Guy Podjarny


17 Sep: Ep. #76, New Playbooks for Security with Lucas Moody, Rubrik

In episode 76 of The Secure Developer, Guy Podjarny is joined by Lucas Moody, CISO at Rubrik. Lucas has had an impressive career in Silicon Valley including being the first CISO at Palo Alto Networks. Here we explore what it means to work on security as far as operations and product innovation too, and Lucas compares his experience doing this at Palo Alto, a security company first, versus at Rubrik which is more focused on data management, resiliency and recovery, and backup. We also discuss how the shift to cloud and SaaS has changed tech companies and is leading to exciting evolutions in the roles of CIOs, CSOs and CISOs. Plus we look at how the pandemic has affected the security strategy at Rubrik.


01 Sep: Ep. #74, Levelling Up Security in Big Organizations with Geoff Kershner of Medallia

In episode 74 of The Secure Developer, Guy Podjarny speak with Geoff Kershner, Chief Security Officer at Medallia, who brings 25 years of experience to bear on levelling up the security of big organizations. They discuss how Geoff integrates security into Medallia’s engineering teams through security champion programs and the benefit that upskilling their security practices has for employees. Considering the often hybrid nature of their work, Geoff details how Medallia’s security champions function both workflow-wise and in terms of their role expectations.