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24 - 7/17 - Show Notes

In this episode:

Feature interview with Genevieve Southwick - aka Bana Sidhe (pronounced Banshee) - Denver's wrangler of security conferences. Also news from Palo Alto Networks, Secure64, Swimlane and Automox.

Girl Scouts - selling cookies, camping and... hacking computers?

The weather isn't the only thing heating up in Colorado. Tons of new meetings posted this week, and a lot of great news. Funding for a Denver home automation company, a new CISO of the year award is posted, new cybersecurity rules for investment advisors and broker-dealers in Colorado, a new board member for Secure64, Swimlane win's an award, and a local company explains the CVE system. And my favorite... Palo Alto networks is working with the Girl Scouts to create cybersecurity badges. What a great world we live in.

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Feature interview:

Genevieve Southwick is one of the most colorful and fun characters in the Colorado security community. Known online as Bana Sidhe (pronounced Banshee), Gen has been responsible for helping organize Denver BSides, Las Vegas BSides, and a number of other security conferences over the last decade. In this conversation we learn how Gen's career at the Renaissance Faire turned into a security career. BSides - Proving Grounds. Denver City Sec. 

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* Thanks to CJ Adams for our intro and exit! If you need any voiceover work, you can contact him here at Check out his other voice work here.

* Intro and exit song: "The Language of Blame" by The Agrarians is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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