Our new conversation focuses on how we can improve security awareness as Tyler Ward shares the mistake that launched his career. He starts with a cautionary tale and walks us through his progression into security and eventually into consulting.

Use Experience To Improve Security Awareness

While Tyler’s story is a good one to teach us a lesson, there are many others. Hacks and security breaches are becoming a common occurrence. We can all do a better job of securing our systems and organizations. However, we also need to improve security awareness across our organization and families to help combat these risks at the source.

About Tyler

Ty Ward is a published author and seasoned cybersecurity professional with over 15 years of experience in the field. Ty is a former U.S. Air Force and also a former U.S. Intelligence Agency member. He has responded to hundreds of real-world data breaches and cyber-attacks, performed hundreds of penetration tests against organizations, and served as a chief information security officer for many companies both nationally and internationally. He holds multiple university degrees and many professional certifications, including the CISSP, GCIH, and others.

Ty is also the Founder of the NightLight Foundation, an anti-child exploitation and trafficking not-for-profit organization.

Learn More

The Nightlight Foundation Our Mission To provide resources to children and their families who have been affected by sexual assault and trauma.

Website: https://www.nightlight-foundation.org/

Published Book: https://a.co/d/ipWJj2G

Rob Broadhead

Rob is a founder of, and frequent contributor to, Develpreneur. This includes the Building Better Developers podcast. He is also a lifetime learner as a developer, designer, and manager of software solutions. Rob is the founder of RB Consulting and has managed to author a book about his family experiences and a few about becoming a better developer. In his free time, he stays busy raising five children (although they have grown into adults). When he has a chance to breathe, he is on the ice playing hockey to relax or working on his ballroom dance skills.

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