Mon, 15 August 2022
Ep. 176 - Security Awareness Series - Bottom Up Context is better than Top Down Control with Nishant Bhajaria
This month, Chris Hadnagy and Ryan MacDougall are joined by Nishant Bhajaria. Nishant is an executive leader and industry-expert in the privacy and security space and currently serves as the Director of Privacy Engineering and Governance at Uber.
He plays the critical role connecting engineering, legal, and leadership to ensure data protection for both the user and the business. Prior to Uber, Nishant spearheaded compliance and privacy engineering programs at Google, Netflix and Nike. He has a Master’s Degree in computer science from Arizona State University
In addition to speaking extensively in this space, Nishant also teaches courses around privacy, security and career development on LinkedIn Learning. Nishant authored Data Privacy: A Runbook for Engineers - a deep dive into strategies on effectively identifying, communicating and addressing privacy risks using technical strategies. [Aug 15, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
00:20 – Intro Links
02:17 – Nishant Bhajaria Intro
03:33 – How did your career path start?
05:44 – Balancing security and the end-user experience
09:29 – How to introduce security and privacy concepts into a pre-existing infrastructure
13:50 – Balancing technological freedom with security for your family
19:28 – Bridging divisions for the sake of privacy and security
22:09 – Creating better industry standards
26:28 – How to handle your platform becoming weaponized
30:53 – The ethical issue of data use
35:11 – The role of Social Engineering in privacy and security
39:14 – 3 action steps that companies should start doing right now
42:56 – Find Nishant online
44:24 – Book Recommendations
47:13 – Wrap Up
47:41 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._176_-_Security_Awareness_Series_-_Bottom_Up_Context_is_better_than_Top_Down_Control_with_Nishant_Bhakaria.mp3
Category:Security Awareness -- posted at: 5:56pm EST
Mon, 8 August 2022
Today Chris is talking with Hala Taha. Hala, who has been dubbed the “The Podcast Princess,” is the host of Young and Profiting (YAP) Podcast, which is frequently ranked as a #1 Education podcast across all apps. Hala is also the founder and CEO of YAP Media, a social media and podcast marketing agency for top podcasters, celebrities and CEOs. She is well-known for her engaged following and influence on LinkedIn, and she landed the January 2021 cover of Podcast Magazine.
Hala is an expert on networking, personal branding, leadership, social media, side hustles, entrepreneurship and podcasting. [Aug 8th, 2022]
00:00 – Intro
02:05 – Hala Taha Intro
03:14 – How did you end up running a media company?
05:43 – The journey towards starting YAP Media
07:01 – The early days of podcasting
09:22 – Resources for podcasting (2018 vs 2022)
10:38 – How did you transform a podcast into a media company?
16:20 – Taking Risks vs Being Smart
18:29 – The importance of pure intentions
20:44 – The secrets to finding like-minded team members
21:56 – What have been your biggest struggles while growing your company?
22:52 – Quality time with a remote team
24:51 – Maintaining the work-culture across time zones
26:35 – Tips for starting out
30:25 – Building the right foundation
32:27 – Find Hala online
33:15 – Who have been your mentors?
35:21 – Book Recommendations:
36:17 – Guest Wrap Up
36:28 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._175_-_Human_Element_Series_-_Culture_and_The_5_Hs_with_Hala_Taha.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 1:00am EST