Tag: diversity

Attracting more women to information security will help solve a cyber worker shortage.

Episode 209: Fortinet’s Renee Tarun on Scaling InfoSec To Meet Tomorrow’s Challenges

The information security industry needs both better tools to fight adversaries, and more people to do the fighting, says Fortinet Deputy CISO Renee Tarun in this interview with The Security Ledger Podcast’s Paul Roberts.

Women’s History Month

Episode 207: Sarah Tatsis of BlackBerry on finding and Keeping Women in Cyber

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#207) we speak with Sara Tatsis of the firm Blackberry about her 20 year career at the legendary mobile device maker and the myriad challenges attracting women to- and keeping them in the information security field.

Attendees at the Black Hat Briefings

Episode 205 – Google’s Camille Stewart: InfoSec’s Lack of Diversity is a Cyber Risk

In this interview, Camille Stewart, Google’s Head of Security Policy for Google Play and Android explains how understanding how systemic racism influences cyber security is integral to protecting the American people and defending the country from cyber adversaries.

Cult of the Dead Cow DC6

Episode 148: Joseph Menn on Cult of the Dead Cow also Veracode CEO Sam King on InfoSec’s Leaky Talent Pipeline

In this week’s episode of the podcast: Joseph Menn’s new book Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World hit store shelves this week. We reprise our March interview with Joe and talk about the origins of CDC. Also: is the talent pipeline for information security empty, or has it sprung a leak? We’re joined by Veracode CEO Sam King to talk about one of the top problems facing organizations: how to cultivate and keep information security talent.