. The press and media are the reward, it’s like Pokemon Go. You look for where the most Pokemon are and catch em all. It’s what modern day politics has become. We should do everything in our power to preserve and protect the freedom of open and unfiltered communications worldwide. This is not a nation-specific issue, this is a global one. A net neutral world is essential to our collective evolution. Contact centre security in the cloud – how can you best protect your customer’s data?Ralph Echemendia discusses the best practices for ensuring security of customer data for a contact centre in the cloud Article 0 5 Cool Tech Tidbits From the ‘Snowden’ Movieby Jeff John Roberts for Fortune Magazine Critics are giving mixed reviews to Snowden, the Oliver Stone film that opens in theaters on Friday. But Miami Hacker Ralph Echemendia Now a Security Consultant for Snowden Movie The stakes were high this year when Ralph Echemendia began work on the set of Oliver Stone’s latest film, Snowden. The Miamian’s job was to fight off daily attacks from malicious hackers. Born in Cuba, Echemendia was raised in Miami in a neighborhood near the airport. His first computer was a Commodore 64, which he and a friend used to master the art of “war dialing.” That technique, in which the computer dials random numbers to find a modem, eventually led him to a bulletin board system where he first saw a copy of the “Hacker Manifesto,” a 1986 essay that served as an unofficial guide for budding hackers. The ‘Snowden’ Movie Creators On The Surveillance Debate And Humanizing The World’s Most Notorious WhistleblowerEchemendia was no stranger to the world of movies or online security when he joined the Snowden team… The Hacking of HollywoodIn a town where everyone has been pwned, or soon will be, there’s no such thing as false paranoia. Which brings us to Oliver Stone and his upcoming Snowden biopic. Article 0 The Hacker and The SpyTribeca Film Festival Q+A: Ralph ‘The Ethical Hacker’ Echemendia talks Snowden, Feds and DefConThousands of security experts and tech enthusiasts are gathered in Las Vegas this weekend for back-to-back hacking conventions Black Hat and DefCon at the Rio.