In this episode of the Future of Security Operations podcast, Thomas interviews Arthur Barnes, Senior Director of Security Operations at Oracle – the world’s largest database management company.
Arthur is an experienced cybersecurity leader with 20 years of experience, having previously worked at Pearson, Dell, and M&S. He contributed to the ENISA Cloud Procurement Guidelines, which is a practical guide aimed at the procurement and governance of cloud services, and is currently completing an MBA in Business Administration and Management.
Arthur’s journey from working within government, consulting, and the private sector and how he found his way into the security space.
How security has evolved over the last 10 years, including the main challenges faced by cybersecurity leaders and their teams.
Solving the challenge of hiring the right people and how to identify the best candidates during the interview process.
What Arthur has learned about what it takes to be a leader and how to identify good candidates for promotion to leadership positions.
Approaching and dealing with mental health concerns for people working in cybersecurity.
Reducing time spent on repetitive tasks and helping teams outside of the security organization to automate tasks.
Cases of forensic investigations that became story-worthy.
Arthur’s number one piece of advice for those leading security teams today.
What security teams might look like in five years’ time.