Since launching last spring, the CyberArk Trust Issues Podcast has covered a range of top-of-mind cybersecurity subjects. Whether you’re interested in CISO perspectives, cutting-edge threat research or best practices for advancing your Identity Security strategy, you can find them in our on-demand lineup of 2022 episodes. Check them all out below and stay tuned for new episodes dropping regularly.
EP 1: Talking Ransomware
Thanks to cheap plug-and-play ransomware kits, anyone with a credit card can get in on cyber extortion action. In the premier episode of Trust Issues, Andy Thompson, advisor and evangelist at CyberArk Labs, describes what attack commoditization means for defenders – and what they can do.
EP 2: Transhumanism: Charting the Cybersecurity Frontier
Digital identities are typically split into two distinct categories: Human and machine. But there’s one notable intersection: Cyborg. CyberArk technical evangelist, white hat hacker and CyberArk’s resident transhuman, Len Noe, explores the collision between human augmentation and cyber warfare.
EP 3: Restoring Trust in Healthcare
Trust is central to every healthcare interaction – between patients and clinicians and across interconnected IT ecosystems. Mike Towers, chief digital trust officer at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, talks about tech’s role in building transparent, equitable healthcare systems and driving better outcomes for all.
EP 4: How Diversity Can Help Combat Attacker Innovation
Combatting attacker innovation with innovation is only possible through collaboration and diversity of thought and backgrounds. Melissa Carvalho, vice president of identity and access management at Royal Bank of Canada, describes the importance of diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity.
EP 5: Preparing for the Cyber Unknown
How do you prepare for the unknown – for that metaphorical “Iron Mike” punch to the face? And what do you do when it happens? Shay Nahari, vice president of red team services at CyberArk challenges traditional ways of thinking to help teams see things differently and get ready for anything.
EP 6: Protecting Critical Infrastructure
Securing critical infrastructure that powers our modern way of life can be a sleepless job, as Carla Donev, vice president and CISO at NiSource, knows well. She describes the evolving threat landscape and how building safer, more resilient operations is key to preserving trust.
Ep 7: Cyber Attack Cycle Deconstruction
Meet Lavi Lazarovitz, head of security research at CyberArk Labs. He deconstructs an attack cycle, examines post-exploit methods and gets inside an attacker’s mind to help defenders understand what they’re up against – so they can stay a step ahead.
Ep 8: Seeing the Big Picture with Identity Security
Today, machine identities outnumber human identities by 45:1, and any one of these identities can be compromised by an attacker. CyberArk Founder, Chairman and CEO Udi Mokady speaks about the growing urgency to address this identity challenge with an impactful, unified security approach.
EP 9: Living and Breathing Telecom Trust
Thomas Tschersich, chief security officer of Deutsche Telekom (parent company of T-Mobile) and chief technical officer of Telekom Security, breaks down the new rules of data privacy and protection and how telecommunication providers must live and breathe trust as they operate critical infrastructure.
EP 10: Skating to Where the Cyber Puck’s Going, Not Where it’s Been
Like sports, cybersecurity requires practice, strategy and anticipation. Clarence Hinton, chief strategy officer and head of corporate development at CyberArk, talks about looking toward the future and preparing for the unknown. Because it’s about skating to where the puck’s going – not where it’s been.
EP 11: Step Away From the QR Code and Listen to This
QR codes are accessible, easy to produce and, seemingly, here to stay. They’re also a perfect way for cyber criminals to snag your personal information. Len Noe returns to the podcast to share important safety tips, and what you need to know before scanning that code with your smartphone.
EP 12: K-12 Schools in Ransomware Crosshairs
At the start of the 2022 school year, ransomware actors disproportionately targeted the education sector, especially K-12. We explore why, what attackers are after and what schools can do.
EP 13: Cyber Fundamentals: Where Things Fall Apart
Bryan Murphy, senior director of architecture services and incident response at CyberArk, goes back to the basics, revisiting “cybersecurity hygiene” best practices to help organizations mitigate the risk of cyber infection and boost overall security health.
EP 14: Humanizing Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity can be a tough job. Practitioners are often stretched thin as they protect against the unknown day after day. Kirsten Davies, CISO at Unilever, shines a spotlight on mental health issues in the industry, advocates against stigma and emphasizes the critical human side of cybersecurity.
EP 15: Navigating a Ransomware Crisis in Latin America
The 2022 ransomware attacks on Costa Rica wreaked havoc on government and healthcare systems, crippled the economy and prompted a national state of emergency. Frontline defender Vinicio Chaves Alvarado, acting CISO at BAC Credomatic, describes the journey of restabilizing and rebuilding trust.
EP 16: Beware of Stolen Cookies for MFA Bypass
Shay Nahari and Andy Thompson revisit the show to talk about a major attack trend. SaaS apps are everywhere, and attackers are increasingly targeting session cookies to bypass authentication and MFA and hijack accounts. Tune in to learn what to watch out for and how to protect your organization.
EP 17: Highmark Health CISO on the Power of Storytelling
Omar Khawaja, CISO at Highmark Health, shares his nine-year journey of cultivating talent and creating a strong cybersecurity culture at a leading healthcare organization. Learn how the power of language, relationships and story can be used to effectively communicate and drive organizational change.