22 episodes

Cybersecurity is complex. Its user experience doesn’t have to be. Each week, Heidi Trost interviews information security experts about how we can make it easier for people—and their organizations—to stay secure.

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Cybersecurity is complex. Its user experience doesn’t have to be. Each week, Heidi Trost interviews information security experts about how we can make it easier for people—and their organizations—to stay secure.

    Technical Users Care About UX, Too

    Technical Users Care About UX, Too

    Tanja Venborg Hansen, a user researcher who has worked for an enterprise security company and the aviation industry explains the challenges in creating the user experience for products that are used by information security professionals. We talk about getting buy-in from stakeholders, how to find people to participate in research studies, and deciding what “actionable” data really means.

    • 28 min
    Responsible Innovation in the Technology Industry with Chloe Poynton

    Responsible Innovation in the Technology Industry with Chloe Poynton

    Technology is changing at a rapid pace but what are the unintended consequences of the digital products we create and put out into the world? How does your product affect human rights? Chloe Poynton, co-founder of Article One Advisors, talks about responsible innovation: “anticipating risks before they become real-world harms” and what that means for technology companies.

    • 41 min
    Why Designers Need to Learn About Security with Jared Spool

    Why Designers Need to Learn About Security with Jared Spool

    Jared Spool, founder UIE and co-founder of Center Centre, talks about why designers need to learn about security and how to demonstrate to stakeholders that having a poor security UX is more expensive than fixing it.

    • 47 min
    Improve, Adapt, and Customize Cybersecurity Awareness Strategies and Metrics with Kate Brett Goldman

    Improve, Adapt, and Customize Cybersecurity Awareness Strategies and Metrics with Kate Brett Goldman

    Kate Brett Goldman, founder and CEO of Cybermaniacs, talks about “cybersecurity awareness 2.0” and how to best leverage metrics in order to provide insights that are unique and actionable for your organization.

    • 37 min
    Everything You Wanted to Know About Security But Were Too Afraid to Ask with Ira Winkler

    Everything You Wanted to Know About Security But Were Too Afraid to Ask with Ira Winkler

    Ira Winkler, founder of Secure Mentem and Chief Information Security Officer at Skyline Technology Solutions, talks about how thoughtfully-designed user experiences can build in security prevention, detection, and reaction.

    • 41 min
    IoT Devices: Establishing Trust through Transparency with Matt Wyckhouse

    IoT Devices: Establishing Trust through Transparency with Matt Wyckhouse

    Because of the lack of transparency about what goes into IoT devices, enterprises—and consumers—often have make security decisions based on what brand they trust the most. Matt Wyckhouse, founder of Finite State, explains why this situation is problematic and provides more effective solutions for assessing and communicating the risk around IoT devices.

    • 44 min

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