Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast

Follow the Wh1t3 Rabbit ... attention technology and business leaders! The "Down the Security Rabbithole" podcast is not your ordinary security podcast, primarily because we take a business perspective on the colorful and fast-paced world of information security. Bringing useful commentary on relevant events in the information security community, filtered through a no-nonsense business first approach, this is a podcast that helps you get the sane perspective on hacks, risks, threats and technology that you need to help make decisions in your daily life and in your organization.


Down the Rabbithole - Episode 08 - Kris Herrin: Surviving and Thriving with Data Breaches


  On this edition of the podcast, Kris Herrin joins me from the ISSA International Conference to talk about his unenviable role as Chief Information Security Officer of Heartland Payment Systems during one of the most epic data breaches in history.  For those of you who didn't live in a cave - Kris and his organization turned the ship around ...not only that - this incident was used to help the organization find religion in Information Security and sound risk management practices.  Now as Heartland leads the payment industry in security - Kris talks about his ascention through the tanks to CTO, and how getting in front of the bull made all the difference.

  You do not want to miss this episode!


  • Kris Herrin:  Mr. Herrin is a recognized technology and security executive with international leadership experience in large and small publically traded companies. Leveraging an extensive history of security, audit, and governance, he brings high energy and a risk-based view to delivering secure and reliable technology solutions to business problems. Mr. Herrin’s experience includes transforming traditional IT into a mature, ITIL-oriented service organization, building domestic and Asia-based organizations, and IT crisis management.


 2011-12-20  35m