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Discussions, tips, and debates from security practitioners and vendors on how to work better together to improve security for themselves and everyone else.

Discussions, tips, and debates from security practitioners and vendors on how to work better together to improve security for themselves and everyone else.
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Discussions, tips, and debates from security practitioners and vendors on how to work better together to improve security for themselves and everyone else.

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Episodes

Like Fine Wine Our Vendor BS Meter Gets Better with Age

8/20/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/like-fine-wine-our-vendor-bs-meter-gets-better-with-age/) The bouquet of this particular vendor BS is a mixture of FUD, unnecessary urgency, and a hint of pecan. Look to your left and grab the spittoon because we don't expect everyone to swallow what you're about to hear on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer...

Duration:00:39:06

If Capital One Listened to Our Podcast They Still Would Have Been Breached

8/13/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/if-capital-one-listened-to-our-podcast-they-still-would-have-been-breached/) We guarantee listening to our show would have done absolutely nothing to prevent the Capital One breach. We've consulted our lawyers and we feel confident about making that claim. It's all coming up on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode was recorded in the ExtraHop booth during...

Duration:00:32:03

Improve Security By Hiring People Who Know Everything

8/6/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/improve-security-by-hiring-people-who-know-everything/) If you're having a hard time securing your infrastructure, then maybe you need to step up the requirements for expertise. Why not ask for everything? We're offering unreasonable advice on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at ADAPT's CISO Edge conference in...

Duration:00:43:30

Just Click "Accept" As We Explain Informed Consent

7/30/2019
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Find all images and links for this episode on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/just-click-accept-as-we-explain-informed-consent/) Even if you do give "informed" consent, do you really understand what we're doing with your data? Heck, we don't know what we're going to do with it yet, but we sure know we want a lot of it. It's all coming up on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and...

Duration:00:35:01

Who Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware?

7/23/2019
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All images and links for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/who-are-the-perfect-targets-for-ransomware/) If you've got lots of critical data, a massive insurance policy, and poor security infrastructure, you might be a perfect candidate to be hit with ransomware. This week and this week only, it's an extortion-free episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of...

Duration:00:34:54

Passwords So Good You Can't Help But Reuse Them

7/16/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/passwords-so-good-you-cant-help-but-reuse-them/) We've just fallen in love with our passwords we just want to use them again and again and again. Unfortunately, some companies more interested in security aren't letting us do that. We discuss on the latest episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of...

Duration:00:37:19

Please Don't Investigate Our Impeccable Risk Predictions

7/1/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found at CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/please-dont-investigate-our-impeccable-risk-predictions/) It's easy to calculate risk if no one ever checks the accuracy of those predictions after the fact. It's all coming up on CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Bob Huber...

Duration:00:33:48

CISO Series One Year Review

6/25/2019
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Links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/defense-in-depth-ciso-series-one-year-review/) The CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast is now more than a year old. On this episode, the hosts of both podcasts, reflect on the series and we respond to listeners critiques, raves, and opinions. Check out this post and this post for the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the creator of CISO...

Duration:00:28:36

Worst Question Award Goes to "How Secure Are We?"

6/20/2019
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Images and links for this episode can be found at CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/worst-question-award-goes-to-how-secure-are-we/) We've got better ways to determine the overall quality of your security posture than asking this unanswerable question. It's all coming up on CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Helen Patton...

Duration:00:32:33

You're Not Going Anywhere Until You Clean Up That Cyber Mess

6/17/2019
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The images and links for this episode can be found at CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/youre-not-going-anywhere-until-you-clean-up-that-cyber-mess/) Our CISOs and Miss Manners have some rules you should follow when leaving your security program to someone else. It's all coming up on CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is newly...

Duration:00:33:18

We Take Privacy, Not Our CISO, Seriously

6/10/2019
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All pictures and links for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/we-take-privacy-not-our-ciso-seriously/) We're looking for the one company brave enough to say they don't care about privacy on the latest episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode was recorded live on June 6th at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the 2019 West Michigan IT Summit, hosted by C3 Technology Advisors. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark),...

Duration:00:46:11

Do These Jeans Make My Vulnerabilities Look Too Big?

6/3/2019
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Full episode with images and links available at CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/do-these-jeans-make-my-vulnerabilities-look-too-big/) We're starting to get a little self-conscious that our vulnerabilities are starting to show. People we don't even know are telling us we have them on the latest episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest...

Duration:00:32:05

Great Demo! Let's Schedule a Time to Ignore Your Follow Up

5/28/2019
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All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/great-demo-lets-schedule-a-time-to-ignore-your-follow-up/) We're playing hard to get on the latest episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Al Ghous, head of cloud security at GE Digital. Thanks to this week's podcast sponsor Carbon...

Duration:00:30:44

We Unleash Our Military Grade InfoSec BS Detector

5/21/2019
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Find all images and links for this episode on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/we-unleash-our-military-grade-infosec-bs-detector/) We're trying to clean up vendor pitches of unnecessary and outrageous claims so they can sail through to a CISO's inbox. It's our service to cybersecurity community on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This show was recorded live in front of an audience of CISOs and security vendors at the San Francisco CISO Executive Summit,...

Duration:00:28:05

What's Worse?! "Culture of No" or No Culture?

5/11/2019
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See all links and images for this episode on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/whats-worse-culture-of-no-or-no-culture/) We want to put an end to InfoSec negativity, but not at the sacrifice of the soul of the company. We're weighing our options on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This show, like all the previous ones is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Sean Catlett, CISO of...

Duration:00:33:03

Our "What Not to Do" Security Selling Secret

5/6/2019
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Check out all links and images for this episode on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/our-what-not-to-do-security-selling-secret/) We're not always clear on what vendors should do when selling security products, but when we get a really bad email pitch, we're very clear on what they should not do. We're bedazzled with bad pitch disbelief on this episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. Thanks to this week's sponsor, Women in Security and Privacy (WISP) Women in Security...

Duration:00:32:20

We're Gonna Run These Pen Test Exercises Until You Turn Purple

4/29/2019
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Find all the links and images on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/were-gonna-run-these-pen-test-exercises-until-you-turn-purple/) We learn to iterate our security stamina faster by bringing the attackers and defenders in the room together. We're seeing purple on this episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This show, like all the previous ones is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Matt Southworth...

Duration:00:32:12

Vulnerability Management

4/24/2019
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This is a special episode of Defense in Depth being shared on this feed. Find the full post with links and images on the CISO Series site here (https://cisoseries.com/defense-in-depth-vulnerability-management/) So many breaches happen through ports of known vulnerabilities. What is the organizational vulnerability in vulnerability management? Check out this post and discussion and this one for the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the...

Duration:00:21:54

I'm Humbled to Tell You About My Prestigious Award

4/23/2019
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Find the full episode of this podcast (with links and images) on the CISO Series site right here: (https://cisoseries.com/im-humbled-to-tell-you-about-my-prestigious-award/) I'm not exactly sure what "humbling" means, but I'm going to use it to hopefully soften my braggadocio announcement. We discuss semantics and when it's OK to boast your accomplishments on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This show, like all the previous ones is hosted by me,...

Duration:00:31:28

No Shirt. No Security. No Merger.

4/15/2019
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Episode available on CISO Series blog (https://cisoseries.com/no-shirt-no-security-no-merger/) Sure, we'd like to merge with your company but geez, have you looked at your security posture lately? Uggh. I don't know if I could be seen in public with your kind let alone acquire your type. We're wary as to who wants to enter our digital home on this week's episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. This show, like all the previous ones is hosted by me, David Spark...

Duration:00:35:27