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Episode 66

CISO Insiders with Aaron Brown | Cloud and Application Security Leader at Vercel | Episode 66

🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Aaron Brown | Cloud and Application Security Leader at Vercel, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.

⏱️👇 Timestamps

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00:35 Guest Introduction and professional journey

05:57 Icebreakers

7:03 If there’s one thing you wish you had known before starting your career

8:52 Biggest failure and accomplishment

13:00 What advise would you give if someone wants to make a career in cybersecurity

17:25 Insights on cybersecurity reporting to the IT

21:40 What were the best resources that helped you grow in your career

24:59 Debunking one common myth about cybersecurity profession

26:49 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days

30:23 What are the most important skillsets a CISO should have

36:28 What is innovation in cybersecurity

39:12 Advise for cybersecurity vendors

42:48 Closing comments


👉🏻 ”Security takes an emotional toll on the practitioner”

👉🏻 ”Empathy is one of the most underrated skill in cybersecurity”

👉🏻 ”Communication and soft skills are one of the core skills that recruiters look for while hiring a cybersecurity talent”

📢 Every week, we publish professional career advise and cybersecurity insights. Follow GRSee Consulting and GRSee University and tune in on Feb 28 to listen to the entire episode.

About the Podcast

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Eye level conversations with leading CISOs in the industry.

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Ben Ben-Aderet

Visionary entrepreneur, innovative founder, and CEO with 20 years of extensive experience in the InfoSec space, leading, enabling and increasing growth in global businesses, and helping customers achieve their information security goals. My company, GRSee Consulting, is a private international consulting firm staffed by a dedicated team of security experts committed to safeguarding its customers’ data.

WHAT I DO: I help businesses worldwide achieve their information security goals. Throughout my lengthy career in the InfoSec industry, I have worked closely with many major financial, governmental, defense, and telecom organizations in Israel and overseas. Today, as CEO and co-founder of GRSee Consulting, I ensure we provide the best, most advanced information security services over and above the conventional industry standard. GRSee Consulting offers full consultancy services, including PCI certification and compliance, penetration testing, risk management, software and infrastructure security, and much more.

WHO I WORK WITH: We partner with businesses and organizations from various sectors all over the world that value comprehensive, tried-and-tested information security services.

WHY IT WORKS: In the sophisticated, constantly-evolving world of data security, flexibility has never been so important. GRSee Consulting's dynamic approach provides a rapid response alongside full compliance, ensuring your peace of mind while eliminating the burden of unnecessary bureaucracy. We enable you to provide secure services and reduce your exposure to data security and non-compliance risks, leaving your business free to grow.

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT: GRSee Consulting delivers a comprehensive service portfolio for all your information security needs, ensuring full synergy between all our solutions. As an international company based in Israel, we are also able to offer much more competitive pricing while still providing local support via our partner in NYC.

HOW IT WORKS: We sit down with you to discuss your precise requirements and tailor our extensive portfolio to suit your business goals. GRSee Consulting is committed to providing professional, timely, and efficient service throughout the entire information security lifecycle.

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