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38 - 10/23 - Mike Benjamin

In this episode:

Mike Benjamin, VP of Threat Intel and Research at Level 3, is our feature guest this week. News from: Amazon, the City of Denver, Webroot, LogRhythm, CenturyLink, CableLabs, ProtectWise, Red Canary, Swimlane, SecureWorld, and a lot more!

The Amazon bid is in, but do we even want to win?

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Colorado has submitted their bid for Amazon HQ2 but does Colorado even want it? Some locals are concerned about rising housing costs and additional congestion. The City of Denver won a Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Award based on their collaborative work on the integrity of the 2016 election in conjunction the Colorado Secretary of State and Homeland Security. The CEO of CenturyLink plans to stay in Colorado. We also have announcements about a new threat research site from Protectwise, LogRhythm embracing AI, and RedCanary releasing a testing framework for defenders.

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Feature interview:

Mike Benjamin, VP of Threat Intel and Research at Level 3, sat down with Robb this week to share his take on the industry. Mike tells his security career story, talks about the threats he sees on the internet, why he moved to Colorado and a lot more. Mike is one of the good guys in the Colorado security scene. 

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