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Defense in Depth promises clear talk on cybersecurity’s most controversial and confusing debates. Once a week we choose one controversial and popular cybersecurity debate and use the InfoSec community’s insights to lead our discussion.

Defense in Depth David Spark

    • Technology
    • 4.9 • 64 Ratings

Defense in Depth promises clear talk on cybersecurity’s most controversial and confusing debates. Once a week we choose one controversial and popular cybersecurity debate and use the InfoSec community’s insights to lead our discussion.

    Do Companies Undergoing a Merger or Acquisition Get Targeted for Attacks?

    Do Companies Undergoing a Merger or Acquisition Get Targeted for Attacks?

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.
    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Christina Shannon, CIO, KIK Consumer Products. Joining us is Andrew Cannata, CISO, Primo Water.
    In this episode:
    The lure of an IPO is debatable Does an IPO make you a target or just more vulnerable? M&A changes your context Ambiguity creates risk Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Cyera

    Cyera’s AI-powered data security platform gives companies visibility over their sensitive data, context over the risk it represents, and actionable, prioritized remediation guidance.
 As a cloud-native, agentless platform, Cyera provides holistic data security coverage across SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and On-premise environments. Visit www.cyera.io to learn more.

    • 26 min
    Telling Stories with Security Metrics

    Telling Stories with Security Metrics

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.
    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Steve Zalewski. Joining us is our sponsored guest, Shirley Salzman, CEO and co-founder, SeeMetrics.
    In this episode:
    Finding the purpose in metrics Using metrics to answer business questions Speaking to your audience Communication is a two-way street Thanks to our podcast sponsor, SeeMetrics

    SeeMetrics automates cybersecurity metrics programs, continuously measuring and helping prioritize risks based on context. SeeMetrics unifies siloed data from your security stack and offers hundreds of ready-to-use metrics. Once connected with SeeMetrics, security teams reduce risk, minimize exposure and optimize performance while eliminating tedious repetitive manual work.
    Ready to automate your security programs? start connecting your environment at seemetrics.co.

    • 30 min
    Securing Identities in the Cloud

    Securing Identities in the Cloud

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.

    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Geoff Belknap (@geoffbelknap). Joining us is our sponsored guest, Adam Bateman, CEO, Push Security.

    The SaaS attacks matrix community resource mentioned by Adam in the episode can be found here.

    Editorial note: Geoff Belknap is an advisor to Push Security.

    In this episode:
    Where are we going wrong
    Finding the missing pieces 
    Protecting an expanding border
    It starts with understanding risk
    Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Push Security

    Prevent, detect and respond to identity attacks using Push Security’s browser agent. Enable Push’s out-of-the-box controls or integrate Push with your SIEM, XDR and SOAR.

    Block phishing attacks, detect session hijacking and stop SSO passwords being exposed. Find out what else the Push browser agent can do at pushsecurity.com.

    • 32 min
    How AI Is Making Data Security Possible

    How AI Is Making Data Security Possible

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.
    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Steve Zalewski. Joining us is our sponsored guest, Lamont Orange, CISO, Cyera.
    In this episode:
    The data security check has come due
    Putting data security at the heart of defense in depth 
    Automation is key
    You need to know what you’re protecting
    Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Cyera

    Cyera’s AI-powered data security platform gives companies visibility over their sensitive data, context over the risk it represents, and actionable, prioritized remediation guidance.
 As a cloud-native, agentless platform, Cyera provides holistic data security coverage across SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and On-premise environments. Visit www.cyera.io to learn more.

    • 28 min
    What Makes a Successful CISO?

    What Makes a Successful CISO?

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.
    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Christina Shannon, CIO, KIK Consumer Products. Joining us is our guest, Tomer Gershoni, CSO, Zoominfo.
    In this episode:
    Moving beyond technology
    The art of a CISO
    CISOs always operate in context
    Elevating the CISO conversation
    Thanks to our podcast sponsor, SeeMetrics

    SeeMetrics automates cybersecurity metrics programs, continuously measuring and helping prioritize risks based on context. SeeMetrics unifies siloed data from your security stack and offers hundreds of ready-to-use metrics. Once connected with SeeMetrics, security teams reduce risk, minimize exposure and optimize performance while eliminating tedious repetitive manual work.
    Ready to automate your security programs? start connecting your environment at seemetrics.co

    • 33 min
    We Want a Solution to Remediate, Not Just Detect Problems

    We Want a Solution to Remediate, Not Just Detect Problems

    All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series.
    Check out this post for the discussion that is the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Yaron Levi, CISO, Dolby. Joining us is our guest, Neil Watkins, svp technology and cybersecurity services, i3 Verticals.
    In this episode:
    Visibility doesn’t matter without context
    Not all visibility is created equal
    Don’t forget to bring people into the loop
    Remediation doesn’t scale with more visibility
    Thanks to our podcast sponsor, GitGuardian

    GitGuardian is a Code Security Platform that caters to the needs of the DevOps generation. It provides a wide range of code security solutions, including Secrets Detection, Infra as Code Security, and Honeytoken, all in one place. A leader in the market of secrets detection and remediation, its solutions are already used by hundreds of thousands of developers in all industries. Try now gitguardian.com

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Shay Ch ,

Best cybersecurity podcast out there!

I listen or have listened to virtually every cybersecurity podcast out there and this one is my favorite by far! Well done folks!

John Haden ,

Love David’s shows

David always has great topics and guests. I listen to other security podcasts where there’s only one person speaking…man they’re boring! Not David’s! Always engaging!

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