Eddie Miro: From Criminal to Cybersecurity Expert

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In this episode, Eddie Miro shares his hacker origin story and discusses his recently published book. He talks about his journey from a troubled childhood to a life of crime and eventually finding his passion in cybersecurity. Eddie emphasizes the importance of mentorship, creativity, and community involvement in the cybersecurity field. He also highlights the process of self-publishing his book and the impact it has had on his personal growth and the lives of others.


  • Mentorship and community involvement are crucial for success in the cybersecurity field.
  • Creativity and authenticity can make a significant impact in the industry.
  • Self-publishing a book can be a cost-effective and fulfilling way to share knowledge and personal experiences.
  • Overcoming shame and embracing vulnerability can lead to personal growth and inspire others.
  • Soft skills and networking are essential for career advancement in cybersecurity.

Sound Bites

  • "People didn't care about the social engineering content. What they wanted to hear was my story."
  • "Reach out to mentors and ask for advice and help. Most people are willing to assist."
  • "I feel a lot of empathy for my former self. I don't fear being judged anymore."



Eddie's book: https://www.amazon.com/Outlaw-Summer-Cyber-Dreams-Redemption/dp/B0CZFB2KNM/ref=sr_1_1?sr=8-1

Eddie Miro: From Criminal to Cybersecurity Expert
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