May 21, 2020
Episode 14 features a rich and interesting conversation with my good friend, past colleague and cloud subject matter expert Patrick Pushor. Patrick has more than a decade working with cloud and cloud technologies. Hear what Patrick believes are the three key considerations when moving to public cloud. Patrick was one of the first North American members of the Dome9 team working for Zohar Alon and Roy Feintuch, the founders of Dome9 (and now CloudGuard Dome9, part of Check Point Software Technologies). In addition to being a grandfather in the cloud and Technical Cloud Evangelist at Orca Security, Patrick is Editor-in-Chief at BREACHADAY where he documents breaches, vulnerabilities, cybersecurity security best practices, and much more! Check it out: https://www.breachaday.com
May 12, 2020
In this episode I'm both thrilled and honored to have Ed Amoroso, the Founder and CEO of TAG-Cyber and past CISO and SVP at AT&T as my guest. Ed talks about the beauty of cloud and why he believes the trends back to centralization of IT (cloud) and security is a good thing. As Ed so eloquently says, "...who is going to build a data center...Earl in Networking or Microsoft? You can find Ed at www.TAG-Cyberf.com or check out his new eBook called "Working from Home: A Guide to Navigating the New Normal," you can buy it today on Amazon at https://lnkd.in/dnHRFkK
April 21, 2020
In this episode I get a chance to speak with the Founder and Principal at LetoSecurity, George Wrenn. I first met George when he was the Chief Security Officer at Schneider Electric. When you listen to this episode, you'll hear George demonstrating and articulating his technical and consultative expertise. George provides keen insights to the challenges organizations face as they migrate to the cloud. If you listen closely, you'll hear numerous 'nuggets' of important and valuable things to consider. George and his firm (https://letosecurity.com) are exclusively focused cyber security.
April 13, 2020
Hear how years and years of experience, in multiple roles, including Chief Information Security Officer, Consultant and Enterprise Architect, have all culminated together providing my special guest, Sean Walls, with a valuable blend of skills. In this episode you'll hear Sean offer keen insight and sage advice for organizations moving to the cloud.
Hear the role the cloud has played at Visionworks of America and how that role is getting bigger and bigger every day.
"When you're talking about any sort of technology, the goal is to enhance, and to empower and to enable the business to solve business problems, and to do it in a way that gives you a competitive advantage, and the cloud does that in spades."
March 13, 2020
Gartner estimates by 2023, more than 70% of global organizations will be running more than two containerized applications in production. Containers and container technologies such as kubernetes are some of the hottest cloud technologies today. My guest on this special tenth episode of TalkingCloud is long-time cyber security veteran, Neil Gehani. Not only does Neil have years of technical expertise in traditional security technologies, Neil has been working with and has been focused exclusively on cloud and container technology for the past several years. Hear Neil's keen insights into this new trend in cloud computing including his top recommendations and his top concerns.
March 13, 2020
This episode goes 'across the pond' to the UK to speak with managing director and co-owner of cloud distributor, e92cloud located in London, England, Sam Murdoch. After years of experience in the channel and working with customers, partners and vendors, Sam decided to take a shot at distribution and to do it 'his way!' e92cloud is exclusively focused on cloud, and in particular public cloud. They, just like TalkingCloud, are focused on all things cloud, with an emphasis on cloud security. e92cloud sells and distributes solutions to secure, protect and properly utilize public clouds including containers and functions. In this episode, Sam offers sage advice for cloud security vendors seeking to establish and build their business in the UK.
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.
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.
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."
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!