As CISO of the State of Vermont, Nick Andersen is involved in everything from healthcare to emergency management to academia. He and Brian dive into the crucial priorities for the state, differences between protecting state and business data, and establishing third-party relationships to neutralize risk.
Mark Weatherford, Global Information Security Strategist at Booking Holdings and former CISO of the States of California and Colorado, has over twenty years of executive-level leadership experience in some of the world’s most important organizations. He and Brian Contos discuss misconceptions of cloud security, issues in the supply chain, and evaluating all areas of your cybersecurity environment.
Sometimes the most interesting careers emerge from the remnants of another passion. Microsoft Detection and Response Team (DART) consultant MacKenzie Brown describes how her love of theatre led her to her current work with incident response (IR) and becoming co-founder of the Ms. Greyhat Organization. She and Brian Contos talk proactivity, cracking down on communication, and key focus points for response teams.
Brian Contos sits down with cybersecurity veteran William (Bill) Crowell, former Deputy Director of the NSA and current partner at Alsop Louie Partners, to get a picture of the major threat landscape changes over the past 15 years. While phishing attacks, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and breach monetization become more sophisticated each day, CIOs and board members must turn their focus to implementing proper network segmentation.