The Cyber5 Podcast

The Cyber5 – Bonus Episode on Deepfakes (Part 1) with Nisos’ Dev Badlu

Bonus Episode: Deepfakes Part 1 | June 5, 2020

Bonus Episode: Deepfakes Part 1 | June 5, 2020

This is a bonus episode of the podcast in a two part series covering a Nisos project with New York University (NYU) on the technical considerations for creating deepfakes as well as processes and procedures to detect them featuring Nisos Senior Software Engineer Dev Badlu.


  • (00:28) Introduction
  • (01:06) Overview of Nisos Deepfake Project
  • (02:21) Question 1 – What kind of research did you have to do to start making deepfake videos?
  • (03:51) Question 2 – Are there a lot of open source libraries intended to make building deepfakes easier?
  • (05:20) Question 3 – What was the most difficult part of the process for building a deepfake video?
  • (06:15) Question 4 – How difficult is it to make deepfake audio?
  • (06:56) Question 5 – How can we detect deepfakes?