CyberSide Chats

Episode 10: Recap of the White House Cyber Summit with Amanda Fennell

November 2, 2021
 

During this special edition of CISO vs CISO, Jerich and Amanda Fennell, Relativity CSO & CIO, discuss the White House Cyber Summit that took place in August. During this candid discussion, they provide their perspectives on the outcomes of the summit and the impact businesses can expect. They also took a look at what promises from industry giants such as Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM mean for the future of the cybersecurity industry.

Bio

Amanda joined the Relativity team in 2018 as CSO and her responsibilities expanded to include the role of CIO in 2021. In her role, Amanda is responsible for championing and directing security strategy in risk management and compliance practices as well as building and supporting Relativity’s information technology. She also hosts Relativity’s Security Sandbox podcast, which looks to explore and explain the unique links between non-security topics and the security realm. Relativity is passionate about its culture of security to ensure its data (and its customers’ and partners’ data) is secure.

Prior to joining Relativity, Amanda served as the global head of cyber response and digital forensics at Zurich Insurance Company. She also held several management and consulting positions at Symantec, Dell SecureWorks, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Guidance Software. Amanda received her Master’s in Forensic Science in the field of Digital Forensics: High-Technology Crime Investigation at the George Washington University.

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration and Private Sector Leaders Announce Ambitious Initiatives to Bolster the Nation’s Cybersecurity

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Episode 9: Yes, you needed a cyber attorney a long time ago (with Erik Weinick)

October 19, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Erik Weinick. Erick's experience includes privacy, cybersecurity, bankruptcy, commercial torts, defamation/slander, regulatory to name a few. He is also the co-founder of Otterburg’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice and has contributed multiple pieces of thought leadership on cyber security.

Jerich and Erik discuss why an organization should consider retaining a cyber attorney, when they should consider taking that step and how an introductory conversation would go if an organization called to use his services.

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Episode 8: Why brokers, not breaches, are America's greatest privacy threat (with Rob Shavell)

September 27, 2021
 

Jerich is joined by Rob Shavell.  Rob is CEO of Abine / DeleteMe, The Online Privacy Company. Rob has been quoted as a privacy expert in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Telegraph, NPR, ABC, NBC, and Fox. Rob is a vocal proponent of privacy legislation reform, including the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).

In this episode, Robert Shavell and Jerich Beason opine on the threats posed by data scraping and data brokers.  They discuss ways companies and individuals can protect themselves and their PII.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

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Episode 7: Top three things that will mitigate the most common types of cloud breaches (with John Grange)

August 17, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by John Grange, who the co-founder and chief technology officer at OpsCompass which is a SaaS product that provides continuous, cloud-native governance and security in Azure, AWS, GCP, and Microsoft 365.

Jerich and John discuss the nuances of the public cloud, risks and rewards with using it, and best practices for securing it.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

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Episode 6: Software Escrow: An enterprise resiliency tool every legal department should have in their toolbox (with Don Dennis Jr.)

July 14, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Don Dennis, who is an attorney focusing on copyright and trademark infringement, Internet law, defamation, trade secret misappropriation, data security breach, and privacy law.

Jerich and Don discuss what escrow software is, why it matters to the legal industry, and how it can be used to protect important data.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

  • Source Code Escrow Agreements Are Reaching For The Cloud from Lowenstein Sandler LLP via JDSupra

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Episode 5: Why legal needs a seat at the next cyber security table top (with Meg Hargrove)

June 17, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Meg Hargrove, who is now at IBM as part of their X-Force Cybersecurity Incident Response Team.

Jerich and Meg discuss how to manage an incident response team, who should be part of a company's security tabletops (hint: legal!), and advice for legal teams interested in being a better advocate for cybersecurity in the incident response process.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

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Episode 4: Ransomware and Cyber Insurance: The good, the bad, and why your insurance data is a target for hackers

May 26, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Jacob Ingerslev. who is head of cyber risk at The Hartford.

Together, they discuss why cyber insurance is so important, how the uptick in ransomware is escalating this need, and everything in between.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

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Episode 3: Executive Orders and SOC2s: What's a cyber professional to do?

May 19, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by AJ Yawn, who is the co-founder and CEO of Bytechek, to explore the value of SOC2 certifications and review the merits of President Biden's latest executive order on cybersecurity. 

The article, authored by AJ, that is discussed in this episode can be found here:

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Episode 2: Would you bury your driver's license? (with Whitney McCollum)

APRIL 13, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Whitney McCollum who is vice president, assistant general counsel, and chief IP and data protection counsel at AECOM. Together, they discuss the importance of data access, how COVID19 has changed data concerns for organizations, the implications of information governance (hint: it's not just compliance), how cyberattacks can influence a vendor partnership, and advice on joining the cybersecurity industry.

The article mentioned in today's episode can be found here:

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Episode 1: Artificial Intelligence, Bikinis, and the Future of Privacy Regulations (with Michael Mangold)

MARCH 8, 2021
 

Jerich Beason is joined by Michael Mangold, head of privacy and compliance for YouTube, to discuss the ethics involved with artificial intelligence and predictions for what the Biden Administration could spell for privacy regulations.

The two articles that framed this episode's conversation can be found here:

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