CISO Insiders with Aaron Brown | Cloud and Application Security Leader at Vercel | Episode 66
🔥 In the latest episode of CISO Insiders, we welcome Aaron Brown | Cloud and Application Security Leader at Vercel, for an exciting and eye-level conversation about his journey into cybersecurity, advice for young cybersecurity professionals just starting out, and how the industry will evolve in future.
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00:35 Guest Introduction and professional journey
7:03 If there’s one thing you wish you had known before starting your career
8:52 Biggest failure and accomplishment
13:00 What advise would you give if someone wants to make a career in cybersecurity
17:25 Insights on cybersecurity reporting to the IT
21:40 What were the best resources that helped you grow in your career
24:59 Debunking one common myth about cybersecurity profession
26:49 What are the main security concerns of CISOs these days
30:23 What are the most important skillsets a CISO should have
36:28 What is innovation in cybersecurity
39:12 Advise for cybersecurity vendors
42:48 Closing comments
👉🏻 ”Security takes an emotional toll on the practitioner”
👉🏻 ”Empathy is one of the most underrated skill in cybersecurity”
👉🏻 ”Communication and soft skills are one of the core skills that recruiters look for while hiring a cybersecurity talent”
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