Risk Recordings with RSA

< Season 2 >

Rapid digital acceleration has been a prevailing theme as 2020 unfolds. Digital Risk, the unpleasant byproduct of digital transformation, remains one of the greatest facets of risk that organizations face. In the second season of the podcast, RSA's Peter Beardmore hosts security and risk thought leaders to discuss some of the massive disruptions organizations are experiencing, and how Digital Risk Management strategies are helping.


Season 2 | Episode 5: Workforce Disruption

Listen time: 27 minutes

We're wrapping up our series on the disruptions resulting from rapid acceleration of digital transformation. In this episode we welcome RSA's Brian Breton, VP for Channel Sales and Operations and Tony Karam, Digital Risk Strategist at RSA. We discuss the myriad of challenges that workforce disruption has brought to security and risk managers; and we look at how RSA and our partners were able to respond to a dramatic spike in demand for identity solutions earlier this year.


Season 2 | Episode 4: Managing Business Operations Disruption

Listen time: 23 minutes

In this episode we welcome Patrick Potter, RSA Digital Risk Strategist, to discuss resiliency amid acute business disruption. How have business operations functions kept ahead of the title waves of change and disruption? Patrick shares recent stories and timely insights; drawing on his extraordinary experience leading resiliency practices for global finance, hospitality, and transportation brands. Today, in addition to helping guide RSA's solutions marketing function, he works with top customers to help refine and mature their resiliency and compliance strategies.

For more information, check out the RSA Maturity Model for Business Resiliency and Patrick's Blog: Resilient in Times of Disruption


Season 2 | Episode 3: Supply Chain Disruption

Listen time: 29 minutes

Continuing our series on the disruptions resulting from rapid digital acceleration, we chatted with Chris Patteson, Executive Director for RSA's Risk Transformation Office and Emily Shipman, Sr. Product Marketing Manager for Third-Party Risk Management. Exploring some of the recent challenges in both physical and digital supply chains, Chris and Emily discuss how organizations that have embraced Third-Party Risk Management principles are discovering greater opportunities for success, even amid uncertainty.

For more, check out the RSA Risk Framework for Third-Party Risk.


Season 2 | Episode 2: Security Disruption

Listen time: 29 minutes

Security is first among the four crisis disruptions that we’ll explore in-depth. Peter Beardmore welcomes Ben Smith, RSA Field CTO to discuss the challenges that security operations leaders and their teams have encountered in recent months. Threat, detection, process, workflows, and automation are all on the agenda. Ben breaks-down how successful SecOps teams have managed to stay ahead, despite the inconveniences (to put it mildly) of working entirely remote.

Follow Ben on Twitter: @Ben_Smith
For more on overcoming the challenges of the “new normal” SOC, check out Security Weekly’s interview with Mike Adler, RSA Vice President of RSA NetWitness Platform..
And check out Jonathan Gregalis’ blog on Preparing for the Risk Challenges of an Uncertain Tomorrow.


Season 2 | Episode 1: Managing Disruption

Listen time: 20 minutes

Operating in a global pandemic has led many organizations to rapid digital acceleration in some areas, and re-prioritization in nearly all. In the first episode of our new season, Peter Beardmore welcomes RSA Portfolio Strategist, Steve Schlarman to discuss the many disruptions that the ongoing crisis caused. In particular the reverberating disruptions in business operations, workforce, supply chain, and security. How does rapid acceleration and reliance on digital lead to new and downstream risks? And how should risk and security leaders think about managing, communicating, and accounting for these risks amid continuous change? Steve brings unique insights to emerging challenges, coming from two decades of digital risk management experience.

Check out Steve’s blog where he discusses what happens when you relax a control and nothing bad happens: Security & Risk Controls: Why You Need Them.
Ben Desjardins, RSA VP of Product Marketing discusses the benefits of well-established standards when navigating uncertainty: Tips for Applying the Known in a Time of Uncertainty.

< Season 1 >

Digital Risk, the unpleasant byproduct of digital transformation, has rapidly become the greatest facet of risk that organizations now face. This podcast series explores how organizations are meeting the unique challenges of digital risk. Paul Roberts of The Security Ledger and Peter Beardmore of RSA bring thoughtful conversations with leaders in Digital Risk Management.


Season 1 | Episode 5: Cloud Transformation Risk

Listen time: 36 minutes

We discuss the pressures and risks organizations face as they migrate to the cloud, and some strategies for managing them. Guests include Rohit Gupta, Global Segment Leader for Security at Amazon Web Services, Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer at RSA, and Tony Karam, Sr. Solutions Consultant at RSA.


Season 1 | Episode 4: Cyber-Attack Risk

Listen time: 38 minutes

We discuss the challenges that cyber-attacks are posing to modern organizations, the resulting pressures on security operations and all digital functions, and some of the opportunities emerging from Threat Detection & Response solutions. Guests include Mike Adler, VP of RSA NetWitness Platform and Adam Vincent, CEO of Threat Connect.


Season 1 | Episode 3: Third-Party Risk

Listen time: 31 minutes

Peter and Paul discuss the growing challenges of third-party risk (and some strategy and innovations) with David Walter, Senior Vice-President of RSA Archer Suite, and Eric Blatte, President and Co-Founder of Risk Recon.


Season 1 | Episode 2: Dynamic Workforce Risk

Listen time: 33 minutes

Peter and Paul discuss the unique risk and security challenges brought by today's modern digital workforce. Guests include Jim Ducharme, VP of Identity and Fraud and Risk Intelligence Products at RSA; Guido Appenzeller, Chief Product Officer at Yubico; and Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officer at RSA.


Season 1 | Episode 1: Digital Risk

Listen time: 27 minutes

Peter Beardmore and Paul Roberts discuss digital risk with Rohit Ghai, President of RSA and Holly Rollo, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer of RSA. Rohit outlines senior business leaders’ top-of-mind issues pertaining to digital transformation. Holly discusses some of the hidden risks of MarTec, and why organizations need to adopt a risk-based approach to collaborating across the risk domains.


Season 1 | Episode 0.1: Preview Episode

Listen time: 19 minutes

Peter Beardmore and Paul Roberts test out their new podcast studio, introduce themselves, and chat informally about the effects of digital transformation on both people and organizations.


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