Collective Intelligence Podcast, Episode 1 Gary McGraw
Welcome to the first episode of the Collective Intelligence podcast, presented by Flashpoint and hosted by Editorial Director Mike Mimoso. Collective Intelligence features regular interviews with a diverse set of industry experts and Flashpoint analysts on the latest information security news and industry trends.
In Episode 1, Mike talks to Gary McGraw, vice president of security technology at Synopsys and one of the pioneers of software security. Mike and Gary discuss Synopsys’ recent CISO Report, which identifies four approaches to the chief information security officer role in the enterprise. The report provides security executives with data culled from interviews with CISOs at 25 large companies, identifying key characteristics and discriminators, and providing some insight on career development and progression for CISOs worldwide. Gary and Mike also discuss how quickly information security has become a mainstream topic and part of the fabric of every day life.
The Collective Intelligence Podcast, presented by Flashpoint and hosted by Editorial Director Mike Mimoso, features regular interviews with a diverse set of industry experts and Flashpoint analysts on the latest information security news and industry trends.
Michael Mimoso brings over a decade of experience in IT security news reporting to Flashpoint. As Editorial Director, he collaborates with marketing, analyst, and leadership teams to share the company’s story. Prior to Flashpoint, Mike was as an Editor of Threatpost, where he covered security issues and cybercrime affecting businesses and end-users.
Prior to joining Threatpost, Mike was Editorial Director of the Security Media Group at TechTarget and Editor of Information Security magazine where he won several ASBPE national and regional writing awards. In addition, Information Security was a two-time finalist for national magazine of the year. He has been writing for business-to-business IT publications for 11 years, with a primary focus on information security.
Earlier in his career, Mike was an editor and reporter at several Boston-area newspapers. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts.