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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

How CISOs Make It Worse for Other CISOs

6/15/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/how-cisos-make-it-worse-for-other-cisos/ Are CISOs inappropriately putting pressure on themselves and is that hurting the rep of all CISOs as a result? This week's episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest is Andy Ellis (@csoandy), operating partner, YL Ventures. Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Orca Security Orca Security provides instant-on...

Duration:00:38:33

Excuse Me, What Bribes Do You Accept?

6/8/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/excuse-me-what-bribes-do-you-accept/ The security vendor/practitioner sales cycle would go a lot faster and smoother if CISOs would just take an "incentive" for a meeting. Just tell me what "incentive" you would like. I'm sure it'll cost me a lot less than what I'm spending on marketing and sales. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest...

Duration:00:31:39

Holy Crap! We’ve Been Doing This for Three Years!

6/1/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/holy-crap-weve-been-doing-this-for-three-years/ On this day three years ago, Mike Johnson and I released the first episode of CISO Series’ CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. Our primary goal was to talk about the strained yet much needed relationship between security practitioners and vendors. With the help of our guest Dan Walsh, CISO, VillageMD and plenty of contributors we look back and ask...

Duration:00:33:01

Something Stinks In Here. I Think It’s Your Code.

5/25/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/something-stinks-in-here-i-think-it's-your-code/ The problem isn't our users, it's you and your past due code. Something happened. It's either been tainted or expired, but whatever it is, it smells and you need to clean it up. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Brian Fox (@brian_fox), co-founder and CTO,...

Duration:00:35:38

Our Top Ten List of Vendors That Aren’t You

5/18/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/our-top-ten-list-of-vendors-that-arent-you/ You look at a top ten list is to see if you made the list. Don't bother. You're not on it. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Nancy Hunter, vp, CISO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Code42 Redefine data security standards for the...

Duration:00:32:24

Do We Have to Let the CISO Sit With Us?

5/6/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/do-we-have-to-let-the-ciso-sit-with-us/ I guess because it's a pandemic, and we really need them, just this one time, we'll let the CISO hang out at the cool kids' table. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Jadee Hanson (@jadeehanson), CISO, Code42. Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Code42 Redefine data...

Duration:00:34:05

Why Commute When You Can Stay Home and Be Overworked?

5/4/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/why-commute-when-you-can-stay-home-and-be-overworked/ Work from home seemed ideal until you realized you were working at all hours with people all over the world. It would actually be a nice respite to have to commute and leave work at a reasonable hour. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Adam Glick, CISO, Rocket...

Duration:00:34:30

Pushing This to the Top Of Your Inbox So You Can Delete It Again

4/27/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/pushing-this-to-the-top-of-your-inbox-so-you-can-delete-it-again/ We're following up on our previous email because we love to engage in self-defeat. We assume you don't want to hear from me again, but just to make sure, I've delivered another email for you to delete. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Rinki Sethi...

Duration:00:34:54

OK, I Get It. You’re All Special Snowflakes.

4/20/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/ok-i-get-it-youre-all-special-snowflakes/ This department manager thinks their data is the most important. But then this department manager thinks their data is the most important. Can there really be so many crown jewels in your company that are all equally important? How's a CISO supposed to prioritize? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike...

Duration:00:39:28

What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Network Breach

4/13/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-a-network-breach/ Are you expecting a little intrusion into your network any day now? You better be prepared. Are there some vulnerabilities you should have managed, but didn't? Don't worry, first time security professionals are always scared about their first incident. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike...

Duration:00:34:22

We Recommend a “Know the Right People” Certification

4/6/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/we-recommend-a-know-the-right-people-certification/ There are so many fantastic certifications out there for security professionals. But we've found the one certification that will really help you land the right job really quickly, is to provide proof that you know some people at our company who can vouch for you. Remember, we are a business that operates on trust, not giving people their first...

Duration:00:34:03

My Backup Plan Is Hoping My Cloud Provider Has a Backup Plan

3/30/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/my-backup-plan-is-hoping-my-cloud-provider-has-a-backup-plan/ I think maybe I should check to see if we paid for cloud backup protection. Or maybe, we're doing it. Who knows? This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series, and Mike Johnson. Our guest this week is Ty Sbano (@tysbano), chief security and trust officer, Sisense Thanks to our podcast sponsor, Adaptive...

Duration:00:37:41

Patches? Yes, We Need Stinkin' Patches!

3/23/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/patches-yes-we-need-stinkin-patches/ There was a time we could trust a patch, but now our adversaries are actually looking at the patches to find even more vulnerabilities. And we keep patching those as well. Our patches' patches need patches. When does it stop?! This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and Mike Johnson. Our sponsored guest this week is Travis...

Duration:00:34:20

I Think Possibly Maybe We've Solved Diversity in Cybersecurity

3/16/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/i-think-possibly-maybe-weve-solved-diversity-in-cybersecurity/ We're tired of hearing "we're trying" when it comes to the subject of how companies are trying to inject diversity into their organizations. It's a lopsided game and diverse candidates have to make ten times the number of attempts as their non-diverse counterparts. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO...

Duration:00:31:46

Unnecessary Research Reveals CISOs Hate Cold Calls

3/9/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/unnecessary-research-reveals-cisos-hate-cold-calls/ In a study we never actually conducted, our fellow security leaders said unequivocally that there never has been a time they welcome a phone call from someone they don't know trying to book a demo to see a product they have no interest in. This episode is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series and guest co-host Andy...

Duration:00:34:54

One Day You'll Grow Up to Know Less Than You Do Now

3/2/2021
All links and images for this episode can be found on CISO Series https://cisoseries.com/one-day-youll-grow-up-to-know-less-than-you-do-now We know so little when we're born. We're just absorbing information. But then we get older, and get the responsibility to secure the computing environment of a large company, we actually see that knowledge we absorbed start slipping away. What we thought we knew of what's in our network is so far afield from reality. This episode is hosted by me,...

Duration:00:34:58

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