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Risk & Reels

A Cybersecurity Podcast

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Risk & Reels

A Cybersecurity Podcast

Hosted by Cyber Risk Expert, Jeffrey Wheatman

A podcast for movies. A podcast for cyber talk. A podcast for smart people to say smart things to smart listeners. Hosted by Jeffrey Wheatman, former Gartner Analyst.

  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks with Tammy Klotz, CISO of Trinseo. Recorded at the recent Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, they discuss their favorite low-budget movies, lessons from Tammy’s book, “Leading with Empathy and Grace” and how the manufacturing industry has embraced cybersecurity in recent years. 
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Tony Gonzalez, a former CTO, CIO and CISO in sectors such as biotech, pharma, specialty chemicals, finance and insurance. Today, Tony offers startup advisory and virtual CISO services. Jeffrey and Tony talk about movies where the main character unsuccessfully retires, the interesting nature of being a virtual CISO and […]
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks with Ira Winkler, CISO for CYE. They discuss their favorite low-budget movies and strategies for convincing decision-makers to approve the cybersecurity budgets necessary to comprehensively address risk. 
  • From time to time, it’s fun to look back and share snippets from some of our best conversations on the podcast. In this episode, you’ll hear cool insight from Ang Brown, Team Leader at TCS Security, Dave Mahdi, CIO of Transmit Security and Anna Belak, Director of the Office of Cybersecurity Strategy of Sysdig. There’s […]
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Mariana Padilla, co-founder and CEO of HACKERVERSE. Jeffrey and Mariana discuss movies (and TV shows) where the main character goes through a significant transition, Mariana’s journey from marketing to the security industry and the integration of AI and security solutions.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Rick Patterson, CISO at CLEAR. They discuss movies about mistaken identities, the challenges and future of identity access management and a bizarre identity swap case from Rick’s time in the Secret Service.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Marcos Marrero, CISO at H.I.G. Capital. Jeffrey and Marcos discuss their favorite music-themed movies, how CISOs must move at the same speed as the business and the importance of being a master communicator.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to JC Dodson, former CSO for BAE Systems and the founder of global risk, resilience, and response advisory firm JCarl Group. Jeffrey and JC discuss movies where characters are confronted with new and challenging situations, the evolution of supply chain security and the critical nature of presenting cyber risks as […]
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Mike Holcomb, Fellow of Cybersecurity and the ICS/OT Cybersecurity Global Lead for Fluor — one of the world's largest construction and engineering firms. Jeffrey and Mike discuss movies highlighting the clash of two worlds and the convergence of operational technology (OT) security and industrial control systems (ICS) security.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Phillip Addison, manager of third-party cyber risk management for The Hershey Company. Jeffrey and Phillip discuss buddy movies, key players in maintaining a secure ecosystem and tips for communicating third-party cyber risk to the C-Suite.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Joe Head, a CISO coach and mentor with Intaso. They discuss “fish out of water” movies, the challenges related to being a CISO and advice for aspiring CISOs.
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to six-time CISO — and respected security thought leader — Jim Routh. They cover movies where miscommunication plays a major role in the plot, the scrutiny CISOs are under and the importance of crisis communication training. 
  • In this episode, Jeffrey speaks to Carlota Sage, founder and CEO of Pocket CISO, to discuss obscure movies with Elvis characters, the emergence of Fractional CISOs and the unique security challenges she’s solving for SMB clients. 
  • In this episode, Jeffrey talks to Keyaan Williams, Founder and CEO of Cyber Leadership and Strategy Solutions on his affinity for “The Long Kiss Goodnight,” his inspiration for becoming a cybersecurity professional and why he coins himself “The Funniest Man in Cybersecurity.”
  • In this episode Jeffrey speaks with David Anderson, vice president of cyber at Woodruff Sawyer to discuss why he dislikes heist movies, his love for romantic comedies, and how the cyber insurance business works.  
  • Steve Magowan, CISO and CISSP and Jeffrey Wheatman talk about their favorite movies with a small world and how to build a career in cyber security. 
  • Dr. Anna Belak, director, office of cybersecurity at Sydig and Black Kite's Jeffrey Wheatman discuss how to make security a business priority. 
  • Ang Brown from TCM Security and Jeffrey Wheatman talk career paths and finding security. 
  • Debbie Reynolds the Data Diva and Founder for Debbie Reynolds Consulting, and Jeffrey Wheatman talk about privacy in our modern world. 
  • Jason Ozin,  CISO for PIB Group joins Jeffrey Wheatman, SVP Security Evangelist for Black Kite to  discuss unlikely heroes and the role of the CISO.