Protecting People

Protecting People

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

Changing Behaviors and Influencing Employees Through Security Culture

Since 2003, the United States has recognized the month of October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In preparation for October, Dr. Bob Hausmann, Assessment and Learning Architect at Proofpoint, joins the show to discuss how to build a strong security culture, and why it's essential to do so.
Aug 30, 2022

Updates from Washington, D.C.: Recap of the National CISO Policy Conference

In this episode of Protecting People, Patrick Gaul, Executive Director of the National Technology Security Coalition, discusses the 2022 NTSC 5th Annual National CISO Policy Conference.  
Aug 2, 2022

Presenting to the Board: The Art of Storytelling From a CISO

John Checco, Resident CISO at Proofpoint joins the show this episode to discuss The Art of Storytelling.
Jul 5, 2022

Determining Your Organization’s Risk Appetite

Even good users can make bad security decisions. Cyber risks can be mitigated by educating people and focusing on changing behaviors. That's the idea behind the importance of people-centric cybersecurity. 
Jun 14, 2022

2022 Human Factor Report: Reviewing a Year of Headline-Making Threats

Proofpoint’s biggest release of the year is here: the 2022 Human Factor Report. To ensure you don’t miss a thing, Protecting People has your on-the-go breakdown of the report straight from the source,
Jun 2, 2022

Voice of the CISO: Insights from 1,400 CISOs around the globe

What attacks keep CISOs up at night? Are your employees prepared for those attacks? Is remote work putting you at risk?
May 17, 2022

What to Expect at Protect & Wisdom 2022

Two conferences, four main tracks, numerous speakers, a cybersecurity ecosystem and community — plus the snazzy jackets.
May 5, 2022

"Your Tax Refund Is Ready" & Other Tax-Themed Scams

Tax season is fast upon us in the United States.
Apr 5, 2022

How the New Normal Affects Phishing in 2022

Everyone gets phishing emails. Not everyone falls for them. In this episode, we discuss the eighth annual State of the Phish report and learn how vulnerable users are to today’s so-called New Normal.
Mar 22, 2022

What AI/ML Means for Cybersecurity

In this episode, Ken Spencer Brown, Senior Manager, Marketing Strategy and Content at Proofpoint, helps us navigate the new possibilities and challenges posed by artificial intelligence and machine learning in cybersecurity. We'll uncover how it's being used, where it's going, and why we should take notice.
Mar 15, 2022