The UPSTACK Podcast is an ever-evolving conversation on all things digital infrastructure, giving CTOs, CIOs, CISOs and other tech leaders "food for thought” as they push to stay ahead of the technology curve. Greg Moss, UPSTACK’s Partner and Managing Director, invites guests to talk candidly about the latest technology infrastructure topics. Co-hosted by SVP of Marketing, Alex Cole, this is sure to be a podcast worth listening to.
Cybersecurity - Ariel Pisetzky, VP of IT & Cyber at Taboola
In our second episode, co-hosts Alex Cole and Greg Moss are speaking to Ariel Pisetzky about cybersecurity. They discuss the best strategies to reduce risk at your weakest link, the importance of backups being immutable, and how you can stay on top of cybersecurity in the world of innovation. They even touch on pop culture references from Ghost Busters to the origin story of cybersecurity in the 1984 movie “War Games.” For the past 25 years, Ariel Pisetzky has been working in all aspects of the IT world. Managing AS1680 (one of the first ISPs networks in the world), building data centers pre-cloud era, running all-cloud native operations and back to hybrid solutions. Today, Ariel leads a group of IT professionals that work to implement state-of-the-art solutions, from Open Source to home grown to traditional enterprise software, across Taboola's global infrastructure. Ariel has held multiple positions as CIO and CISO for web-facing operations from startups to publicly traded companies. Ariel also worked as a cyber consultant for government agencies and cyber defense sector.
The Power of Power - Kevin Sanders, Principal Consultant, Data Center Strategy, EYP Mission Critical Facilities
On this episode co-hosts Alex Cole and Greg Moss are joined by Kevin Sanders, Principal Consultant, Data Center Strategy. Kevin has over 35 years of experience in the planning, design, implementation and management of data centers, information systems and networks/communications systems. As a consultant for the past 25 years, Kevin has worked with many colleges and research universities, healthcare, pharmaceutical and financial institutions, including from the Fortune 100 list. Kevin is responsible for all client strategic data center consulting work for EYP Mission Critical Facilities. Kevin spearheaded the use of both financial and technical architecture models to allow clients to understand the “cost timeline” for infrastructure, technology and organizational options to assist CIO’s / CTO’s / and CFO’s in the control and predictability of their Hybrid IT and Data Center budgets.