Josh Harrington is a CISSP, CCSP certified Director of IT and Security at Wattpad. He has a degree in Information Technology with a specialization in Networking and IT Security and a minor in operations management. With nearly a decade of cyber and IT-related experience, Josh has utilized his knowledge of industry threats and emerging technologies to guide businesses in advisory roles from implementation to leadership development both internationally and in the Greater Toronto Area.


00:00 Introduction

01:22 Josh’s story

03:10 The challenge of a Cybersecurity career

04:00 How has your previous experience helped prepare you for your position today?

05:55 Hands-on Experience: required or not?

07:42 Wattpad

08:22 Security Challenges for open-source platforms

11:50 Top 3 areas of Security

15:10 Must have Security tools

16:20 The Future of Cyber: Where is it going?

21:13 3rd party risk

23:40 Key points for employees regarding security

27:32 Message for young cyber professionals

33:37 What has helped you grow in IT?

36:50 A must for a resume

42:27 Connecting with Josh


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