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Episode 73

CISO Insiders with Leland Cogburn | CISO, Director of Information Security | Episode 73

πŸ”₯ In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Leland Cogburn, Director of Information Security, 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 the future.


πŸ‘‰πŸ» ”Pros and cons of CISOs Reporting to IT ”

πŸ‘‰πŸ» ”One classical cybersecurity myth: debunked! ”

πŸ‘‰πŸ» ”What is the best approach in building up a relationship with a potential customer?”

00:35 Guest Introduction and professional journey

04:38 Icebreakers

05:24 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career

08:22 Biggest failure and success

11:25 Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity

14:45 What are the pros and cons of CISOs that are part of an IT-related organization?

17:40 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?

19:08 What is one myth about your career that you want to debunk?

21:47 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days

24:50 Are there any specific areas that leaders in the industry should focus in right now?

27:04 What are the most important skillsets a CISO should have

34:36 How the role of CISO evolve in next decade

41:53 Recent changes and trends within the industry

44:30 What is the best approach in building up a relationship with a potential customer?

52:26 Final question and closing comments

πŸ“’ Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.

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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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