Show 065: An Interview with Giovanni Vigna

August 29, 2011

On the 65th episode of The Silver Bullet Security Podcast, Gary is joined by Giovanni Vigna, professor of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara. They discuss DEFCON’s classic Capture the Flag contest as well as UCSB’s international version. They ponder how the notion of “build security in” might be integrated into a CTF-type contest. Gary and Giovanni also talk about Giovanni’s favorite course to teach, the challenge of communicating security issues with non-technical people, and the role of blackbox testing in security. They close out the show discussing how to teach a toddler to pick locks.

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Show 065 - Giovanni Vigna