This week we take an exciting deep dive into innovation in the cybersecurity industry by talking with Franz Payer, one of the industry’s rising start-up CEO’s of Cyber Skyline. Christian, Ashton, and Jim talk with Franz about his new cybersecurity competition and education platform, which takes a unique approach to teaching cybersecurity skills and hosting competitions for students and professionals alike. With several pilot competitions already hosted and major future events on the horizon, Franz’s platform shows a promising direction for bringing in more talent and awareness in cybersecurity. It’s one of our best interviews yet to date – and we can’t wait to see the evolution of Cyber Skyline as the platform expands.

Cyber Frontiers is all about Exploring Cyber security, Big Data, and the Technologies Shaping the Future Through an Academic Perspective!   Christian Johnson, a student at the University of Maryland will bring fresh and relevant topics to the show based on the current work he does.

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Cyber skyline is Franz’s company dedicated to hosting

Franz’s presentation at DefCon explaining his exploitation of online music streaming services

Excellent video from cyberskyline describing some of the features with a live demonstration.

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