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Defense in Depth

May 12, 2022

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In the cyber industry we pat each other on the back and give each other awards, all while the statistics for breaches appear to be worsening, Are we celebrating growing failure? Does the cyber industry suck?

Check out this post for the discussions that are the basis of our conversation on this week’s episode co-hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), the producer of CISO Series, and Geoff Belknap (@geoffbelknap), CISO, LinkedIn. Our guest is Fredrick Lee (AKA "Flee") (@fredrickl), Flee, CSO, Gusto.

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In this episode:

  • We ask if our very own industry, ourselves, are the ones to blame for our constant woes?
  • Where do we stand in accepting fault and responsibility for the industry's continued problems?
  • Are the companies to blame for not taking IT seriously within their organizations?
  • Are industry awards just fluff for patting each other on the back?