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Tips and Techniques: Networking

Tips and Techniques: Networking

In this Tips and Techniques episode, eXecutive Security podcast host Gene Fay shares his advice and best practices for networking. Learning how to make the best of net...

Empowering Women in Cybersecurity With Zenobia Godschalk

Empowering Women in Cybersecurity With Zenobia Godschalk

Zenobia Godschalk is not only SVP of Communications at Hedera Hashgraph, but also on the board of the Forte Group, a non-profit with a mission to provide career develo...

The Value of the Enlisted Mindset in Cybersecurity With Jennifer Reed of AWS

The Value of the Enlisted Mindset in Cybersecurity With Jennifer Reed of AWS

A big key to Jenn Reed’s successful career? The enlisted mindset, she says. In the military, you don’t have all the information you need to get the job done. You have ...

Aligning Business and Security With Brian Castagna of Seven Bridges

Aligning Business and Security With Brian Castagna of Seven Bridges

Brian Castagna, CISO at Seven Bridges, sits down with Gene to talk about his career path, his lessons learned, and his advice for those who want to join this industry....

Traits Needed to Succeed in Cybersecurity With Ramachandra Hegde of Genpact

Traits Needed to Succeed in Cybersecurity With Ramachandra Hegde of Genpact

The biggest CISO challenge? Prioritization, says Genpact CISO Ram Hegde. In this episode of eXecutive Security, Ram and Gene talk about the traits people need to survi...

Looking for Cybersecurity Employees in New Ways With Dan Schiappa of Arctic Wolf

Looking for Cybersecurity Employees in New Ways With Dan Schiappa of Arctic Wolf

We have to stop looking for perfectly trained cybersecurity candidates says Dan Schiappa, it’s time to start training people with the right traits and temperament inst...

How to Jumpstart a Cybersecurity Career With CTO Richard Ford

How to Jumpstart a Cybersecurity Career With CTO Richard Ford

Gene’s discussion with Praetorian CTO Richard Ford covers how his love of gaming started his path to cybersecurity, what the CTO role entails and keys to success, and ...

My Career Pivot to SOC Analyst With Lauren Campanara of ThreatX

My Career Pivot to SOC Analyst With Lauren Campanara of ThreatX

Lauren Campanara spent 12 years as a hairdresser, then made a big and bold decision to pursue a career in cybersecurity. In this episode, Gene talks to her about that ...

The Importance of Mentoring With Ray Espinoza of Inspectiv

The Importance of Mentoring With Ray Espinoza of Inspectiv

Mentoring is a big part of Ray Espinoza’s life, both personal and professional, and he shares his thoughts on being a mentor and being mentored in his recent discussio...

The Importance of Storytelling in Cybersecurity with Maarten Van Horenbeeck

The Importance of Storytelling in Cybersecurity with Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Storytelling has been an important key to Maarten Van Horenbeeck’s success – in fact, two movies inspired his career in cybersecurity! Listen to his discussion with Ge...

Tips and Techniques: Black Hat and Defcon

Tips and Techniques: Black Hat and Defcon

What’s the deal with Black Hat and Defcon? What goes on at these conferences, and should those trying to break into cybersecurity consider attending? Gene Fay reports ...

Why a Commitment to Employee Growth Matters With Jim Routh

Why a Commitment to Employee Growth Matters With Jim Routh

"Don't hire for roles," says former MassMutual CISO Jim Routh in his conversation with Gene Fay, "hire people and create roles." Jim and Gene have a far-reaching conve...

Lowering the Barrier to Entry in the Cybersecurity Field With Ron Gula of Gula Tech Adventures

Lowering the Barrier to Entry in the Cybersecurity Field With Ron Gula of Gula Tech Adventures

Tenable co-founder Ron Gula is one of the most important figures in cybersecurity, and is now doing some of its most important charitable work with Gula Tech Adventure...

Balancing the Enforcer and Enabler Roles With Bill Brown of Abacus Insights

Balancing the Enforcer and Enabler Roles With Bill Brown of Abacus Insights

Biggest influence on Bill Brown’s career? His stint as a technology director at a private boys’ school. Gene and Bill talk about that role plus his current challenges ...

Debunking the Misconceptions of Entering the Cybersecurity Industry With James Carder of iOffce + SpaceIQ

Debunking the Misconceptions of Entering the Cybersecurity Industry With James Carder of iOffce + SpaceIQ

Gene's conversation with former LogRhythm CSO and current iOffice + SpaceIQ CISO James Carder covers his role at LogRhythm, which was not a typical CSO role; how to ge...

Why Having the Mindset of an “Eternal Student” Is the Key to Success With Ian Amit of Rapid7

Why Having the Mindset of an “Eternal Student” Is the Key to Success With Ian Amit of Rapid7

Gene Fay and Rapid7 Advisory CSO Ian Amit talk about what led to Ian's successful career in cybersecurity, including his refusal to ever think of himself as an "expert...

Turning Information Security Into an Inclusive Community With Tanya Janca of She Hacks Purple

Turning Information Security Into an Inclusive Community With Tanya Janca of She Hacks Purple

Tanya Janca, aka She Hacks Purple, and Gene have a conversation that anyone trying to break into cybersecurity would find extremely valuable. You'll hear about the fre...

How Cybersecurity’s Origins Inform Its Future with Chris Wysopal of Veracode

How Cybersecurity’s Origins Inform Its Future with Chris Wysopal of Veracode

Were you the type of kid who took apart household appliances to see how they worked? Chris Wysopal was, and that curiosity led him to become one of the most important ...

Why Being Curious, Connected, and Collaborative Are Key to Success With David McLeod of Cox Enterprises

Why Being Curious, Connected, and Collaborative Are Key to Success With David McLeod of Cox Enterprises

How to succeed in cybersecurity? “Stay curious,” says Cox Enterprises VP and CISO David McLeod. Gene sat down with David to talk about his background from mischief-mak...

In InfoSec Change is the Only Constant with Patricia Titus of Markel

In InfoSec Change is the Only Constant with Patricia Titus of Markel

Gene and Markel CISO Patti Titus discuss a wide range of topics, including the transition from the military to a cybersecurity career and why efforts to diversify the ...

Building Autonomy and Diversity at Hubspot with Eric Richard

Building Autonomy and Diversity at Hubspot with Eric Richard

CISO and SVP of Engineering at Hubspot, Eric Richard has seen his team grow from 50 developers to over 1,000. He shares strategies that have helped him scale and detai...

Tom Quinn, T. Rowe Price

Tom Quinn, T. Rowe Price

Gene and Tom Quinn discuss the value of taking the time to meet people and network and how important it is to cultivate a farm system when recruiting talent in cyberse...

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