55 episodes

The SecurityMetrics Podcast, hosted by Jen Stone (Principal Security Analyst, QSA, CISSP, CISA), will help you understand current data security and compliance trends. Each episode will feature a different security professional offering tips and security best practices.

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

The SecurityMetrics Podcast, hosted by Jen Stone (Principal Security Analyst, QSA, CISSP, CISA), will help you understand current data security and compliance trends. Each episode will feature a different security professional offering tips and security best practices.

    Eliminating Friction Between Development & Security | SecurityMetrics Podcast 55

    Eliminating Friction Between Development & Security | SecurityMetrics Podcast 55

    "In order for us to meet our end objective of risk mitigation on software and applications, we have to get the developers on our side. If you do not collaborate with the developers, you're not going to be able to manage that risk"

    Tune in this week as Jen Stone and Harshil Parikh discuss how to eliminate friction between development and security.

    Listen to learn:
    How to collaborate with developersHow collaboration can aid in cybersecurity effortsHow setting clear expectations can improve teamwork
    Hosted by Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) with guest Mike McNeil (Founder/CEO of FleetDM)

    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 30 min
    Mobile Device Management - How to Securely Work Remote | SecurityMetrics Podcast 54

    Mobile Device Management - How to Securely Work Remote | SecurityMetrics Podcast 54

    "Not long ago, companies didn't allow employees to take their work devices home, or even out of the network. Companies relied on the network security for these devices. In the past few years, we have all been forced to shift and figure out - how do we still keep work secure?"

    Mobile device management is a heavy lift. Security teams recognize the risks posed by laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other mobile devices. Because of our increasingly remote working environment and the ongoing challenges posed by the use of personal devices for work, many companies have needed to find other solutions to help them in their security effort.

    Listen to learn:
    -How to work from home securely
    -Tools and software to manage remote devices
    -Security solutions for your company

    Hosted by Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) with guest Mike McNeil (Founder/CEO of FleetDM)

    Notes -
    -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIDb6VBO9os
    -https://www.loom.com/share/ecb223c0f2ff497195961a7ba5e77b2b

    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 31 min
    Cybersecurity Burnout - SOC Analyst Survey Findings | SecurityMetrics Podcast 53

    Cybersecurity Burnout - SOC Analyst Survey Findings | SecurityMetrics Podcast 53

    "I feel like many data security professionals feel like they're doing the right thing and making a difference, but there was a huge amount that said they were burning out. 65% of cybersecurity workers said they plan on leaving their jobs in the next 12 months."

    Tune in this week as Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) speaks with Thomas Kinsella (COO and Co-Founder - Tines) about the recent SOC analyst survey findings conducted by Tines.

    Listen to "The Future of Security Operations" Podcast by Thomas Kinsella

    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 31 min
    PCI 4.0 SAQ (Self Assessment Questionnaire) - What's changed? | SecurityMetrics Podcast 52

    PCI 4.0 SAQ (Self Assessment Questionnaire) - What's changed? | SecurityMetrics Podcast 52

    "The PCI Data Security Standard is a set of about 330 security controls that are designed to protect credit card information. For most small businesses, many of the requirements don't apply in their environment. The Self Assessment Questionnaire is a subset of the full PCI DSS standard designed to help small businesses validate their PCI compliance."

    PCI 4.0 is here, and many things have changed - including the self assessment questionnaire. If you have questions about this update, you aren't alone! Tune in this week as Jen Stone and Michael Simpson break down all the pieces with the PCI 4.0 SAQ.

    Listen to learn:
    What's new in the PCI 4.0 SAQ?When should I switch to the PCI 4.0 standard?Will PCI 4.0 increase my security?
    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 32 min
    How to Become a QSA | SecurityMetrics Podcast 51

    How to Become a QSA | SecurityMetrics Podcast 51

    "Don't jump into becoming a QSA for a year and think 'I'm now going to go somewhere else and make a ton of money.' Spend some time really learning. That's the advantage to this job you can get so much experience so quickly and get exposure to so many aspects of cybersecurity."

    Breaking the barrier to the cybersecurity workforce can be difficult, especially if you don't know where to start. Tune in this week as Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) and Gary Glover (CISSP, CISA, QSA, PA-QSA) explain the steps one should take when wanting to become a QSA (Qualified Security Assessor).

    Listen to learn:
    -What to learn when becoming a QSA
    -Day in the life of a QSA
    -Is becoming a QSA right for you?

    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 40 min
    The Future of Cybersecurity - Top 10 Cyber Trends | SecurityMetrics Podcast 50

    The Future of Cybersecurity - Top 10 Cyber Trends | SecurityMetrics Podcast 50

    "The threat environment is becoming more aggressive, and the footprint that businesses need to protect is huge. Businesses need to reframe their expectations and reframe their focus."

    Reading the future is hard, especially in relation to cybersecurity. However, looking at current cyber trends helps us have a better idea of what is around the corner. Tune in this week as Jen Stone (MCIS, CISSP, CISA, QSA) and Matthew Heffelfinger (Deputy CISO, GSTRT, CyRP (Pepperdine), GRCP, SSAP, ITIL4-F, GISF, PECB) dive into the TOP 10 cybersecurity trends, and predict the FUTURE.

    Listen to learn:
    How current trends tell the future of cyberCybersecurity best practicesCybersecurity for small businesses.
    [Disclaimer] Before implementing any policies or procedures you hear about on this or any other episodes, make sure to talk to your legal department, IT department, and any other department assisting with your data security and compliance efforts.

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

radioestes ,

Tremendous insights

Love the interviews. 🦊♥️

Ricky279977 ,

Cyber security and compliance made interesting and simple

This is a fantastic podcast that I’ve loved since it came out. My only complaint is there aren’t more episodes! Keep up the great work!

i_luv_the_beatles ,

Super helpful podcast!

This podcast is great for those who want to learn more about cyber security or become more secure.

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