The Cybersecurity Institute Podcast, by Entrust

The Cybersecurity Institute Podcast by Entrust lets IT and business leaders listen in on smart cybersecurity conversations on what you need to know to protect, adapt and grow your enterprise. Episodes feature Entrust experts and guests speaking to topics ranging from ransomware and nation-state threats to unique perspectives on multi-cloud, zero trust, securing the supply chain, prioritizing infosec investments, decentralized identity, and more

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Episodes

Flash Points in AI and Biometrics

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

Wednesday Apr 24, 2024

The use of biometrics has become a flash point for discussion in efforts to regulate AI around the globe. While different biometric use cases present with different risk profiles, the use of biometrics to protect individual consumers and citizens from identity theft and fraud should be a core component of any organization’s deep fake defense strategy. In this podcast, we’ll delve into the legal, ethical, and even moral considerations for the continued safe development and use of AI-enabled biometrics.

Monday Mar 25, 2024

This podcast examines the raging debate around not only if and how to regulate AI, but also when and by whom. Our experts cover such topics as the potential risks of AI, different regulatory approaches to AI, and the need for global AI governance. Guest experts include Jenny Carmichael, VP Compliance at Entrust and Stephanie Derdouri, VP Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance at Entrust.

Monday Feb 26, 2024

In this episode, our guests Samantha Mabey, Entrust Director of Digital Security Solutions, and Tushar Tambay, VP of Product Development at Entrust, unravel the risks of misconfigured systems, interoperability gaps, and compliance lapses in IT security. Join us as we discuss the diverse array of cybersecurity tools and the necessity of routine discovery checks to avert breaches. We also dive into the Zero Trust journey, discovering how organizations can progressively bolster their security posture.

2024 Predictions

Tuesday Jan 23, 2024

Tuesday Jan 23, 2024

AI, quantum computing, digital identities, and regulation were hot topics in 2023 and will continue to evolve and increase in focus in the coming year. Join host Ken Kadet as he and guests Jordan Avnaim (CISO, Entrust) and Greg Wetmore (VP of Software Development, Entrust) look at the trends that we expect to shape the cybersecurity landscape in 2024.

Friday Dec 01, 2023

Last year we made three predictions about what would happen in the world of cybersecurity. How did we do? Join host Ken Kadet and guests Anudeep Parhar, Greg Wetmore, and Mark Ruchie for a discussion on how 2023 took shape in both expected and surprising ways.

Friday Nov 10, 2023

The world is relying more on artificial intelligence to improve the way we do business, serve citizens, and live our lives. How can we protect AI from itself and the forces that would put the potential benefits it creates at risk? Join host Ken Kadet and guests Greg Wetmore and Pali Surdhar to learn more.

Friday Oct 20, 2023

Deepfakes and synthetic identities are posing a threat to banks and financial organizations – organizations that are required to “know your customer”. Join host Ken Kadet as he speaks with Jordan Avnaim, CISO at Entrust, and Greg Wetmore, VP of Product Development at Entrust about how you can protect customers in an increasingly AI-driven landscape.

Thursday Sep 28, 2023

AI has started an arms race in cybersecurity. Will this continue to escalate or is AI just the latest tool where winning requires an ongoing state of Zero Trust? Join host Ken Kadet as he speaks to Greg Wetmore (VP of  Software Development, Entrust) and Rishi Kaushal (CIO, Entrust) about AI from the enterprise security perspective.

Wednesday Aug 23, 2023

CISA's (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s) strategic plan was just recently released and focuses on four key areas: cyber defense, risk reduction and resilience, operational collaboration, and agency unification. What can we learn from this work? Where does it fall short? How is this elevating or helping the practice of cybersecurity in the US, and around the world? Join our host, Ken Kadet, as he talks about this and more with Paul Calatayud, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer at Onada, and former CSO at Palo Alto Networks and the CTO at Firemon.

War for the Wallet

Wednesday Jul 19, 2023

Wednesday Jul 19, 2023

What’s next in the war for the wallet, and how do you win? What can big banks, big tech, and big financial institutions learn from each other? Join our hosts Ken Kadet as he discusses the rapidly changing banking and payments landscape with industry experts who provide their insights on the risks and opportunities.

Tuesday Jul 18, 2023

In this podcast episode, host Samantha Mabey talks to Brian LaMacchia, President of FARCASTER Consulting Group and former Distinguised Engineer for Cryptography at Microsoft, about the decades of research that’s gone into Post Quantum Cryptography (PQC), and how the pace and intensity of academic PQ research compares with previous eras of cryptography. They also discuss the standardization process of PQC, including the algorithms under review in the NIST competition today, and how PQC standards are likely to evolve in the future.

Tuesday Jun 27, 2023

In this special post-quantum episode, guest host, Samantha Mabey, speaks with Dr. Sarah McCarthy, cryptographic strategist at evolutionQ and an affiliate of the University of Waterloo, and Anthony Hu, senior software developer at wolfSSL to discuss the impact of post-quantum on constrained devices from WIFI doorbells, to thermometers, to automotive tire pressure sensors and how these devices are going to manage algorithms that are at least 20x bigger and heavier than elliptic curve cryptography. 

Phishing, AI, Zero Trust

Thursday Jun 22, 2023

Thursday Jun 22, 2023

Entrust experts Mark Ruchie, Rishi Kaushal, and Greg Wetmore take on the evolution of phishing in our June Cybersecurity Institute podcast, going deep on phishing-resistant MFA, the impact of AI and ChatGPT, and more.

Friday May 19, 2023

Entrust experts Mark Ruchie, Rishi Kaushal and Greg Wetmore talk about the building blocks of a robust Zero Trust framework, the CISA maturity model and more. It’s clear from the discussion that today we find ourselves at a turning point – zero trust is now a priority and focus for leaders at the highest level of organizations and governments alike.

Monday Apr 24, 2023

In this special post-quantum episode, guest host, Samantha Mabey, speaks with Sandy Carielli, Principal Analyst at Forrester, for her insights on the recent uptick in government action that has been taking place – such as the Quantum Computing Cybersecurity Preparedness Act – and what that means non-federal agencies. She also discusses some of the challenges organizations will face when it comes to preparing for and migrating to post-quantum cryptography.

Monday Mar 20, 2023

In today's digital age, identity has become a powerful and valuable commodity. But who owns it, and how can we protect it? Join us in this episode of the Entrust Cybersecurity Institute podcast as we explore the future of identity with our team of experts. From the challenges of authentication and password security to the role of biometrics and digital government IDs, we'll delve into the key issues facing companies today. We'll also discuss the pros and cons of centralized vs. decentralized identity solutions, and share our predictions for what's to come.

Artificial Intelligence

Thursday Feb 02, 2023

Thursday Feb 02, 2023

Has artificial intelligence (AI) finally arrived in software development? What are the implications for cybersecurity and the way organizations do business today? Join our host Ken Kadet as he discusses the future of AI with leaders in software development at Entrust who provide their insights on the present state of and future potential uses of AI.

2023 Predictions

Tuesday Dec 06, 2022

Tuesday Dec 06, 2022

The cybersecurity arms race is accelerating. That’s the clear lesson of 2022 for those of us committed to protecting organizations from the perils of cyberattacks. But what about the year to come? Join our host Ken Kadet as he speaks to the experts to find out their predictions for cybersecurity in 2023.

Friday Sep 16, 2022

We talk with renowned quantum academic Dr. Michele Mosca, deputy director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, and founder and CEO of evolutionQ, and Mike Ounsworth, software security architect at Entrust, on the future of post-quantum cryptography: from the NIST competition, post-quantum digital certificates, and what organizations should do to prepare for and use PQC algorithms. From our Entrust Engage podcast’s Post Quantum Cryptography series, originally posted in September 2022.

Friday Jul 08, 2022

What is the current state of quantum computers, and what developments can we expect in the coming years? We talk with Richard Moulds, General Manager of AWS Bracket on the applications of quantum computers in coming years as well as how organizations are tapping into their capabilities today.  He also shares how he sees quantum computing playing out, and how the democratization of the technology could make quantum computing available for all. From our Entrust Engage podcast’s Post Quantum Cryptography series, originally posted in July 2022.

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