Sherri Davidoff and Jeremy Smith - Hackers: from Subculture to Industry

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Jeremy Smith has written for The Atlantic, Discover, and the New York Times. Jeremy's work have been featured by CNN, NPR, The Today Show, and Wired. He is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Montana. Jeremy's book, Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien" is available now.

Sherri Davidoff is a noted cybersecurity expert, author, speaker and CEO of both LMG Security and BrightWise, Inc. During her hacker days, she was known as, "Alien." Sherri holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.

We discuss:

  • What does it mean to be a 'hacker'?
  • What did Jeremy learn about his personal, digital privacy?
  • What can digital communication users do to better protect themselves?

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