Privacy Sigma Riders

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Privacy Sigma Riders is essential listening for anyone interested in cybersecurity, data protection and privacy. Hosted by Cisco Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy and team, guest experts and innovators explore increasing the value of data with novel approaches to data privacy.

Episode Date
Analyze This: Why Data Matters to Operational Success, Business Acceleration, and More
Irving Tan, Cisco SVP of Operations, sits down with Cisco Chief Privacy Officer Michelle Dennedy to discuss the increased focus on data analytics that is creating a new culture across the organization.
Aug 13, 2018
Building Trust in a Digital World
You’ve been so caught up with the GDPR and compliance that you may be overlooking the impact data privacy has on customer trust. What are some of the guiding principles that can help you not just gain or regain your customers’ trust but keep it for a true competitive advantage? And how is the next generation of engineers thinking about digital trust in designing tomorrow’s technology solutions? It’s the companies that can manage data faster and more efficiently across all their systems that will earn this trust—and win the race. Join Cisco chief privacy office Michelle Dennedy as she sits down with Jeffrey Ritter, visiting lecturer at Oxford University, who teaches data governance as part of the software and system engineering graduate program. He is also author of the book, Achieving Digital Trust: The New Rules for Business at the Speed of Light. Jeffrey has some valuable insight that you’ll want to apply to your digital strategy right away. Listen to Building Trust in a Digital World.
Jul 31, 2018
Send in the Machines
The GDPR deadline has come and gone. But if you've only been thinking about data privacy as a compliance issue, you’re missing a tremendous opportunity. With the advent of technologies like machine learning, companies can now harness their data to create real customer value. Hear how some companies are doing this today, while radically changing their approach to data management. Join Cisco chief privacy office Michelle Dennedy as she sits down with Carl Gerber, managing partner at Global Data Analytics Leaders. Hear how Fortune 500 companies everywhere are leveraging technology—as well as a shift in leadership—to drive greater business outcomes from data.
Jul 16, 2018
Leaning in to Data Privacy and GDPR
Plenty of press has been given to the challenges of GDPR. But what about the flip side? There’s tremendous opportunity for companies that embrace data privacy and GDPR rules and regulations. Join Cisco’s chief privacy officer, Michelle Dennedy, when she sits down with Credible Context founder and privacy visionary John Berard to talk about the potential GDPR has to create customer loyalty, build trusting relationships, and meet customers’ evolving expectations. He’ll also tell you what the sixties band Thunderclap Newman has to do with data privacy. It’s insightful. --------- John Berard, founder of Credible Context and a privacy visionary in his own right, has insights for companies that embrace data privacy and GDPR. Hear what he says about the potential GDPR has to create customer loyalty, build trusting relationships, and meet customers’ evolving expectations.
Jul 02, 2018
Secure Connectivity to the Rescue
An elite Cisco team of experts deploys critical communications to disaster areas and touches thousands of people in need.
Jun 18, 2018
Data with Dad
In celebration of Father’s Day during the month of June, Michelle Dennedy interviews the man she likes to think of as the “Father of Privacy Engineering,” her dad, Thomas Finneran, Sr.
Jun 04, 2018
Does Bias Stack the Deck When It Comes to Data?
If data makes for good decisions, then a lot of data must make for even better decisions, right? Don't bet on it. Decision strategist, author, and World Series of Poker Champion Annie Duke joins Michelle Dennedy to discuss that when it comes to analyzing data, people often like to stack the deck in their favor. And often at the expense of what’s best for the organization. This marks the 20th episode of the Privacy Sigma Riders Podcast, and you won’t want to miss this insightful discussion that focuses on the human element that goes into data analysis. While we always want to point to data that supports our goals and desired outcomes, it can be equally beneficial to highlight what’s wrong and what needs improving.
May 07, 2018
Don’t Stop Talking PII, Start Putting Privacy Engineering into Action
Data privacy initiatives can easily get bogged down from the start. Just ask any lawyer, compliance manager or engineer that’s been locked in a room together trying to determine what data does or doesn’t constitute personally identifiable information (PII). In Episode 19 of Privacy Sigma Riders, privacy engineering experts Ian Oliver, Jonathan Fox, and Michelle Dennedy promote a radical idea: Don’t talk in terms of PII. Instead, assess risk by asking a series of in-depth questions for each data set you collect to ascertain risk.
Apr 24, 2018
The Hierarchy of Digital Business
It starts with security and automation if you want to achieve your highest possible digital business potential, says Cisco’s Ruba Borno.
Apr 09, 2018
Trust, Fear, and Fast Digitization
General manager of Cisco Germany, Oliver Tuszik, and Anthony Grieco from the Trust Strategy Office share how they view trust and transparency as fundamental drivers for accelerating digitization.
Apr 02, 2018
Measuring What Matters
If data truly is a business asset, then we need to put more value in measuring and protecting it. But how do you measure something as intangible as data privacy? Michelle Dennedy sits down with Cisco’s Director of Data Privacy Robert Waitman and special guest Doug Hubbard, author and leading authority on decision sciences, to debunk the theory that you can't measure intangibles.
Mar 19, 2018
Building Networks of Trust
From Barcelona, Spain, insights on Cisco and the human network connection from SVP Edwin Paalvast, who leads Cisco in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia.
Mar 05, 2018
We’re Off to See the Wizard of Big Data
A teenage entrepreneur growsupmining the data warehouse in his headto build products that solve high-tech problems.
Feb 19, 2018
Jules and Michelle’s Big, Fat Data Journey
A Day in the Life of Two Data Wonks and Their Good Friend Mr. Fox.
Feb 05, 2018
Trust in Paradise
Embedding security, data protection, and privacy into products to meet today's cybersecurity challenges.
Jan 24, 2018
Good Privacy Is Good for Business
Benchmark study shows mature, effective privacy practices can yield greater competitive advantage and lower risk.
Jan 22, 2018
Identity, Trust and Control on the Humanized Internet
Host Michelle Dennedy discusses protecting the most vulnerable populations in our digitized world with Monique Morrow, co-founder of the Humanized Internet
Dec 12, 2017
Security: The Great Enabler. Who Knew?
Host Michelle Dennedy discusses leadership and adaptable security as a business enabler with Steve Martino, Cisco’s chief information security officer.
Nov 28, 2017
Old Philosophers, a Privacy Renaissance, and some Shiny New Bling
Michelle Dennedy discusses privacy by design for business and technology with Dr. Ann Cavoukian, a pioneering expert in PbD.
Nov 20, 2017
Eradicating the Ick Factor
Michelle Dennedy discusses usability for privacy design with data science Professor Nathan Good, of Good Research and the University of California at Berkeley, and attorney Sean Butler of Emergent Law.
Nov 07, 2017
Data Mashups and Missteps
What Norwegian Death Metal, Food Pictures, and My Morning Commute Can and Cannot Tell You About Me. Michelle Dennedy discusses big data and privacy issues with Hal Stern, vice president of IT engineering at pharmaceutical giant Merck.
Oct 18, 2017
Without My Consent
The fight against online harassment: a conversation with attorney Erica Johnstone, co-founder of the victim rights advocacy group Without My Consent.
Oct 09, 2017
GDPR... Better Than a Poke in the Eye with a Sharp Stick
Harvey Jang and Lorena Marciano join Michelle to discuss implications of the EU Global Data Protection Regulation, affectionately known as GDPR.
Sep 12, 2017
Who Needs Privacy Engineering?
How you engineer data privacy into your products and your organization’s culture with privacy engineers Jonathan Fox and Lisa Bobbitt.
Sep 12, 2017
Dollars, Euros or Data... Is Information the New Currency?
Converting values into valuable data assets for ethical growth and competitive advantage with data valuation expert Robert Waitman of Cisco.
Sep 12, 2017
On the Road to Trust and Data Privacy
Cisco CPO Michelle Dennedy kicks off Privacy Sigma Riders with a conversation with John N. Stewart, SVP and Cisco Chief Security and Trust Officer
Sep 12, 2017