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Jun 16, 2021

In this conversation with Amy Doherty, Chief Operating Officer at First Command Financial Services, we discuss Agile Methodology and how her company has been transformed by using the Scaled Agile framework.

Agile is the only way to go. If you're in a command and control type of mindset and culture, it's really difficult to unlock the potential of your team.  

Check out the resources mentioned in this episode!

In this episode, we’re here to discuss how to effectively adapt to inevitable changes that come with company growth.

We’re here with Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of First Command Financial Services Amy Doherty.

Amy has been featured in CIO Magazine, Forbes and Computerworld, and was named on RealComm’s “35 to Watch” list

Jun 2, 2021

In this episode, we’re talking about how EQ aka emotional intelligence can help you become an effective and successful leader.

Get all the resources for this episode:
https://redzone10x.net/how-eq-makes-an-effective-it-leader-with-nadja-el-fertasi

We’re here with the founder and CEO of Thrive with EQ, Nadja EL Fertasi.

As a Senior Executive in NATO’s Cyber Executive Arm, Nadja was responsible for translating the digital impact on political and military priorities for the Alliance and its members.

Cybercriminals manipulate people based on their emotions. Thrive with EQ helps people mitigate social engineering attacks through simulations & emotional intelligence training for their (remote) teams.

Get all the resources for this episode:
https://redzone10x.net/how-eq-makes-an-effective-it-leader-with-nadja-el-fertasi

May 26, 2021

Trends are not roadmaps for something you have to do. They are simply descriptions of behavior that is accelerating.

In this episode, I sat down with bestselling author and expert on disruptive marketing trends, Rohit Bhargava.

We discussed the anatomy of trends, the future of work for IT, and next-generation marketing in this riveting conversation.

May 19, 2021

Automate your business and elevate your revenue.

Tune into this episode with Kalani ThomasKalani is the CEO of Kihbbaa company that helps SMBstreamline their workflows via top-tier SaaS automation tool integrations. 

Get all the resources mentioned in this episode: https://redzone10x.net/grow-your-companys-vital-revenue-streams-with-saas-automation-tools-with-kalani-thomas

Kalani has sold over $150 MILLION of products and services to businesses during his career while honing his unique skillset.

Learn how you can use SaaS tools to automate your sales funnel and grow your business. 

May 12, 2021

Tune into this episode with guest Cyrus Sigari, the bear-riding, self-proclaimed chief airplane nut and Co-Founder of jetAVIA. Cyrus's thousands of hours of aviating experience that span over the course of 30 years, position him as an aviation expert. Listen in as we talk about how the future of drones and air mobility will transform our lives and actually better humanity.

May 5, 2021

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In this episode, we chat with Don Beavers, the President of Probability and Statistics Inc. and CEO at Sollensys. Don specializes in database and blockchain applications for web, aerospace, and defense projects.

Don has pushed the limits of what is possible with blockchain and crypto using math and science to tackle impossible challenges.

Learn about Don’s unique approach to technology and leadership to step up and be willing to embrace risk-taking to change the future. 

Listen in as we discuss how Blockchain is the future, backups, protection from hackers, and more excitement in the backup world!

Apr 28, 2021

High performance starts in the kitchen. 

Our bodies thrive better on simple ingredients. Keeping what we put in our bodies simplified, helps us live our healthiest lives.

Or as Brian Vetter, Chief Growth Officer and founder of Tessemae's put it  "Our mission is to simplify food and amplify life."

On this episode, we explore how to optimize performance with fitness and nutrition. 

Tune in for this chat with Ryan Morrissey, Coach, and Owner of Peak Custom Solutions, and Brian Vetter, Chief Growth Officer and founder of Tessemae.

Apr 21, 2021

In today’s episode, I’m joined by the ultimate master of networkingand Vice President of Global Solutions at Precipart, Robert Field. 

All the resources for this episode.

Join us as we discuss the importance of surrounding yourself with a team that encourages professional growth. Hint: make sure people around you are smarter than you. We also explore the value of networking and how it can transform your potential within your organization.   

Robert’s insight, perspective, and years of masterful networking have cultivated for him a rich a fulfilling career. Join us as we share leadership experiences and business leader tips on how to get the most out of your career path. 

Do have a mentor? Do you surround yourself with a team that challenges you? Learn how to develop this level of excellence by listening in!  

Apr 14, 2021

In this episode, I’m excited to dive into the latest Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) development to help you understand how these immersive technologies can add value to your organization through the gamification of your sales funnels. 

Get all the resources for this episode: http://www.redzonetech.net/blog/why-immersive-vr-technology-is-a-huge-opportunity-with-holographic-architect-michael-potts

Although VR fell flat in the 90s and 00s after building major hypethis time is different. Now, I’m confident that VR has crossed the threshold from just being a ‘cool gadget’ to being an avenue for innovation that CIOs can tap into to take their business to the next level in the future. 

I’m joined by Michael Potts, a Holographic Architect and CEO of M2 Studio. Michael is a multi-faceted designer with a degree in Architecture with an emphasis in Advanced Visualization Technology. 

During Michael’s 21 years of experiencehe has worked on over 3000 projects on 5 Continents where his work has been seen in dozens of publications including broadcast television and motion picture. 

Apr 7, 2021

On this episode, I approach the fascinating topic of how IT leaders can successfully create business value by incorporating joy into the tech world.

Get all the resources for this episode at: http://www.redzonetech.net/blog/how-great-leaders-elevate-energy-eliminate-fear-with-ceo-richard-sheridan 

I’m speaking with the CEO and Chief Storyteller at Menlo Innovations, Richard Sheridan. Richard is also the author of two best-selling books: Joy, Inc., winner of the 2018 Nautilus Book Award Winner for Business and Leadership, and Chief Joy Officer.

Listen to the full podcast interview to learn how integrating joy into your company culture can shift how you judge performance and focus your attention on developing independent leadership capacity in your organization.

Business leaders can also learn how:

  • How IT leaders can circulate joy amongst their teams to produce optimal results. [10:00 -13:10]
  • How developing a culture focused on the business value of joy is best for innovation to prosper. [26:30 -29:30]
  • The leadership skills required to build a learning culture that helps your teams disrupt an already disruptive industry. [40:00 - 44:32]

Get all the resources for this episode: http://www.redzonetech.net/blog/how-great-leaders-elevate-energy-eliminate-fear-with-ceo-richard-sheridan 

Mar 31, 2021

Leaders are always looking for ways to gain a competitive edge over their competitors. 

Some leaders choose to follow in the footsteps of the theoretical philosophies that successful leaders have put into motion. These theoretical philosophies, as many leaders have learned, can be hit-or-miss. Learn why following the practical philosophy of stoicism can help IT leaders frame their minds in a positive direction, thereby improving decision-making and reasoning skills quickly. 

Featuring Dr. Massimo Pigliucci - Expert on Stoicism, Evolutionary Biology, and Practical Philosophy 

In this podcast, I’m joined by the expert on stoicism, Dr. Massimo Pigliucci, to learn how we can all build a practical roadmap to a happy life. Dr. Pigliucci is a Professor of Philosophy at City College of New York.

He holds a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Tennessee. He is also the author and editor of 13 books, including his latest book, “A Field Guide to a Happy Life: 53 Brief Lessons for Living. 

 I spoke with Dr. Pigliucci on my podcast several years ago about Ethics and AI, the types of Ethical Philosophies, the difficulty of programming ethics, and Stoicism. This time, I’m diving headfirst into discussing the practical philosophy of stoicism, a field where Dr. Pigliucci is an expert. 

See all the show notes at RedZone

Mar 24, 2021

On this episode, we dive headfirst into how digital companies can maximize their network value and data value to supplement traditional product value.

Get all the resources for this episode at:
RedZone Podcast Show Notes

I’m speaking with author and professor at Harvard Business School (HBS), Marco Iansiti. Marco is an expert at developing firm-level strategies using AI and other disruptive technologies while being a top advisor for top tech firms such as Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Intel, and more.

In this podcast, Marco discussed the finer points of Competing in the Age of AI.

Takeaways:
Digital companies can maximize their network value and data value to supplement their traditional product value. (4:00 -7:05)

CIOs can manage the future of work across an AI-centric ecosystem without being replaced by AI. (16:25 -18:45)

Using a top-down, thoughtful leadership structure allows CIOs to deploy AI and transform their security architecture. (31:25 -35:20)

Featuring:
Marco Iansiti, Author and Professor at Harvard Business School (HBS)

Learn more about the guest on LinkedIn 

Connect with Bill on LinkedIn

Mar 17, 2021

On this episode, you will gain valuable insight into the future cyber ecosystem and what the potential existence of AGI (Super Intelligent AI) could affect how we work in the future. 

I’m speaking with Professional Speaker, Author of Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security, and current Associate Professor at the University of LouisvilleDr. Roman YampolskiyDr. Yampolskiy is known globally for his work on behavioral biometrics, security of cyberworlds, and artificial intelligence safety 

Dr. Yampolskiy’s knack for seeing the real-world, practical opportunities that AI and Superintelligence can provide the modern world is captivating to hear. 

Hear what Dr. Yampolskiy has to say about the possible convergence of AI towards AGI on the physical world within your lifetimewhether putting AI safety guardrails around superintelligence is advisable, and which industries will be completely changed by AI in the not-so-distant future.  

Featuring: 
Dr. Roman Yampolskiy, Associate Professor at the University of Louisville 

Episode Resources And Show Notes: http://www.redzonetech.net/blog/how-do-we-control-ai-that-is-smarter-than-us-with-dr-roman-yampolskiy

Connect With Bill On LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/billmurphynll/ 

Mar 10, 2021

Listen as Beth and I discuss the key points to thriving after the rewarding experience of higher education and how you can start thinking about human talent differently to help your career and company become more productive and successful in the future. 
 
I’m speaking with SVP & Global CIO of Sirius Group, Beth Boucher today. Beth Boucher is the SVP & Global CIO of Sirius Group, part of the NY CIO Governing Body Leadership Team, and a recent Global category winner at the 2020 New York ORBIE Awards. She funded her own education by painting houses, cleaning banks, working restaurants and even working with submarines.  

 
Featuring: 
Beth Boucher, SVP & Global CIO of Sirius Group 
 
Resources: 
Show notes and resources for today's episode: https://www.redzonetech.net/blog/successfully-integrate-intentional-learning-in-your-busy-day-with-beth-boucher 

IT Security: https://www.redzonetech.net

Learn more about the guest: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beth-boucher 

Connect with Bill on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/billmurphynll

Mar 3, 2021

On this episode, we dive headfirst into the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASPThreat and Safeguard Matrix [TaSM]. 

 I’m speaking with the current CISO at Caterpillar FinancialRoss Young, about the OWASP “Tasmanian Devil” Threat and Safeguard Matrix [TaSM] that he created. Ross has worn many hats during his career, spending 10+ years in the CIA, holding security roles at The Federal Reserve and NSA, and stepping into the role of being a Divisional CISO at Capital One. 

 Listen as Ross and I discuss the OWASP TaSM (like the Tasmanian Devil) and how it can be of great importance to CIOs and CISOs who are looking to focus on the biggest threats and risks to their company. Learn how integrating TaSM into your defense plan can help your organization quickly respond to malware and ransomware and deploy a Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and Disaster Recovery (DR) test to restore your backups and gain resiliency from cyber threats in the future. 

 
Featuring: 
Ross Young, CISO at Caterpillar Financial 
 
Resources:

Learn more about the guest: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mrrossyoung/

Connect with Bill on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/billmurphynll/ 

Feb 24, 2021

What is your company’s vision? It’s a simple question, yet still, one that many entrepreneurs are unable to effectively answer this question in a cohesive manner when asked. Although the answer to this question will be unique to every leader, the premise behind the answer is that it must be written in ink.

Oleg was given the nickname of “the da Vinci of Visionary Leadership" due to his ability to create and execute a compelling vision for businesses while also identifying a manager's strategic needs in corporate culture and leadership.

Oleg’s wisdom transcends industries and experience levels, capturing my attention and leaving me on the edge of my seat waiting for the next great sound bite.

I’ve spoken with Oleg once before and have been clamoring to get him back on my podcast after hearing many of his incredible stories of perseverance and determination which continue to reverberate through my life to this day.

Feb 4, 2021

I just had this excellent interview with Brett Johnson, a keynote speaker, and consultant on cybersecurity, Cybercrime, and identity theft. His knowledge of these topics is unique because it didn't come from any book or in any classroom. Brett's experience is from the criminal side of things. At one point, the United States' Most Wanted criminal, he was given the moniker of The Original Internet Godfather by the United States Secret Service.

Brett was responsible for defining modern financial Cybercrime as we know it today. He created the precursor to today's Darknet markets called ShadowCrew. In the early 2000s, through ShadowCrew, He assembled a watering hole for cybercriminals to network, share information, gang up, and execute attacks on entities worldwide.

He lived a life of crime for decades. Credit card fraud, identity fraud, tax fraud, social engineering attacks- you name it; Brett Johnson did it. His criminal lifestyle eventually caught up to him as he was captured and convicted of 39 felonies, sent to prison multiple times, escaping once, before accepting responsibility and finding redemption through his loved ones and the help of the FBI.

Today, Brett works as a security consultant and public speaker. He is one of the world's foremost authorities on Cybercrime and identity theft. Brett uses the vast amount of knowledge he has to help individuals and companies protect themselves from the type of person he used to be.

Listen as Brett and I dive deep into how cybercriminals operate, what drives them, and the most common security threats.

In my conversation with Brett today, we discuss his strategy for laying out the foundation for modern cybercriminal channels. ShadowCrew sets the standard for the way modern cybercrime channels still operate today. Brett identifies the three websites, ShadowCrew, Counterfeit Library, and CarderPlanet, known to be the main cybercriminal channels. Brett also goes into detail on the question of how easy it is to commit fraud. He tells a story of the Nigerians committing fraud by stealing a billion dollars in unemployment. Brett speaks about how to protect yourself from a scam elaborating on a personal story that involved a woman being scammed by him through eBay. Finally, Brett talks about using his first-hand knowledge of Cybercrime for good as well as speaking to his superpower that he can see that helps in engagement with customers. That is my introduction to Brett, The Original Internet Godfather, and I want to welcome you to our exciting conversation.

Here are some of things that you will learn in this podcast episode:

  • The origins of ShadowCrew and how that led to today's Darknet markets.
  • How cybercriminals execute crimes and what they need in order to carry them out.
  • Global law enforcement is stepping their game up to track illicit activities using cryptocurrency.
  • The origins of Brett's life of crime.
  • The methods internet scammers use to take advantage of people online.
  • Criminals most often get caught when they raise unnecessary red flags.
  • How Brett was able to bounce back after hitting rock bottom in life.
  • Without social engineering, cybercrime ultimately fails.
  • Medical records are being used as the primary source of information for cybercriminals.
  • Why storytelling is important in getting employees to retain information presented to them in cybersecurity awareness training.

How to Connect with Brett Johnson

Articles Referenced in Podcast:

The Nigerian Fraudsters Ripping off the Unemployment System, Wired, May 2020.

Ghost in the System: Synthetic Identity Fraud, Anglerphish, June 2017

Secret Service Operative Moonlights as Identity Thief, Wired, June 2007.

Joseph Campbell's Hero's Journey, KU Gunn Center.

About Bill Murphy

Bill Murphy is a world renowned IT Security Expert dedicated to your success as an IT business leader.

Follow Bill on LinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are interested in learning more about my company, RedZone Technologies, and our security expertise, in particular related to Cloud and Email Security Kill Chain Strategy, Techniques and Tactics you can email cloudkill@redzonetech.net.

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Jan 29, 2021

In Episode #208, I talk with Mark Sangster. Mark is the VP & Industry Security Strategist at eSentire Inc., an award-winning speaker, and the author of the new book, “No Safe Harbor: The Inside Truth About Cybercrime―and How To Protect Your Business.”

 

As a CIO and Business IT Leader here are some wins you will get by listening:

  • How remote work and employees bringing their office home have created new hurdles for IT leaders to deal with. (18:30)
  • The root causes of cyberattacks and how bad actors are able to carry out such attacks as ransomware. (7:00)
  • Why cybersecurity is not just an IT problem to fix and why it’s a business risk to manage. (4:00)
  • Why enterprises should create a risk registry to rank the risks they face. (21:00)
  • Why compliance is not the same as security or privacy. (33:00)
  • Why some companies are ill-prepared for cyberattacks and the importance of having measures in place to protect your data. (12:00)
  • Why complacency and a “set it and forget it” mentality are dangerous things for a company to have when it comes to cybersecurity. (15:30)
  • How much easier it is for a bad actor to virtually rob a bank rather than physically. (40:00)
  • The reputational hit that companies take after data breaches and cyberattacks. (26:30)
  • Why modern compliance often lags behind other aspects of the business. (37:00)

 

Mark Sangster is the Principal Evangelist and VP of Industry Security Strategist for eSentire Inc based in Ontario, Canada. He is an award-winning speaker at international conferences and on prestigious stages, including the Harvard Law School, and an author on various cybersecurity subjects.  

 

Mark has a fascinating perspective on shifting risk trends, and his work has influenced industry thought-leaders. He is the go-to expert on data breaches, and his work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation. Mark also hosts the Cyber InsiderPodcast. He interviews experts from across various industries to explore data breach litigation, cyber insurance claims, crisis communication, the rise of gray zone threats, and the risks of interconnected technology. 

 

He is a contributing author to several leading industry publications (CSO magazine, SC Magazine, LegalTech News), an invited speaker at 40+ conferences a year, and a regular guest on many well-respected podcasts. 

 

His most recent book, No Safe Harbor: The Inside Truth About Cybercrime―and How To Protect Your Business, tells the story of cybercrimes and cyber-attacks that never made the headlines but are equally important for companies to understand what they need to do to protect themselves.  

 

How to connect with Mark Sangster:

 

Books referenced in podcast:

 

Articles referenced in podcast:

 

Transcript:

You can go to the show notes to get more information about this interview and what we discussed in this episode. Click Here to download the full transcript.

 

About Bill Murphy:

Bill Murphy is a world-renowned IT Security Expert dedicated to your success as an IT business leader.

Follow Bill on LinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are interested in learning more about RedZone and our security expertise in particular related to Cloud and Email Security Kill Chain Strategy, Techniques, and Tactics you can email myteam@redzonetech.net.

Jan 25, 2021

In Episode #207, I talk with Bill Jensen. Bill is the CEO of the management consulting firm, The Jensen Group, and is a world-renowned thought leader who has been given the nickname, Mr. Simplicity.

As a CIO and Business IT Leader here are some wins you will get by listening:
-You need two kinds of mentors- one that makes you feel comfortable, and one that pushes you to get outside of your comfort zone. (27:30)
-Storytelling is the most impactful way to simplify an idea. (7:30)
-The most important asset that everyone has right now is their time and attention. (8:00)
-The way you focus on time is to respect the fact that everyone only gets 1,440 minutes in one day. (9:30)
-Only 9.8% of people surveyed said they can achieve their dreams where they currently work. (21:30)
-The two components of simplicity are empathy and storytelling. (7:00)
-We can teach anybody anything. We can give anybody any problem if we give it to them at their level, not ours. (4:30)
-Three years from now, you will have a lifetime worth of change to deliver. What is the legacy you want to leave behind? (18:30)
-2020 has taught us that we need to focus on personal impact. (25:00)

Bill has spent the last 30 years studying the best ways work can get done. He is a passionate simpleton who is against corporate stupidity that wastes people's time, attention, and dreams. Some of the biggest topics Bill covers with his work are the top essentials for leading people into tomorrow, creating cultural agility with digital transformation, and developing focus, speed, and clarity in today's crazy world. Bill has worked with numerous large corporations on these topics, including American Express, GE, IBM, and SAP.


Bill's competitive advantage is his work ethic and passion for making it easier for everyone to work smarter, not harder. He has interviewed and surveyed over 1 million people and always has an eye for the future. This eye for the future prompted IBM to invite Bill to be a part of their exclusive Futurist think tank community.

How to connect with Bill Jensen:

 

Resources Referenced in Podcast: 

 

Books Referenced in Podcast: 

 

Transcript:

You can go to the show notes to get more information about this interview and what we discussed in this episode. Click Here to download the full transcript.

 

About Bill Murphy:

Bill Murphy is a world-renowned IT Security Expert dedicated to your success as an IT business leader.

Follow Bill on LinkedIn and Twitter.

If you are interested in learning more about RedZone and our security expertise in particular related to Cloud and Email Security Kill Chain Strategy, Techniques, and Tactics you can email myteam@redzonetech.net.

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