The O'Reilly Security Podcast examines the challenges and opportunities for security practitioners in an increasingly complex and fast-moving world. Through interviews and analysis, we highlight the people who are on the frontlines of security, working to build better defenses.
Rich Smith on redefining success for security teams and managing security culture
In this episode of the Security Podcast, I talk with Rich Smith, director of labs at Duo Labs, the research arm of Duo Security. We discuss the goals of agile application security, how to reframe success for security teams, and the short- and long-term implications of your security culture.
Christie Terrill on building a high-caliber security program in 90 days
In this episode of the Security Podcast, I talk with Christie Terrill, partner at Bishop Fox. We discuss the importance of educating businesses on the complexities of “being secure,” how to approach building a strong security program, and aligning security goals with the larger processes and goals of the business.
Susan Sons on building security from first principles
In this episode of the Security Podcast, O’Reilly’s Mac Slocum talks with Susan Sons, senior systems analyst for the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) at Indiana University. They discuss how she initially got involved with fixing the open source Network Time Protocol (NTP) project, recruiting and training new people to help maintain open source projects like NTP, and how security needn’t be an impediment to organizations moving quickly.
Charles Givre on the impetus for training all security teams in basic data science
In this episode of the Security Podcast, I talk with Charles Givre, senior lead data scientist at Orbital Insight. We discuss how data science skills are increasingly important for security professionals, the critical role of data scientists in making the results of their work accessible to even nontechnical stakeholders, and using machine learning as a dynamic filter for vast amounts of data.
Andrea Limbago on the effects of security’s branding problem
In this episode of the Security Podcast, I talk with Andrea Limbago, chief social scientist at Endgame. We discuss how the misperception of security as a computer science skillset ultimately restricts innovation, the need to make security easier and accessible for everyone, and how current branding of security can discourage newcomers.
Window Snyder on the indispensable human element in securing your environment
In this episode of the Security Podcast, I talk with Window Snyder, chief security officer at Fastly. We discuss the fact that many core security best practices aren’t easy to achieve with tools, the importance of not discounting user fatigue and frustration, and the need to personalize security tools and processes to your individual environment.
The podcasts content is top notch and engaging. Unfortunately, the audio quality leaves much to be desired, and is bit of distraction.