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Security and Compliance Weekly Episode #98 – December 14, 2021

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1. Everything You Wanted to Know About CISOs But Were Afraid to Ask, Part 1 – 12:00 PM-12:30 PM

Announcements

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Description

Ben Carr will lead us in a discussion about the origins of the role of CISO, roles/responsibilities, and what it’s like to be a CISO. We’ll touch on qualifications, organizational structure, its place in security and compliance, what it’s like to be hero or scapegoat. All this and more!

Guest(s)

Ben Carr

Ben Carr – CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr, is the Chief Information Security Officer at Cradlepoint. Ben is an information security and risk executive and thought leader with more than 25 years of results driven experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. He is focused on solving security issues that address current business objectives while balancing today’s operational risks. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid growth initiatives at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat Ben built a world class global Cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior Cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s global Attack Surface Management team and capability. Prior to his role at Visa he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. He has a strong technical background, product development experience, and operational awareness centered around a data centric and risk based approach. Ben is on the Board of Director for IT-ISAC, and has served on Advisory boards for Mimecast, Qualys, Accuvant, and Sentinel One. Ben has also served on philanthropic advisory boards for PKU support and awareness.

Hosts

JeffMan

Jeff Man

@MrJeffMan

#HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems

JohannaBaum

Johanna Baum

@johannabaums3

CEO, Founder at Strategic Security Solutions

KatValentine

Kat Valentine

Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security

2. Everything You Wanted to Know About CISOs But Were Afraid to Ask, Part 2 – 12:30 PM-01:00 PM

Announcements

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  • In an overabundance of caution, we have decided to flip this year’s SW Unlocked to a virtual format. The safety of our listeners and hosts is our number one priority. We will miss seeing you all in person, but we hope you can still join us at Security Weekly Unlocked Virtual! The event will now take place on Thursday, Dec 16 from 9am-6pm ET. You can still register for free at https://securityweekly.com/unlocked.

Description

Ben Carr will lead us in a discussion about the origins of the role of CISO, roles/responsibilities, and what it’s like to be a CISO. We’ll touch on qualifications, organizational structure, its place in security and compliance, what it’s like to be hero or scapegoat. All this and more!

Guest(s)

Ben Carr

Ben Carr – CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr, is the Chief Information Security Officer at Cradlepoint. Ben is an information security and risk executive and thought leader with more than 25 years of results driven experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. He is focused on solving security issues that address current business objectives while balancing today’s operational risks. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid growth initiatives at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat Ben built a world class global Cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior Cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s global Attack Surface Management team and capability. Prior to his role at Visa he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. He has a strong technical background, product development experience, and operational awareness centered around a data centric and risk based approach. Ben is on the Board of Director for IT-ISAC, and has served on Advisory boards for Mimecast, Qualys, Accuvant, and Sentinel One. Ben has also served on philanthropic advisory boards for PKU support and awareness.

Hosts

JeffMan

Jeff Man

@MrJeffMan

#HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems

JohannaBaum

Johanna Baum

@johannabaums3

CEO, Founder at Strategic Security Solutions

KatValentine

Kat Valentine

Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security