DC CyberWeek – Previewing Fall’s Cybersecurity Festival

In a few short years, CyberScoop’s DC CyberWeek – October 21-25 – has become a must-attend week of cybersecurity mini-conferences, networking and learning in the Washington area, drawing attendees from across the country.  At a time when many of the security industry’s mammoth annual conferences are becoming so large that they somehow feel less accessible, […]

Inside the Media Minds of Bob Ackerman, Kimberly Underwood & George Seffers: A Roundtable Discussion

On this week’s very special episode of Inside the Media Minds, we visited the AFCEA office to interview three members of the SIGNAL Magazine team: Editor in Chief, Bob Ackerman,  Senior Editor, Kimberly Underwood and Executive Editor & Director of Content Development, George Seffers.  These three gave us some terrific insight into SIGNAL and a  […]

AI, Policy and Chips in Our Brains?!

On September 17, Politico hosted its second Summit on policy around Artificial Intelligence. The significance of the topic was evidenced by the growth of the conference, from last year’s inaugural session which ran 3 hours and enjoyed a modest audience to a full day event boasting a standing-room-only crowd at the Newseum. AI is a […]

Inside the Media Mind of Hilary Tuttle: Black Hat Edition

On our final Black Hat special episode of Inside the Media Minds, we meet with Hilary Tuttle, Senior Editor of Risk Management Magazine.  With a background in journalism, Hilary stumbled into the realm of cyber risk six years ago and developed a passion ever since. According to her, it’s “a fun rabbit hole to have […]

Inside the Media Mind of Dan Raywood: Black Hat Edition

On this week’s Black Hat special episode of Inside the Media Minds, we speak with Dan Raywood, contributing editor of Infosecurity Magazine. Coming up on 20 years in journalism, and specifically covering the IT security space since 2008, Dan has witnessed an incredible amount of evolution in cybersecurity. Dan does his best to stay informed and […]

Inside the Media Mind of Byron Acohido: Black Hat Edition

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds we meet with Byron Acohido, Pulitzer-winning journalist, Founder and Executive Director of The Last Watchdog.  According to Byron, issues within the cybersecurity realm today are “richer than ever,” leaving no shortage of interesting stories to tell. When he started “The Last Watchdog,” he did so just […]

Structure Your Storytelling with Mind Maps

I recently had the opportunity to visit a client HQ to work with their marketing executives on storyboarding a few corporate video projects. During that ideation session, we discussed the various elements that (often) define a narrative arc: introduction, conflict, rising action, twist, climax, falling action and resolution. As we explored these various elements, I […]

Inside the Media Mind of Joe Uchill: Black Hat Edition

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we bring you back to the Black Hat 2019 Conference week in Las Vegas to hear from Joe Uchill, Cybersecurity Reporter at Axios.  With a background in applied math and a keen interest in research focused topics, Joe found himself accidentally immersed into journalism during college […]

Reflections on Black Hat and Planning for 2020 Trade Shows

Recently, several of our team members traveled to the 2019 Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas to support our cybersecurity clients with their public relations and creative activities. This year’s conference drew more than 20,200 security professionals to hear from more than 500 speakers across more than 90 technical trainings and 120 research-based briefings. As […]

Inside the Media Mind of Chuck Harold: Video Black Hat Edition

On this week’s special episode of Inside the Media Minds, we bring you to the Black Hat 2019 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada where we met on-camera with Chuck Harold, Executive Producer and Host of Security Guy Radio. Chuck’s career began in law enforcement where he became the first in his police department to use […]