🔥In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Dirk Schrader, Field CISO (EMEA) and VP of Security Research at Netwrix Corporation, 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.
👉🏻 ”Advice to younger listeners and anyone that wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity”
👉🏻 ”What are the skills CISOs should have to succeed in the cybersecurity industry?”
👉🏻 ”What’s your biggest accomplishment in your career?”
00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey
04:05 Icebreaker questions
04:53 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?
06:31 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?
09:11 Biggest failure and key learnings
11:02 Biggest accomplishment
13:26 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity
15:19 What are the most important skills that CISOs should have?
17:48 What position in the company should a CISO report under?
19:17 What are your thoughts on CISO’s role in the IT organization?
22:22 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?
24:31 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days?
27:41 How will the CISO role evolve concerning automation?
36:03 What is the biggest attack surface of an organization?
44:00 What are your thoughts on cyber resilience?
48:10 What are some things that organizations tend to forget in their security posture?
53:39 What would be your strategy in building a professional relationship with a customer you would like to work with?
56:01 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life?
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