E2.P1 - Ira Winkler, Author, You Can Stop Stupid: Stopping Losses from Accidental and Malicious Actions

Episode Information

This week Mathieu and Joe are joined by Ira Winkler, the acclaimed cyber security expert, world-renowned security researcher, and author of the new book, “You Can Stop Stupid: Stopping Losses from Accidental and Malicious Actions”. In part one, Ira talks about the most common security mistake businesses are making today and what he thinks of Twitter’s hire of a famous hacker to be their new head of cybersecurity.

About Ira Winkler:
Ira Winkler, CISSP is CISO for Skyline Technology Systems and author of Advanced Persistent Security and the forthcoming You Can Stop Stupid. He is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and has been named a “Modern Day James Bond” by the media. He did this by performing espionage simulations, where he physically and technically “broke into” some of the largest companies in the World and investigating crimes against them and telling them how to cost effectively protect their information and computer infrastructure. He continues to perform these espionage simulations, as well as assisting organizations in developing cost effective security programs. Ira also won the Hall of Fame award from the Information Systems Security Association, as well as several other prestigious industry awards. CSO Magazine named Ira a CSO Compass Award winner as The Awareness Crusader.