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Defense in Depth

Oct 7, 2021

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When a senior person at your company asks you, "Are we secure?" how should you respond?

Check out this post for the basis for our conversation on this week’s episode which features me, David Spark (@dspark), producer of CISO Series, co-host Steve Zalewski, and our guest Paul Truitt, principal US cyber practice leader, Mazars.

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In this episode:

  • When a senior, non-technical person asks, "Are we secure?" how do you respond?"
  • What does this question say about an executive's engagement level?
  • Why are they asking this now?
  • How relevant/accurate is this question anyway?