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About Dave

Dave Bittner is the producer and host of the CyberWire podcast, a top-rated daily cyber security news program produced in Baltimore. He’s been tinkering with electronics practically his whole life, cobbling together a computer system to dial in to pre-internet BBS systems at the age of ten with the money he saved from his paper route. After college (University of Maryland, Radio TV and Film) he was among the pioneers of desktop digital video, cofounding Pixel Workshop, an award winning digital media production company in Columbia, MD. Following twenty years as an entrepreneur, he was lured away by one of his clients, CyberPoint International, to help support their mission of protecting what’s invaluable in cyberspace. The CyberWire was spun off from CyberPoint in early 2016, and since then he has been working with a talented team of creative and technical professionals to make sure the Cyberwire Daily Podcast maintains its leadership position in the industry for quality, integrity and relevance.

Dave Bittner lives in Columbia, MD, with his wife, two sons, and a dog.


 

“Every successful business needs a Walt and a Roy” 

 

We Talked About:

  • Time Management
  • Calendly (a tool that I use too!)
  • Every successful business needs a Walt and a Roy (Walt Disney reference)
  • Security Response Plans
  • Customer Service
  • Integrity
  • Best piece of business advice that Dave ever got… “When there are hard times, be open about it to your bankers and to others, as they want to help you.  They want you to succeed.
  • Asking for help
  • Malicious Obedience
  • Tactical Empathy
  • Security Training
  • Current Events

Dave’s Podcasts:

Things leaders should be doing:

  • Use a password manger
  • multi-factor auth
  • defense in depth
  • Staying informed with security news

 

Being a leader is being a collaborator


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September 18, 2018
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