Samara Williams, Manager of Threat Operations for Cardinal Health joins us in this 6th episode of Season 4 of Security Confidential. She specializes in defense-in-depth improvement, vulnerability management, threat intelligence, technical risk communication, and cybersecurity program design and development. She has several degrees in computer science and cybersecurity and she is passionate about helping young people with STEM. She is treasurer and founding member of Empower Women of Infosec.
01:36 Journey into Cybersecurity-South Texas to Columbus
05:08 Passion, persistence, and reliance = success in cybersecurity
08:17 Why is there a lack of people going into STEM?
15:12 Building a team in the pandemic and Social Media
20:55 Vulnerability and Risk Management and Threat Intelligence
23:34 Defense in Depth Build of Risks
26:12 Metrics to consider in cybersecurity
29:34 Making Threat Intelligence actionable
35:50 Mentorship in Cybersecurity
39:57 Organizations of interest to Samara and Scholarships
To learn more about Empower Women in Infosec https://www.empower-infosec.org/
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To learn more about Samara visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/samara-r-…
To watch Samara\’s Ted Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUFqJ…
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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