Privacy Please

A data privacy and security podcast with Cameron Ivey & Gabe Gumbs

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, E94 - Dr. Gary M. Shiffman & Juan C. Zarate
    on December 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we are joined by two very good friends and business partners helping fight against financial crime, Dr. Gary M. Shiffman – Economist and CEO of Giant Oak and Consilient and Juan C. Zarate – co-founder of Consilient. -We hope you enjoy this fun and interesting conversation!  Backstory: Dr. Gary M. Shiffman is an economist and CEO of two machine learning companies, Giant Oak and Consilient. Together, he and Juan C. Zarate co-founded Consilient. They both have really impressive backgrounds as Gary was a former Chief of Staff at U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Juan was also a former national security advisor for combating terrorism. The two have now joined forces to combat financial crime with data privacy-preserving technology.  Topics: The importance of data privacy within financial institutions and how banks can work together to combat financial crime. Shout out to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Please go donate if you get this chance -

  • S2, E93 - Holiday Blog cast
    on November 24, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have a holiday blogcast for you about the FBI and CISA warning that critical infrastructure could be attacked over the holidays.Article credit: Silicon Angle by: Duncan RileyAlso mentioned: James McQuiggan and Chris ClementsHappy Thanksgiving everyone! 

  • S2, E92 - Lydia Knab, Global Data Privacy Officer
    on November 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, the gang has the honor of interviewing, Lydia Knab, Global Data Privacy Officer!  We discuss a wide array of topics around Privacy and learn from her very interesting story that found her way into the big world of Pharma. Mini CV on Lydia:Swiss, Hungarian, and German national – moved to the US less than a year ago (yes, I speak German, Hungarian and French)Went to law school, specialized in(bio-) ethics and pharmaceutical law and data privacy governance (risk, data governance, legal, compliance, and operations)Spent a few years as an operations officer in a Swiss bank, became the first woman named chief privacy officer in a Swiss bank, and helped build their privacy programStarted my new role as a global privacy officer in a big pharma company a few months ago – love the return to pharma after my banking experienceDISCLAIMER: Lydia is not speaking on the company’s behalf and that her views are her own

  • S2, E91 - AWS Ransomware Attacks: Not the Question of if, but when?
    on November 10, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please Cam dive's into a quick article from the team at Helpnetsecurity on AWS ransomware attacks and the inevitability of an attack. Article:

  • S2, E90 - Tom Kelly, CEO at IDX
    on November 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, the gang is back! They welcome another great guest and conversation with the CEO at IDX, Mr. Tom Kelly! Main Topics:Digital dependency Growing privacy concerns around smart devices (i.e. Alexa, etc.)Tom's Story2022 Privacy and Security predictionsData of the people and much more!Bio: Tom Kelly is president and CEO of IDX, a Portland, Oregon-based provider of data breach and consumer privacy services such as IDX Privacy. He is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and an expert in cybersecurity technologies. 

  • S2, E89 - PCI Compliance Makes Dollars and Sense
    on October 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we talk about the Cost of non-compliance and why accurate audits matter. 

  • S2, E88 - Breaking News! - Damages Escalate Rapidly in Multiparty Data Breaches
    on October 20, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please - Breaking news, we dive into an analysis of the top-50 multiparty attacks over the past decade finds that nation-state-linked hackers focused on disruption and using stolen credentials cause the most damage.Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer -

  • S2, E87 - Better Data Visibility, Results in Better Accuracy
    on October 13, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we bring back another blogcast for you! It may seem obvious but better data visibility results in better accuracy. Tune in to learn more! 

  • S2, E86 - Breaking News! Law Enforcement Agencies Seize $375K in Ukraine Ransomware Bust
    on October 6, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This Week on Privacy Please: Breaking News, we cover a story on a coordinated effort by law enforcement agencies that are viewed as a good sign, but security analysts fear this is just the tip of the iceberg.Article: - Contributing Writer: Steve Zurier***Give us your feedback, send in email questions, and please leave a review on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast to help us reach more people like you! 

  • S2, E85 - Rob Oden, Senior Manager, Data Protection and Investigations Team at L3 Harris Technologies
    on September 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have the great honor of speaking with the hard-working, intelligently thoughtful and talkative, Mr. Rob Oden! Please enjoy this very entertaining and insightful conversation about:- Rob's story, - Wrong interview for another Rob and still got the offer - Architectural challenges- We do NOT have a Technology problem- What is your intended purpose?- Threat modelsand much more! Rob is a highly credentialed and experienced Cybersecurity Architect with more than sixteen years of experience evaluating, defining, advocating, and driving the adoption of policies, programs, strategies, and technologies that advance cybersecurity, strengthen computing ecosystems, increase threat awareness, and minimize vulnerabilities.

  • S2, E84 - Jonathan Sander – Security Field CTO, at Snowflake, The Philosopher Turned Technologist
    on September 22, 2021 at 12:00 pm

    This week on Privacy Please, we have a fantastic chat with our good friend, a man who needs no introduction, the philosopher turned technologist, Mr. Jonathan Sander! 

  • 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 -