Episodes

What does a Cybersecurity Product Manager do at Amazon?

Nov. 27, 2022

Welcome Back to The TechTual Talk Podcast! Joining us today is the lovely Breenae Washington , she is a Cybersecurity Product Manager , an author, and an influencer! She mixes in our culture while also letting black women k…

My First Afrotech Experience

Nov. 21, 2022

In this video I will recap my 1st Afrotech Experience. This past week Afrotech held its 1st in person conference since the pandemic! It is the biggest black professional conference in the country. This year the conference wa…

Do Entry-Level Cybersecurity jobs actually exist?

Oct. 31, 2022

In episode 62 of The Techtual Talk, I discuss the surge in popularity in cybersecurity over the last 2 years, why I think there aren't as many entry-level cybersecurity jobs as the data suggest, and how to distinguish betwee…

How to be a Successful Product Manager in Tech

Oct. 21, 2022

Welcome to episode 61! of The TechTual Talk Podcast Today Courtney walker is joining the show, currently a product manager at home depot. We talk about the differences between program, project,and product manager, how essent…

Why DevSecOps is Critical!

Oct. 12, 2022

Welcome back to The Techtual Talk! In this episode we discuss Anime, Bad tiktok cybersecurity advice, Damien's interest in tech, why Damien chose to get into cybersecurity vs being a video game developer, devops vs devsecop…

Former Uber CSO Convicted of Breach Cover-up! & Facebook is exercising a "quiet purge"

Oct. 7, 2022

Welcome back to The Techtual Talk podcast! Today we will be discussing former UBER CSO Joe Sullivan was convicted of obstruction of proceedings of the Federal Trade Commission and misprision of felony in connection with the …

What is PCI? & Does Roe v. Wade mean a loss of Data Privacy?

Sept. 27, 2022

In this special episode of The Techtual Talk In this Patreon exclusive episode we are joined by Eric Thomas aka BlueTeam Thomas and my guy Antoine Matthews. We discuss PCI & HITRUST, making detections for OT Security, Getti…

Uber got hacked by an 18 year old

Sept. 23, 2022

Welcome Back to The TechTual Talk Podcast! In this episode I will be discussing bad tiktok cybersecurity advice, uber being hacked, why security awareness is important, and some interview tips I've picked up along the way …

Attackers are looking for Credentials to Exploit

Sept. 20, 2022

In episode 56 of The TechTual Talk Podcast, we are joined by JK Swopes! He is an IAM engineer. In this episode, we discuss his journey in tech, his time leaving tech, what made him pursue IAM and why IAM is so important. If …

Can you Quiet Quit in Cybersecurity & Whats going on with Patreon ?

Sept. 14, 2022

Whats going on everybody!! This is episode 55 of The Techtual Talk. This is a different episode from the typical ones I do. I start off this episode reacting to a Quiet Quitting video from CNBC, then we dive into Patreon, f…

I was Laid off from my first SOC job!

Sept. 7, 2022

Welcome back to another episode of The TechTual Talk! This is episode 54 and I discuss my first SOC analyst role, me being laid off from that role, doing grad school during a layoff, how long it took to land a new role, and…

College can PREPARE you for the real WORLD IF

Aug. 31, 2022

Welcome back to The Techtual Talk podcast, its episode 53 of my solo series where I talk about my college experience. I discuss at a high level what I took out from my undergraduate experience as it pertains to my CIS degre…

From $50k to $75k | The NOC and SOC Connection

Aug. 24, 2022

In episode 52 of The TechTual Talk podcast, I pick up where I left off in last week's episode. In this episode, I cover my NOC experience, enrolling in Grad School, how I got my SOC role, and how 75k changed my life. Join th…

Why I Left the IT Helpdesk and Why I left Shreveport, LA

Aug. 17, 2022

What's up everyone, this is episode 51 of The TechTual Talk Podcast. I felt like i needed to give you all some more solo content, so you can really understand who I am to build that deeper connection with all of you. In thi…

Run the wrong Nmap Scan and You going to Jail

Aug. 11, 2022

This is episode 50 of The TechTual Talk podcast. Joining us today is Miss Ciera aka the Pentest Princesss. We talk about her initially wanting to be a nurse during the pandemic, her pivoting in cybersecurity, her helpdesk ex…

Why Mentorship can help you get into Cybersecurity

Aug. 3, 2022

In this episode of The TechTual Talk, Mckenna stops by the show to rock out with us! We discuss alot of things like playing Xbox, her being sys admin, building up a SOC, mentorship, and much moreeeee. Mckenna is a Corporate…

I was on Myspace in 6th Grade

July 20, 2022

In this episode of The Techtual Talk We are joined by Rose and The Soc Coach This conversation hits on some important topics and also some funny ones as well. Tune in if you want to hear from 3 cybersecurity professionals J…

You need Empathy to thrive in IT Helpdesk w/ KevTech IT Support

July 13, 2022

In this episode of The TechTual Talk, we are joined by the one and only KevTech Do you know some of the most technical people you know got their tech career start in helpdesk Many people knock on helpdesk because they believ…

The Helpdesk helped me out

July 4, 2022

Here is a solo surprise episode of The Techtual Talk featuring only myself. In this episode I talk about the beginning of my IT journey and how what you see now is not how I began Join the patreon: https://patreon.com/techt…

They said hiring me at $300 per hour was a steal!

June 29, 2022

Check out episode 46 of The TechTual Talk with Tameika Reed of Women in Linux, she's been in tech for 22 years and has a lot of knowledge on many things. We talk about Linux, her background, money, and here wanting to buy a …

Hacking a MacBook Pro at the Hackathon w/ Xavier Johnson

June 22, 2022

Welcome Back ! TechTual Crew In this episode of The TechTual Talk, we have a treat for you all! None other than Mr Xavier Johnson joins us, he talks about hacking a MacBook pro, top 5 Detroit rappers, his software company,hi…

How to be a successful Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst

June 15, 2022

What's going on everyone!! In this episode of The Techtual Talk, Shamika aka the bougieblerd joins the show to talk about the NBA finals, her tech background, finances, and what it's like doing cyber threat intelligence. Sha…

What is Ux/UI Design?

June 14, 2022

Join me and lovely Justice Devon Tech for the first episode of The TechTual Talk. We discuss what does an UI/UX Designer do, Tech World, Life, Being black in tech, and much more! you can check out all of Justice Devon's Medi…

Getting into Cybersecurity with Day CyberWox

June 14, 2022

In this live episode of The TechTual Talk Henri talks to guest co-host Dayspring ( https://msha.ke/daycyberwox/ ) about getting his start in CyberSecurity. getting CyberSecurity Certifications, starting his YouTube channel,…