10 Essential Episodes of The New CISO Podcast
The New CISO Podcast features candid conversations with the world’s top cybersecurity leaders. A former IT leader himself, Exabeam Chief Security Strategist Steve Moore began the show with the goal of going beyond typical security topics, instead offering virtual mentorship to current and aspiring CISOs. Four years later, he’s spent more than 100 hours interviewing industry-leading guests about their career journeys — ultimately revealing practical guidance and lessons learned along the way.
As the show approaches its 100th episode on September 21, we’re highlighting 10 essential episodes that offer invaluable advice on personal growth, cybersecurity leadership, and career advancement. Read more about each episode and listen below.
The New CISO Podcast Top 10 Essential Episodes:
- Episode 70: Trusting Your Tech to Tackle Human Problems
- Episode 84: Are You Ready to be a CISO?
- Episode 91: Taking Extreme Ownership: How 3 Common Excuses Hurt Security Leaders
- Episode 31: Lessons Learned from the “First CISO”
- Episode 7: Understanding the Adversary
- Episode 59: Empowering People to Bring Their “Whole Self” to Work
- Episode 21: How Emotional Intelligence Fortifies Capability in the Midst of a Crisis
- Episode 47: Why Does Cybersecurity Mentorship Matter?
- Episode 39: The Moments After a Major Breach
- Episode 33: Managing Risk While Building Trust in a Post-Breach Environment
Dr. Adrian Mayers, VP and CISO at Premera Blue Cross, joined The New CISO to talk about his expertise on insider threat management and intelligence, as well as the challenge of balancing human teams with automation. He also shares the personal challenges and stressors he’s faced throughout his incredible journey to leadership. Listen now.
Episode 84: Are You Ready to be a CISO? Why Mentors Matter with Mark Weatherford, The National Cybersecurity Center
Mark Weatherford, Chief Strategy Officer at The National Cybersecurity Center, served 26 years in the U.S. Navy, led security teams in the private sector, and acted as CISO under three governors before being appointed as the nation’s first Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity. He joined The New CISO Podcast to cover key learnings from decades of success as a cybersecurity leader. Listen now.
Episode 91: Taking Extreme Ownership: How 3 Common Excuses Hurt Security Leaders with Michael Meis, University of Kansas Health System
Michael Meis, Associate CISO at the University of Kansas Health System and valued Exabeam customer, developed a no-excuses approach to cybersecurity leadership after a career spanning both public and private sectors. He joined The New CISO Podcast to share his philosophy on navigating bureaucracy, leveraging relationships, and taking extreme ownership. Listen now.
Steve Katz, founder and president at Security Risk Solutions, joined Citicorp/Citigroup in 1995 as the world’s unofficial first CISO. He contributes to a special, two-part episode of The New CISO Podcast covering the evolution of cybersecurity, and the persistent challenge of building security awareness. Listen now.
Before his unfortunate passing in 2021, Mick Jenkins, former CISO at Brunel University and former Counter Terrorism officer in the British Armed Forces, spoke with Steve Moore about the ideological similarities between defending against terrorists versus cyber criminals, the benefits of mentorship throughout your career in security, and the re-emergence of Soviet-era espionage techniques. Listen now.
Azzam Zahir, Director of IT and Digital Business Workforce Strategy at GM, joined The New CISO Podcast to share his experience as both a leader and people manager. Whether reviewing employees, interviewing diverse candidates, or making career decisions, Azzam presents methodologies to help managers build a better team. Listen now.
Episode 21: How Emotional Intelligence Fortifies Capability in the Midst of a Crisis with Kirsten Davies, Unilever
On The New CISO’s one-year anniversary episode, Steve sat down with current CISO of Unilever and former Estée Lauder SVP and CISO Kirsten Davies to discuss how she builds a safe environment for her team through the power of empathy and care in the workplace. She also tackles the importance of building authentic relationships, and how those relationships come into play during times of crisis. Listen now.
Sandro Buccianeri, Group CSO at NAB and former CISO of the ABSA Group, joined The New CISO Podcast to discuss how he uses cybersecurity training to make a major difference. He shares why he chose to use his security experience to help others, and how he’s leading a South African initiative to uplift marginalized groups through cybersecurity training. Listen now.
Dave Damato, current Global CISO at Aon and former CSO at Gemini, joined Steve Moore to discuss the intricacies of how a real breach unfolds. Together, they cover the step-by-step process of planning for, communicating during, and remediating after a major breach. Listen now.
Episode 33: Managing Risk While Building Trust in a Post-Breach Environment with Charlie McNerney, Expedia
Charlie McNerney, now-retired CISO of Expedia Group and Microsoft Corporation, left a lasting legacy in cybersecurity after a decades-long career at top global corporations. He joined The New CISO Podcast to relay his guidance for leading respectfully, building trust, and planning retirement. Listen now.
Whether starting fresh or rounding out a lengthy career in cybersecurity, listeners of The New CISO Podcast benefit from Steve Moore’s thoughtful, authentic conversations with security leaders. The New CISO continues on September 21 with a special panel for the 100th episode.
- Don’t miss the 100th Episode of The New CISO Podcast, coming September 21, 2023. Add it to your calendar today!
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