Nonprofit SecureTheVillage Launches Weekly Cybersecurity News Podcast

The Podcast Provides Information Security News, Reports and Analysis for Business Leaders, Government Officials and Computer Users
By: SecureTheVillage
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- Recently formed nonprofit SecureTheVillage ( (STV) launched its weekly news podcast, SecureTheVillage's Cybersecurity News of the Week, that is available on the STV website (, iTunes (, Soundcloud ( and other podcast sites. The free news podcast provides important up-to-date information on cybercrime, cyber privacy and information security.

Each week SecureTheVillage's founder and information security expert, Stan Stahl, PhD., will discuss and analyze current events on cybersecurity. The podcast is based on Citadel Information Group ('s award-winning ( Cyber Security News of the Week, including their Weekend Vulnerability and Patch Report.  Dr. Stahl is the founder and President of Citadel Information Group, a for-profit company that provides information security management services to businesses and the nonprofit community.

SecureTheVillage's Cybersecurity News of the Week, hosted by public relations consultant Jim Goyjer, cuts through the technical jargon, keeping listeners informed about cybersecurity issues that are critical to our businesses and nonprofits, our national security and the safe use of the Internet by consumers.

In STV's inaugural podcast for the week of October 23, 2016, Jim and Stan discuss the recent DDoS attack on Dyn that shut down parts of the Internet on Friday, October 21, for several hours. They cover: what happened; how it was done; and what we – as a society - need to do about it.  Dr. Stahl provides updates for computer systems and talks about why it's so important to keep one's computer updated every week. They also discuss the origins and vision for SecureTheVillage.

Dr. Stahl is a pioneer in the field of information security, having entered the field in 1980. He began his career securing teleconferencing at the White House, databases inside Cheyenne Mountain and the communications network controlling our nuclear weapons arsenal.  He brings a wealth of experience to business, government, and nonprofit   organizations.

Dr. Stahl earned his PhD. in mathematics from The University of Michigan and spent nearly 15 years teaching university mathematics. He has published more than a dozen papers in advanced mathematics and computer science. He has taught courses in information security, software engineering, project management and computer programming at several universities and colleges.

Dr. Stahl leads the STV Financial Services Cyber Security Roundtable, a collaborative forum of professionals in financial services, law enforcement and the regulatory community. He also leads the STV Pasadena Cybersecurity Roundtable, a collaboration of CFOs, CIOs, and others from the business, nonprofit and government sectors who meet with attorneys, insurance brokers and other experts in information security.

Dr. Stahl serves on the California Cybersecurity Task Force; the Board of Advisors of CyberCalifornia; the Industry Advisory Board of the Information Technology Program at the Viterbi School of Engineering at USC; the Advisory Board of UCLA Extension's Emergency Management & Homeland Security and Enterprise Risk Management Programs; and the Board of Directors of the Content Delivery & Security Association.

About SecureTheVillage

SecureTheVillage is a nonprofit that provides business leaders and the public with the knowledge and relationships they need to meet today's cybercrime, cyber privacy and information security challenges. STV's unique Cyber Security Roundtables are a high-value learning environment: real-world, action-focused and insightful. Through our collaborative roundtables, executives and other members of the community learn to better protect their own organization while helping the Los Angeles community meet the ongoing challenges of cyber crime, cyber privacy and information security.

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