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! Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/scw for all the latest episodes!
Everything You Wanted to Know About CISOs But Were Afraid to Ask, Part 1
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.
Jeff Man – #HackingisNotaCrime Advocate, Sr. InfoSec Consultant at Online Business Systems
Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.
Johanna Baum – CEO, Founder at Strategic Security Solutions
Johanna (Jo) Baum, CEO and Founder of S3, a security consulting company focusing on IAM, eGRC, and Security Professional Services.
Jo has vast expertise in the security and compliance field and has served both industry and large consulting organizations. For the last fourteen years, she has operated as the CEO and founder of Strategic Security Solutions (S3) providing security, eGRC, and IDG services for Fortune 2000 companies.
Kat Valentine – Compliance Free Agent (Consultant) at Osmosis Security
Getting her start with phones and computers at the early age of 6, Kat decided to put fear of success and failure aside to start Osmosis Security, a boutique security firm that supported her vision of what the professional hacker community should be focused on. Kat had humble beginnings and started her career working technical support for a local dial-up ISP in 1998. Since then, Kat worked in many different roles, from network voice engineer, vulnerability researcher to auditor, and is responsible for the secure and compliant design of several well-known cloud providers, payment providers, security platforms and end user applications, including the first compliance automation platform.
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