In this week’s podcast, Chris Steffen, Technical Security Director at Cryptzone joins Rob Hirschfeld and myself to cover the latest topics in cloud, edge and data security. Chris is a well-respected cloud security expert with practical experience securing large infrastructures as well as an excellent speaker and influencer on all things security,
- Current State of Cloud Security
- Where & What is On-Premises?
- Hardware Security and Lack of Industry Use
- Coming of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation from European Union) and Impact on US and Global Industry
Topic Time (Minutes.Seconds)
Introduction 0.0 – 0.30
State of Cloud Security 0.30 – 2.52
Complexity is Enemy of Security 2.52 – 7.36 (Illusion of On-Prem being Secure)
People are a Vulnerability 7.36 – 9.20 (Eliminate ALL People)
Rant Cast on Mgmt & Shadow IT 9.20 – 11.57 (Rant Podcast)
Cyxtera is Data Center / Why Security? 11.57 – 15.37 (More than Data Centers)
What is On-Prem? 15.37 – 20.00 (Physical Access is not Security)
Let’s Secure the Hardware 20.00 – 21.39
Why Don’t Turn on H/W Tools? 21.39 – 24.15
Disabling Security for Time to Market 24.15 – 26.02
GDPR is Coming 26.02 – 31.28
Data: Privacy and Ownership 31.28 – 34.25
Edge Infrastructure and Security 34.25 – 36.29
Data Sensitivity in Edge Areas 36.29 – 42.28 (Data locality and gov’t reach)
Conclusion and Wrap-Up 42.28 – END
Podcast Guest: Christopher Steffen
Christopher Steffen joined Cryptzone in October 2016 as the Technical Director to educate and promote information security and regulatory compliance as it relates to network access management and cloud computing solutions. Before joining the team at Cryptzone, Chris served as the Chief Evangelist – Cloud Security for Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). He has also served in executive roles as the Director of Information Technology at Magpul Industries (a plastics manufacturing company) and as the Principal Technical Architect for Kroll Factual Data (a credit service provider). Steffen has presented at numerous conferences and has been interviewed by multiple online and print media sources. Steffen holds several technical certifications, including CISSP and CISA. Follow him on Twitter at @CloudSecChris.
Ya, GDPR will impact organizations on a global scale – any data that originates in an EU country is subject to GPDR regulations… its going to be one of THE stories of 2018. Good podcast – keep them coming!