Careers, DevOps, Leadership

Fight Fire With Fire: Proactive CyberSec Strategies for Security Leaders – Renee Tarun – BSW #237

With today’s expanding attack surface, constantly evolving threat landscape, and growing cyber skills gap, cybersecurity leaders need actionable advice from seasoned peers more than ever. Renee along with a diverse group of accomplished experts in cybersecurity has created a book of collective learnings that brings together years of experience so that anyone in the field can leverage this insight in the face of the cyber threats and “fires” of today and tomorrow. This interview will focus on some of the takeaways and learnings.

Segment Resources:

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fight-fire-with-fire-renee-tarun/1139924071

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Guest

Renee Tarun
Renee Tarun
Deputy CISO at Fortinet

Renee Tarun is Deputy CISO at Fortinet. Renee has over 20 years’ experience in the cybersecurity and information technology fields with leadership experience in development and engineering, operations, strategy, policy, and portfolio management, across the intelligence community, law enforcement, and private industry. She co-authored the children’s book “Cyber Safe: A Dog’s Guide to Internet Security”. She was also a contributor to the book, “The Digital Big Bang”. Prior to joining Fortinet, she served as Special Assistant to the Director, National Security Agency (NSA), for Cyber and Director of NSA’s Cyber Task Force, in which she advanced NSA’s execution of its cybersecurity and cyber-related missions by overseeing resources; defining and integrating mission capabilities; and shaping agency strategy and national level policy at the White House. Renee is also a board member for the George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering, creating synergy between the school and the professional community by addressing workforce development demands, industry expectations, and employment trends.

Hosts

Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Ben Carr
Ben Carr
CISO at Cradlepoint
Jason Albuquerque
Jason Albuquerque
Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies
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