Ep. 215 - Security Awareness Series - Do You Live in the City of NO with Jason Rebholz
Social EngineeringCybersecurity Career PathsNetwork FundamentalsKey InsightsModern Backup Strategies
This episode covers various topics related to social engineering, cybersecurity career paths, network fundamentals, key insights from experts, modern backup strategies, phishing simulations, building resilient systems, continuous training, recommended books, and a conclusion discussing future episodes. The episode features guest Jason Redpoles, Chief Information Security Officer at Corvus Insurance. The importance of social engineering training, cybersecurity certifications, and the role of cyber insurance in solving security at scale are highlighted. The episode also emphasizes the need for understanding network topology, focusing on basics in security, and exploring GRC roles for mid-career professionals. Key insights include prioritizing EDR, MFA, secure backups, and email security; using cybersecurity tools effectively; working with businesses to reduce risk; and the evolution of backup definitions. The importance of realistic phishing simulations, customization of backup plans, and building resilient systems while providing continuous training is discussed. The episode concludes with book recommendations on leadership, self-improvement, and storytelling.