Season 1, Episode 6
11/27/2021

Cybersecurity: Trust no one

Cybersecurity: Trust no one

Cybercrime is now the world’s most profitable illegal enterprise. Cybercriminals are getting more organized and sophisticated each year. Two veteran CISOs say the only way to beat them is to take a page from the enemy’s playbook.

Andy Ellis
Andy Ellis
Advisory CISO, Orca Security
A recent CSO Hall of Fame inductee, Andy is a seasoned technology and business executive with deep expertise in security, managing risk, and leading an inclusive culture. A twenty-year veteran of Akamai Technologies, Andy led the company’s security program, growing it from a single individual to a 90+ person team. He is now the Advisory CISO at Orca Security, Operating Partner at YL Ventures and the founder and CEO of the leadership development company Duha. Andy may be the only person in the world to receive the CSO Compass Award, Air Force Commendation Medal, Spirit of Disneyland Award, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and first place at the Sherman Oaks Galleria Spelling Bee.
Tim Brown
Tim Brown
CISO, SolarWinds
Tim has over two decades of experience developing and implementing security technology, including identity and access management, vulnerability assessment, compliance, threat research, encryption, and cloud security. He is currently the CISO for SolarWinds. A former Dell fellow, CTO, chief product officer, and chief architect, he has served on the board of the Open Identity Exchange and advised the U.S. government on security initiatives. He and his wife live on a 60-acre ranch, surrounded by horses and miniature donkeys.
Baratunde Thurston

Meet your host

Baratunde Thurston

Host, Writer, Futurist, Great Guy to Hang Out With After Work

Baratunde is back for Season 2 and ready to get real about IT! He is an Emmy-nominated host of the PBS series America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston, creator of the podcast, How to Citizen with Baratunde, founding partner of the new media startup Puck, and author of NYT best-seller How to Be Black.

After-hours fun fact: MSNBC said Baratunde gave “one of the greatest TED talks of all time.”

Season 2 (4 episodes)
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