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Hacker Hour

The Hacker Hour webinar series is an interactive and engaging cybersecurity training experience - free of charge. Each month, our host invites a cybersecurity expert to join the Hacker Hour to discuss current cybersecurity issues and emerging trends. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation, submit questions, share ideas, and provide topic suggestions. SBS CyberSecurity will also offer products and services to help relieve the stress of specific cybersecurity issues your organization might be experiencing.


Hacker Hour


Hacker Hour: External Penetration Testing
Wednesday, April 26  |  2:00-3:00 PM CT


In today's interconnected world, external threats to the security of a company's digital assets have become increasingly prevalent. External penetration testing is an essential process that helps organizations to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers.

In this webinar, we will provide an overview of external penetration testing, including its purpose, methodology, and benefits. We will discuss the various techniques and tools used to identify potential security weaknesses and how they simulate real-world attacks.

Whether you are a cybersecurity professional, IT manager, or business owner, this webinar will provide valuable insights into the world of external penetration testing and how it can help your organization stay ahead of potential threats. Join us to learn more!


Hacker Hour HostMeet the Host

Nick Podhradsky, Executive Vice President at SBS CyberSecurity

Nick is on a mission to help organizations understand basic cybersecurity principles and incorporate a more robust security culture. Since 2016 Nick has hosted the monthly "Hacker Hour" webinar series, which aims to help attendees understand basic cybersecurity principles. Nick has been selected as a guest lecturer at the Dakota State University GenCyber camp and frequently speaks at local Chamber of Commerce groups and other user groups. Nick has ten years of experience in the banking industry and holds a master's degree in Educational Technology from Dakota State University. He is a Certified Banking Security Manager and Certified Banking Incident Handler.

Contact Nick at or 605-770-3926.


Past Hacker Hours

Hacker Hour: External Penetration Testing
Whether you are a cybersecurity professional, IT manager, or business owner, this webinar will provide valuable insights into the world of external penetration testing and how it can help your organization stay ahead of potential threats. Join us to learn more!

Hacker Hour: 3 Critical Components of Vendor Management
Join our host, Nick, and his guest, Laura Zannucci, ISO and Senior Information Security Consultant at SBS for an engaging discussion on the three critical components of vendor management - vendor classification/risk assessment, vendor reviews, and vendor monitoring.

Hacker Hour: Internal Network Penetration Testing
Join SBS as we answer many of the most common questions about internal penetration testing.

Hacker Hour: Responding to Common Cyber Incidents
Please join us to work through a few real-life incidents and discuss the lessons learned from those events.

Hacker Hour: What's Trending in the World of IT Audit?
Join us for this webinar as we share insights into the current state of information security, what's trending in regard to findings and recommendations, and possible changes to the future of auditing. We will also offer practical advice and best practices for professionals looking to stay up-to-date and remain competitive in the field.

Hacker Hour: Review of 2022 Top Cybersecurity Threats
Do your homework before kicking off the new year - and likely continued cybersecurity challenges - by joining us in reviewing the top cyber threats of 2022. We will focus on what was learned from the 2022 threat landscape and prepare to go into 2023 with a healthy and proactive cyber mindset.

Hacker Hour: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Round Table
We would like to invite you to join SBS in celebrating National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a security awareness round table. Join us as we share the greatest tips and tricks to train employees, customers, senior management/board, and your family.

Hacker Hour: Recent Changes in Guidance/Regulation
Join SBS for this webinar as we review the FDIC Incident Notification Rule, the update to the FFIEC AIO booklet, and the FTC changes for GLBA in the automotive industry. We will also predict the next changes we should be ready for.

Hacker Hour: Locking Down Microsoft 365 Security
Join SBS as we identify and understand basic and advanced Microsoft 365 features and how they can impact your security.

Hacker Hour - Beyond Baseline: Revisiting the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool
Join SBS as we revisit how you can get the most out of your FFIEC CAT data and discuss the most common missed questions that prevent organizations from moving from baseline to evolving maturity.

Hacker Hour: Cyber Insurance - Misrepresentation of Facts
Join SBS and Travis Kroger from Boen & Associates to get the answers to common questions about what is happening in the cyber insurance market.

Hacker Hour: Introduction to Zero Trust
Join SBS as we break down the principles of building a zero trust environment and how this framework can prevent data breaches, limit internal lateral movement, and improve an organization’s security posture.

Hacker Hour: Behind the Hack - Success Stories from the SBS Hacking Team
Join the SBS network security team as we walk through some of their most successful attack scenarios and share takeaways that you can implement within your own environment for increased protection.