Innovation Calling – Cyber Security and Corporate Responsibility

We talked about it all from Joe’s experience as a successful entrepreneur, and how that helped him with his lead role at Bitdefender.

We also talked a lot about Cyber Security, like what are some of the biggest threats companies are facing, and what companies like Bitdefender are doing to make sure they’re staying on top of not just current attacks but potential attacks.

Episode Breakdown:

3:04 – Joe’s career at Bitdefender, and why he is liking the challenge

4:35 – What is the biggest difference Joe has found between entrepreneurship and corporate work

6:02 – The secrets to hiring and attracting the right talent

10:42 – The secrets to working with channel partners if paths may not agree

13:00 – Vendors or customers – who is the most important for a great channel relationship

20:00 – Machine learning within Cyber Security and what makes Bitdefender stand out from their competitors

23:00 – What issues IoT is bringing to the Cyber Security space

25:00 – Who is responsible for securing data? Should we be, or should companies be held responsible?

27:00 – Are corporations doing enough for protecting their data?

31:00 – How sophisticated have attacks become and how can attacks be anticipated?

37:00 – Is cyber security just now blowing up?

45:00 – LinkedIn, wait, what? Yes, we went there.

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