Security Confidential S6 E8 Eddie Thomason

Eddie is a Regional Sales Manager at DataLocker,  a bestselling author, and entrepreneur who has been featured on ABC, CBS, & FOX news affiliates. He has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies to improve their revenue and was named one of the top business professionals by the Chamber of Commerce. He also hosts the popular “Simply Secure Podcast” where he talks to cyber professionals about #InfoSec. When he is not talking or working in cyber, he can also be found creating cutting boards and wood furniture with his passion project ET Woodworks.


Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

04:07 How did you establish credibility with C-suite without trying to sell them anything?

09:02 Referring clients to other companies. Has that gotten you into trouble?

11:17 How SMBs should navigate through the sea of Cybersecurity?

15:40 Questions to ask MSSPs

19:22 Friction Security

25:10 Risk Appetite

32:35 Biggest mistakes Security teams have made

38:10 Tips for transitioning into cyber

46:00 How to use USBs correctly in your organization

53:55 Simply Secure Podcast

To learn more about Eddie visit LinkedIn

Dark Rhino Security\’s \”Security Confidential\” is a weekly Cybersecurity podcast where Host, Manoj Tandon, talks to Infosec and Cybersecurity professionals about the current issues going on in our industry. Guests are able to share their stories about how they began their journey into cybersecurity and connect with our audience. Listeners are able to tune in through Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Youtube, LinkedIn, and more.

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Check out the other episodes in Season 6:

Ep. 1 Brian Stoner – VP of StellarCyber

Ep. 2 Dr. Joseph – Russia, Ukraine, and Cybersecurity

Ep. 3 Tim Chase – Ethical Hacker, CISO

Ep. 4 Brian Haugli – CEO of SideChannel

Ep. 5 Nat Schere – Cybersecurity as a revenue

Ep. 6 Endre Walls – Starting in Cyber, Vendors, and Diversity

Ep. 7 Erika Carrara – Veteran, Mentor, C-suite executive

Ep. 8 Eddie Thomason – Podcast Host, Author, and Entrepreneur

Ep. 9 Greg Schaffer – vCISO, Author, and Podcast Host

Ep. 10 Jake Belcher – Sr. Director of Security Strategy


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