Episode 31 Exploring Information Security with Alon Diamant-Cohen

Episode 31 – Exploring Information Security with Alon Diamant-Cohen

In this episode we’ll be discussing Alon’s role as a Security Service Delivery Lead, how he applies digital anthropology to his job, and security issues facing companies and developers.

Alon’s IT career spans academic, start-up, and corporate environments. His experience ranges from software development, qualitative analysis, CRM design, building platforms, Security Operations, automation and project management. He is currently a Security Service Delivery Lead here in Nashville and was recently married!

Welcome Alon!


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Episode Outline

  1. Let’s start by getting into what you do. What would be your elevator pitch, to describe Information Security? Your current role?
  2. Can you walk us through a typical day at your job?
  3. On your website you describe yourself as a ‘digital anthropologist’ … what does that mean, and how does it relate to what you do?
  4. You mentioned computer to human interaction – let’s get into what that means
  5. What kind of additional education, certifications, or training have you done?
  6. How much do you interact with code in this position? What technologies and tools have you used?
  7. Tell us something you *don’t* particularly enjoy about your job or something you would like to improve?
  8. What’s something you wish you knew before starting your current role?
  9. What are some things Jr Developers should know or be aware of regarding security and infrastructure?
  10. What advice would you give someone wanting to go in this career direction?

Alon’s Article: Downloading Culture: Community building in a decentralized file-sharing collective







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