Brian Fanzo Translates the Geek Speak and Simplifies the Complex
Do you know what a Botnet is?
What about the difference between Cloud-Based and Cloud-Enabled Security
Is there a difference between Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and a Difference Engine?
Could you explain the difference between a DoS and DDoS attack to your CFO? Could you make her care that there is a difference?
Should Americans care about GDPR? Do Americans know what GDPR is?
There’s a LOT going on just in the vocabulary words that we use in the cybersecurity world. We don’t just have to make the solutions that protect our users and prevent attacks from happening, we have to communicate what we are doing in a way that the users understand.
In this episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson sits down with proud pager-wearing millennial Brian Fanzo to talk about the important role effective communications plays in cybersecurity and the larger business world. With a social media following over 130,000 and over 150 episodes of his 2 podcasts published, it is fair to say that Brian Fanzo knows about the value of communicating.
About Brian Fanzo
Brian Fanzo (@iSocialFanz) inspires, motivates and educates businesses on how to leverage emerging technologies and digital marketing to stand out from the noise and reach the millennial and Gen-Z consumers.
He has a diverse background working for the Department of Defense in cybersecurity, then as a technology evangelist at a booming cloud computing startup. Brian is the founder of iSocialFanz which has helped launch digital and influencer strategies with the world’s most iconic brands like Dell EMC, Adobe, IBM, UFC and SAP.
Brian hosts two podcasts (FOMOFanz & SMACtalk), has traveled to over 70 countries and has spoken at many of the world’s largest events including SXSW, CES, Mobile World Congress. Brian is a diehard Pittsburgh sports fan and semi-professional poker player who isn’t afraid to leverage his fast talking skills to read your body language and spot when you’re bluffing.
About Matt Stephenson
Insecurity Podcast host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the Security Technology team at Cylance, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity podcast and host of CylanceTV
Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Stephenson to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come before.
Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.
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