In this episode of The Future of Security Operations podcast, Thomas interviews industry veteran Dmitriy Sokolovskiy.
Dmitriy is a founding member of (ISC)2 Eastern Massachusetts Chapter, and has over 25 years of experience in the security industry, having led teams at Putnam Investments, CyberArk, and, most recently, Avid. He’s a mentor and advisor to several successful startups and sits on the advisory board of companies like Audience 1st.
On this episode of The Future of Security Operations, Dmitriy discusses:
His early career journey from IT support to security.
Getting comfortable “losing sales on purpose” and building a cloud security program from the ground up at CyberArk.
Running product security at Avid, where the customer base included Oscar-winning film editors and Grammy-winning sound engineers.
A particularly memorable mistake - how Dmitriy accidentally rerouted every employee’s emails to his inbox on the first day on the job, and what that experience taught him.
Learning to measure and communicate the security team’s ROI to senior leadership, with guidance from the team at Okta.
Why he believes we need a new word to describe the cybersecurity industry.
Dmitriy’s thoughts on the role security practitioners will play in fifth-generation warfare.
Note: this episode was recorded before the October 2023 attacks in Israel and Gaza.