InSecurity Podcast: Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Pete Schiefelbein: It’s Not Just Cybersecurity, It’s Information Security
The Cyber Security Forum Initiative (CSFI) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Omaha, NE and in Washington DC with a mission "to provide Cyber Warfare awareness, guidance, and security solutions through collaboration, education, volunteer work, and training to assist the US Government, US Military, Commercial Interests, and International Partners." CSFI was born out of the collaboration of dozens of experts, and today CSFI is comprised of a large community of nearly 81,000 Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare professionals from the government, military, private sector, and academia.
Pete Schiefelbein is a key part of CSFI and works to provide the kind of training to military and private sector companies that can be the difference between a major data breach and just another day at the office.
In today’s episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson chats with Pete about a broad spectrum of topics including the evolution of the Marine Corps into a state of the art Cyber Defense unit as well its traditional role as an elite wartime fighting force. They dig into the notion of generational change and how it can effect a military organization. Further, Matt and Pete dig into the notion of information security compared to cybersecurity.
Oh… and for good measure, they even talk a bit about the fact that Pete and his son are both Eagle Scouts and the role scouting is playing in developing the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
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About Pete Schiefelbein
PeteSchiefelbein is an Advisory Board Member at the Cyber Security Forum Initiative (@CSFI_DCOE) He also is a systems engineer at CSCI. Prior to his current work, Pete served 24 years in the United States Marine Corps, recently retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. However, once a Marine, always a Marine. His final billet in the Marines was as Director, G-6 for the Marine Corps Training and Education Command in Quantico, Virginia, responsible for the governance, procurement, sustainment, and cyber security of over 20,000 user seats at more than 70 Marine Corps formal learning centers across the United States. It is safe to say that Pete knows a thing or two about operating a sophisticated network and protecting data from a variety of threats. Pete is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., Mechanical Engineering) and the Naval Postgraduate School (M.S., Electrical Engineering).
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
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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