The Cyber Security Effectiveness Podcast
is hosted by FireEye Mandiant CISO Brian Contos (@BrianContos) and produced by FireEye's Katie
Billigmeier. Listen to hear from notable guests, innovative leaders,
and industry experts on their cyber perspectives, career moves, and
the hot topic of security validation. Watch the Cyber Security
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Episode 90 - March 23, 2021 Automation, Automation, Automation
Working as a security leader at Kyriba, an international FinTech
company, Eric Adams attributes a lot of success to automation – the
key to developing and growing a business. He describes this and many
more ways to optimize your assets, no matter how big or small.
Featuring: Eric Adams
Eric Adams is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)/SVP at
Kyriba, coming from 20 years security experience and specifically
FedRAMP authorization experience in Federal cloud at HP.
Episode 89 - March 8, 2021 Security Learning by Security Doing
When it comes down to cyber security in the Federal space, US Army
Reserve Colonel Jerry Chappee likens it to working on a car: your
first priority should be perfecting the basics. He talks with Brian
about the evolution of cyber operations, building a leadership team,
and addressing vulnerabilities.
Featuring: Jerry Chappee
Jerry Chappee is a US Army Colonel for cyber security in the Rocky
Mountain region, and is the cyber security lead for the US Space Force.
Episode 88 - February 18, 2021 The Nature of Conflict
Former NSA Chief Cryptologic Technician, Retired US Navy Chief, and
author Chase Cunningham is so fascinated by cyber conflict that it
inspired him to create a comic book series. He and Bryan talk about
the nation state interaction in cyberspace, APTs, deepfakes, and more.
Featuring: Chase Cunningham
Chase is a retired Navy Chief Cryptologist with more than 20 years
experience in Cyber Forensic and Analytic Operations.
Episode 87 - February 8, 2021 When in Doubt, Hire a Marine
Nick Andersen’s perspective and strategy skills have evolved from
his time in the Marine Corps and federal government. Now CISO of
Public Sector at Lumen Technologies, he reflects on his experience
overseeing cyber security for energy and emergency response, statewide
threat intelligence, his day-to-day duties, and more.
Featuring: Nicholas Andersen
Prior to his current role with Lumen Technologies, Nick served as
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Episode 86 - January 26, 2021 A Certain Set of Skills
National Cybersecurity Center CSO and Board Member Mark Weatherford
joins Brian to discuss the world of MSSPs, what the CISO’s role should
be in 2021, and our fast-growing dependence on the supply chain.
Featuring: Mark Weatherford
Mark Weatherford is the Chief Strategy Officer and on the Board of
Directors at the National Cybersecurity Center. He is also the
Founding Partner at Aspen Chartered where he provides cybersecurity
consulting and advisory services to public and private sector
organizations around the world.