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The One Thing Cybersecurity Vendors Should Never Do: Jack Freund, PhD | BitSight | CISO INSIDERS Podcast #055
Episode 5531st October 2022 • CISO insiders • GRSee Consulting
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In this episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Jack Freund, VP, Head of Cyber Risk Methodology at BitSight, 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 2022 and beyond.

⏱️👇 Timestamps

00:36 Introduction and professional journey

02:38 Icebreakers

05:00 One thing I knew before starting a career in cybersecurity

06:00 Biggest failures, setbacks & lessons

09:10 Biggest accomplishment in career

11:44 The advice to young professionals in cybersecurity

14:02 How to pick a cybersecurity domain as a career

16:50 Thoughts on the role of the CISO

19:47 Best resources for learning cybersecurity

23:36 Debunking common myth about the cybersecurity industry

25:34 The main concerns of CISOs in the current cybersecurity landscape

31:34 How the role of CISO is evolving

33:36 What’s next in the cybersecurity world?

37:39 What is one thing that vendors should not be doing

41:09 If money was not a question, what would you do in life?

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