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The Security Current Podcast features CISO-led interviews with industry thought leaders about key challenges, best practices and innovative approaches to information security, risk and privacy.

Aug 10, 2016

In this conversation with  Security Current podcast host David Cass, Global CISO IBM Cloud & SaaS, David Mahon, CenturyLink Chief Security Officer, discusses what he sees as two of today’s critical security issues and how to tackle them.

Mahon points to phishing and ransomware as the most prevalent types of attacks he is seeing in the industry. The two executives talk about the importance of security awareness training and Mahon provides tactical approaches to reduce the likelihood of a successful breach. They also discuss metrics, ROI and best practices for reporting to the board.