On Episode 3, Ariel Weintraub, CISO at MassMutual, discusses the spectrum of her cybersecurity responsibilities, including employee diversity and retention, managing an evolving threat landscape, and incentivizing staff to be more aware of their role in attack prevention, including:
How to address new initiatives and evolving priorities while managing ongoing cyber threats. (25:38 – 26:21)
Why an increase in incident knowledge and contingency plans can help business resiliency. (29:04 – 29:39)
Ariel's advice for CISOs with technical backgrounds who want to better align with business priorities. (34:39 – 35:38)
Determining a framework to quantify an organization’s cyber risk. (37:01 – 38:02)
How incentives help employees understand their role in preventing cyber attacks. (47:57 – 48:49)
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Ariel Weintraub is the CISO & Head of Enterprise Cyber Security at MassMutual. Ariel joined MassMutual in the fall of 2019 as the Head of Security Operations & Engineering, responsible for the...Read More
Global Security Operations Center, Security Engineering, Security Intelligence and Identity & Access Management (IAM). Prior to joining MassMutual, Ariel served as Senior Director of Data & Access Security within Cybersecurity Operations at TIAA where she led a three-year business transformation program to position IAM as a digital business enabler. Before working at TIAA, Ariel was Global Head of Vulnerability Management at BNY Mellon and was part of the Threat & Vulnerability Management practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Ariel holds a Master of Science in Cybersecurity from New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business. Ariel has a passion for empowering women, especially the next generation of female cybersecurity leaders, and for tackling the cybersecurity workforce shortage. To help address these important issues, she serves on the Board for the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF) and the ISACA One in Tech Foundation, which is focused on building a digital world that is safe, secure and accessible for all. Most recently, Ariel also joined the FS-ISAC Board of Directors on which she is furthering her other passion for maximizing the value of threat intelligence sharing across the financial services sector.
Elizabeth is a storyteller at the intersection of technology and money. Layer in geopolitics and the criminal underworld and you get today's issues in cybersecurity for the global financial system. Crypto. Web...Read More
3.0. Quantum. AI. Ransomware. Privacy. Regulation. Zero-days. Supply chain attacks. Developing new and diverse talent. How to protect the future of money. These are the topics Elizabeth asks top executives and experts in the field about on FinCyber Today.