April 4, 2023

Becoming (a) Paranoid: Our Summer Internship Program!

Note: Verizon Media is now known as Yahoo.

Text on image Paranoids Podcast

Summer is one of our favorite times of the year — and not just because of the beach days. Every year, we host (and learn from) interns from colleges and universities worldwide. 

In this episode of the podcast, former intern — and current Paranoid — Alden Schmidt and GRC Security analyst Chris Faulkner, who leads the internship program talk about:

  • Defining the Program (2:20) 
  • Alden’s Internship Presentation (7:44) 
  • Discovering the Program, Applying (10:40) 
  • Last Summer’s Projects, High Lights (13:10) 
  • Exposing Interns to the Breadth of Security (17:16) 
  • Recommendations and Advice (19:46)

Hosts: Shawn Thomas (FIRE Chief) and Steven Asifo (Technical Security Manager, Governance, Risk, and Compliance)

Guests: Alden Schmidt (Forensics and Incident Response Engineer), Chris Faulkner (Sr. Technical Security Engineer & Paranoids Internship Coordinator)