Security & Compliance Thru the Lens of a Technology Journalist, Part 1 – Evan Schuman – SCW #96



In the early days of PCI there was an online column called StorefrontBacktalk which focused on retail and technology issues. The column provided valuable insights from various specialists on the interpretation and application of many of the more challenging security requirements found in PCI DSS which was reflected in its tag line, “Techniques, Tools and Tirade about Retail Technology and E-Commerce. The founder of the column, Evan Schuman, is a veteran journalist who has covered a wide range of technology, privacy and legal issues over the past three decades. Evan will give us his take on many of the issues facing the connected world -past, present, and future. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/scw for all the latest episodes!

Full Episode Show Notes

Security & Compliance Thru the Lens of a Technology Journalist, Part 1

Guests

Evan Schuman

Evan Schuman – Cybersecurity Writer at McKinsey

I’m a Computerworld columnist and a cybersecurity writer for McKinsey. I’m also the former Editor-in-Chief of a retail IT media outlet called StorefrontBacktalk. Officially, I am the CEO of a content company called The Content Firm LLC.

Hosts

Fredrick

Fredrick “Flee” Lee – CSO at Gusto

@fredrickl

Fredrick “Flee” Lee is the Chief Security Officer at Gusto, where he leads information and physical security strategies including consumer protection, compliance, governance and risk. Before Gusto, Lee spent more than 15 years leading global information security and privacy efforts at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently as Square’s Head of Information Security. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, NetSuite and Twilio. Lee was born and raised in Mississippi and holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Jeff Man

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

@MrJeffMan

Cryptanalyst, infosec analyst, pioneering ex-NSA pen tester, PCI specialist and certified security curmudgeon. Currently a Sr. InfoSec Consultant for Online Business Systems.

Kat Valentine

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.

Tyler Robinson

Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element

@tyler_robinson

As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.

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