With each major data breach the role of the Chief Information Security Officer becomes more complex, and more crucial. Ditch whatever preconception you may have-these individuals manage risk on a daily basis, with one foot in the world of business and another in the world of cybersecurity.
Who are these people, and how do they think Conversations flow between personal and professional the books we read, the music we listen to, our hobbies all tell a story about who we are as practitioners. Learn what makes CISOs tick, and how they’ve gone all in on security.
I don't listen to a lot of podcasts, but I've listened to a few episodes, and you really have something good going on. I'm honored to be on the show.Don Welch, Penn State Uni. CISO
Wow! On so many levels, wow! Great podcast.Arlene Cabral, IBM marketing, Watson
Really enjoyed this conversation. You guys have a great rapportRyan Narrain, Host of Security Conversations Podcast
Great interview. You two have really good report.Bryson Bort
Michael and Sam talk about the path from Mathematics to Astrophysics, to cybersecurity. How does one secure satellite transmission, when the technology of the time allows only for a trickle of information to come back down to earth? They further discuss how Michael got drawn into cybersecurity and what takes precedence when it comes to securing a company like Korn Ferry.
Sam Curry is CSO at Cybereason and has over 25 years of IT security industry experience. Curry served as CTO and CSO at Arbor Networks, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of Arbor’s technology, security and innovation roadmap.
Previously, he spent more than seven years at RSA (the Security Division of EMC) in a variety of senior management positions, including CSO and Chief Technology in addition to SVP of Product Management and Product Marketing, including RSA Labs. Curry has also held senior roles at Microstrategy, CA and McAfee.