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Discussions, tips, and debates around improving the communications and services that security vendors provide to their customers, the security buyer.

Discussions, tips, and debates around improving the communications and services that security vendors provide to their customers, the security buyer.

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United States

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Discussions, tips, and debates around improving the communications and services that security vendors provide to their customers, the security buyer.

Language:

English


Episodes

BONUS EPISODE: Innovators Spotlight

10/18/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/bonus-episode:-innovators-spotlight/) What makes a security solution innovative? Where do you think security desperately needs innovation? And what do you look for in a security vendor's presentation? On this very special bonus episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast, I invite two special guests, David Tyburski, CISO, Wynn Resorts and Matt Crouse (@mattcrouse), CISO, Taco Bell to...

Duration:00:32:15

A Phish So Insidious You Can't Help But Be Jealous

10/13/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/a-phish-so-insidious-you-cant-help-but-be-jealous/) Wait, that's a phish even I'd fall for. 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 Matt Crouse, CISO, Taco Bell. Huge thanks to our sponsor, CloudKnox. CloudKnox Security is the market leader within Gartner’s newly defined Cloud...

Duration:00:33:38

Whether It's Vulnerabilities or Children, We Like to Pick Favorites

10/6/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/whether-its-vulnerabilities-or-children-we-like-to-pick-favorites/) While you do have to claim all of your vulnerabilities and your children, you don't have to like all of them. 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 Ben Sapiro, global CISO, Great-West LifeCo. HUGE...

Duration:01:49:52

I Want to, but... I Just Can't Trust Your Single Pane of Glass

9/29/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/i-want-to-but-i-just-cant-trust-your-single-pane-of-glass/) I've already got a view into my company's security. It's going to take a lot to get me to to dump it for your solution. 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 Joshua Scott (@joshuascott94), former CISO, Realtor.com. HUGE...

Duration:00:38:05

Security Is Suffering From DevOps FOMO

9/22/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/security-is-suffering-from-devops-fomo/) Darn it. DevOps is having this awesome successful party and we want in! We've tried inserting ourselves in the middle (DevSecOps) and we launched a pre-party (shift left), but they still don't like us. 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...

Duration:00:33:28

Enjoying My Blissful Ignorance of Cyber Vulnerabilities

9/15/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/enjoying-my-blissful-ignorance-of-cyber-vulnerabilities/) What keeps me up at night? Nothing! That's because I hold onto cybersecurity myths because it makes me believe I don't have a security problem. 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 Dustin Wilcox, CISO, Anthem. Thanks to...

Duration:00:35:46

Tell Me We're Secure So I Can Go Back to Ignoring Security

9/8/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/tell-me-were-secure-so-i-can-go-back-to-ignoring-security/) I don't know anything about our state of security. I don't want to know either. But I do want to know you know about security and there's nothing I have to worry about. You can do that, right? 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...

Duration:00:33:33

Request a Demo of Our Inability to Post a Demo

9/1/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/request-a-demo-of-our-inability-to-post-a-demo/) It's really easy to include "Request a Demo" button on our site. But potential buyers would actually like to just watch a demo on our site. Should we actually expend just a little more effort to record a demo and upload it to our site? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions...

Duration:00:34:32

The "Do What We Tell You" Technique Isn't Working

8/25/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/the-do-what-we-tell-you-technique-isnt-working/) We've yelled, we've screamed, we've complained, and we've whined. Those darn users simply don't do what they tell them to do. I guess we're going to have to give empathy a try. 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 Michelle Valdez...

Duration:00:34:37

Set It. Forget It. Reset It. Repeat.

8/18/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/set-it-forget-it-reset-it-repeat/) As long as you reset it and repeat, everything in cybersecurity is "set it and forget it". 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 Brett Conlon (@DecideSecurity), CISO, Edelman Financial Engines. Check out Tricia Howard's dramatic readings of cold...

Duration:00:33:09

I Need Resources to Free Up My Resources

8/11/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/i-need-resources-to-free-up-my-resources) Automation sounds wonderful and I'd love to have some free time, but geez, who do I need to hire to make that happen? 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 Aaron Ansari (@theanswar), VP, Cloud One, Trend Micro. Thanks to this week's...

Duration:00:34:30

We're Not Fooled By Your Diversity Theater

8/4/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/were-not-fooled-by-your-diversity-theater/) We're casting for our diversity theater program 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 Matt Conner, CISO, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Thanks to this week's...

Duration:00:34:15

How to Tell If Your CISO Sucks at Their Job

7/28/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/how-to-tell-if-your-ciso-sucks-at-their-job/) If your CISO wants to be a 'visionary' but they can't seem to pull off basic security functions, they probably suck at their job. 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 Lee Parrish (@leeparrish), CISO, Hertz. Thanks to this week's podcast...

Duration:00:35:36

How Will the Candidate Respond to "What's Worse?!"

7/21/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/how-will-the-candidate-respond-to-whats-worse/) A potential candidate's response to a "What's Worse?!" question will show how they can handle risk decisions. 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 Elliot Lewis (@elliotdlewis), CEO, Keyavi Data. Thanks to this week's podcast...

Duration:00:36:59

"I LOVE Cold Calls", Said the CISO on Opposite Day

7/14/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/i-love-cold-calls-said-the-ciso-on-opposite-day/) While CISOs are not excited to receive your unexpected phone call, they are excited to listen to this week's 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 Helen Patton, CISO, The Ohio State...

Duration:00:37:45

NYTimes Critic Called Our Security Theater "Unconvincing"

7/7/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/nytimes-critic-called-our-security-theater-unconvincing/) We tried to pull off the Hamilton of security theater and we fell short. 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 Shawn Bowen (@smbowen), CISO, Restaurant Brands International which handles restaurants such as Burger King, Popeye's,...

Duration:00:35:15

Why Am I Working Harder During This Pandemic?

6/30/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/why-am-i-working-harder-during-this-pandemic/) Is it the increased work or the pandemic itself that's causing us all to work more than we've ever worked before? 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 Christopher Zell, vp, head of information security, The Wendy’s Company. Thanks to...

Duration:00:36:52

I Have the Perfect Job for You (But Probably Not)

6/23/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/i-have-the-perfect-job-for-you-but-probably-not/) You put those qualifications on your resume, and I queried. So don't blame me for getting your hopes up. 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 Brandon Greenwood, vp, security, Overstock.com. Thanks to this week's podcast sponsor Trend...

Duration:00:36:11

We Compensate Our Low Paying CISO Jobs with High Stress

6/16/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/we-compensate-our-low-paying-ciso-jobs-with-high-stress/) On this week's episode we're seeking candidates for unrealistically low-paying CISO positions. 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 Nir Rothenberg, CISO, Rapyd. Thanks to this week's podcast sponsor Trend Micro. Trend Micro...

Duration:00:32:01

Keep Pouring. I'll Tell You When I've Had Enough Security.

6/9/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/keep-pouring-ill-tell-you-when-ive-had-enough-security/) When do we hit the diminishing returns of too much cybersecurity? How will we know? Will a bell go off? Will our cup runneth over? This week's episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and founder of Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson. Our guest is Tony Sager, svp, chief evangelist, Center for Internet...

Duration:00:37:53