Episode Archive

56 episodes of Security Conversations since the first episode, which aired on December 6th, 2017.

  • Thomas Ptacek, Founder, Latacora

    April 23rd, 2018  |  48 mins 38 secs
    careers, cisos, decision making, skills shortage

    Latacora Security founder Thomas Ptacek joins the podcast to weigh in on the cybersecurity skills shortage, his approach to recruiting and hiring, and what needs to be done to address diversity in the industry.

  • Zane Lackey, Chief Security Officer, Signal Sciences

    April 16th, 2018  |  41 mins 40 secs
    patching, pentesting, red-teaming, threat-modeling

    Co-founder and Chief Security Officer at Signal Sciences Zane Lackey riffs on DevOps, the almost impossible task of defending organizations from intruders, bug bounties versus penetration testing, and the pros and cons of launching a company with venture capital investment.

  • Haroon Meer, CEO, Thinkst Applied Research

    April 12th, 2018  |  1 hr 26 secs
    patching, pentesting, red-teaming, threat-modeling

    Thinkst founder Haroon Meer talks about building a security company from scratch without VC funding, using Canaries to pinpoint signs of intruder activity, advancements in security research, and the state of the bug bounty market.

  • David (int eighty), Dual Core

    April 11th, 2018  |  39 mins 34 secs
    patching, pentesting, red-teaming, threat-modeling

    Red teamer and security researcher by day, nerdcore rapper by night, ‘int eighty’ joins the podcast to talk about his work breaking into computer systems, common security mistakes that people make, and his double life as a musician in Dual Core.

  • Dennis Fisher, Editor-in-Chief, Decipher

    April 5th, 2018  |  43 mins
    patching, pentesting, red-teaming, threat-modeling

    Veteran cybersecurity writer Dennis Fisher joins the podcast to talk about his new journalism venture at decipher.sc, his preference for long-form writing, and the trends worth following in the security space.

  • Tim Maurer, Scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

    March 5th, 2018  |  32 mins 31 secs
    apt, ics-scada, targeted-attacks, threat-intel

    Tim Maurer, a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, talks about nation state-backed hacking activity and the dangers of breaking trust in the global financial system.

  • Will Lin, Principal and Founding Investor, ForgePoint Capital

    March 2nd, 2018  |  55 mins 11 secs
    patching, pentesting, red-teaming, threat-modeling

    Principal and founding investor at ForgePoint Capital Cybersecurity William Lin talks about venture capital activity in the security space, sectors that are ripe for investment, missed bets on successful companies, and the cybersecurity talent shortage.

  • Pete Chronis, CISO, Turner Broadcasting

    February 26th, 2018  |  45 mins 53 secs

    Chief Information Security Officer at Turner Broadcasting Pete Chronis discusses his new book on solving the cybersecurity conundrum, the day-to-day grind of securing a global media organization, and the role of the CISO in the modern world.

  • Brad Arkin, Chief Security Officer, Adobe

    February 23rd, 2018  |  47 mins 6 secs
    careers, cisos, decisionmaking

    Adobe’s Chief Security Officer Brad Arkin talks about setting and managing risk management priorities, protecting company infrastructure, the challenges of securing software, and the looming death of Adobe Flash Player.

  • Aanchal Gupta, Director of Security, Facebook

    February 14th, 2018  |  35 mins 38 secs
    careers, cisos, decisionmaking

    Director of Security at Facebook Aanchal Gupta joins the podcast to share her story and provide guidance for young women struggling to overcome societal obstacles.

  • Tom Conklin, Director of Security and Compliance, Vera Security

    February 8th, 2018  |  33 mins 28 secs
    careers, cisos, decisionmaking

    Senior Director of Security and Compliance at Vera Security Tom Conklin talks about the pros and cons of using bug bounty programs, the challenges of managing risk in smaller companies, and why user awareness training is an ongoing headache for security administrators.

  • John Terrill, CISO, Fox News, Fox Business and Fox Television

    February 6th, 2018  |  47 mins 15 secs
    careers, cisos, decisionmaking

    Chief Information Security Officer at Fox News, Fox Business, and Fox Television John Terrill joins the podcast to talk about life in the CISO trenches and makes a bold prediction that could significantly change the cybersecurity narrative.