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CISOs insiders is open conversations I’m having with leading CISOs in the industry. We’ll be talking about what makes them ticks, their biggest accomplishments and flagrant failures, their favorite drinks and what it is they like in vendors as well as dislike in vendors. We’ll try to tap into the mind of the person behind the role and hopefully have some fun while doing so. Join us for a light talk.

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CISOs insiders is open conversations I’m having with leading CISOs in the industry. We’ll be talking about what makes them ticks, their biggest accomplishments and flagrant failures, their favorite drinks and what it is they like in vendors as well as dislike in vendors. We’ll try to tap into the mind of the person behind the role and hopefully have some fun while doing so. Join us for a light talk.

    CISO Insiders with Stephanie Roberts | CISO and VP of Infrastructure at EmployBridge | Episode 79

    CISO Insiders with Stephanie Roberts | CISO and VP of Infrastructure at EmployBridge | Episode 79

    🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Stephanie Roberts, CISO and VP of Infrastructure at EmployBridge, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting, and how the industry will evolve in future.
    Highlights
    👉🏻 ”The biggest concern that we have as CISOs is the gap of talents.”
    👉🏻 ”It's the team that makes us achieve success.”
    👉🏻 ”Surrounding myself with experts who know what they are doing is the best resource. Taking advantage of your network is the best way to learn and adapt.”
    👉🏻 ”Cyber risks are growing day after day. If companies don't have funding in place, bad things can happen.”
    👉🏻 ”There are so many changes every day in the cyber landscape”

    Timestamps
    00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
    02:10 Icebreaker questions
    03:15 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
    05:06 If there are 1-2 things you can recommend to employees out there, what would that be?
    07:23 Biggest failure and key learnings
    09:33 What is the biggest accomplishment in your career?
    11:07 What is your advice to leaders who are currently managing a team?
    12:12 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
    14:00 What are your thoughts on CISO’s role in the IT organization?
    16:02 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
    17:54 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?
    20:36 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days?
    22:44 Do you think there’s anything we can do as an industry that can help bridge the talent gap?
    24:46 What are the most important skills that CISOs should have?
    28:46 What’s next for the cybersecurity industry?
    29:58 Are you following any CISO on social media these days?
    31:48 Are there fields in the industry that you consider as innovation?
    33:35 What would be your strategy in building a professional relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
    35:00 What is it that you are looking for in a vendor?
    36:10 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life?

    l Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
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    • 38 min
    CISO Insiders with Dirk Schrader | Field CISO (EMEA) and VP of Security Research at Netwrix Corporation | Episode 78

    CISO Insiders with Dirk Schrader | Field CISO (EMEA) and VP of Security Research at Netwrix Corporation | Episode 78

    🔥In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Dirk Schrader, Field CISO (EMEA) and VP of Security Research at Netwrix Corporation, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.
    📢Highlights
    👉🏻 ”Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity”
    👉🏻 ”What are the skills CISOs should have to succeed in the cybersecurity industry?”
    👉🏻 ”What’s your biggest accomplishment in your career?”
    ⏱️Timestamps
    00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
    04:05 Icebreaker questions
    04:53 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
    06:31 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
    09:11 Biggest failure and key learnings
    11:02 Biggest accomplishment
    13:26 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
    15:19 What are the most important skills that CISOs should have?
    17:48 What position in the company should a CISO report under?
    19:17 What are your thoughts on CISO’s role in the IT organization?
    22:22 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?
    24:31 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days?
    27:41 How will the CISO role evolve concerning automation?
    36:03 What is the biggest attack surface of an organization?
    44:00 What are your thoughts on cyber resilience?
    48:10 What are some things that organizations tend to forget in their security posture?
    53:39 What would be your strategy in building a professional relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
    56:01 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life?

    📢 Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
    Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University on LinkedIn to stay updated.
    #cybersecurity #podcast #careeradvice #cybersecurityawareness #cybersecuritycommunity #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #cybersecuritysolutions

    • 1 hr
    CISO Insiders with Kelly McCracken | Senior VP of Detection and Response at Salesforce | Episode 77

    CISO Insiders with Kelly McCracken | Senior VP of Detection and Response at Salesforce | Episode 77

    🔥In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Kelly McCracken, Senior Vice President of detection and response at Salesforce, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.
    🔎 Highlights:
    👉🏻 ”Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity”
    👉🏻 ”What are the skills CISOs should have to succeed in the cybersecurity industry?”
    👉🏻 ”What’s your biggest accomplishment in your career?”
    ⏱️ Timestamps:
    00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
    02:29 Icebreaker questions
    03:21 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
    04:50 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
    07:04 Biggest failure and key learnings
    09:35 Biggest accomplishment
    12:01 Advice to beginners on where to start in the cybersecurity industry
    13:21 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
    15:14 What are your thoughts on CISO's role in the IT organization?
    17:02 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?
    18:08 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days
    21:11 Are there any specific areas that leaders in the industry should focus on right now?
    23:10 What are the most important skills that cybersecurity leaders should have?
    24:54 How will the CISO role evolve in the next 5 years?
    26:40 Who do you look up to in the industry?
    27:43 What would you define as innovation in the industry?
    29:08 What would be your strategy in building a relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
    31:12 What’s the best way to connect to you online?
    31:35 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life?

    📢Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
    Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University on LinkedIn to stay updated.

    #cybersecurity #podcast #careeradvice #cybersecurityawareness #cybersecuritycommunity #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #cybersecuritysolutions 

    • 32 min
    CISO Insiders with Zlatko Unger (Special Edition) | Former CISO and current GRC wizard at Wiz | Episode 76

    CISO Insiders with Zlatko Unger (Special Edition) | Former CISO and current GRC wizard at Wiz | Episode 76

    🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Zlatko Unger, Former CISO and current GRC wizard at @Wiz, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting, the power dynamics between security leaders and directors in the cybersecurity industry, and other exciting topics in the world of information security.
    Highlights:
    👉 ”Why is there friction between the CISO and CIO roles?”
    👉  ”Should CIOs have veto power over a CISO’s decision?”
    👉 ”What is one common myth about cybersecurity from the perspective of the board of directors?”
    ⏱️Timestamps
    00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
    01:10 Icebreaker questions
    02:53 What are the differences between the CISO and CIO roles?
    05:40 Why is there friction between the CISO and CIO roles?
    07:17 What are the challenges between the functions of the CISO and CIO roles?
    09:44 Why should directors be interested in CISOs as board members?
    12:56 Who are the stakeholders that should run the IT domain?
    16:48 Why is it not effective for a CISO to report to a CIO?
    18:46 Should CIOs have veto powers over a CISO’s decision?
    21:06 How would hiring a CISO revolutionize the industry?
    24:19 What would it take to change the current status quo of the CISO’s relation to the company’s board?
    28:36 What are some key ways to initiate a shift in the organization’s structure?
    32:25 What is one common myth about cybersecurity from the perspective of the board of directors?
    38:36 Closing comments
    Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
    Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University on LinkedIn to stay updated.
    #cybersecurity #podcast #careeradvice #cybersecurityawareness #cybersecuritycommunity #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #cybersecuritysolutions

    • 39 min
    CISO Insiders with Olivia Rose | CISO, Board of Directors Member at Cyversity | Episode 75

    CISO Insiders with Olivia Rose | CISO, Board of Directors Member at Cyversity | Episode 75

    🔥In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Olivia Rose, a board of directors member at Cyversity, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.
    Highlights:
    👉 ”Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity”
    👉 ”What are the skills CISOs should have to succeed in the cybersecurity industry?”
    👉 ”What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?”
    ⏱️ Timestamps
    00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
    02:33 Icebreaker questions
    03:35 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
    08:11 Biggest failure and key learnings
    09:37 Biggest accomplishment
    13:16 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
    15:29 Advice to beginners on where to start in the cybersecurity industry
    19:24 What are your thoughts on CISO's role in the organization?
    21:57 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
    23:11 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?
    24:59 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days
    26:36 Are there any specific areas that leaders in the industry should focus on right now?
    28:40 What are the most important skills that CISOs should have?
    31:43 How will the CISO role evolve in the next decade?
    35:31 Upcoming trends in the industry
    39:30 What would be your strategy in building a relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
    41:40 Where do you draw the line in building a relationship with your potential customer?
    44:55 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life right now?

    📢 Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
    Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University on LinkedIn to stay updated.
    #cybersecurity #podcast #careeradvice #cybersecurityawareness #cybersecuritycommunity #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #cybersecuritysolutions

    • 47 min
    CISO Insiders with Brenley Veater | CISO, Director of Cyber Security | Episode 74

    CISO Insiders with Brenley Veater | CISO, Director of Cyber Security | Episode 74

    🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Brenley Veater, CISO and director of cyber security at Cingo Solutions, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.
    00:35 Guest Introduction and professional journey
    06:40 Icebreakers
    07:51 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
    09:04 Biggest failure and success
    12:30 Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
    13:57 What are the pros and cons of CISOs reporting to IT?
    16:42 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
    18:18 What are common myths about your career that you want to debunk?
    19:33 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days
    20:20 Are there any specific areas that leaders in the industry should focus in right now?
    21:28 How the role of CISO evolve in next decade
    23:02 Upcoming trends in the industry
    24:18 Who do you think CISOs are following in social media?
    25:40 What do you define as innovation in the industry?
    27:02 What would be your strategy in building a relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
    33:59 Closing comments
    Highlights:
    👉🏻 ”Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity ”
    👉🏻 ”Are there any specific areas that leaders in the industry should focus in right now?”
    👉🏻 ”What would be your strategy in building a relationship with a customer you would like to work with?”
    📢 Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.
    Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University on LinkedIn to stay updated.
    #cybersecurity #podcast #careeradvice #cybersecurityawareness #cybersecuritycommunity #cybersecurity #cybersecuritypodcast #cybersecuritysolutions

    • 35 min

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