KBKast presents a weekly deep dive into the aspects of cybersecurity all too often overlooked: the business considerations and impacts of security. KBI is The Voice of Cyber® and doesn't get bogged down in the technical weeds - it just presents security through a lens made specifically for the modern executive.
Episode 133: Tony Jarvis
Director of Enterprise Security, Asia Pacific Japan
Based in Singapore
Tony Jarvis is a CISO advisor and cybersecurity strategist who has advised Fortune 500 clients across the world and served as a thought leader within the industry. Tony has held a variety of leadership and advisory roles with leading brands such as FireEye, Standard Chartered Bank and Telstra, and has an acute understanding of how to successfully deliver cybersecurity engagements which strategically align with business objectives. He is passionate about educating audiences on the risks posed by modern cyber threats and advises business leaders as they undertake major cybersecurity transformation projects and initiatives. Tony holds a BA of Information systems from the University of Melbourne.
See also: Guarding Against Foreign Interference
Episode 133: Scott Fletcher and Tom Walker
Scott Fletcher is a Cloud Security Engineer at Oracle. His background includes Penetration Testing, Software Development & Security Consulting. He has also held Principal Consultant roles in both Australia & New Zealand, and worked for a number of enterprise and financial services organisations.
In an IT career spanning two decades across a range of technical implementation, architecture and leadership roles for some of Australia's most recognised brands, Tom Walker has established a reputation for delivering the improbable whilst embedding significant and impactful organisational change on the teams he has led. An advocate for a security first culture, Tom takes a pragmatic approach to transformation, and always challenges the status quo believing "better" is only a transient state to "best".
Scott's LinkedIn | Oracle
Tom's LinkedIn | Kelima
Episode 132: Alan Jenkins
Alan is a highly confident, effective and adaptable leader, manager & team player, with some 30 years experience in all facets of security, particularly cyber and enterprise security risk management, with a focus on 'value-at-risk'. Currently, Alan is the Director of Advisory Services for Decipher Cyber, where he works with founder Tinesh Chhaya to grow their business and deliver quality outcomes at a reasonable cost based on the value of change required in a transparent manner.
During his career as a senior RAF Police officer, he has accrued extensive operational exposure in the UK & overseas, in both multi-national & multi-agency environments, against the backdrop of a broad threat spectrum & across all 3 of the so-called physical, personnel & information security pillars.
Since leaving the RAF in 2006, he has added management consulting plus business development, delivery & pre-sales experience in both Public & Private sectors in the role of a Trusted Advisor & SME. After spells at CSC & T-Systems as UK Chief Security Officer and being responsible for end-end security governance, operations and risk, he joined Babcock International Group as their first CISO in 2013. He led the delivery of significant improvements in the Group's cyber security capabilities to the benefit of the wider business & its customers. After a year as an Independent, he later joined IBM Security in 2015 as an Associate Partner leading activities in the UK’s FinSvces Sector, where he also led the delivery of a £multi-million security workstream as part of a £1.2 billion contract with a Tier 1 Bank. He returned to freelancing in 2018, working through Cybercorre & then joining a start-up, Guardian Cyber Services, in 2019, before landing an all-too-brief role at 2-Sec Consulting. He has been on contract to Hitachi Europe’s Security Business Group since October 2019 and has also been CISO-in-Residence at CyLon Labs since March of even year, supporting 2 Cohorts of startup/scale ups and supporting a CyLon Spark workshop in Oman in 2020.
Episode 131: Kylie Watson
Kylie is the Lead Client Partner for Defence and National Security in Australia and New Zealand at IBM with the remit to helping solve some of the nation’s more complex national security problems with consulting specialities in data, AI, automation, cyber security, hybrid cloud, openshift, innovative technologies and agile processes. Kylie previously ran Cybersecurity for IBM Consulting as well as Hybrid Cloud and Cloud Security for all industries across A/NZ. Prior to that she was a Risk Partner managing Cybersecurity and data analytics for government clients at Deloitte and a Lead Client Partner for Defence on Risk.
Kylie has a strong interest in human behaviour in regards to technologies including users and cyber criminal behaviour, and regularly advises clients on strengthening security based on her insights. She is both a Sociologist and a Technologist with experience and degrees in sociology, management, cyber and data. She has advised and managed clients across Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and Korea with innovation, data management, advanced analytics and security.
Her insights into cyber warfare and criminal activity hinge on the human side of malicious attacks with an intent to determine the intent of the actors, degree of maliciousness and to help teams prepare their cyber defence (or level of offence). Kylie holds a top secret Australian government security clearance. On top of that she loves exploring why people are drawn to cyber crime.
Kylie has won awards for innovation, new products/services, business and community service and has a track record of leading large multifaceted teams of hundreds of people with deep technical expertise on technology projects and programs for consulting budgets as large as $300M+. In her spare time she is the Chair of a Charity Think Tank the National Institute for Strategic Resilience (NISR) that seeks to gather perspectives and encourage diversity of thought on national resilience and security policy.... and can be seen on the basketball court most weekends managing junior premier league teams, coaching, mentoring emerging coaches, and watching her children play.
Episode 130: Apurva Chiranewala
Apurva Chiranewala is the General Manager of fintech company Block Earner, where he oversees global operations, growth and expansion, and builds strategic partnerships.
Formerly head of shipping at eBay and chief development officer at fast-growing logistics scale-up Sendle, Chiranewala has worked in a number of high-profile leadership roles at large corporations and startups alike.
As an early pioneer in eCommerce, Chiranewala has closely witnessed the disruption of traditional retail and shipping industries globally during his career first at Snapdeal, one of India’s earliest eCommerce unicorns, at Catch.com and Sendle here in Australia. Chiranewala foresees a parallel path of disruption happening now due to blockchain technology in the traditional finance space.
Episode 129: Jake Moore
Jake Moore is the Global Cybersecurity Advisor for ESET. He helps businesses and employees understand cybersecurity and the risks involved to remain better protected. Jake previously worked for Dorset Police for 14 years investigating computer crime in the Digital Forensics Unit before being a cybersecurity advisor for the force delivering tailored advice to the public and local businesses.
Real topics, well structured and easy to listen to.
Very good listen, I don’t come from a security back ground but this is helping me grasp the industry!