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What is Gone Phishing?

Twice a week, our host and CEO, Connor Swalm, will dive into a new topic or thought and unpack the vulnerabilities around humans and social engineering to help you and your business become more cybercrime resistant. 

What to expect:

  • Amazing guests

  • Education-focused content

  • A host that lives what he preaches day in and day out. 

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Twice a week, our host and CEO, Connor Swalm, will dive into a new topic or thought and unpack the vulnerabilities around humans and social engineering to help you and your business become more cybercrime-resistant. 

What to expect:

  • Amazing guests

  • Education-focused content

  • A host that lives what he preaches day in and day out. 

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Latest Episodes

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Cyber Insurance 101 | EP 016

I'm excited to have Brian Mahon, a certified insurance counselor, joining me on the Gone Phishing boat today to discuss my favorite topic... cyber insurance. Together, we'll explore how policies have evolved in recent years, particularly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how companies now need to view cyber risk as being just as significant as risks associated with floods and hurricanes. Watch the full episode below or listen on Apple/Spotify Podcasts. (Check out more episodes on our Gone Phishing page!)

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Will AI Make Us Dumber | EP 012

Today I am joined again by Kyle Christensen in this episode, we discuss the impact of AI on our intelligence. AI is a tool that can make us more efficient and for some more creative. It can automate routine tasks and free up time for more important pursuits. However, AI cannot replace human critical thinking and creativity. It is up to us to use AI wisely to achieve our goals without becoming too reliant on technology. Watch the full episode below or listen on Apple/Spotify Podcasts. (Check out more episodes on our Gone Phishing page!)

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How Important is Automation With a Security Awareness Program | EP 010

How many hours of your technician's time is wasted on manual tasks? What are they doing over and over again that can be automated? Today I want to share with you how you can improve as an MSP by training your technicians on automation and at what point it’s best to start automating tasks. Watch the full episode below or listen on Apple/Spotify Podcasts. (links to Apple and Spotify on the Gone Phishing page!) Episode 10: Listen on Apple

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Cyber Security Breaches and the Legal Ramifications for MSPs | EP 009

I’m joined again by Wes Spencer from Fifthwall who I invited back to share with us a real-life cyber security breach story that cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars plus some public embarrassment. So grab your marshmallows and join us around the campfire and let's learn from someone else's mistake. Watch the full episode below or listen on Apple/Spotify Podcasts. (links to Apple and Spotify on the Gone Phishing page!) Episode 9: Listen on Apple

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Apply Human Vulnerability Management to Your Security Program | EP 008

As security professionals, we're all too familiar with the importance of identifying and mitigating risks to our organizations' networks and systems. But what about the risks that arise from human behavior and actions? That's where human vulnerability management comes in. In this episode, we'll discuss the challenges and opportunities of integrating human vulnerability management into a broader security framework and explore practical strategies for implementing and managing these programs effectively. Watch the full episode below or listen on Apple/Spotify Podcasts. (links to Apple and Spotify on the Gone Phishing page!) Episode 8: Listen on Apple

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