We're fed up with vendors who think they can detect any breach, but we're not fed up with breach detection.
On this week's episode:
- Are millennials excited or not excited about working in security? Supposedly, nine percent of all millennials are interested in a job of security. Is that good news/bad news/misrepresented news? (Read the story)
- Haroon Meer's amazingly open story of the money Thinkst spent at RSA 2018. Was it worth it? Great advice for anyone else sponsoring a big tech conference. (Read the story)
- Are you sponsoring Black Hat or another big tech conference? Pick up my book, Three Feet from Seven Figures: One-on-One Engagement Techniques to Qualify More Leads at Trade Shows.
- We talk about breach detection and the use of deception devices.
- When a breach happens, should you or shouldn't you blame the victim?
- How should security sales managers pump up their team for sales? Is letting people know that they're the only ones to fix their customers' problems the right tactic?
This episode is sponsored by Thinkst, makers of Canary deception devices. Read how much their customers love their product here.
As always, the show is hosted by me, David Spark (@dspark), founder, Spark Media Solutions and Mike Johnson, CISO, Lyft. Our guest this week is Haroon Meer (@haroonmeer), founder and researcher of Thinkst.
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- A big industry story and what it means to security professionals.
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