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CISO Stories Podcast

The Cybersecurity Collaborative, in conjunction with Cybereason, is proud to present the CISO Stories Podcast. Each week CISO Stories takes a deep dive on security leadership with top security professionals from across the public and private sectors who share their insights and expertise with the community. The Cybersecurity Collaborative is a unique membership community enabling cybersecurity leaders to work together in a trusted environment. To learn more, visit: https://www.securityweekly.com/csc.

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CISO Stories Podcast: Communications Before, During and After a Breach

Melanie Ensign joins the podcast to explain how security teams benefit from relationships with the communications and public relations specialists before, during and after a breach event - check it out...

September 16, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: The Unpatchable Vulnerability that is Human Nature

Rachel Tobac delves into social engineering where she leverages her background in neuroscience and behavioral psychology to exploit the unpatchable vulnerability that is human nature - check it out...

September 9, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Did You Ask For (and Get) Too Much Security Budget?

What happens when you get the funding you asked for? CSO James Christiansen joins the podcast to discuss security budgeting lessons learned you won’t want to miss - check it out...

September 2, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Practical Considerations for Managing Your MSSP

Jonathan Nguyen-Duy, VP Field CISO Team, joins this podcast to discuss strategies for working with MSSPs to ensure that your organization is obtaining the most value - check it out...

August 26, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Achieving Security Buy-In - Change Approach Not Culture

David Nolan, Vice President of Information Security at Aaron’s, joins the podcast to discuss how to achieve consensus on security in the organizations - check it out...

August 19, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Hacking Your Way Into Cybersecurity

Kerissa Varma discusses the security skills shortage and her initiative to recruit people from fields who have skill sets applicable to security, but they might not even know it - check it out...

August 11, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Managing the Security Product Salesperson

Kevin Morrison, CISO at Alaska Air Group, joins the podcast to discuss strategies for dealing with salespeople and selecting the best products for the organization - check it out...

August 5, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Ransomware Attacks and the True Cost to Business

An esteemed panel of subject matter experts examine recent research findings on ransomware attacks and the impact to businesses, and discuss how to prepare to defend against them - check it out...

July 30, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Developing Secure Agile Code Quickly is Very Achievable

Special guest Glenn Kapetansky, CSO Tat Trexin Consulting, discusses how security can be embedded into agile software development to produce fast and secure code - check it out...

July 28, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Protecting the Crown Jewels

Join this podcast with special guest Steve Durbin, Chief Executive at ISF, to learn the importance of protecting critical assets throughout the information life cycle - check it out...

July 22, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Always be a Student - Always be Learning

Phil Attfield, CEO and founder at Sequitur Labs, discusses the challenges involved in the development of security policies and management frameworks at scale to support the IoT device lifecycle - check it out...

July 15, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: CISO Business Enablement - Getting to Yes

CSO Dan Lohrmann discusses how he faced a dilemma where he was asked to implement a technology despite the fact that the technology was insecure - check it out...

July 8, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Why Relationships Matter if You Want to Elevate Security

CISO Mark Weatherford navigates the rough waters by focusing on relationships and his knowledge of security activities across government - check it out...

July 1, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Fixing the Talent Shortage - Cybersecurity Talent Initiative

Special guest Alexander Niejelow, SVP for Cybersecurity at Mastercard discusses the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative, a public/private partnership which provides student loan assistance...

June 23, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: So You Want to be a Cyber Spy?

Ira Winkler recounts his amazing journey from wannabe astronaut to NSA intelligence analyst, social engineer, systems hacker and author...

June 17, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: No Insider Cybersecurity Risk? Guess Again!

Special guest Dawn Cappelli, VP Global Security and CISO at Rockwell Automation, discusses strategies to build a better insider risk program to mitigate these threats - check it out...

June 9, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: CISOs Cross the Bridge to the Cloud

Join special guest Jim Reavis, CEO at the Cloud Security Alliance, to learn how to use appropriate controls to manage cloud environments securely...

June 3, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Five Critical Elements for Protecting the Right Assets

Roland Cloutier, Global CSO at TikTok, discusses five critical elements for developing an effective Critical Asset Protection Program (CAPP) - check it out...

May 25, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Passion for Solving Problems is Key to Security

Will Lin, co-creator of the CISO community Security Tinkerers, discusses his passion for technology and how it led him to a career helping security companies launch and supporting CISOs through collaboration...

May 18, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Effective Health Care Security is More Than HIPAA

Hear how one healthcare CISO is having risk-based discussions at the right levels to address the security challenge...

May 13, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Stop Reporting Useless Security Metrics!

Edward Marchewka, founder at Chicago Metrics, explains the strategy behind different measures and how they can be applied to improve performance...

May 6, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Necessity is the Mother of Security

Tatu Ylönen, SSH founder and inventor of Secure Shell, discusses the protocol and the application of technological solutions to security challenges...

April 29, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: He Fought the FTC Over a Breach and Won

Hear how Mike Daugherty, CEO of LabMD, took on the FTC and mounted a multi-year defense to combat the outrageous allegations leveled by the regulatory agency...

April 21, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Is There a Magic Security Control List?

Tony Sager, a 35-year NSA software vulnerability analyst and executive, discusses how the CIS Controls can be used effectively to manage your environment...

April 15, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Doing Security Before Security Was a Career Path

Special guest Petri Kuivala, CISO at NXP Semiconductors, recounts his journey from municipal police officer to cybercrimes unit investigator to Chief Information Security Officer during the early days when security was largely an afterthought...

April 8, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: The Colonoscopy of CyberSecurity

The information & cybersecurity industry has no shortage of regulations, many organizations simply rundown the list of requirements, load them into a spreadsheet and check the boxes to show they are compliant. But is being compliant the same as being secure? Tune in to this CISO podcast episode with guest Lee Parrish

April 1, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Going All-In on a Career in Security

Mauro Israel, CISO at BIOOOS, discusses his colorful background and how he – like many in the security field – discovered his true calling late in life and was able to apply his wide range of knowledge & experience to the role of CISO in the healthcare field. Check out the new episode of the CISO stories podcast

March 26, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Is Cybersecurity ROI Necessary?

Business units are challenged to demonstrate ROI on their spending, why should information security departments be any different? Tune in to the latest podcast episode to learn why calculating ROI for security may not be necessary and how reducing risk involves different considerations

March 17, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Your Job is to Make Cybersecurity Simple

The CISO position in some organizations is relatively new, but the role has actually been evolving over the past 25 years - ever since Citibank named the first CISO, Steve Katz, in 1995. Join this podcast to learn how Steve navigated the early days of security and the changes he sees in the role today...

March 10, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: …and Other Useless Security Constructs

"Bob Bigman, former CISO for the CIA, simplifies the conversation by slaughtering some of the industry’s most sacred cows like risk tolerance as a key driver for security programs..."

March 4, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Without Building a CISO EQ, You May Be On Your Own

Join us as we welcome special guest Marci McCarthy, CEO and President at T.E.N. Inc., to learn how CISOs can better maintain self-awareness, exercise empathy and emotional intelligence to gain trust of others, and exercise appropriate self-care.

March 3, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Doing Privacy Right vs. Doing Privacy Rights

Organizations need to be conscious of where they are in reference to the ‘creepy line.’ Join this podcast with special guest Valerie Lyons to learn how to determine the data collection and processing appropriate for your organization...

February 25, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: SLED Security - Pandemics, Policies, and Penny-Pinching

The Cybersecurity Coalition’s Ari Schwartz brings us up to date on some of the organization’s initiatives and then dives into some of the challenges SLED defenders are facing in trying to do more with less…

February 17, 2021 /

CISO Stories Podcast: Telling Scary Stories to the Board? Stop. Here’s Why…

Enjoy this podcast with special guest Mischel Kwon to learn how to translate information security technical issues into a business-focused language and determine the right amount of technical language to share with executives…

February 12, 2021 /