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Follow the Wh1t3 Rabbit ... attention technology and business leaders! The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.

Follow the Wh1t3 Rabbit ... attention technology and business leaders! The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.
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Follow the Wh1t3 Rabbit ... attention technology and business leaders! The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.

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Episodes

DtSR Episode 309 - Digital Transformation, Take 2

8/14/2018
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This week Nate Smolenski - Director, Cloud Architecture Services - joins us for an insightful discussion on the concept of digital transformation for the enterprise. Many companies are undergoing a digital transformation, or have done so already, and it's up to security to once again, catch up. Nate brings a truckload of experience and evidence into the conversation and as a security professional and practitioner - you should absolutely listen to this episode. Twice. Highlights from this...

Duration:00:38:27

File Progress DtSR Episode 308 - Theoretical and Applied Futurism

8/8/2018
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Friends, this week's episode is truly unique. We talk to a gentleman whose job it is to think big, and into the future in a big way. Jeremy Nulik is the "Evangelist Prime" at Big Wide Sky - an organization that looks to think big, and solve big problems, in big ways. This is an incredible journey into problem-solving on a grand scale. Highlights from this week's show include... Links you need to check...

Duration:00:45:04

DtSR Episode 307 - Building and Teaching in Chicago

7/31/2018
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On this episode of the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast, Rafal is in Chicago for a few days and visiting with a long-time friend and colleague, Don Donzal. Don has some great history in the Chicago hacking and security professional scene, so we take a stroll down memory lane, talk about what he's doing now, and take a long look ahead. Join us! Highlights from this week's show include... Catch the Ethical Hacker Network online at https://ethicalhacker.net, and on Twitter at...

Duration:00:33:37

DtSR Episode 306 - Balancing Family and Career

7/24/2018
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This week, we tackle a topic that should not have taken 306 episodes to get to - balancing family and work while growing a career in Information Security. Britney hits the high points with us, and takes us down the road of what it's like being a mother and security leader - as we explore the topic for everyone who is in our field. Highlights from this week's show include:

Duration:00:46:38

DtSR Episode 305 - Security for the Mid-market

7/17/2018
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Do you work at a company that's too big to be "small business" but too small to be "large enterprise"? You're probably in that place known as the "mid-market". Many of the large vendors don't pay attention to you, and yet you still have all of the same problems big companies do - just without all the budget. What do you do? Listen to this episode of DtSR and find out what we think. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:42:52

DtSR Episode 304 - Transforming Security

7/10/2018
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This week, James and I interview a former Optiv colleague and advisor to many Fortune 250 CISOs in his long career, our friend Ron Kurisczak. Ron's long and successful career has included time spent truly transforming the way security functions, and how it's seen in the boardroom. Spend 35 minutes and hear his take on where we've been, and why right now is so crucial to our future. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:41:40

DtSR Episode 303 - Advising Security Leadership

7/3/2018
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Thanks to my friend Brian Wrozek for joining us this week on Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast. Brian's long career as a CISO has broken several 'typical' molds... so he's a fantastic person to join us to talk about the things CISOs should be thinking about. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:38:21

DtSR Episode 302 - InfoSec Superhero Syndrome

6/26/2018
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This week, as DtSR rolls on to Episode 302, we talk with John Svazic who is a Cloud Security Architect for a day job and runs the Purple Squad Security Podcast in his spare time. His perspective on the idea of an "infosec army of one" is one that many of us share, and it needs to be solved. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:38:33

DtSR Episode 301 - Julie Conroy on eFraud and Identity

6/19/2018
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This week on Episode 301, James is off and I take a one on one conversation with Julie Conroy from Aite group on the topic of global fraud. It's a fascinating conversation that winds through the fringes and often unexplored corners of enterprise security. Check it out, and special thanks to Julie for taking the time out of her busy schedule. Highlights from this week's show include... Guest Julie Conroyhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/julie-conroy-6997/

Duration:00:41:12

DtSR Episode 300 - Reminiscing

6/13/2018
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Thank you, listeners! Down the Security Rabbithole has reached milestone episode #300. In this episode, James and Rafal sit down with the nothing more than an open mic and talk through topics the podcast has previously covered, and others we still have yet to cover. Join us. And a personal thank you to all of our guests over the past 300+ episodes... we are looking forward to much more great content to come!

Duration:00:54:40

DtSR Episode 299 - Leadership Lessons w Chris Abramson

6/5/2018
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Special thanks to Chris for doing this in-person. It was a fun conversation and always a pleasure! Highlights from this week's show include... Guest

Duration:00:41:32

DtSR Episode 298 - Overcoming the Language Barrier

5/29/2018
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Two more episodes until we hit #300...what a crazy ride it's been! Thanks for taking the journey with us, and we're looking forward to having you along for another 300 (maybe). Highlights from this week's show include... Go see Jeff at Circle City Con if you're attending. He's giving a talk ( https://circlecitycon.com/talks/rethinking_cyber_security_given_the_spectre_of_a_meltdown_someone_hold_my_beer/ ) titled "(Re)Thinking Cyber Security Given the Spectre of a Meltdown: (Someone...

Duration:00:50:39

DtSR Episode 297 - A Model for Prioritizing Patching Efforts

5/22/2018
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Before you listen to this podcast ... go grab this report: https://www.kennasecurity.com/prioritization-to-prediction-report/ from Kenna Security and the Cyentia Institute. Read it. Think about it. Then listen to this show. Highlights from this week's show include... random chance So much more! While you're listening to the show, hit us up on Twitter using the hashtag #DtSR or tweet to @DtSR_Podcast! Guests Jay Jacobs ( @JayJacobs )Wade Baker ( @WadeBaker )Michael Roytman (...

Duration:00:48:49

DtSR Episode 296 - Hype Machine Off the Rails

5/15/2018
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This week, former analyst and security industry veteran Adrian Sanabria joins James & Rafal to talk about some of the hype in our industry. From current events, to learning lessons, to the on-going master-class in bullsh*t we convince ourselves of - this podcast is a riveting (although slightly longer) episode of free-flowing discussion. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:52:38

DtSR Episode 295 - DevSecOps is Not a Thing

5/9/2018
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This week, Mark Nunnikhoven joins us from the great white North. All the way from Ottawa, Canada - Mark talks with James and Raf about cloud computing, DevOps, and some silly things security folks are doing to undermine themselves in the brave new world. Highlights from this week's show include... Guest Mark Nunnikhoven ( @MarkNCA ) -Mark on LinkedIn

Duration:00:47:40

DtSR Episode 294 - Securing Azure

5/2/2018
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* Special thanks to Microsoft for giving DtSR access to fantastic guests, and printing t-shirts & stickers for RSA Conference 2018. Please help us say thank you and check out all of the MS announcements at https://microsoft.com/rsa and if you really want to check out something amazing where IoT and cloud collide, check out https://microsoft.com/azure-sphere. On this second special episode of the podcast live from RSA 2018, Raf sits down at RSA Conference 2018 with a gentleman you may not...

Duration:00:40:42

DtSR Episode 293 - Diana Kelley from RSA 2018

4/24/2018
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* Special thanks to Microsoft for giving DtSR access to fantastic guests, and printing t-shirts & stickers for RSA Conference 2018. Please help us say thank you and check out all of the MS announcements at https://microsoft.com/rsa and if you really want to check out something amazing where IoT and cloud collide, check out https://microsoft.com/azure-sphere. On this very special episode of the podcast, Raf sits down at RSA Conference 2018 with the one and only Diana Kelley to talk data...

Duration:00:39:32

DtSR Episode 292 - Navigating Industry Conferences (RSA)

4/17/2018
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This week, James is back and he and Raf sit down for a discussion on navigating the big industry conferences, as RSA Conference kicks off in San Francisco. We add just the right bit of snark to your day, and provide some much-needed commentary on the industry, conferences, and survival. Highlights from this week's show include...

Duration:00:42:41

DtSR Episode 291 - A New Perspective On Endpoint (Nyotron)

4/10/2018
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[This week's episode and fantastic discussion on endpoint security is sponsored by Nyotron]. DtSR listeners already know we don't do advertisements or traditional sponsorship - so when we bring in a sponsored guest it's because we believe the topic is interesting and the guests have a genuinely interesting point of view. On that note... The topic this week is the endpoint. Yes, the endpoint - the place where security started, and was subsequently abandoned, and reborn. Whether you're...

Duration:00:39:09

DtSR Episode 290 - What Ails the CMS

4/3/2018
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This week on the Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast, Tony Perez stops by for an early morning chat about the content management systems we in InfoSec love to hate on. We talk about Drupal, Wordpress and all the other CMSes out there that have similar issues. Highlights from this week's show include... Guest Tony Perez ( @Perezbox )[Tony has perhaps one of the coolest LinkedIn write-ups, so I'mit here.]

Duration:00:42:03