In this bi-weekly podcast for business executives and computer security professionals, industry veterans Michael Markulec and Matthew Webster chat with guests about the latest cyber news, threats, and trends impacting small and medium businesses.
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Episode 29: with Erick Burd
Michael talks with Erick Burd, who is a Network Engineer at a large NJ University and Chairperson of the Hopewell Twp. Board of Fire Commissioners. Erick discusses the challenges faced within the IT department, such as the pandemic and budget limitations. They also talk about how security is part of all aspects of IT in Erick's workplace and bring up other topics like the Internet of things (IoT).
Episode 28: with Jean-guy Lauture
Michael meets with Jean-guy R. Lauture MPP, CG-CIO, the Assistant Township Administrator in the Technology Department for Bloomfield Township, NJ. Jean-guy talks about many of the projects within the township that the IT Department takes on. They discuss how different projects in the municipality require the help of IT, including keeping systems up-to-date and cyber-safe through phishing tests, and other specifics involving the private sector.
Episode 27: with Luke Wegryn
Matthew speaks with Luke Wegryn, the Co-founder of Pensive Security, about the company and how he started it. They discuss the main services provided, including cybersecurity penetration testing on web, mobile, and cloud devices. They also talk about when it is important to perform a pen test and mention Pensive Security's other consulting services that provide help to SMBs.
Episode 26: Mike DeKock
Matthew and Mike DeKock, the CEO of MJD Advisors, meet a second time to discuss preparation for SOC 2 (Service Organization Control 2) and audit certification. In this episode, they discuss cost, the differences between SOC type 1 and SOC type 2, and more about the certification process.
Episode 25: with Matt Burch
Michael meets with Matt Burch, the VP of ComportSecure. They talk about some of the services ComportSecure provides, including IT Solutions, Managed Services, and Cloud Services. They also discuss other cybersecurity topics such as BaaS (Backup as a Service), ransomware, and EDR solutions (Endpoint Detection and Response).
Episode 24: with Tim Erlin
Matthew talks with Tim Erlin, the former VP of Tripwire and long-time security expert, about compliance with PCI (Payment Card Industry). They describe the importance of PCI compliance and how it can help protect against attacks such as credential theft. They also discuss the concept of zero-trust and Tim's future career in the security business.