Protecting People

Protecting People

Protecting People is a podcast for industry leaders & CISOs focused on the human side of cybersecurity.

The 1% Problem: Insights and Implications from the 2024 Data Loss Landscape report

In the digital age, data loss prevention is a top concern in cybersecurity as organizations strive to safeguard sensitive information in the hands of careless, compromised and complicit users.
Apr 12, 2024

Risky and They Know It: Unveiling Human Behavior in the State of the Phish Report 2024

This episode revolves around the latest edition of our monumental research endeavor, the "State of the Phish" report. Joining host Brian Reed is a diverse panel of global experts: Jennifer Chang from Singapore, Carl Leonard from the U.K., Marcelo Bezerra from Brazil, and Paul Chavez from the U.S.
Feb 27, 2024

Microsoft's Secure Future Initiative: A New Hope or Old Hype?

Few tools are as critical to modern business than Microsoft 365. Unfortunately, the platform’s ubiquity and central role in the workplace also make it a prime target for cyber attackers.
Jan 24, 2024

The Gifts that Keep on Taking: Top Holiday Scams

With the holiday season upon us, the rush of shopping, travel planning, and charitable giving is in full swing. But as we engage in festive activities, cybercriminals are equally active, exploiting our generosity and the holiday spirit. In this episode, we dive into how to protect ourselves and our loved ones during the holidays and into 2024.
Dec 20, 2023

Decoding the Cyber Attack Chain: Core Tactics and Defenses

Ryan Kalember, Executive Vice President of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint, joins host Brian Reed for an in-depth look at the modern attack chain.
Oct 11, 2023

20 Years of Cybersecurity Awareness: Make It Friendly, Make It Focused, Make It Fun

The 20th Annual National Cybersecurity Month is upon us in October. Today’s guest is the esteemed Executive Director of the National Cybersecurity Alliance, Lisa Plaggemier. She discussed what to expect with this year’s campaign, including a more evergreen approach so that more people can benefit.
Sep 27, 2023

Protect 2023: Unmasking the Digital Threat Landscape

Coming to you live from New York City, it's a special episode of Protecting People from Proofpoint's conference: Protect 2023!
Sep 19, 2023

Looking Inward: Preventing, Detecting and Mitigating Insider Threats

Not every insider threat is obvious, and there’s no single approach to managing them. In this episode Brian Reed, Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint, talks to Stephanie Torto, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Proofpoint. Stephanie provides stories and perspectives on insider threat management.
Sep 1, 2023

Invasion of the Account Snatchers: Why Account Takeover is One of Cybersecurity's Biggest Threats

In this episode Brian Reed, Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Proofpoint, talks to Dr. Deborah Watson, Resident CISO at Proofpoint. Dr. Watson will shed light on the key sabotage indicators and threads of loss magnitude that are consequential.
Aug 16, 2023

I, Chatbot: How Artificial Intelligence and and Machine Learning Are Changing Cybersecurity

Today’s episode hinges around the differences and abilities of AI and ML within cybersecurity. They can provide huge positives for teams when tracking threat actors efficiently. A crucial aspect explored is the intricate dance between information and misinformation in AI models.
Jul 26, 2023