Off the Wire: A Play by Play on Cyber Issues

A bi-weekly podcast where pressing cyber issues meet rigorous debate. Each episode, our co-hosts dive deep into the latest in the cyber world, passionately debating each side of a hot-button topic, drawing from the latest news, developments, and trends.

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About the show

Welcome to Off the Wire, your bi-weekly deep dive into the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity. Every other week, our expert co-hosts, Anthony Kent and Jon Watkins, bring you up to speed with the latest news, trends, and developments, setting the stage for a rigorous debate on the hot-button issues that’s making waves in the cyber community. From the ethics of hacking to the future of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity, we tackle topics that matter, offering balanced perspectives that go beyond the headlines.

In addition to our main debates, Off the Wire also features special segments like listener Q&A and interviews with industry leaders, providing a comprehensive look at the challenges and opportunities in the digital realm. Whether you’re a cybersecurity professional or simply curious about the digital world, tune in for thought-provoking discussions that will leave you both informed and inspired.

Meet the Hosts

Anthony Kent

Anthony A. Kent brings to the table more than 15 years of experience in the Electric Cooperative world, where he has spent the majority of his career after his service in the US Marine Corps. Currently, Anthony is the Vice President for Information Technology at Four County EMC. As the Vice President of Information Technology, he oversees the development and implementation of all IT processes that Four County EMC needs to operate and manage its business, as well as the conceptualization and application of unique IT strategic plans that anchors Four County EMC as a leader in the rural electric cooperative market.

Jon Watkins

Jon is a cybersecurity consultant with 14+ years of experience and industry-recognized credentials, such as CISSP. He owns and operates Jon Watkins Consulting, a firm that provides tailored and effective IT solutions to clients across various sectors and industries.

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