Talking Cloud with an emphasis on Cloud Security
Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Jon Freeman, Senior Software Architect / Product Family Architect at nThrive

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Jon Freeman, Senior Software Architect / Product Family Architect at nThrive

February 14, 2020

Roll up your sleeves! In this episode I speak with Jon Freeman. I've known Jon for many years...I actually hired Jon (when he was only 19!!) and he was an amazing asset then and still is today. Jon has a unique blend of high technical knowledge, broad business acumen, and the ability to articulate business value to management, as it relates to technical choices and decisions a company makes. I hope you enjoy this episode.

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Sean Ventura, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Atmosera

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Sean Ventura, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Atmosera

January 15, 2020

It's always a pleasure having the opportunity to speak with a genuine expert and Sean Ventura is truly a cloud security expert. Sean has filled virtually every possible role in the chain of command leading to his current role, Chief Information Security Officer for a 'cloud native' company, Atmosera.  In this episode you'll hear Sean's recommendation for the three things you MUST do before moving your workloads into the public cloud...and much, much more.

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility-Talking Cloud with special guest Evan Kirstel, B2B Technology Thought Leader, Influencer & Analyst

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility-Talking Cloud with special guest Evan Kirstel, B2B Technology Thought Leader, Influencer & Analyst

December 10, 2019

Evan has some great insights and commentary on the state of the cloud today and why we can expect to see a 'repatriation' in the coming years with regard to data ownership, residency and compliance. He also explains why his dad just wasn't satisfied with his answers when he asked Evan, "where is this cloud?" ...at least not until Evan just told him, "it's in New Jersey."

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility and Early Stage Investing- Talking Cloud with special guest Jay Leek, Co-Founder and Managing Partner with Clear Sky Security

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility and Early Stage Investing- Talking Cloud with special guest Jay Leek, Co-Founder and Managing Partner with Clear Sky Security

November 20, 2019

Jay and I discuss how the 'blast radius' of technology knowledge is wide however, it's not 'deep' like in years past. This has it's benefits, and consequences. For example, Jay describes an exchange with a computer science intern who, when instructed to "ping local host" didn't know what it meant!

Cloud Security, App Security and DevSecOps-TalkingCloud with special guest Tanya Janca, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Security Sidekick

Cloud Security, App Security and DevSecOps-TalkingCloud with special guest Tanya Janca, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Security Sidekick

October 24, 2019

Tanya has years for development experience from her many years as a developer for the Canadian government. She spent time at Microsoft and now is building her own company. Hear Tanya reveal some of the common errors and mistakes developers make when they move from on-premise to public cloud.

Cloud Security, Compliance and Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Sanjay Patel, CEO at SmartHive

Cloud Security, Compliance and Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Sanjay Patel, CEO at SmartHive

September 26, 2019

After six years with TJX, Sanjay founded his own cloud-based security company, SmartHive. Hear why Sanjay started his company, why it has to be cloud based, and what he feels the cloud offers to the future of cyber security.

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Kevin McMahon, SVP & Chief Compliance Officer - Calpine Corp

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Kevin McMahon, SVP & Chief Compliance Officer - Calpine Corp

August 28, 2019

Kevin is quick to point to the fact traditional on-premise knowledge and familiarity falls short when moving to public cloud. Organizations need to either grow or procure cloud expertise (either internally or externally) in order to minimize errors and failures.

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Patrick Benoit, Advisory Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Secutor Consulting

Cloud Security, Cloud Compliance, Cloud Visibility - Talking Cloud with special guest Patrick Benoit, Advisory Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Secutor Consulting

July 25, 2019

Welcome to TalkingCloud!

Hear why Patrick believes we've created our own challenges through years of hyper-specialization and creating silos in the business. Additionally, Patrick points out most companies refresh their technology every few years but, we're not doing the same with our people and their knowledge of current technology.