BeyondTrust’s Morey Haber: The challenges for security operations teams due to identity-based risks in a remote working world

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Written by Thomas KinsellaCo-founder & CCO, Tines

In this episode of the Future of Security Operations podcast, Thomas chats with Morey Haber, Chief Security Officer at BeyondTrust. BeyondTrust is a worldwide leader in Privileged Access Management (PAM), focused on addressing the most urgent cybersecurity challenges, including zero trust, ransomware, cloud security, and more.

Morey has more than 25 years of IT industry experience, has authored four books, is a founding member of the industry group Transparency in Cyber, and in 2020 was elected to the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) Executive Advisory Board. Morey currently oversees BeyondTrust security and governance for corporate and cloud-based solutions and regularly consults for global periodicals and media.

Topics include: 

  • Morey’s journey in cybersecurity, starting almost 20 years ago in a software action team.

  • The cultural and perception shift that vulnerability management and security operations have undergone over the past 20 years.

  • The challenges modern security operations face due to identity-based risks increasing in a remote working world. 

  • The exploitable flaws seen in two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) identification. 

  • How BeyondTrust specializes in privileged access and least privilege to ensure the integrity of all transactions. 

  • The differences with implementing security disciplines in the cloud. 

  • How Morey stays on top of the latest issues and threats in the cybersecurity world. 

  • The importance of self-discipline when it comes to mental health and overcoming the risk of burnout, and how managers can best support this. 

  • Some of the most memorable security incidents Morey has come across. 

  • Morey’s stance on what security teams should be wary of when it comes to ChatGPT. 

  • What cybersecurity might look like in five years’ time with advances in AI taken into consideration. 



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