Security Confidential S9 E9 Bob Carver

Bob Carver CISM, CISSP, M.S. began his security career working in the financial industry. Later, Bob became the first full-time security employee hired to start the dedicated security monitoring and incident response team for Verizon Wireless. He has been involved in cyber risk management, policy, threat intelligence, and analytics. He was recognized by LinkedIn as one of the Top 5 Influencers in the World to follow in Cybersecurity. Most recently, he was on the expert panel for CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas discussing \”Focusing on Security in Product Innovation\”. Bob joins host Manoj Tandon on this weeks episode of Dark Rhino Security\’s Security Confidential

Chapter Titles:

00:00 Introduction

00:18 Our Guest

01:47 Bobs Beginning

05:02 How did Bob land his position at Verizon?

08:00 Budget issues

11:02 Why are companies so ineffective with Cybersecurity?

13:38 Cyber professionals not addressing business security implications

18:40 Malvertising

21:31 Not downloading everything off the internet

26:15 Curing your problems with a tool

28:26 Budgeting: Where should you prioritize?

32:22 ChatGPT

33:47 Cyber Insurance

37:29 Multifactor Authentication

43:06 File Storing System

45:48 Modern-day Bonnie and Clyde

47:43 Connecting with Bob

Bobs video on Malvertising

Bob\’s Twitter: @cybersecboardrm

To learn more about Bob 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 9:

Ep. 1 Justin Daniels – Where does our Data go?

Ep. 2 Kenneth Ellington – Bagging Groceries to A Career in Cyber

Ep. 3 Brian Davis – Credentials: What is important?

Ep. 4 John Shegerian – Responsible Recycling of Electronics and Data

Ep. 5 Philippe Humeau – The Captain America Approach

Ep. 6 Dallas Baker – Human Behaviors that cause breaches

Ep. 7 Eric Allard – Everybody has a Boss

Ep. 8 Peter Warmka – Confessions from a CIA Spy

Ep. 9 Bob Carver – How Paris Hilton Helped My Carrer

Ep. 10 Dr. Wendy Ng – Biological Viruses vs Computer Viruses

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