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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

Would You Look at that Unrealistic Licensing Deal?

2/23/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/would-you-look-at-that-unrealistic-licensing-deal/ CISOs know that salespeople want to make the best licensing deal they can possibly get. But unpredictability in the world of cybersecurity makes one-year licensing deals tough, and three-year licensing deals impossible. This episode is hosted by David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Mark Eggleston,...

Duration:00:37:58

This Is the Year I'm Going to Lose Weight and Care About Security

2/16/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/this-is-the-year-im-going-to-lose-weight-and-care-about-security/ Every year I say I'm going to do it. I'm going to get healthy and be much better about securing my digital identity and my data. But then after about two weeks I give up, use the same password across multiple accounts, and eat a pint of Häagen-Dazs. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and...

Duration:00:33:25

Please Accept This Not-a-Bribe Gift as an Act of Desperation

2/9/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/please-accept-this-not-a-bribe-gift-as-an-act-of-desperation/ Offering me a gift for a meeting was definitely not Plan A. Or was this a situation that you ran out of creative ideas and it's actually more cost efficient to buy your way into meeting with me? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is John Overbaugh,...

Duration:00:36:21

Foul! That Interview Question Is Unfair

2/2/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/foul-that-interview-question-is-unfair/ Pick a side. You either want your employees to have a work/life balance, or you want them to be obsessed with security 24/7. You can't have both. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Arpita Biswas, (@0sn1s) senior incident response engineer, Databricks Thanks to our podcast...

Duration:00:33:40

Why Do We Fire the CISO? Tradition!

1/26/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/why-do-we-fire-the-ciso-tradition/) Yes, firing the CISO probably won't solve our security issues. But our community has a multi-generational heritage of relying on scapegoats to make them feel good about their decisions. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Kirsten Davies (@kirstendiva), CISO, Estee Lauder...

Duration:00:34:32

Click This Link to Fail a Phishing Test

1/19/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/click-this-link-to-fail-a-phishing-test/) Our phishing tests are designed to make you feel bad about yourself for clicking a link. We're starting to realize these tests are revealing how insensitive we are towards our employees. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Yaron Levi, (@0xL3v1) former CISO, Blue Cross Blue...

Duration:00:33:07

Our "Hope It Doesn't Happen to Me" Security Strategy

1/12/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/our-hope-it-doesnt-happen-to-me-security-strategy/ We're thinking it just might be possible to wish our security problems away. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Steve Giguere, (@_SteveGiguere_) director of solution architecture and community, StackRox. Thanks to this week’s podcast sponsor,...

Duration:00:30:27

Hey Reseller, What's the "Value" You're Adding?

1/5/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/hey-reseller-whats-the-value-youre-adding/) It seems that you're offering so much more when you add the VA ("value added") in front of your title. What is that? Why am I working with you rather than buying directly from the vendor? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Doug Cahill (@dougcahill), vp, and group director,...

Duration:00:36:54

The People Closest to You Will Hurt You

12/15/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/the-people-closest-to-you-will-hurt-you/) Insider threats. We know some are malicious, and sometimes it's the unwitting result of someone trying to do their job. Aren't you supposed to trust the people you hire? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Dr. Deanna Caputo, chief scientist for behavioral sciences...

Duration:00:35:58

When Should You Stop Trusting Your CISO?

12/8/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/when-should-you-stop-trusting-your-ciso/) How technically capable does my CISO need to be? If they lose their technical chops, should we stop trusting them? Should they even be a CISO if they had no technical chops to begin with? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is James Dolph, CISO for Guidewire Software. Thanks...

Duration:00:33:43

Why Is 'Pay the Ransom' In Next Year's Budget?

12/1/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/why-is-pay-the-ransom-in-next-years-budget/) With 25 percent of ransomware victims paying the ransomware, have we waved the white flag to the attackers? Should we just budget for it? 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 Les McCollum (@doinmorewithles), managing vp, CISO,...

Duration:00:34:18

We're 90% Confident We've Lost All Confidence

11/24/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/were-90-confident-weve-lost-all-confidence/) I don't think we're doing enough to protect ourselves against cyberattacks and I'm also pretty sure we're clueless as to what our third party vendors are doing. 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 sponsored guest is Stephen Boyer (@swboyer),...

Duration:00:35:27

Networks Wobble But They Don't Fall Down

11/17/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/networks-wobble-but-they-dont-fall-down/) Eager cyberprofessional looking to really impress a CISO? Create a home network lab and show how you can handle incidents on that network without shutting it down. 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 Steve Zalewski, deputy CISO, Levi...

Duration:00:37:24

Why Don't Cybercriminals Attack When It's Convenient for Me?

11/10/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/why-dont-cybercriminals-attack-when-its-convenient-for-me/) Hey cybercrooks, I've got a really great weekend planned, so could you do us all a favor and cool it this Friday and just let all of us enjoy the weekend? 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 Margarita Rivera, vp of...

Duration:00:34:35

Archaeologists Dig Up the Remains of An Optimistic CISO

10/27/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/archaeologists-dig-up-the-remains-of-an-optimistic-ciso/) It it believed that in ancient times cybersecurity was successfully fought with a glass half full approach. Today's pessimistic CISOs have yet to confirm the findings. 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 George Finney...

Duration:00:35:10

Can a Robot Be Concerned About Your Privacy?

10/20/2020
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series (https://cisoseries.com/can-a-robot-be-concerned-about-your-privacy/) I want AI to be efficient, but I also want my space. 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 sponsored guest is Rebecca Weekly (@rebeccalipon), senior director of hyperscale strategy and execution, senior principal engineer, Intel. Thanks to this week's...

Duration:00:34:10

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