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EP 135: Measuring Cyber Risk

Is the idea of measuring cyber risk “hooey!” as one of the InfoSec godfathers once said? Let’s find out with our guest Ryan Leirvik. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

Ryan’s book “Understand, Manage, and Measure Cyber Risk: Practical Solutions for Creating a Sustainable Cyber Program” — https://www.amazon.com/Understand-Manage-Measure-Cyber-Risk/dp/1484278208/

Website — https://www.neuvik.com/

LinkedIn Profile — https://www.linkedin.com/in/leirvik/

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EP 134: The Business Value of Business Continuity

Is there any business value in “business continuity”? If so, how can we explain it so anyone can understand? Our guest is Erika Andresen, the Founder and Owner of EaaS Consulting, LLC. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

Erika’s Book, “How to Not Kill Your Business” — https://www.amazon.com/How-Not-Kill-Your-Business-ebook/dp/B0BG9L2YKB

Website — https://www.eaasc.com/

LinkedIn Profile — https://www.linkedin.com/in/erika-andresen/

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EP 132: Helping Activists Operating Under a Repressive Regime

How would you help political and human rights activists stay safe while using digital communications as they live under a repressive regime? One of us has been doing it for almost a year and he’ll tell you. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

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EP 131: How Identity Really Works on the Internet Today

What does identity on the Internet mean? What does the failure of identity cost us? Do we need to make any changes to the way we do digital identity? Let’s find out with our guest our guest, Jeff Reich, Executive Director of the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA). Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

https://www.idsalliance.org/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jreich/

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EP 130: How To Assess Cyber Risk

What’s the definitive method for assessing cyber risk? Does it exist? How do you do it? Let’s find out with your hosts Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

If you want to know more, Kip has a course on LinkedIn Learning you can check out:

“IT and Cybersecurity Risk Management Essential Training” — https://www.linkedin.com/learning/it-and-cybersecurity-risk-management-essential-training/

Kip also has a Udemy course that describes our semi-quantitative approach:

“Implementing NIST Cybersecurity Framework” — https://www.udemy.com/course/nist-cybersecurity-framework/

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EP 128: Secrets of Cyber Risk Management at Non-Profits

Are non-profits at risk for cyber exploitation? If so, why? And what should they do about it? Let’s find out with our guest, Lew Bader, the Finance Director at “Counseling In Schools”. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

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EP 127: Proactively Protect Your Reputation (#1 digital asset)

How do you proactively protect your #1 digital asset, which is your reputation? Let’s find out with our guest, Sameer Somal, the CEO of Blue Ocean Global Technology. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

Mentioned during this episode:

“The effects of cyberattacks on corporate reputation and consumer confidence with Casey Boggs” — https://www.cr-map.com/48

“Normalizing Greater Accountability For Cybersecurity Fraud” — https://www.cr-map.com/96

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EP 126: Due diligence as a Risk Management Approach

Can you “demonstrate due diligence to a defensible standard of care” as your risk management approach? This would replace “red/yellow/green” approaches or advanced statistics. Let’s find out with our guest, Karen Worstell, who is a “Senior Cybersecurity Strategist” and a “CxO Security Advisor” with VMware. Your hosts are Kip Boyle, CISO with Cyber Risk Opportunities, and Jake Bernstein, Partner with K&L Gates.

If you want to learn more about DOCRA (The Duty of Care Risk Analysis Standard) check out our previous episode — https://cr-map.com/59

“Risk-Based Security is the Emperor’s New Clothes”
https://taosecurity.blogspot.com/2006/06/risk-based-security-is-emperors-new.html

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