80 episodes

A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security expert Caroline Wong as she focuses on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec

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    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

A podcast that explores the stories of real people, their work, and its impact on the information security industry. Join security expert Caroline Wong as she focuses on the human side of security. Don't forget to follow the podcast on Twitter: https://twitter.com/humansofinfosec

    Episode 70: Flipping the Script with Yael Nagler

    Episode 70: Flipping the Script with Yael Nagler

    Yael Nagler — founder of Yass Partners, advising CISOs, CIOs and Boards — surprised us when she said “Let me interview Caroline!” Taking this episode in a new direction, Yael asks Caroline about her story, her career, and her aspirations.

    • 26 min
    Episode 69: Inside the Mind of a Developer

    Episode 69: Inside the Mind of a Developer

    Will Gant — accomplished developer, author, software architect and co-host of the podcast “The Complete Developer” — shares with Caroline a glimpse into the Dev world. They talk about motivations, challenges, and how security teams can work better with their dev counterparts. A small hint: let your nerd flag fly.

    • 44 min
    Episode 68: Chatting with 'Smashing Security' Co-host Graham Cluley

    Episode 68: Chatting with 'Smashing Security' Co-host Graham Cluley

    Winner of "Best Security Podcast 2018" and "Best Security Podcast 2019," Smashing Security is a fun and informative show on tech SNAFUs. Co-host Graham Cluley shares more about his 30 years in cybersecurity, along with thoughts on malware, state-sponsored attacks, IoT, and how the cybersecurity scene today would have looked like science fiction when he started.

    • 30 min
    Episode 67: Connecting GRC with Business Success

    Episode 67: Connecting GRC with Business Success

    Without good governance, every other part of security becomes much less effective. Caroline sits down with Deika Elmi — a security leader profiled by Risk & Compliance organization “Risky Women” in 2021 — to talk about GRC’s role in creating business value, and why Confidentiality shouldn't steal the spotlight away from Integrity and Availability.

    • 23 min
    Episode 66: Getting Security Fundamentals Right

    Episode 66: Getting Security Fundamentals Right

    Caroline talks with tech executive Brian Carmenatty and Sanjay Deo, Founder & President at 24By7Security, Inc. They explore how teams can face prevalent threats by going back to basics with their technology and security policies.

    • 41 min
    Episode 65: Building a Product Assurance Organization

    Episode 65: Building a Product Assurance Organization

    Swathi Joshi is an Information Security executive who focuses on risk management, crisis response, security services, and cloud security engineering. She is currently the VP of Cloud Security at Oracle where she leads a global team of engineers, analysts, and operators to secure Oracle SaaS applications and keep customer data safe. Prior to Oracle, Swathi led Netflix's Detection and Response team to manage inevitable security incidents and minimize risk to Netflix.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Ffihzs ,

Actionable and authentic

Karen’s podcast is great, chock full of useful, actionable tips to cut through the male dominated workplaces that still exist all around us. Highly recommend.

Financialadventure ,

Great show on the human aspect of cyber

Technical and procedures countermeasures are easy. Getting the humans onboard to adopt Cybersecurity is the hard part. This show has a great interview process to highlight lessons learned. Thank you for sharing your knowledge

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re well established as an innovator in the InfoSec community, or just getting started carving out your niche - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Caroline and Vanessa do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career, and a life you can be proud of - from InfoSec leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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