Eddie is a Regional Sales Manager at DataLocker,  a bestselling author, and entrepreneur who has been featured on ABC, CBS, & FOX news affiliates. Eddie has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies to improve their revenue and was named one of the top business professionals by the Chamber of Commerce. Eddie hosts the popular “Simply Secure Podcast” where he talks to cyber professionals about #InfoSec. When he is not talking or working in cyber, he can also be found creating cutting boards and wood furniture with his passion project ET Woodworks.


00:00 Introduction

04:07 How did you establish credibility with C-suite without trying to sell them anything?

09:02 Referring clients to other companies. Has that gotten you into trouble?

11:17 How SMBs should navigate through the sea of Cybersecurity?

15:40 Questions to ask MSSPs

19:22 Friction Security

25:10 Risk Appetite

32:35 Biggest mistakes Security teams have made

38:10 Tips for transitioning into cyber

46:00 How to use USBs correctly in your organization

53:55 Simply Secure Podcast


To learn more about Eddie visit https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiethomason/

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