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There Are Many Paths Into InfoSec And Almost Any Background Is An Asset

By Selena Templeton

Selena Templeton chats with Sarah Young, Azure Security and Compliance Global Blackbelt at Microsoft, about her non-linear journey into InfoSec. There are plenty of ways into the industry and almost every background – librarian, psychologist, physician, historian  – can be an asset. Sarah is one such person, and in today’s episode, she shares entertaining stories and helpful nuggets of advice around mentoring, studying, getting hands-on experience, attending security conferences, etc.

At The Edge | Unusual Gathering | Episode XXIII | Guests Sian John, Candy Alexander, Allan Alford

By Sean Martin

Guests: Sian John | Candy Alexander | Allan Alford
Host: Sean Martin

During this At The Edge themed Unusual Gatherings Talk Show, Sean Martin asks his guests — Sian John from Microsoft, Candy Alexander from ISSA International, and Allan Alford from Mitel — how risk management and risk ownership change — if the CISO will be responsible for manipulating a risk acceptance slider with a business driver slider — and what the future of the InfoSec team looks like for the CISO (does the CISO role even exist)?

Changing The DevOps Culture By Shifting Security Left

Three guests join Sean Martin on today’s episode: Tanya Janca (Microsoft), Nicole Becher (NYU/NY-DFS), and Franziska Bühler (Swiss Post). While they are all hailing from different parts of the world, they come together (virtually) on a regular basis, focusing on helping engineering, operations and security teams establish a culture of business-driven security throughout the organization.

Cybersecurity and Autism: The Values are Obvious

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Michael Fieldhouse, Director for Emerging Businesses and Cybersecurity at DXC Technology, and Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, chat with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about hiring people with autism in the IT/cybersecurity workforce.

Neil Barnett, Microsoft and Marian Merritt, NICE Shatter the Myths around Cybersecurity and Autism

By Selena Templeton, host of DiverseIT

Neil Barnett, Director of Inclusive Hiring at Microsoft, and Marian Merritt, Lead for Industry Engagement at the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, chat with ITSPmagazine’s Selena Templeton for the Diverse IT podcast about cybersecurity and autism.

Why Is The NHS WannaCry Ransomware Attack Bigger Than What it Seems? The Experts Chime In

A massive cyberattack seems to have caught the global corporate arena asleep at the wheel. What do some of the experts have to say about it?

Not Everyone Is Enthusiastic About Diversity. Really

By Dr. Uma Gupta

Dr. Uma Gupta, professor, STEM expert and popular keynote speaker, delves into the hidden truth about diversity. After decades’ worth of talking about this hot topic that has made us all so weary that we’re not saying anything new, how do we actually change the conversation?

Remember When We Were the Listeners and Off Meant OFF!?

What can happen when we think our devices aren't listening... but in fact, they really are?