Ep. 32: Who Says We Can't Measure Risk in Cyber Security!

May 14, 2018
Hosted by George Rettas

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One of the most prolific CSO's in the industry, who works for one of the largest Cyber Security Companies in the World, appears on this week's episode of Task Force 7 Radio. Listen to Rick Howard of Palo Alto Networks talk about his views in quantifying the risks associated with Cyber Security threats and vulnerabilities, how the wrong risk management approach can actually introduce more risk into your environment, and how quantitative, probabilistic methods are an effective way to mitigate risk in the cyber security space. Howard also delves into his views on the defense in depth security model, if companies are really implementing the Cyber Kill Chain Model effectively, what is Automatic Security Enterprise Orchestration, the importance of partnerships in cyber security, what the Cyber Threat Alliance is and what they are trying to accomplish, the Cyber Security Talent Crisis and how organizations can attract more minorities, including women into the cyber security field.

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George Rettas

George Rettas

George Rettas is one of the most well-known cyber security professionals in the world with extensive experience practicing cyber security in both the public and private sectors, Mr. Rettas is a serial entrepreneur, serving as the CEO and President of Task Force 7 Radio, LLC, and Task Force 7 Technologies, Inc. a company focusing on building the world’s first and only Professional Cyber Security Social Network. Mr. Rettas is also the President and CEO of Code X Entertainment, LLC, a company focused on producing television, movies, literary, digital, and merchandising products.

Mr. Rettas has worked for 12 years as a Managing Director and Partner in some of the world’s largest financial institutions holding executive management positions in cyber security operations, administration, and program management functions. He created the first Cyber Security Intelligence function in the financial services sector and detected some of the most prolific breaches in recent history, including Target breach and the JPMorgan Chase breach.

Mr. Rettas also served as a former Special Agent with the United States Secret Service, where he was the co-founder of the Newark Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force. He is the author of the first Title III Wire Tap on an internet-facing computer network in United States history and he worked what is considered the most prolific criminal investigation in the history of the Secret Service in “Operation Firewall."

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