Nonprofit SecureTheVillage Launches Weekly Cybersecurity News Podcast
The Podcast Provides Information Security News, Reports and Analysis for Business Leaders, Government Officials and Computer Users
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 (https://citadel-
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.
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: