Privacy Please A genuine and informative podcast about data privacy and security. Your reliable place for best practices, interviews, belly laughs, and real stories.

  • S2, E83 - Tim Erlin, VP, Strategy at Tripwire
    on September 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we have a great conversation with the VP, Strategy at Tripwire, Mr. Tim Erlin. Highlights-Tim's background and Journey in the Security world-Where Tripwires origins come from-What Direction Tripwire is heading as a company-Exciting core products with cloud adoption and industrial cybersecurity -Cloud challenges with new technology-Going back to the basics in security is always key-Data Privacy being driven by regulation-Tips around improving personal and business data security and much more! 

  • S2, E82 - Florida Data Privacy Legislation: The Similarities and Differences to CCPA/CPRA
    on September 8, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please I speak on the following topics: -Similarities of Florida’s data protection bill to CCPA/CPRA-Differences of Florida’s data protection bill to CCPA/CPRASubcommittee hearing video link:'s own Scott Giordano's episode on U.S. Data Privacy Trailblazer webcast:

  • S2, E81 - Back to School, back to Privacy with The Data Diva
    on September 1, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we are joined by The Data Diva, Debbie Reynolds!Topics:-Back to school Privacy tips and dialog-Current trends-New Privacy Laws-Apple updates-Plenty of laughs and much moreThe Data Diva Talks Privacy Link:

  • S2, E80 - How valuable is your data?
    on August 25, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we discuss the value of your organization's data. -Separating the Sensitive data from the Clutter-Do You Know Where Your Data Lives?Join me on today's episode for your weekly knowledge blogcast and enjoy! Author and Article -

  • S2, E79 - Preparing for Data Breaches - The Devil is in the Gaps
    on August 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we bring back another Blogcast for you. This episode will briefly cover information about preparing for data breaches. -Business benefits from Data Protection-Types of data that need to be protected-Data breaches by industry-How to protect your private dataEnjoy! 

  • S2, E78 - Veronica Toscano, Chief of staff and Privacy Specialist at Cisco
    on August 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, Gabe and I have the wonderful privilege of speaking with Veronica Toscano, a motivational speaker, first-generation-college advisor, volunteer, Cheif of Staff, and Privacy Specialist at Cisco. Please do NOT miss this inspiring and fun conversation with Veronica! You can listen on Spotify, iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts.

  • S2, E77 - Paul Asadoorian, CIO at CyberRisk Alliance
    by Cameron Ivey on August 4, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, Gabe, and I have on the OG in Security Podcasting and the Chief Innovation Officer at CyberRisk Alliance, Mr. Paul Asadoorian! Show highlights:We talk about a lot in this episode with a very wide range of topics ranging from security and podcasting to Wu-Tang for the kids. We cover Paul's story, where and when Security Weekly originally started, his progressions, challenges, company growth, mergers, data security and privacy shop talk, deep dark secrets, and much more! Link:

  • S2, E76 - Cat Casey, Chief Growth Officer at Reveal Brainspace
    on July 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we are graced with the presence of the one and only Cat Casey, The Technocat! Topics we discuss: Her story, eDiscovery, Weaponized DSARS, AI powered legal technology, consistency in privacy laws for the better, did the CCPA get anything wrong? who her favorite super hero is and much more!  Show notes and links:Article- - www.thetechnocat.comEmail-

  • S2, E75 - The Practitioners Round Table
    on July 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have a special round table episode with two amazing people, Joe Ausgistine and Unkown Cyber Security Analyst - Former armed forces, and digital defenders discuss their day-to-day challenges in helping companies defend and recover from cyber-attacks.  Main Topics: Incident response, data exfiltration, ransomware, and ethics

  • S2, E74 - The Biggest GDPR Penalties for Noncompliance
    on July 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • S2, E73 - Kelly Finnerty, Director of Brand and Content at Startpage
    on June 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, Gabe and I clearly have too much fun talking privacy and company history with Kelly Finnerty, Director of Brand and content at Startpage - the world's first, and most private search engine. Please do not miss this one you will absolutely learn something and enjoy a few laughs along the way... maybe more than most for this one. Side note: All three of us had separate technical difficulties during the recording so we apologize for any minor hiccups. Please enjoy!Kelly's info:

  • S2, E72 - Nishant Bhajaria, Part 2 - Privacy Engineering
    on June 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have Nishant back on for a continued discussion around his book, Privacy Engineering and the latest chapters and content added.Our first conversation with Nishant is back on E53 - He leads teams that protect data and trust, teaches courses in security, privacy, career management. Nishant comes from a robust engineering background working for big companies like Nike, Google, head of privacy engineering at Netflix, and now Uber.This conversation was delightful as always with Nishant, he continues to show amazing enthusiasm and leadership for the Privacy and Engineering world, so please do not miss this one! 

  • S2, E71 - Mathew Newfield, CSIO at Unisys - Ransomware Part 2
    on June 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please Podcast, we continue our conversations from last week on Ransomware and take you a bit further in-depth on how to handle it with our good friend, and  CSIO at Unisys, Mathew Newfield! We talk about going back to the basics, testing thoroughly, real training for muscle memory, the privacy and security implications with Ransomware, and much more! Do not miss this episode because there is a ton of FUD out there on the subject so please enjoy! Profile link:

  • S2, E70 - Ransomware, The Security & Privacy Implications Part 1
    on June 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we open a two-part series on Ransomware. This week the U.S. announced that it will give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism.  There is a seismic shift currently underway towards bigger ransoms for sensitive company data. is an established megatrend ( that has not seen a decline while continuing to reach new heights and so we are going to dedicate time to helping our privacy pros get up to speed on the implications this trend has in our first episode. In episode number two of this series, we invite Matthew Newfield, Chief Security Infrastructure Officer @ Unisys to help our listeners push past the FUD and share actionable intelligence on building resiliency into your data protection programs! Bonus: This week’s episode will be followed by a lunch conversation on Friday at Noon est. Join us then to discuss this topic and others.

  • S2, E69 - Aaron Weller - Co-founder and President at Sentinel
    by Cameron Ivey on June 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, Gabe and Cam chat with Aaron Weller, the co-founder, and President at Sentinel. Aaron's path has been nothing short of circuitous, to say the least. This is his current and third start-up company, backed by impressive security and privacy resume with decades of experience. He certainly isn't shy to change demographics either, moving and living in Eastern Europe, London, Australia, and now Seattle. We discuss his beginnings, Sentienals purpose, automation, Privacy, what is Ethos technology, trends in challenges for customers, legal landscape, facial recognition, fix your privacy, child privacy, and much more!Please enjoy wherever you get your podcasts~ Show link:'s profile: profile:

  • S2, E68 - Blogcast - Automating Data Discovery and Data Classification for Enhanced Privacy
    on May 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • S2, E67 - Vikas Bhatia - Founder & CEO - JustProtect | Cybersecurity Advisor | Speaker
    on May 19, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have our wonderful friend join the podcast to talk about all the things around protecting sensitive data. He is the founder and CEO at JustProtect, Mr. Vikas Bhatia!"Why privacy professionals should not have to be psychometricians"Topics:3rd party risks. specifically on risk assessing and why that is vital for working with vendors.Have we updated our risk assessment questionnaires to include work from anywhere?What happens when you ask the wrong questions? You get the wrong answers!Show link:, in partnership with GRC experts Michael Rasmussen and Glenn Peters, is hosting webinars to dive deeper into third-party GRC breaches, risk impacts, and strategies on how to prevent critical breaches from reaching you and your organization. You can register and learn more at #cybersecurity #datasecurity #ciso #ciso #privacy #informationsecurity #infosec #infosec #security #cloudsecurity #cloudsecurity #cyber #securityawareness #securityawareness #podcast #dataprotectionProfile:

  • S2, E66 - Gina Taranto - Director of Applied Science / Accelerated Learning Solutions at ProSearch Strategies, Inc
    by Cameron Ivey on May 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have the pleasure of speaking with Gina Taranto! "I am more than my data points"  Topics:Facing New Privacy Regulations Head-On. Consider protecting private data as analogous to protecting privilege during review to get organized and be prepared for future response.Contact info:gtaranto@prosearch.comShow Notes:

  • S2, E65 - Jim Manico, Founder, Secure Coding Instructor at Manicode Security
    on May 5, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we have the great pleasure of chatting with a very close friend of the show, the ever so entertaining, intelligent, irrationally exuberant, Mr, Jim Manico. We talk about Secure coding, what is Manicode Security, building modern secure applications, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, privacy, teaching secure coding with passion and excitement, and much more! You do not want to miss this entertaining and very informative episode!  Jim Manico -

  • S2, E64 - Larry Whiteside Jr. CTO & Chief Security Officer at CyberClan
    on April 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we have a close friend of the podcast on to chat. He is roughly a 29 year veteran in Security, Mr. Larry Whiteside Jr! We talk about many things from his beginnings, how he has changed his response towards salespeople with zero research to educate with optimism and hope, ICMCP & the Ron G. Foundation to help build diversity in leadership, CybeClan, Personal Privacy, salute to great moms, Cybersecurity education, and much more!Topics:ICMCP & the Ron G. FoundationWork at CyberClanContact info:Larry.Whiteside@icmcp.orgShow Notes:

  • S2, E63 - Jeff Jockisch, Data Privacy Researcher at Privacy Plan
    on April 21, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we are honored with having the father and creator of Privacy Plan, ladies and gentlemen the guru in Data Privacy research, Mr. Jeff Jockisch. We talk about IoT devices, Data Brokers, Privacy on the Blockchain, legislation, Privacy laws, Privacy plan, Privacy research, police data accessibility project, and much more! Come learn and laugh with us, thank you for tuning in! Links from the show notes: Privacy Podcasts Database: Data Broker Research: Police Data Accessibility Project:

  • S2, E62 - Gilbert Hill - Data Agency in the age of Data Privacy Part 1
    on April 14, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we are graced by the one and only Gilbert Hill, Technologist, Entrepreneur, Head of Strategy at Tapmydata & the latest Advisor at The Rise of Privacy Tech!     We talk about so many fantastic topics around the revolution of cookies, blockchain, new regulations like the digital markets act in Europe, behavioral advertising, ad fraud, Privacy, third party services, Risk, Clubhouse, and so much more! Favorites quotes from the show:"Companies that focus solely on monetizing data will find themselves on the tail end of innovation" "Privacy has almost become superseded by control" "Ad fraud is the second biggest source of income for organized crime after drugs" 

  • S2, E61 - Luca Cosentino, Product Lead at Oasis Labs
    on April 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we are joined by the very intelligent, product lead at Oasis Labs,  Mr. Luca Cosentino. We learn about Luca's beginnings, the various stops along the way before ending up at Oasis Labs, and what has shaped him here today. Some of the main topics we discuss are privacy product development, using crypto to take back our privacy, fix your personal privacy, how to give the data back to users, regulations, using the data without owning the data, and much more! 

  • S2, E60 - Ryan Smyth, Managing Director at FTI Consulting
    on March 31, 2021 at 2:00 am

    This week on Privacy Please Podcast, Gabe and Cam talk with a very good partner, friend, and managing director at FTI Consulting, Mr. Ryan Smyth! We dive into his past and how he started out, what privacy means personally, #NIST, #GAPP, Challenges for companies implementing a privacy plan, the new Virginia Privacy Act #VCDPA, why he's rocking his son's gaming headset, Ryan's side gig as a part-time Wing Walker, and much more! Is our guest Ryan Smyth the famous, mullet-wearing hockey player from Canada or just his twin running into mischief at hotels whilst traveling? Find out this week on Privacy Please 🙂  NIST GAPP (looks like a subscription is required) FIPPS (I could not find one central FIPPS place but the IAPP has a easy to follow breakdown) 

  • S2, E59 - Punit Bhatia, Author, & Data Privacy Manager at Fit4Privacy
    on March 24, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we have another fellow podcaster, author, data privacy manager, and a man of many talents, Mr. Punit Bhatia! We talk about his story, why he started Fit4Privacy, the podcast, his many helpful books on GDPR, Privacy, and much more!Please enjoy this light-hearted conversation, there's a chance you may spit out your drink from chuckling a few times and you will certainly learn something new.  Links to booksBe Ready for GDPR An Effective DPO & Privacy Link for

  • S2, E58 - Lodrina Cherne, Principle Security Advocate at Cybereason
    on March 17, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we are joined by the one and only Lodrina Cherne, a forensics and computer security guru!This episode really hit home for us. Please enjoy this awesome conversation involving random banter, humor, deep conversations around what privacy means, how Lodrina started out, policies, Cybereason, Apple's warrant canary, WWE, PGP encryption, weightlifting, the pandemic, and much more!   LinkedIn Bio: notes and links:  Security at Cybereason program at the Aspen Tech Policy Hub Windows Forensics at SANS Banter....Printing out PGP source code to get around munitions export restrictions's Warrant Canary NXT champ!

  • S2, E57 - James McQuiggan - Part II, Conversations
    by Cameron Ivey on March 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    On this week's episode of Privacy Please we have our great friend and recurring guest, Mr. James McQuiggan! Quick background: Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, College Professor, (ISC)2 Chapter President - all to make sure everyone is cyber Safe & Secure online.Please enjoy Part II  of our authentic conversations around Cybersecurity, online privacy, with some sprinkled humor, and much more!

  • S2, E56 - Michael Santarcangelo - Part II, Conversations
    on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please we have our recurring guest and friend, Mr. Michael Santarcangelo, founder of Security Catalyst. We dive right into a new segment called "Conversations".Enjoy,Cameron 

  • S2, E55 - Blogcast - The Risk Associated With Unstructured Data In The Cloud
    by Cameron Ivey on February 24, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The Spirion Security & Privacy Research team decided to take a close look at the risk security and privacy factors that come with using cloud object storage. This week on PrivacyPlease we have a special Blogcast that shares some of these findings. To conduct this research the team went out and directly surveyed a couple hundred organizations across multiple industries as well as a performed a quantitative study of real-world data observed in unprotected Amazon Web Services S3 buckets. The results are interesting to say the least. Tune in find out more. #dataprivacy #datasecurity #infosec #research  #cloudsecurity

  • S2, E54 - Scott Giordano, Part II - V.P. & Senior Counsel, Privacy and Compliance
    on February 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week on privacy please welcome back on our friend and recurring guest, our resident privacy policy wonk himself, Mr. Scott Giordano! We talk about the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), recap on 2020 Privacy laws going through some trials and tribulations, any immediate effects to the provision, how businesses can get ahead of the curve to prepare, CCPA vs CPRA, data privacy's greatest challenge with the new normal and much more! Cheers everyone, and thanks again for sticking with us! 🙂 -Cameron