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CISO Insiders with Dirk Schrader | Field CISO (EMEA) and VP of Security Research at Netwrix Corporation | Episode 78
Episode 785th December 2023 • CISO insiders • GRSee Consulting
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🔥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?

📢 Get ahead in your professional journey and gain valuable cybersecurity insights.

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