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The Power of a Business Perspective With Neil Bahadur of Wells Fargo

The Power of a Business Perspective With Neil Bahadur of Wells Fargo

Neil Bahadur, Head of Product in Cybersecurity at Wells Fargo, developed a unique and valuable perspective by switching from security to business development and back ...

Are You Asking the Right Questions? With CISO Aaron Katz

Are You Asking the Right Questions? With CISO Aaron Katz

One of the most important parts of being a cybersecurity professional is knowing how to ask the right questions, says CISO Aaron Katz. Aaron started his career as a co...

How to Combine Giving Back With CPE Credits With Ed Giles of Erus Consulting

How to Combine Giving Back With CPE Credits With Ed Giles of Erus Consulting

Ed Giles runs cybersecurity seminars for seniors, and wants to spread the word that it's a great way to both get your CPEs and give back to your community. Ed and Gene...

How AI Will Change Cybersecurity Jobs With Tony Pietrocola of AgileBlue

How AI Will Change Cybersecurity Jobs With Tony Pietrocola of AgileBlue

How is AI going to change entry-level cybersecurity jobs? Gene and AgileBlue president Tony Pietrocola discuss in this episode.They also talk about:Tony's career and w...

How to Get Started as a Pen Tester With Phillip Wylie

How to Get Started as a Pen Tester With Phillip Wylie

Want to start a career as a pen tester? Phillip Wylie literally wrote the book on the topic. Gene and Phillip, co-author of The Pentester Blueprint: Starting a Career ...

The Changing CIO Role With Kimberly Anstett of Trellix

The Changing CIO Role With Kimberly Anstett of Trellix

Kimberly Anstett has had a C-level cybersecurity position for about a decade. She's seen the CIO role transform, and shares her thoughts on that transformation in this...

How to Reskill to Work in Cybersecurity With Christine Gadsby of BlackBerry

How to Reskill to Work in Cybersecurity With Christine Gadsby of BlackBerry

Why should you work in cybersecurity? Because two things that aren't going away are tech and crime, says BlackBerry VP of Product Security Operations Christine Gadsby....

Advice for Entry-Level Candidates With Jim Moran of Lifelong Learner Holdings

Advice for Entry-Level Candidates With Jim Moran of Lifelong Learner Holdings

Jim Moran has had a long and varied cybersecurity career, and offers some fantastic advice for those just starting out. He and Gene talk about cybersecurity careers, w...

The Critical Role of Community in Cybersecurity With Diana Kelley of Protect AI

The Critical Role of Community in Cybersecurity With Diana Kelley of Protect AI

Diana Kelley feels strongly that community plays a critical role in all careers, but especially cybersecurity. She explains why in this episode.She and Gene also talk ...

Pursuing the Cybersecurity Practitioner Path With John Hammond of Huntress

Pursuing the Cybersecurity Practitioner Path With John Hammond of Huntress

We talk a lot on this podcast about how to advance to the executive level within the cybersecurity field. But what if the C-level is not for you? John Hammond is a sec...

From Help Desk to Cybersecurity With Jeff Farinich of New American Funding

From Help Desk to Cybersecurity With Jeff Farinich of New American Funding

Want to make the transition from help desk to cybersecurity? Jeff Farinich has helped others make that transition and he shares his advice in this episode.He and Gene ...

Military to FBI to Cybersecurity Executive With MK Palmore of Google

Military to FBI to Cybersecurity Executive With MK Palmore of Google

MK Palmore has had a long and fascinating career -- from the military to the FBI to cybersecurity executive at Google. Don't miss his story.He's also a Vice President ...

The Role of Behavioral Science in Cybersecurity With Masha Sedova of Elevate Security

The Role of Behavioral Science in Cybersecurity With Masha Sedova of Elevate Security

Interested in behavioral science? The training and awareness side of cybersecurity might be for you – and you should hear Masha Sedova’s story. She offers a fascinatin...

Avoiding the 'Phantom Hacker' Scam

Avoiding the 'Phantom Hacker' Scam

In this special episode, Gene encourages listeners to spread the word about the so-called "Phantom Hacker" scams targeting the elderly. The FBI recently published an a...

Battling the Cybersecurity Intimidation Factor With Cindi Carter of Check Point

Battling the Cybersecurity Intimidation Factor With Cindi Carter of Check Point

Cybersecurity is intimidating says Check Point CISO Cindi Carter. But she also says it shouldn’t be. Cindi and Gene talk about how to make cybersecurity more accessibl...

We're Thinking About Mentoring Wrong With Amanda Fennell of Prove

We're Thinking About Mentoring Wrong With Amanda Fennell of Prove

Most of us don't approach mentoring with the right mindset, says Amanda Fennell of Prove. Thinking of it as "sponsoring" rather than "mentoring" would be a step in the...

Changing Cybersecurity Hiring With Haris Pylarinos of Hack The Box

Changing Cybersecurity Hiring With Haris Pylarinos of Hack The Box

Haris Pylarinos found cybersecurity training subpar, and too expensive, so he started a company to do better. Hack The Box is now a leading gamified cybersecurity upsk...

Building a Career in Cybersecurity With Yuri Diogenes of Microsoft

Building a Career in Cybersecurity With Yuri Diogenes of Microsoft

The author of "Building a Career in Cybersecurity," Yuri Diogenes offers a wealth of knowledge, advice, and tips on entering this field in this episode. He and Gene di...

From English Major to C-Level Security Executive With Lance Hayden of Vericast

From English Major to C-Level Security Executive With Lance Hayden of Vericast

You don’t need a tech background to work in cybersecurity, says Lance Hayden, Chief Information Security Strategist at Vericast, and former English major. What skills ...

Working in Cybersecurity at a University With Eric Jacobsen of BU

Working in Cybersecurity at a University With Eric Jacobsen of BU

Eric Jacobsen, Asst. VP and CISO at Boston University, is our first guest from the higher education space, and he offers a unique look at what it’s like to work in cyb...

Avoiding Cybersecurity Burnout With Sam Curry of Zscaler

Avoiding Cybersecurity Burnout With Sam Curry of Zscaler

Burnout is real and rampant among C-level cybersecurity professionals. How can you avoid it? Zscaler CISO Sam Curry shares his thoughts.Gene and Sam also talk about ma...

Analyzing Results of Survey on Cybersecurity Skills Gap With Jeremy Ventura of ThreatX

Analyzing Results of Survey on Cybersecurity Skills Gap With Jeremy Ventura of ThreatX

ThreatX surveyed 2,000 consumers in the US and UK about the cybersecurity skills gap – to get their thoughts on its causes and effects.In this episode, Gene and Threat...

Fraud vs. Cybersecurity With Nancy Schuehler of Verizon

Fraud vs. Cybersecurity With Nancy Schuehler of Verizon

What's the difference between working in fraud and working in cybersecurity? Nancy Schuehler, Director of Cyber Strategy and Program Execution at Verizon, has worked i...

Building a No-Experience Resume With Dane Jones of HighRadius

Building a No-Experience Resume With Dane Jones of HighRadius

No experience? No problem. In this episode, CISO Dane Jones explains how to build a resume that highlights a passion and aptitude for cybersecurity without any work ex...

Make Yourself an Expert in the New Thing With Ted Julian of Glasswing Ventures

Make Yourself an Expert in the New Thing With Ted Julian of Glasswing Ventures

Cybersecurity is a great field because of the all the change, says Ted Julian. But to succeed, you have to be proactive about that change. Ted and Gene talk about how ...

Exploring the MSSP Space With John Menezes of Stratejm

Exploring the MSSP Space With John Menezes of Stratejm

Gene sits down with Stratejm CEO John Menezes to talk about working for an MSSP, plus gets John’s thoughts on hiring and nurturing the next generation of cybersecurity...

The Role of Empathy in Cybersecurity With Randy Raw of Veterans United Home Loans

The Role of Empathy in Cybersecurity With Randy Raw of Veterans United Home Loans

Success in cybersecurity is not about your technical skills, but your emotional intelligence, according to CISO Randy Raw. Randy and Gene talk about why he thinks this...

Why Cybersecurity Success Means Putting Why Before What With Lowe's CISO Marc Varner

Why Cybersecurity Success Means Putting Why Before What With Lowe's CISO Marc Varner

Lowe’s CISO Marc Varner has had a long career in cybersecurity, including CISO roles at Yum Brands and McDonald’s. Why does he think cybersecurity is a good career cho...

Cybersecurity Ignores the Geopolitical at Its Own Peril With Mark Houpt of DataBank

Cybersecurity Ignores the Geopolitical at Its Own Peril With Mark Houpt of DataBank

Why is the geopolitical landscape critical to cybersecurity strategy? CISO Mark Houpt breaks it down in this episode. Mark also shares his advice to the college and hi...

From Construction to ER Nurse to Security Researcher With Alex Gatz of ThreatX

From Construction to ER Nurse to Security Researcher With Alex Gatz of ThreatX

How do you make the jump from ER nurse to SOC analyst? Alex Gatz did it, and he’s sharing his insights and tips with the eXecutive Security podcast audience. Don’t mis...

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