Our  Episodes

The history of Chloé Messdaghi

September 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Chloé Messdaghi. We learn about her work with Hacking is NOT a Crime. How she hacked her way into Summer Camp. What it's like breaking into the space and why a diverse set of voices is hugely important. Show Notes Chloé's Twitter Hacking is NOT a Crime

The history of InfoSecSherpa

September 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Tracy Maleeff AKA InfoSecSherpa. We learn of Tracy's early years, how she developed the hacker mindset by breaking into her house after school. We also talk about her journey into technology and infosec while getting an enormous amount of advice on how to enter and excel in the infosec space. […]

The history of Larry Cashdollar

August 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Larry Cashdollar. We learn about Larry's humble beginnings not being allowed to touch the home computer. He talks about some penetration testing before that was even a thing and how he ended up where he is today. Larry's story should be an inspiration to anyone who hears it. Show Notes […]

The history of Mike Goetzman

August 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Mike Goetzman to learn about his history. Mike is the person behind the CypherCon, the Wisconsin Hacker Conference. We learn about how Mike caused some trouble in school, got to help out as the "punishment", goes to school, meets his wife on ICQ. Mike traveled to Cuba to help spread […]

The history of Steve Ragan

June 2021 / Josh Bressers /
Hacker History sits down with Steve Ragan. Steve tells us about his early years of computer games, hacking, warez, modems, and dumpster diving. He eventually ends up as a security journalist and now is responsible for the yearly State of the Internet report. Show Notes Steve Ragan State of the Internet report
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