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Cyber Rants - A Miraculously Refreshing Cybersecurity Podcast

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Join three longtime cybersecurity professionals and their guests as they rant, rave, and tell you the nitty-gritty of cybersecurity that nobody else talks about in their fancy marketing materials and trade show giveaways, all so you can protect your organization from cyber criminals. This cybersecurity podcast even pairs well with the international best-selling book "Cyber Rants: Forbidden Secrets and Slightly Embellished Truths About Corporate Cybersecurity Programs, Frameworks, and Best Practices." Zach Fuller, Mike Rotondo, and Lauro Chavez have fun, try not to take life too seriously, and definitely don't hold anything back when it comes to cybersecurity and compliance!

Join three longtime cybersecurity professionals and their guests as they rant, rave, and tell you the nitty-gritty of cybersecurity that nobody else talks about in their fancy marketing materials and trade show giveaways, all so you can protect your organization from cyber criminals. This cybersecurity podcast even pairs well with the international best-selling book "Cyber Rants: Forbidden Secrets and Slightly Embellished Truths About Corporate Cybersecurity Programs, Frameworks, and Best Practices." Zach Fuller, Mike Rotondo, and Lauro Chavez have fun, try not to take life too seriously, and definitely don't hold anything back when it comes to cybersecurity and compliance!

Location:

United States

Description:

Join three longtime cybersecurity professionals and their guests as they rant, rave, and tell you the nitty-gritty of cybersecurity that nobody else talks about in their fancy marketing materials and trade show giveaways, all so you can protect your organization from cyber criminals. This cybersecurity podcast even pairs well with the international best-selling book "Cyber Rants: Forbidden Secrets and Slightly Embellished Truths About Corporate Cybersecurity Programs, Frameworks, and Best Practices." Zach Fuller, Mike Rotondo, and Lauro Chavez have fun, try not to take life too seriously, and definitely don't hold anything back when it comes to cybersecurity and compliance!

Language:

English

Contact:

480.447.9658


Episodes

Episode #68 - Cybersecurity Offense - Can you hack back?

5/16/2022
Is there really such a thing as "offense" in cybersecurity? This week, the guys discuss how it's possible to proactively protect organizations against criminals and how to identify potential attacks so you can stop them before it's too late. They share the realities of offensive cybersecurity and "hacking back." Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the podcast, leave us a...

Duration:00:37:21

Episode #67 - Cybersecurity That Grows Your Revenue!

5/9/2022
Think that cybersecurity is all about protecting data and achieving compliance? Think again! This week the guys share real-world examples about companies using cybersecurity to grow revenue, create a competitive advantage, and become market leaders! Learn how to use your cybersecurity program to create an outstanding return on investment! Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the...

Duration:00:43:10

Episode #66 - Dissecting Cybersecurity Frameworks - Part 2

5/2/2022
This week, the guys continue to walk through the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, by discussing the Detect, Respond, and Recover control categories. They rant about logging, SIEMs, and incident response when you're facing a worst case scenario. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the podcast, leave us a review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:34:15

Episode #65 - Dissecting Cybersecurity Frameworks - Part 1

4/19/2022
A cybersecurity framework is the foundation of any good cyber risk management program but many people are not familiar with what a framework really is and what they include. This week the guys reveal the importance of following an industry-recognized cybersecurity framework and begin walking through the National Institute of Standards & Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) as an example. You'll understand why cyber risk management is not a mystical "make it up as you go" approach...

Duration:00:45:00

Episode #64 - Healthcare Cybersecurity and the Wonders of HIPAA Compliance

4/11/2022
This week, the guys discuss cybersecurity for healthcare companies. From medical facilities and laboratories, to MedTech, benefits companies, and healthcare services firms, the medical world faces its own set of challenges. The guys share thoughts and strategies around HIPAA compliance, dealing with deprecated medical technologies, and assessment practices to protect your healthcare company. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level?...

Duration:00:36:23

Episode #63 - Physical Security Controls for Data Protection & Compliance

4/4/2022
This week the guys discuss physical security controls (and lasers) to ensure that your organization is both secure and compliant! Cybersecurity doesn't stop at technology implementation. If you follow NIST 800-171, CMMC, PCI-DSS, or a number of other compliance requirements, you'll need to physically secure your premises to protect systems and data. Hear what the guys have to say about implementing physical security controls. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your...

Duration:00:40:50

Episode #62 - Eric Adams, FedRAMP Expert

3/28/2022
This week, the guys are joined by Eric Adams, experienced CISO and FedRAMP Strategist discuss what precisely is FedRAMP, why should organizations consider it for their structure, and the steps to make it happen. Follow Eric on LinkedIn Here - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eadams2/ Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the podcast, leave us a review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:44:29

Episode #61 - Wild and Wacky Headlines

3/15/2022
This week, the guys deviate a little from the usual format and discuss some of the latest trends in Cybersecurity, and rant on what's on their minds, no matter how off-topic it may be! Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the podcast, leave us a review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:37:24

Episode #60 MSSP vs. vCISO vs. Cybersecurity Program Development

3/7/2022
It's a wild market for cybersecurity services, often confusing buyers and selling companies less than ideal solutions. The question is, what cybersecurity services are the best fit for your organization's needs? This week, the guys discuss the pros and cons of the common services to help you understand the best fit. From Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP) and Virtual Chief Information Security Officers (vCISO), to remote security teams and tailored Cybersecurity Program Development...

Duration:00:41:04

Episode #59 - Getting The Most from Your Cyber Security Provider

2/28/2022
It is important to know what you're getting into when you invest in a cybersecurity services firm to help with security and compliance! There are critical considerations and points you must know in order to get the most from your cybersecurity services company. This week, the guys discuss how to properly engage your cybersecurity firm to make sure your initiatives are met. They also share insights about what a cybersecurity company cannot do for you, plus how much time you or your team...

Duration:00:37:02

Episode #58 - Red Team Testing & Other Colorful Methods

2/21/2022
What do you think of when you hear "Red Team vs. Blue Team"? Board or video games, military exercises, or cybersecurity terms? This week the guys discuss Red Teaming as it relates to cybersecurity and penetration tests, when Red Team Testing is an appropriate method and when other colors are better, plus the critical considerations you need to think through before engaging a cybersecurity firm to perform a Red Team Penetration Test. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to...

Duration:00:34:36

Episode #57 - People > Robots

2/14/2022
In today's Cybersecurity Gold Rush, we see so many new technology products claiming to solve the world's problems and companies promoting the newest trend of the week. However, are the new tools and products really measuring up? What can technologies really do for you and when do you need the human element? This week, the guys discuss where tools provide great benefits and where they come up short, requiring the hands-on work of a cyber professional. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on...

Duration:00:38:15

Episode #56 - Compliance and Security with a Remote Workforce

1/31/2022
The transition to a remote workforce has left many companies wondering how they'll achieve compliance with various requirements like CMMC, ISO 27001, and SOC 2. Meanwhile, remote workers have made it easier than ever for cyber criminals to attack. This week, the guys discuss securing a remote workforce and meeting compliance requirements, sharing principles that work across companies of all sizes. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next...

Duration:00:34:29

Episode #55 - The Joys of IR Plans & Security Questionnaires

1/17/2022
This week the guys discuss some of the bigger cybersecurity struggles for mid-market and emerging companies. Developing an effective incident response plan is a major challenge and when done incorrectly, can cause a lot of damage. The guys also share struggles SaaS companies face when they're inundated with cybersecurity questionnaires that are holding up the sales process. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at...

Duration:00:37:59

Episode #54 - What Our Crystal Ball Says About 2022

1/10/2022
This week the guys reunite for the first episode of 2022 by taking a look into the future. With their crystal ball of predictions, the guys look into the future of cybersecurity, ranting about potential trends, exploits, and tips for you to stay ahead in the new year! Plus, they share some housekeeping tips and how to "tidy up" your cyber risk management program in the new year. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at...

Duration:00:43:00

Episode #53 - Cyber Insurance - Can I Be Protected?

12/20/2021
Cyber insurance is a critical part of any risk management program and something that every company must have. Finding the right policy with the proper coverage can be tricky and the major insurance companies are not always the best fit. This week the guys talk with cyber insurance expert, Tony Robbins, about the fundamentals you must know to properly protect your organization. They cover how to identify a good insurer, what questions to ask when getting your policy, and how cyber insurance...

Duration:00:39:19

Episode #52: The Vast Capabilities of Open Source Intelligence

12/13/2021
Cyber criminals can learn more about you than you ever realized. Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) often exposes information that you didn't realize was available to the public. Cyber criminals use OSINT to find weak spots in cybersecurity and exploit employees through social engineering. This week, the guys unwrap the fact that while Open Source Intelligence can be detrimental in the wrong hands, there are tools and methodologies that can be used to better protect your organization. Pick up...

Duration:00:42:42

Episode #51 - The Who's Who of Cybersecurity

12/6/2021
If your organization is growing and is getting ready to build its own InfoSec team, this week's episode is for you. The guys discuss the "Who's Who" of cybersecurity, explaining the key players that growing organizations need when maturing their cybersecurity programs. From Chief Information Security Officers to Architects, Engineers, and Project Managers, the guys share who's who in each position, plus the required skill sets, responsibilities, and proper staffing models. Pick up your copy...

Duration:00:39:31

Episode #50 - Compliance Vs. Security

11/22/2021
Is being compliant the same as being secure? If you're meeting all the requirements, are you adequately protected? This week, the guys discuss the differences, nuances and overlaps between cybersecurity and compliance, plus how you can simplify alignment to multiple compliance requirements. Pick up your copy of Cyber Rants on Amazon. Looking to take your Cyber Security to the next level? Visit us at www.silentsector.com. Be sure to rate the podcast, leave us a review, and subscribe!

Duration:00:29:44

Episode #49 - Translating Cyber Risk to Dollars and Cents

11/15/2021
Are your executives and board members struggling to understand cyber risk? This week, the guys are joined by David Moon of Arx Nimbus, a company that turns cyber risk into the language that all business leaders understand. David shares how they translate cybersecurity into financial metrics that allow organizations to make better risk management decisions. The guys discuss how companies can create tremendous clarity around cyber risk, resulting in better support and resource allocation. For...

Duration:00:49:30