Careers, Leadership, Compliance

Poking the Bear – SCW #54

This week, we're going to take on a different aspect of the cybersecurity skills gaps in this episode. Namely, the lack of diversity in our industry when it comes to African Americans and what can we all do about it.

To facilitate the discussion today we are joined by AJ Yawn, who is a founding board member of the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. (NABCRMP). He's also co-founder and CEO of a company called ByteChek whose tagline is "We Make Compliance Suck Less" so I think we're in store for a fascinating discussion.

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1. AJ Yawn, NABCRMP – Part 1 – SCW #54

We're going to take on a different aspect of the cybersecurity skills gaps in this episode. Namely, the lack of diversity in our industry when it comes to African Americans and what can we all do about it.

To facilitate the discussion today we are joined by AJ Yawn, who is a founding board member of the National Association of Black Compliance & Risk Management Professionals, Inc. (NABCRMP). He's also co-founder and CEO of a company called ByteChek whose tagline is "We Make Compliance Suck Less" so I think we're in store for a fascinating discussion.

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Guest

AJ Yawn
AJ Yawn
Co-founder & CEO at ByteChek

AJ Yawn is a seasoned cloud security professional that possesses over a decade of senior information security experience with extensive experience managing a wide range of cybersecurity compliance assessments (SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, etc.) for a variety of SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS providers.
AJ advises startups on cloud security and serves on the Board of Directors of the ISC2 Miami chapter as the Education Chair, he is also a Founding Board member of the National Association of Black Compliance and Risk Management professions, regularly speaks on information security podcasts, events, and he contributes blogs and articles to the information security community including publications such as CISOMag, InfosecMag, HackerNoon, and ISC2.

Hosts

Jeff Man
Jeff Man
Information Security Evangelist at Online Business Systems
Fredrick "Flee" Lee
Fredrick "Flee" Lee
CSO at Gusto
Josh Marpet
Josh Marpet
Executive Director at RM-ISAO
Scott Lyons
Scott Lyons
CEO at Red Lion

2. AJ Yawn, NABCRMP – Part 2 – SCW #54

We're taking on a different aspect of the cybersecurity skills gaps in this episode. Namely, the lack of diversity in our industry when it comes to African Americans and what can we all do about it. We continue our discussion in the 2nd segment, but turn our focus on suggestions of how to fix the problem. We can all do something, join us and find out what you can do!

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Guest

AJ Yawn
AJ Yawn
Co-founder & CEO at ByteChek

AJ Yawn is a seasoned cloud security professional that possesses over a decade of senior information security experience with extensive experience managing a wide range of cybersecurity compliance assessments (SOC 2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, etc.) for a variety of SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS providers.
AJ advises startups on cloud security and serves on the Board of Directors of the ISC2 Miami chapter as the Education Chair, he is also a Founding Board member of the National Association of Black Compliance and Risk Management professions, regularly speaks on information security podcasts, events, and he contributes blogs and articles to the information security community including publications such as CISOMag, InfosecMag, HackerNoon, and ISC2.

Hosts

Jeff Man
Jeff Man
Information Security Evangelist at Online Business Systems
Fredrick "Flee" Lee
Fredrick "Flee" Lee
CSO at Gusto
Josh Marpet
Josh Marpet
Executive Director at RM-ISAO
Scott Lyons
Scott Lyons
CEO at Red Lion
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