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CISO Insiders with Stephanie Roberts | CISO and VP of Infrastructure at EmployBridge | Episode 79
Episode 7919th December 2023 • CISO insiders • GRSee Consulting
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🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Stephanie Roberts, CISO and VP of Infrastructure at EmployBridge, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting, and how the industry will evolve in future.

Highlights

👉🏻 ”The biggest concern that we have as CISOs is the gap of talents.”

👉🏻 ”It's the team that makes us achieve success.”

👉🏻 ”Surrounding myself with experts who know what they are doing is the best resource. Taking advantage of your network is the best way to learn and adapt.”

👉🏻 ”Cyber risks are growing day after day. If companies don't have funding in place, bad things can happen.”

👉🏻 ”There are so many changes every day in the cyber landscape”


Timestamps

00:36 Guest Introduction and Professional Journey

02:10 Icebreaker questions

03:15 Is there one thing you wish you had known before starting your career?

05:06 If there are 1-2 things you can recommend to employees out there, what would that be?

07:23 Biggest failure and key learnings

09:33 What is the biggest accomplishment in your career?

11:07 What is your advice to leaders who are currently managing a team?

12:12 Advice to younger listeners and anyone who wants to pursue a career in cybersecurity

14:00 What are your thoughts on CISO’s role in the IT organization?

16:02 What were the best resources that have helped you through your career?

17:54 What is one myth about your industry that you want to debunk?

20:36 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days?

22:44 Do you think there’s anything we can do as an industry that can help bridge the talent gap?

24:46 What are the most important skills that CISOs should have?

28:46 What’s next for the cybersecurity industry?

29:58 Are you following any CISO on social media these days?

31:48 Are there fields in the industry that you consider as innovation?

33:35 What would be your strategy in building a professional relationship with a customer you would like to work with?

35:00 What is it that you are looking for in a vendor?

36:10 Final question and closing comments - If money was not an issue, what would you do with your life?


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