It’s impossible to scroll through social media these days without reading about the latest cyberattack. It appears that no one is safe, from credit card companies to retailers and even water treatment plants. So, what can companies do to prevent themselves from becoming the next victim? This week, Joe welcomes internationally recognized cybersecurity expert, Boyd Clewis, the Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer at Baxter Clewis Consulting. Boyd shares how he was introduced to the world of cybersecurity, tips to prevent cyberattacks and how companies can create a culture of cyber-awareness.
About Boyd Clewis:
Boyd is an internationally recognized cybersecurity expert, author, speaker, and is featured on Forbes, NBC, ABC, FOX, and other news outlets. As the Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer at Baxter Clewis Consulting. He is dedicated to helping businesses implement effective security and compliance programs. He is trusted by many of the largest Fortune 500 companies, in which he plays a major role in their compliance audits. Boyd serves on the Texas-STEM Advisory Board for Castleberry ISD, advising on curriculum for their Cybersecurity education program. He also holds multiple certifications including, CISSP, CCSK, CISA and QSA.
He is regularly praised for his innovative and creative presentations for some of the worlds’ leading cybersecurity conferences, including the PCI Community Meeting, held in Europe. Through his consulting work, Boyd discovered the need for more qualified individuals in the cybersecurity space, therefore, he has spent the last 4 years training other cybersecurity specialists, through the Baxter Clewis Training Academy.