CSO Perspectives (public)

CSO Perspectives (public)

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This is not your typical security interview show. Join CSO and Chief Analyst, Rick Howard, as he discusses the ideas, strategies and technologies that senior cybersecurity executives wrestle with on a daily basis. Rick is regularly joined by CyberWire's Hash Table experts to offer opposing viewpoints, diverse perspectives and hash out differences when theory and practice collide.
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CSO Perspectives (public)
Rick Howard
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Rick Howard is the CSO, Chief Analyst, and Senior Fellow at the CyberWire. Past lives include CSO at Palo Alto Networks, TASC, iDefense GM, Counterpane SOC Director, and the Army's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Commander. Rick served 25 years in the Army, taught computer science at West Point, and edited two books. Rick is regularly joined by the CyberWire's Hash Table experts.
Schedule: Mondays (in season)
Credits: Edited by John Petrik and executive produced by Peter Kilpe. Our theme song is by Blue Dot Sessions, remixed by the insanely talented Elliott Peltzman, who also does the show's mixing, sound, and original score
Creator: CyberWire, Inc.
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