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The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.

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Follow the Wh1t3 Rabbit
... attention technology and business leaders!

The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.

    DtSR Episode 379 - IoT Transforming LE

    DtSR Episode 379 - IoT Transforming LE

    This week, in our final (for real this time) episode recorded LIVE from Enfuse Conference 2019, courtesy of OpenText, we chat with Brian Chidester. It's a fascinating conversation about what the IoT world can (and is) do for law enforcement and government ... think smart cities + Cops.
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Brian shatters any last shred of privacy I could believe in through the millions of IoT devices out there 'for our protection' Brian reminds us hackers set of Tornado alarms around Dallas ...  Brian and Rafal muse about FOIA in the digital age Brian talks about advances like 'connected firearms' Guest
    Brian Chidester - https://www.linkedin.com/in/abchidester/

    • 24 min
    DtSR Episode 378 - Trending on CISOs

    DtSR Episode 378 - Trending on CISOs

    In our final "Live from Enfuse 2019" episode, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Paul Shomo to talk about some of the things he's talked to CISOs about as he travels and advises on behalf of OpenText. It's a pretty interesting conversation...
    Once again, thanks to OpenText for having the DtSR Podcast in Vegas!
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Paul and Rafal disagree on whether the cloud transformation is "almost over" or "just begun" Paul brings up the challenge of API security Rafal and Paul tackle security budgets - how much you spend vs how you spend it Rafal asks Paul what's going on with security, and the challenge of identity A link to Paul's article he mentions: https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/5-cybersecurity-ciso-priorities-for-the-future--/a/d-id/1336325 Guest
    Paul Shomo - https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulshomo/

    • 36 min
    DtSR Episode 377 - The Global War for Soft Power

    DtSR Episode 377 - The Global War for Soft Power

    Welcome to 2020, as Down the Security Rabbithole rolls on!
    This week we're back with a timely episode on the global war for soft power, with Andrea Limbago, Chief Social Scientist from Virtru. This is an interesting episode, touching on some topics such as privacy and censorship, and very timely.
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Andrea gives us a run-down on "soft power" and why it's important Raf starts down a rabbithole and gets "dropped" Andrea discusses how privacy regulation is impacting this space Guest
    Andrea Limbago ( @limbagoa ) - Chief Social Scientist at Virtru - https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-little-limbago/

    • 41 min
    DtSR Episode 376 - Protecting Our Kids Online

    DtSR Episode 376 - Protecting Our Kids Online

    Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year listeners of the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast!
    This week the show focuses on one of the most important things any of us really have - our children. Protecting kids in an increasingly digital world is tough, but not impossible. We decided to bring Theresa Desuyo from Qustodio on the show this week to discuss what her company is doing, and the broader theme of protecting children online.
    Apologies in advance for Theresa's audio quality. Couldn't fix that in post.
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Rafal takes a shot at a sinister human being Theresa talks through some of the more ominous things kids can face online James is curious Theresa gives us a look into the crystal ball... Guest
    Theresa Desuyo of Qustodio - Theresa is Qustodio’s Digital Family expert, leading Qustodio’s insights into how to best generate talking points around technology use adapted to each family’s reality. In addition, she leads growth, partnerships and operations in the US. Before joining Qustodio, Theresa worked in gamification for enterprises and a social enterprise, leveraging technologies to engage employees and for cause marketing initiatives respectively.
    She holds a B.A. from UCLA and an MBA from ESADE, is fluent in Spanish, Catalán and native English speaker from California.
    As a mother of 3 school-aged children (13, 11, and 5), decisions around technology use is an everyday topic and different for every child. She believes in educating kids and openly discussing the good and the risks associated to digital devices and the internet for them to build the resilience needed today.
    Read her professional bio here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theresadesuyo/ 

    • 33 min
    DtSR Episode 375 - Malcolm in the Middle (of a Career)

    DtSR Episode 375 - Malcolm in the Middle (of a Career)

    This week, DtSR is joined by Malcolm Harkins - former CISO of Intel and industry insider extraordinaire. Malcolm shares insights from his long and distinguished career so pull up a virtual chair, grab your notebook, and pull over because this is one that's a great listen.
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Rafal asks Malcolm why he doesn't job-hop like most CISOs Malcolm and Raf discuss the "feature economy" Raf asks Malcolm to predict the future Guest
    Malcolm Harkins ( @ProtectToEnable ) - Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cymatic https://www.linkedin.com/in/malcolmharkins/

    • 39 min
    DtSR Episode 374 - Mike Daugherty Looks In the Rearview Mirror

    DtSR Episode 374 - Mike Daugherty Looks In the Rearview Mirror

    This week, on a very special show recorded from his home studio in Atlanta, Rafal welcomes Mike Daugherty back onto the show to tell the story of his crazy journey and battle with the FTC.
    Highlights from this week's episode include...
    Mike gives a recap of the road to where he got Rafal and Mike discuss the last few years since episode 171: "When the FTC Attacks" Rafal & Mike discuss the New Yorker article: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/11/04/a-cybersecurity-firms-sharp-rise-and-stunning-collapse Guest
    Mike Daugherty - ( @daughertymj ) - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-j-daugherty-7a500819/

    • 45 min

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