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The CIO Evolution, a CXO REvolutionaries podcast sponsored by Zscaler
CIOs are a special breed of executive: the Swiss Army Knife of leaders. They lead the innovation agenda and use technology to power the capabilities that deliver business outcomes. This podcast covers the art and science of business transformation and the tools CIOs use: cloud, mobile, AI, zero trust. More importantly, it investigates the true essence of digital leadership.

The CIO Evolution Zscaler, Inc

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The CIO Evolution, a CXO REvolutionaries podcast sponsored by Zscaler
CIOs are a special breed of executive: the Swiss Army Knife of leaders. They lead the innovation agenda and use technology to power the capabilities that deliver business outcomes. This podcast covers the art and science of business transformation and the tools CIOs use: cloud, mobile, AI, zero trust. More importantly, it investigates the true essence of digital leadership.

    The unique yet familiar state of cybersecurity in ANZ

    The unique yet familiar state of cybersecurity in ANZ

    Kavitha Mariappan, Zscaler EVP of Customer Experience and Darren Beattie, Head of Information Security at Tower Insurance, investigate the cybersecurity challenges facing the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region. No matter where you are in the world, the conversation holds important insights, including: 
    • How major cyberattacks in the region are shaping policy and driving cooperation • How global cyber issues become problems at the regional and local level • The importance of champion building and reaching consensus for zero trust initiatives • The capabilities and challenges AI brings to the insurance industry

    • 56 min
    Why this ex-Cigna & GE exec says you need a high 'say/do' ratio

    Why this ex-Cigna & GE exec says you need a high 'say/do' ratio

    James Beeson, an advisor, board member, investor, and former Global CISO for The Cigna Group and GE Capital, joins the show to share his deep experience and insights on communicating cyber risk, collaborating with CIOs, and establishing oneself as a trusted professional. Learn why keeping the difference between what you say and what you do to a minimum is critical to integrity and effectiveness.

    • 46 min
    Unpacking Airgap, Avalor, and RSAC with Nat Smith, product leader and ex-Gartner analyst

    Unpacking Airgap, Avalor, and RSAC with Nat Smith, product leader and ex-Gartner analyst

    Recorded at RSA Conference 2024, Nat Smith, Senior Director, Product Management at Zscaler goes past the headlines to expose the technical and business value of the announcement between Zscaler and Google Chrome Enterprise and recent Zscaler acquisitions. 

    • 46 min
    Overcoming challenges to digital transformation in SLED

    Overcoming challenges to digital transformation in SLED

    State-level executive leaders draw on their transformation journeys and illuminate the path forward for a public sector with modernized cyber posture. Learn what is being done and what is still needed to achieve collaborative cybersecurity across all government levels, and an integrated stance against cyber threats, particularly those targeting critical infrastructure. 
    Guest speakers:
    J.R. Sloan - StateRAMP President, Chief Information Officer, State of ArizonaMichael Toland - Chief Information Security Officer, State of OklahomaDavid Cagigal - Former State of Wisconsin CIO/CXO Advisor

    • 51 min
    Private equity and cyber resiliency with Zscaler & Persistent Systems

    Private equity and cyber resiliency with Zscaler & Persistent Systems

    Did you know Zscaler serves six of the top-10 private equity (PE) firms, along with their portfolio companies? Meanwhile, its strategic partner, Persistent Systems has co-driven security modernization projects for PE firms and their portfolio companies, delivering stellar outcomes. In this episode, two leaders in the PE space, Akshay Grover, Global PE Practice & Advisory Alliances Lead at Zscaler, and George Symons Vice President, Cloud Infrastructure and Security, Persistent Systems, explain how PE firms and their portfolio companies can reduce risks, foster a safer and more secure operating environment, and achieve better results.

    • 43 min
    Infrastructure modernization: Stories from the leadership trenches

    Infrastructure modernization: Stories from the leadership trenches

    Two pioneers of zero-trust security, Alex Philips (CIO of NOV) and Craig Clay (Former Lead Connectivity Architect at Shell and a Zscaler CXO Advisor), share invaluable lessons and insights about their past and present secure digital transformations.

    • 49 min

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