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InSecurity Podcast: Chris Coleman on Reversing the Economics of Cyber Defense

“When you are able to maintain your own highest standards of integrity - regardless of what others may do - you are destined for greatness…” ~ Napoleon Hill

On this episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson and Michelle Moskowitz chat with Chris Coleman in a wide-ranging discussion taking a look at the escalating cybersecurity arms race, the role of venture capital in promoting or stifling innovation, and the need for standards for interoperability across hardware and software in order to increase the security industry’s chancing of winning the infosec battle.

About Chris Coleman

Chris Coleman (@cdeltac) has over 20 years of experience in information security and technology industry. He currently serves as an Advisor to the Chairman at LookingGlass Cyber Solutions.

Prior to his stint as CEO at LookingGlass, Coleman served as the Director of Cyber Security for Cisco Systems' U.S. Public Sector Theater. Chris focused on driving Cisco and partner technology into solutions that helped address customer problems and leverage the core value of Cisco’s network technologies. Coleman served as a liaison between sales and engineering with regards to cyber security technology and development.

Coleman also served as Vice President and Director of Engineering Services for ManTech International. During his tenure at ManTech, he was responsible for direct contract PNL and remote security monitoring services and data center hosting services. He also managed the NetWitness product development team, and developed the initial architecture moving from pure technology into a commercially viable product.

About Michelle Moskowitz

Michell Moskowitz is Vice President of Business Development and Chief of Staff at Sublime Communications. In her previous lives, she spun up the New Media Division for Lifetime network as well as working with numerous cybersecurity startups.

With a career spent swimming in the waters of digital marketing and consulting Michelle has somehow found the time to also be a Journalist at the Greenwich Sentinel.

Michell will be joining us as a recurring co-host to bring additional perspective to the important role that communication plays in a world that grows increasingly technical.

About Matt Stephenson

InSecurity host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the broadcast media team at BlackBerry, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity Podcast and video series at events around the globe.

Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Stephenson to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come before.

InSecurity Podcasts

About InSecurity Podcasts

The Latest Cybersecurity News and Views with Host Matt Stephenson

Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security.

Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

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