Welcome to the Secure Connections podcast! Join Brian Sherman and members of IoTSSA (Internet of Things Security Services Association) as they discuss the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and channel business opportunities.
Have questions or topic suggestions? Contact Brian at Bsherman@iotssa.com
Compliance plays a part in cybersecurity, however isn’t in and of itself security, rather a tool to help you manage it. Ryan gets into the weeds with Mav Turner, Head of Product with N-able talking about the complex dynamics of cybersecurity. Framing out risk, breaking down your security stack and most importantly putting your stack into action…Mav talks about the challenges and complexities that IT Service Providers face and offers some great tips on execution.
Hell Fire is Avoidable
‘Hell Fire is in the forecast’ states Tyler Moffitt, Senior Threat Research Analyst with Webroot, however it is also avoidable. Ryan chats with Tyler about the importance of a solid security posture and taking the necessary steps to best secure yourself and your customers in todays ever evolving threat landscape. Tyler tells us to start by being aware that you don’t know everything. Stay engaged and educated in order keep yourself at the forefront.
The Business of Cybersecurity
Marketing and Business Development has always been a challenge with selling IT Services. You have the expertise with a great service offering, however struggle breaking through and effectively growing your business. Pete Busam, Founder & President of Equilibrium Consulting has an excellent chat with Ryan on the business of cybersecurity. Pete delivers some solid advice and ideas to get your marketing plan engaged and effective.
With all the different tools and layers that comprise our security stacks, so many times the fundamentals are overlooked. Ryan catches up with Founder and CTO at Password Boss, Steve Wise, to discuss the importance of password hygiene and the adoption of a vault to effectively manage not just customer passwords but your own internal passwords.
Security Alert Fatigue
With many IT Professionals starting to get alert fatigue from their security tools, Steve Sims, VP Security & CISO with Green Cloud Defense tells us ‘Alerts should be used as an opportunity to advance customer environments’. Ryan has a nuts and bolts conversation with Steve on the steps to building an effective cybersecurity culture. Where the IT Services industry needs to go way beyond just delivering ‘availability’ to their customers.
Breaking Down Your Cybersecurity Stack
The Team at Zorus, Sr. Software Engineer, Jake Homberg, VP Sales & Marketing, Chris Keith and Founder & CTO, Greg Gage catch up with Ryan to talk about a layered security approach and how endpoint protection is your first line of defense. A fortified perimeter buttresses our stack, however the importance of a defense in depth approach is critical.