CISO Talks

CISO Talks

Latest Episodes

Strategies for CISOs and CIOs to Work Together Effectively
May 15, 2024

In this episode of CISO Talks, we talk with Michael Armer (CISO) and Ashu Varshney (CIO) of global software company, RingCentral. We discuss the role of the CISO and CIO within the business and how they have an effective working partnership with each othe

From Military to Cybersecurity - How to Make it Work
April 10, 2024

In this episode, we welcome Dane Clackworthy, a former Royal Marine. We discuss Dane's journey into cybersecurity and why having a commando mindset is so valuable to offer businesses when it comes to cyber, operations, risk management and sales.Guest in t

How To Greatly Improve Your Cybersecurity Awareness Training Ft. Amy Stokes-Waters | CEO - ESC.
March 13, 2024

In this episode of CISO Talks, we tackle the ongoing issue of cybersecurity awareness training. Why is it so lacklustre? How can you greatly improve your training methods to make it more compelling, impactful & memorable? Everything is covered in this

What Key Factors are Changing the CISO Role? Ft. Helen Rabe | CISO - BBC
February 09, 2024

In this episode of CISO Talks, we talk with BBC CISO, Helen Rabe, about the key factors that have shaped and changed the role of the CISO in recent years. we also discuss the importance of the CISOs team and what the future of the role looks like. Guest i

Role of a CISO – Start-up vs SMB vs Large Company
January 10, 2024

In this episode of CISO Talks, we discuss the differences in strategy, approach and practice with a seasoned veteran CISO who has been involved with each stage of a business as a CISO. What are some of the key differences aside from the obvious? What chal

Cybersecurity Risk has Changed the CISO's Role
December 13, 2023

In this episode of CISO Talks, we discuss the everchanging role of the CISO in the modern landscape compared to the past. How has it changed? Former CISO of Wendy's, Michael Scott gives his insight from his extensive experience as a successful CISO. Guest

The Keys to CISO Role Success Ft. Former Wendy's CISO - Michael Scott
November 24, 2023

In this episode of CISO Talks, we talk with former Wendy's CISO of 7+ years, Michael Scott. We discuss his role at Wendy's in depth, how it differed being a CISO then as opposed to present day. What challenges were faced and how Michael overcame these cha

The Early Days of the CISO Role
November 10, 2023

In this episode, we talk with Michael Scott, a seasoned veteran in the CISO role and cybersecurity space. We discuss the early days of the CISO role and how different it was compared to the role today.Guest in this episode:Michael Scott - CISO @ Immutahtt

Don't Keep Your Data Longer Than You Need To
November 01, 2023

In this short episode of CISO Talks, Kevin explains the importance of organising your sensitive data and the fact that you should not keep hold of any data that is no longer needed for any longer than you need to in order to reduce overall risk. Guest in

Streamlining and Improving your Cybersecurity
October 26, 2023

In this episode of CISO Talks, we discuss a few different use cases where cloud security and cybersecurity in general has been exploited and the reasons why said occurrences happened in the first place. We talk about how the processes are a lot of the tim