Season 2

IMPLEMENTING Cyber Security COUNTERMEASURES Prevents Security Breaches

Jan. 30, 2023

Implementing cyber security countermeasures is crucial to preventing security breaches and protecting your sensitive information. In this video, Huralain will cover the importance of implementing security measures such as fi…

Working IT Helpdesk for TSA

Jan. 23, 2023

Welcome back to another episode of The TechTual Talk! Gregory Aaron joins us today , and we will discuss how was it working on the IT Helpdesk for TSA. We will also talk about Greg's background and what he's done since leavi…

Why you should work in a SOC or Incident Response Role

Dec. 17, 2022

Welcome back to another episode of The TechTual Talk! Today we have a special gues in Marcus Bowie. We will discuss his career, security operations, incident response, recent cybersecurity news, and much more If you enjoyed …

Cybersecurity is a Flexible Career for Women

Dec. 6, 2022

Welcome to another episode of The TechTual Talk! In this episode Billye joins us to discuss her early career, why cybersecurity is a flexible career choice for women, her interesting in cybersecurity, and much more Billye wo…

The Truth about IT Helpdesk and Cybersecurity

Dec. 1, 2022

Welcome back to another episode of The TechTual Talk. This episode will focus on the truth about IT helpdesk and its correlation with cybersecurity. Nigel joins the show today to talk about his early career, transitioning f…

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,…

What is a Data Protection Strategist?

June 14, 2022

In, this episode of The TechTual Talk our special guest is Shari Mitchell. Shari is a data protection strategist at a Fortune 500 company and by night, she's a dynamic entrepreneur & yogi! Shari was born and raised as an onl…

From Geek Squad to Network Engineer

June 14, 2022

In this episode of the TechTual Talk we are joined by Jerry Davis, he discusses how he transitioned from working for Best Buy's Geek Squad to Network Engineer. Join the patreon: https://patreon.com/techtualchatter Check out …

Certified Sales Agent to Security Analyst

June 14, 2022

Welcome to the 5th episode of The TechTual Talk In this episode your host HD talks to the guest of the show Antoine Matthews about his path to become a cybersecurity professional from his sales background. Join the patreon: …

What is Risk Management?

June 14, 2022

In this episode of The TechTual Talk Jeree Spicer aka ReeTheeCyberboss and I discussed her career in Risk Management, how she got into Tech, and much much more!. I hope you like this one Jeree IG: https://www.instagram.com/…

What is Identity and Access Management

June 14, 2022

In this episode of The TechTual Talk I'm joined by my good friend Vernon Francis. We discuss our college experience at Louisiana Tech, along with our professional experiences. Vernon has been working for StateFarm in Ident…

What is an Information System Security Officer?

June 14, 2022

In this episode I talk with Miranda from mbstech.io about her CyberSecurity career, her business, college, and much more. If you like the video, hit the like button and share the video! MBS Tech Instagram: https://www.instag…

Cyber Breach Please!

June 14, 2022

In this episode Rachael Marks, CEO of CYCO joins us and we discuss her career journey, path to tech, being a ceo, etc. If you enjoyed this talk make sure you hit that like button and share this out to the world. You can foll…

You charge too much!

June 13, 2022

In this episode our special guest Deirra Footman joins us of Let’s Talk Tech: Deirra discovered her passion for Science and Technology at a young age growing up in Baltimore, Maryland. As a child, she spent her downtime res…

Transitioning from Military to Cybersecurity Engineer

June 13, 2022

In this episode we have Jennifer Jordan who previously spent 20 years in the military and now she is Transitioning into a new phase of her life as a Security Engineer for Liberty Mutual. She discusses how she got into tech, …

Was my College Degree useful in finding me a JOB ?!

June 13, 2022

In my first solo episode i discuss, was my college degree useful in finding me a job after college and then i do a deep dive on my first IT Helpdesk Position. I apologize for the low audio in advance Join the patreon: https:…

What is the NIST Framework?

June 13, 2022

Welcome to The TechTual Talk in this episode we are joined by our lovely guest Tashya Denose and she discussed what is the nist framework, along with many interesting things about her career thus far. Tashya Denose is a sen…

IT is an Umbrella Term

June 12, 2022

In this episode Josh from keepittechie on YouTube joins us to talk about his IT Career, his Linux experience, YouTube channel and much more!! Join the patreon: https://patreon.com/techtualchatter Check out the youtube channe…

You cant scam your way into CyberSecurity

June 12, 2022

In this episode I talk about how you cant scam your way into cybersecurity and how to level-up at your current job situation Join the patreon: https://patreon.com/techtualchatter Check out the youtube channel: https://youtub…

How to remember the OSI Model

June 12, 2022

in this episode of The TechTual Talk, @IamLise and me talk about how to remember the OSI model along with many other things related to networking Lise's YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/IamLise Join the patreon: ht…

Robinhood was hacked

June 12, 2022

In this episode, I discuss Robinhood getting hacked, when to leave your job, and why I changed the name of the podcast. Thanks for rocking with us Source articles: https://techcrunch.com/2021/11/09/robinhood-data-breach/ htt…

What AWS Certification should you get?

June 12, 2022

In this special episode, I'm joined by Rashad Morton, CEO of Black Tech Networks and we discuss What AWS Certifications should you get? We'll also recap our spirited disagreement on twitter a couple of weeks ago as well. Ras…

How to Start a Salesforce Career

June 10, 2022

In this episode of the TechTual Talk our lovely guest Rachel joins us, and we discuss how to start a Salesforce career. Rachel has 3 years of experience in Salesforce Service Line enhancing business transformation processes …

My Journey getting into Cybersecurity

June 10, 2022

In this audio exclusive of The TechTual Talk I detail how i got into cybersecurity and my salary progression. I talk about work holding me back, being laid off, and finally getting to a company that did right by me. Join th…

What's it really like working in CyberSecurity with Day Cyberwox

June 10, 2022

Check out this LIVE episode of The TechTual Talk with the young superstar Dayspring Johnson aka Day Cyberwox!! He gives us his honest opinion on what it's really like working in cybersecurity. Join the patreon: https://patre…

How to thrive in a SOC with the SOC Coach

June 10, 2022

In this episode of The TechTual Talk , Eric Thomas joins the show and we discuss how to have a successful SOC career. This is the first part of a subseries called SOC talk. join the patreon: https://patreon.com/techtualchatt…

From Publix Deli Clerk to Senior Cybersecurity Consultant

June 8, 2022

In this episode of The Techtual Talk, Kennith Ellington joins the show. He gives us a detailed story of him working at Publix, getting his first internship with Publix, breaking into tech, and getting the bag for consulting…