Seasoned cybersecurity veteran Richard Seiersen, former SVP & CISO at LendingClub and current CEO & Co-Founder of Soluble.ai, attributes success in any career to two things: metrics and measurement. He shares his contagious passion for security, the qualities of top engineers, his latest book, and more.
Brian Contos chats with Ed Amoroso, former SVP and CSO of AT&T and current CEO of TAG Cyber LLC, about priorities and advice for building a top-notch security team. From Ed’s perspective, decision-making board members must be equipped with continuous data and have instincts that come from experience, but that can be a challenging balance to find.
As CISO for Ohio State University, Helen Patton has an acute vision for students and professors who are passionate about cybersecurity. While undergraduate university programs are succeeding in many areas, they are hindered by a lack of structure and guidance from the industry as a whole. She explains how to create a valuable student internship experience that offers diverse and relevant practical experience.
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.