Welcome to ”The Security Podcast of Silicon Valley,” a https://YSecurity.io production that now features a compelling blend of our traditional cybersecurity insights and the innovative new sub-series, ”The Founder’s Guide to Compliance.” Hosted by Jon McLachlan and Sasha Sinkevich, this podcast dives deeper into the human element of cybersecurity, bridging the gap between technical challenges and the human stories behind them. ”The Security Podcast of Silicon Valley” has always been your gateway to the heart of innovation and resilience in the cybersecurity world. Our discussions unveil the trailblazers in security—entrepreneurs, engineers, and leaders who navigate not just the technical landscapes but also the human challenges that define today’s security industry. We create a shame-free zone for open, candid conversations about the real issues, triumphs, and the sometimes daunting journey through the world of cybersecurity. With the addition of ”The Founder’s Guide to Compliance,” we expand our horizon to focus on the critical aspect of compliance in the startup ecosystem. This new sub-series aims to demystify compliance standards like SOC, NIST, HITRUST, and others, making them accessible and actionable for founders, startups, and anyone vested in the intersection of technology, security, and regulation. Jon and Sasha bring their expertise and personal experiences to the forefront, offering insights into overcoming the hurdles of compliance while fostering innovation and resilience. Each episode, approximately 45 minutes long, is a journey into the minds and stories of those who dare to think differently and act boldly. From the dilemmas of real entrepreneurs to the strategies of seasoned operators and engineers, our podcast brings to light the cutting-edge technologies and techniques that offer tangible solutions to pressing security concerns. ”The Security Podcast of Silicon Valley” with ”The Founder’s Guide to Compliance” is more than a podcast; it’s an essential resource for professionals in the field and anyone intrigued by the critical role of humanity in shaping the future of security. Whether you’re a founder navigating the complex landscape of compliance or a seasoned professional looking for insights into the latest in cybersecurity, our podcast promises a wealth of knowledge, stories, and inspiration that pave the way to a safer tomorrow. Join us on this expanded journey as we continue to explore the intersection of humanity and cybersecurity, offering listeners a comprehensive view of how to thrive amidst the challenges of the modern cybersecurity landscape. Tune in, discover, learn, and be inspired. Visit us at https://YSecurity.io to start listening today. We’d love to hear from you, too. Drop us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday Jun 03, 2022
Friday Jun 03, 2022
Friday Jun 03, 2022
In this episode of a YSecurity.io production, we're privileged to have Sean Cassidy, the Head of Security at Asana, share the wealth of knowledge and experience he's accumulated in building leading security teams and developing impactful security products. Sean takes us on a journey through his career, offering an insider's view on the challenges and triumphs of establishing a culture of security excellence within an organization.
Listeners will be treated to Sean's stories from the trenches—lessons learned from both successes and setbacks. He delves into the strategies that have enabled him to assemble outstanding security teams, emphasizing the importance of diversity, continuous learning, and fostering an environment where innovation thrives.
Beyond team building, Sean discusses the intricacies of creating security products that not only protect but also enhance user experience. He shares insights into the balance between security and usability, the role of security in product design, and how Asana approaches these challenges to deliver solutions that businesses trust.
This episode offers valuable lessons for anyone interested in the art and science of security leadership and product development. Whether you're a budding security professional, a seasoned expert, or simply fascinated by the behind-the-scenes work that goes into protecting digital spaces, Sean's experiences provide a roadmap for excellence in the security domain.
Join us on this YSecurity.io production for an engaging and enlightening conversation with Sean Cassidy. Explore the journey of building security teams that make a difference and the process of crafting products that stand the test of today's security challenges.