CISO-Security Vendor Relationship Podcast
By David Spark, Founder, Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson, CISO, Lyft
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Discussions, tips, and debates around improving the communications and services that security vendors provide to their customers, the security buyer.
||CleanOur All White Male Panel Discusses Diversity in Cybersecurity||With absolutely no irony three white men discuss the value of diversity in cybersecurity in the latest episode of CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast. So before you tell me we're three white men talking about diversity, I'm letting you know...||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Latest Product Release Includes Shiny New Security Vulnerabilities||We have an exciting announcement. Our latest version of the podcast is packed with new features and they're riddled with security holes. We know you wanted the features. The security vulnerabilities are just a bonus. On this episode of the...||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecurity Made the Mess. They Should Clean It Up.||Security is suffering from a serious Rodney Dangerfield "I get no respect" problem. What has often been seen as the department of "no" is struggling under that brand image. That's probably because security is often seen as an inhibitor rather than an...||8/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: What's So Awesome About Being a CISO?||This is an extra segment we recorded with Dan Glass, former CISO, American Airlines for our last episode. It didn't make it into the last episode, but I thought it was still worthwhile to release as a short bonus mini episode of only four minutes. As...||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJob Opportunity: Unqualified AND Underpaid||We spend a good portion of this episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast mocking unrealistic job listings that ask for too many unnecessary credentials and on top of it aren't willing to pay a fair market rate. Did companies forget...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow CISOs Stay Current When They're Ignoring Vendor Pitches||We promise to keep your identity private while we discuss the troubles of two-factor authentication. On this episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast we discuss: Why don't more people use two-factor authentication? Does the UX still...||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUse Your CRM. CISOs Are Tired of Repeating Themselves.||Just because you have a new salesperson, doesn't mean you have to restart the sales process. If you've been properly entering information into your CRM, you shouldn't have to. On this episode of the podcast we discuss: Are you ready for...Black Hat:...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUltra Enhanced Deluxe AI with a Drop of Retsyn||Just like so many security products are infused with artificial intelligence, we've also got plenty of meaningless modifiers to describe this podcast. On this episode we've got: First 90 Days of a CISO. How do you assess talent already there, and how..||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Choose a Bad Security Product||If I knew more about your current security needs, I'd probably be able to tell you what security product to buy. But that would require me to spend time understanding your needs and this podcast is only 30 minutes long. Instead, we decided to uncover...||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Have the Silver Bullet for BS Detection||We're fed up with vendors who think they can detect any breach, but we're not fed up with breach detection. On this week's episode: Are millennials excited or not excited about working in security? Supposedly, nine percent of all millennials are...||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Password2 More Secure Than Password1?||Are you managing your passwords the same today as you did five years ago? On this episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship podcast, we discuss the changing landscape of what we once thought were best practices, but aren't anymore. On this...||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStop Asking CISOs if They Care about Security||Want to get under a CISO's skin? Ask them if they have a concern for security in their environment. It's like asking a chef if they're concerned about preparing food. In this week's episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast we learn how..||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKaty Perry Recommends Two-Factor Authentication||Did Katy Perry provide sound security advice, or didn’t she? You’ll have to listen to the latest episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship Podcast to find out. In this episode: A Third of UK Organizations Have Sacked Employees for Data...||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYour ‘Go-To Source’ for Unnecessary Cyber Terror Alerts||On this week’s episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship podcast we ask, “What good is a security alert if there’s no actionable item?” As always, the show is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), founder, Spark Media...||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCISOs Don’t Care About Your Funny Sales Pitch||Don’t bother trying to craft a potentially clever, funny and adorable email that you hope will tickle a security practitioner; it’s simply not going to work. When it comes to security pitches, practitioners just want the facts. While humor is...||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSecurity Vendors Buy Their First Pack of Condoms||After tackling some dodgy audio issues, we have released the second episode of the CISO/Security Vendor Relationship podcast with our guest Kip Boyle (@KipBoyle), CEO of Cyber Risk Opportunities. Subscribe to Kip’s podcast. As...||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The industry needs more of this!
There are good tools but they are hard to find buried under all this FUD!
Great podcast w/ real security influencers
Every Security Vendor And Buyer Should Listen
The CISO / Security Vendor relationship series is an enlightening glimpse into the worldview, challenges, insights, and goals security professionals are dealing with and how security vendors fit into that world.
Everyone from security vendors to security buyers would appreciate.