Episode Archive

43 episodes of The Great Security Debate since the first episode, which aired on 16 May 2020.

  • Episode 43: New Team, Who Dis?

    1 September 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min

    When you join a new organisation as a leader do you bring your own team in, or grow the ones that are already there?

  • Episode 42: Subscribe and Don't Like!

    18 August 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Subscribe to this. Subscribe to that. Subscribe to everything.

  • Episode 41: Fake It Till You Make It?

    3 August 2022  |  Season 3  |  59 mins 21 secs

    Do you need operational infosec practitioner experience to start being a Virtual or Fractional CISO for clients?

  • Episode 40: What Got You Here Won’t (Necessarily) Get You There

    26 May 2022  |  Season 3  |  45 mins 26 secs

    Dan, Brian and Erik look at how the past informs our security future, and how things we have done in the past may not get us where we need to be in the future. From innovation to hiring, with a focus on how women have contributed and what we need to do to not only maintain but grow women’s strong role in the security field. Join us for a live podcast recording with live audience Q&A, direct from the MCWT Executive Connection Summit.

  • Episode 39: Program Your Program

    25 April 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins

    Jess Burn of Forrester is back to talk about what's important to consider in your security program in 2022

  • Episode 38: Laws and Regs

    13 April 2022  |  Season 3  |  45 mins 9 secs

    Is regulation required to make good security a greater market force?

  • Episode 37: Squality!

    29 March 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Should security be used as a competitive advantage?

  • Episode 36: How Do You Sleep At Night?

    28 February 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Did we do all the things we need to before a technology war begins?

  • Episode 35: Security Super Agent

    15 February 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins

    We debate whether security professionals need agents to help negotiate compensation

  • Episode 34: From the Inside Out

    20 January 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 5 mins

    Protecting data at the core first rather than from the network and heading inward

  • Episode 33: Log4Jelly of the Month Club

    3 January 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Some say that Log4J is the gift that keeps on giving, much like the Jelly of the Month Club. After the initial surge of discussion a couple weeks ago there were mitigations, a vaccine and multiple iterations of official patches to keep the issue at bay and the new ones that cropped up afterwards. Brian, Dan and Erik discuss the log4j vulnerability as it relates to enterprise systems, supportability, balancing the risk of patching and the ways that open-source software are used within the enterprise.

  • Episode 32: Sweet or Suite?

    6 December 2021  |  Season 2  |  55 mins 35 secs
  • Episode 31: The Infinite Game

    15 November 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 46 secs

    In security (and elsewhere) the long game is often overlooked in lieu of short-term advances and accomplishments. From building security into the culture of an organisation to setting goals and objectives for leaders and staff, being strategic in your security approach is critical.

  • Episode 30: Monkeys On Your Back

    1 November 2021  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 16 secs

    Security has truly gone mainstream. From late night television jokes to state governors not knowing how technology works, as a profession and a vocation, we have arrived.

  • Episode 29: People, Process and Product

    13 October 2021  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 18 secs

    Does government drive security innovation, or does commerce drive government security adoption? What impacts might we see if insurance drives specific security technology "formulary" in order to get security insurance? What can we learn in security from current supply chain impacts in manufacturing or consumer goods?

  • Episode 28: Stop, Collaborate and Pivot

    13 September 2021  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 48 secs

    Does security truly have a talent problem, or is it more of a leadership problem? It depends, of course! Dan, Erik, and Brian go deep into the challenges that face practitioners and leaders as we move into the long-term phase of working post-COVID, be it remote, in-office or hybrid.

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