Is cybersecurity harder to learn as the community grows bigger? | Cyber Work Podcast

Jack Koziol, CEO of Infosec, and Elie Bursztein, Security and Anti-Abuse Research Lead at Google, discuss how the hacking scene has changed since the ‘90s to today, and how those changes have made it easier and harder for up-and-coming cybersecurity professionals.

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Elie Bursztein leads the Security and Anti-Abuse Research team at Google. He focuses on deep learning and cryptography research, and among many other accomplishments, broke SHA-1. His website,, is packed with informative articles and online talks he’s given over the years, a veritable master-class for any cybersecurity aspirants. He also describes himself as a wearer of berets and a purveyor of magic tricks in his spare time.

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