Uncovering Hidden Risks

Uncovering Hidden Risks

Uncovering Hidden Risks explores how enterprises can reduce their risk by moving to a more holistic approach to data protection. Each episode will feature a panel of Microsoft security professionals and community security experts. They’ll dive into topics like data governance, internal and external threats, risk management and compliance, industry trends, and customer challenges. Listen in to the podcast and follow us!


Recent Episodes

Ep 5 | 1.11.23

Tips for Internal Investigations While Maintaining Privacy

Randyll Newman, Supervisor of Student Data and Information Security for Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia, joins host Erica Toelle and guest host Christophe Fiessinger on this week's episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks. Randyll oversees the planning, operation, and management of security for the school division's network infrastructure, data, and student information systems. He also served 10 years as a police officer and detective in Fairfax County, Va., retiring from the United States Naval Reserves after serving 26 years. Randyll discusses how organizations approach internal investigations, how important it is to maintain privacy for students and faculty during these investigations, and examples from previous case studies.

Ep 4 | 10.26.22

How Compliance, Data Protection, and Privacy Come Together

Alym Rayani, general manager for compliance and privacy marketing at Microsoft, joins host Erica Toelle and guest host Hammad Rajjoub on this week's episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks. Alym works closely with engineering leadership to drive product strategy and roadmap while overseeing the product value proposition, marketing efforts, and customer experience. Due to these changes in regulations and increased cybersecurity risk, these areas are converging. Erica, Hammad, and Alym are taking a closer look at a top industry trend: convergence of compliance, data protection, and privacy requirements, and discussing what this means for Chief Information Security Officers.

Ep 3 | 9.7.22

Go beyond Compliance with Microsoft Purview

Igor Tsyganskiy, President and CTO of Bridgewater Associates, joins Erica Toelle and Rudra Mitra on this week's episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks. Igor joined Bridgewater in 2016 and is currently President and Chief Technology Officer with executive company-wide responsibility for the overall architecture, technology, infrastructure, and data centers. He also ran an advanced technology group at SAP, holds more than 20 patents in enterprise software, process automation, and security, and is a Computerworld Smithsonian Award Laureate. Igor chats with Erica and Rudy about understanding the data across your estate, protecting and overseeing data, and managing risk posture.

Ep 2 | 7.27.22

3 Ways to Prepare for the Future of Data Governance and Collaboration

Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft 365 Collaboration, including Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive, join's Erica Toelle and Chris McNulty on this week's episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks. Jeff leads product, design, and engineering teams for Microsoft 365, including Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Viva, and more which empower people and organizations worldwide to collaborate at work, home, and school. Erica and Chris speak with Jeff about empowering users to do more through collaboration technology, a zero-trust model for collaboration, and how we can make powerful things simple.

Ep 1 | 7.27.22

Transitioning to a Holistic Approach to Data Protection

Bret Arsenault, CVP, CISO at Microsoft, joins us on this week's episode of Uncovering Hidden Risks to discuss how a holistic approach to data protection can deliver better results across your organization and the three steps that can get you there. Erica Toelle and Talhah Mir host this week's episode to chat with Bret about current trends in the data protection space, what data protection issues are top of mind, and how teams should get started on their data protection strategy.

Uncovering Hidden Risks
Erica Toelle
Erica Toelle is a senior product marketing manager on the Microsoft compliance product team. Her focus is on growing the information governance and records management business and listening to customers and partners to make our solutions better. Erica is a long-time member of the SharePoint and Microsoft 365 community, a former Microsoft MVP, a published author, and a recognized expert in the information governance area.
Schedule: Monthly
Credits: Executive Producer is Bruce Bracken, Producers are Rob Petrillo and Lindsay Toraason, Production Manager is Max Solomon, and our Audio Engineer (and magician) is none other than The Great Rich Cerbini.
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