Buzzkill E15 – Intersection of Privacy & Security with Dana Simberkoff – IT Security Series

This is the fourth episode in the IT Security Series. Check out the rest of the series:

This episode, we had a great conversation with Dana Simberkoff, Chief Risk, Privacy, and Info Security officer at AvePoint Inc. Dana has many years of experience in risk reduction and security, and had some great insights to add to our series dealing with privacy and security.

Dana addressed the environment of rapidly changing regulations and how the government is responding to the change and rapid adoption of new technologies. She also talked about how that change has intensified due to COVID and how the landscape of privacy and security has changed since the COVID outbreak began. She emphasized how difficult it has been to complete a comprehensive risk analysis and implement governance policies for new software.

She also walked through the implications of privacy in regards to the increased reliance of cloud technology and new processes in our professional and personal lives that have come about to COVID. Jay also walked though some examples of how personal privacy can impact organizational security.

We also explored some of the considerations and steps organizations need to take to address these new concerns.

Thanks again to Dana for a great episode, and we hope that you enjoy watching as much as we did making this episode!

Buzzkill E15 – Intersection of Privacy & Security with Dana Simberkoff – IT Security Series

About Dana Simberkoff

Dana Louise Simberkoff is the Chief Risk, Privacy, and Information Security Officer, AvePoint, Inc. She is responsible for executive-level consulting, research, and analytical support on current and upcoming industry trends, technology, standards, best practices, concepts, and solutions for risk management and compliance. 

Dana is responsible for maintaining relationships with executive management and compliance officers, both internal and external to the corporation, providing guidance on product direction, technology enhancements, customer challenges, and market opportunities. Dana holds a bachelor of arts from Dartmouth College and a juris doctorate from Suffolk University Law School.

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