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CISO Conversations

Engaging with a CISO

This series will include collateral to aid you in working with chief information security officers (CISOs). We will cover topics such as the changing role of the CISO, security and digital transformation, and key functional areas such as compliance, privacy, monitoring and visibility, threat intelligence, and the relevance of cyber insurance.

The Journey of a CISO

In this new video series, Dan DeSantis leads conversations with CISOs in various industry sectors and stages of their professional careers. They chat about how they got into the tech world and the experiences that led them to their current careers.

Dan DeSantis chats with Jason Lish about his journey to the CISO position at Lumen.

Bruce Brody chats with Devon Bryan about his journey to the CISO position at Carnival.

Bruce Brody, Cisco (27:28)

Dan DeSantis chats with Bruce Brody about his journey in the security world and what led him to his current role as a CISO advisor at Cisco.

Pam Lindemoen, Cisco (40:05)

Dan DeSantis chats with Pam Lindemoen about her journey in the security world and what led her ultimately to her current role within Cisco as a CISO advisor.

Alan Berry, Centene (29:50)

Pam Lindemoen chats with Alan Berry about his journey to the CISO position at Centene.

Matt King, Belcan (33:00)

Pam Lindemoen chats with Matt King about his journey to the CISO position at Belcan.

Dennis Tomlin, Multnomah County (37:56)

Bruce Body chats with Dennis Tomlin about his journey to the CISO position at Multnomah County, Oregon.

Paul Curylo, Inova Health System (23:20)

Pam Lindemoen chats with Paul Curylo about his journey to the CISO position at Inova Health System.

Michael Baker, GDIT (37:22)

Bruce Body chats with Michael Baker about his journey to the CISO position at GDIT.

Steve "Stitch" Hindle, Sykes (41:30)

Pam Lindemoen chats with Steve Hindle about his journey to the CISO position at Sykes.

Donna Kidwell, ASU (17:16)

Host Dan DeSantis chats with Donna Kidwell about her journey to a CISO position at Arizona State University.

Diego Souza, Cummins (22:17)

Dan DeSantis chats with Diego Souza about his journey to a CISO position at Cummins.

Ghassan Junior chats with Diego Souza about his journey to a CISO position at Cummins.

Esmond Kane, Steward Health (39:14)

Dan DeSantis chats with Esmond Kane about his journey to the CISO position at Steward Health.

Barbara O'Neill, Ernst & Young (15:03)

Dan DeSantis chats with Barbara O'Neill about her journey to the CISO position at Ernst & Young.

Dan Bowden, Sentara Health (47:11)

Dan DeSantis chats with Dan Bowden about his journey to the CISO position at Sentara Health.

CISO Conversations

Introductions (7:49)

Meet some of the Cisco CISO Advisory team and get an idea of upcoming discussions.

To Share or Not to Share (26:38)

How to be an active speaker or social media advocate and a security professional without making yourself a target.

Back to basics (21:27)

Our CISO advisors discuss the return to basics from a security perspective.

Passwordless (16:03)

Our CISO advisors have a discussion about the future of passwords, MFA, and passwordless authentication.

Identity and authentication (22:55)

Our CISO advisors have a discussion about the future of identity and authentication.

Earlier SASE implementation (30:56)

Our CISO advisors discuss the implementation of secure access service edge (SASE).

Zero trust (19:38)

Our CISO advisors discuss zero-trust security as it stands today and provide a vision for the future.

Zero trust, Part 2 (23:55)

Our CISO advisors continue a discussion around zero-trust security.

Work during uncertain times (17:11)

Our CISO advisors have a discussion around cybersecurity during COVID.

Security frameworks (16:03)

Our CISO advisors discuss various security frameworks and explain why they matter when protecting your organization.

Incident response and breach readiness (9:54)

Our CISO adviser leads a discussion about the processes of incident response and breach readiness.

The CISO and DevOps (27:21)

Our CISO adviser leads a discussion about the relationship between the CISO and DevOps.

Changing role of the CISO (18:20)

Our CISO team highlights the expanding and changing role of the CISO.

Expecting the unexpected (20:38)

Our advisors discuss transformation--and expecting the unexpected.

Security whiteboard (24:40)

The CISO team walks through the Cisco Security portfolio in a whiteboarding session.

Monitoring and visibility (16:19)

The CISO team discusses monitoring and visibility and their potential impact on a business.

Privacy (21:22)

A guest speaker talks about data privacy and the requirements and opportunities it brings.

Managing risk (10:45)

Our advisors discuss how you can manage risk as a CISO.