Encore: Ep. 107: Is Zero Trust An Effective Approach to Security?
March 12, 2020
Hosted by George Rettas
Former FBI Agent and current Chief Information Security Officer of Cyxtera, Leo Taddeo appears on Episode #107 of Task Force 7 Radio to talk about how the Cyber Threat has changed over the years, why it's getting harder for enterprises to manage Cyber Risks, and why organizations can't depend on the government to protect them from Cyber Threats. Taddeo also opined on what he thinks are the biggest threats out there, what are some of the technology challenges enterprises are facing, and he explains what Zero Trust means and if it is an effective approach to Cyber Security. Taddeo also explains where he sees the Cyber Security market headed, how the shortage of Cyber Security professionals has impacted the market, what organizations should be doing to prioritize spending, and whether or not all the new regulatory compliance laws are improving the security posture of regulated companies.
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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."