Tue, 15 December 2020
Lukas Burzynski is one of those high school students that just wows you from the very start. Lukas is a 4.65 student, a tutor, a volunteer and it seems, and all around good person.
Lukas found out about cybersecurity through a Career Advanced Program Studies program and recently participated in a nationwide CTF with some United States Air Force Cyber officers.
We speak with Lukas, Matt Evans and Devon Overstreet and we had a great conversation. This young man will be a great recruit for many of our members.
The Alliance is always looking for ways to welcome new talent into the industry and we would like to thank George Sconyers for his efforts in tackling the #talentgap.
Thank you as well to CyberUp, the cyber non profit that helped organize the event!
Wed, 3 June 2020
Roger Hale, Chief Security Officer for BigID and long time supporter of the Alliance joins the podcast to preview an upcoming webinar, “Justifying Your Security Budget During Uncertain Times”
Roger has great insight on what security organizations and enterprises should be thinking about during a wildly unpredictable time.
We really enjoyed this conversation and we know you will to.
Direct download: Alliance_Podcast_-_Security_During_A_Pandemic_-_Roger_Hale_Of_BigID_2.m4a
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Thu, 16 April 2020
The Security Advisor Alliance is excited to announce the release of it's Cyber Futures Program, a virtual mentorship mobile app aimed at expanding the reach of our Converge Tour Program.
Thu, 20 February 2020
Ann Johsnon, CVP of Cybersecurity Solutions Group at Microsoft and Ron Green, EVP and CSO at Mastercard join the Alliance Podcast to discuss the Cyber Talent Initiative.
This program brings together the private and public sectors of the United States and creates a direct pathway to employment in the information security industry.
We discuss the #talentgap, its impact on both private and public sector jobs, who qualifies for the program, what kind of assistance is provided and much more.
Ron and Ann both serve on the Alliance Board of Directors and prove just why global organizations like Microsoft and Mastercard chose them as leaders.
Direct download: Alliance_Podcast_-_Cyber_Talent_Initiative_mixdown.mp3
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Mon, 30 September 2019
Brian Johnson is the CEO and co-founder at Divvycloud. Brian chats with host AJ Eads about his career in cybersecurity, including his pathway into the industry though gaming.
We also talk about why Brian started Divvycloud, their core service offering and how they help companies innovate by better leveraging the cloud.
This is a short conversation from the 2019 Executive Leadership Summit but a good one for business leaders who are struggling to understand security's role in innovation and competitive advantage.
Thu, 1 August 2019
Rick Howard is the Chief Security Officer for Palo Alto Networks. He's a graduate of West Point Military Academy, a former Chief of the Army's Computer Emergency Response Team and a current member of the Alliance Board of Directors.
Rick has been one of the most impactful members of the Alliance over the last two years, bringing invaluable advice, resources and talent to our efforts to close the #talentgap and grow executive development.
We have a great conversation about Rick's job, how they help customers and why he's involved in the Alliance.
Palo Alto Networks is our Title Sponsor at the 2019 Executive Leadership Summit and Rick will be speaking on "The State Of The Network Defender Community"
Direct download: 2019.07.23_Alliance_Podcast_-_Rick_Howard_mixdown_2.mp3
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Mon, 22 July 2019
Neil Thacker, CISO for Netskope Cloud Security EMEA, and Mike Spain, Executive Director for NeuroCyberUK join the podcast for a conversation around our first Converge Tour event held in the UK, and how we can better understand neurodiversity advantages in our organizations.
Thu, 21 June 2018
Ryan Frillman, Director of Information Security and Compliance for Spire Energy Group, a major energy provider with locations all over the United States sits down with us to discus his career in cybersecurity and many of the resources he uses to develop his team, and protect our infrastructure.
Ryan serves as the St. Louis Chapter President for the Alliance as well as an advisory board member, and the technology lead on our virtual capture the flag platform.
This is a great interview with some incredible advice on protecting ones own personal networks and working with your kids to create safe learning environments.
Thu, 12 May 2016
In Episode 34 of the Alliance Podcast, Mary Dickerson and John Godfrey of the University of Houston and Kansas University Medical Center weigh in on the challenges of educating the next generation of cyber security professionals.
What is currently being done?
What are the barriers preventing more students from entering the field?
What are the biggest challenges Universities face with regards to Information Security?
Join Host AJ Eads, Director of Communications for the Alliance along with two incredible guests to learn more about this fascinating topic and how two of our executive members are making an incredible difference.