Let’s Talk Security In Practice

Hi, I’m Ed – an engineer by trade, CEO by day, and accidental security expert.

For two decades, I’ve been fortunate to have crossed paths with respected industry luminaries and practitioners. On a regular basis, I invite them to discuss practical approaches to securing the software ecosystem based on today’s realities: complex tech stacks, evolving threats, motivated attackers, mounting regulations, and unsettling skill gaps.

Come join us. You may laugh, cry, reflect, or learn – just like your relationship with security. Either way, Ed Talks will be:

Fun, Engaging


Discussion, Debate & Banter



Good, Bad & Ugly



Varied Topics & Panelists



Steal the Attackers Playbookwith Purple Teams

Historical approaches to IT security have been driven by primary colors – red teams attack, blue teams defend. This leaves technical teams color blind as to how hackers exploit the very software they are tasked with building and protecting.

Purple Teaming is collaborative approach organizations use to improve their security posture during the attack exercise to capture the immediate value and foster a real-world defensive approach. This strengthens a team’s understanding of abuse cases so they can employ effective controls from requirements through deployment.

This Ed TALKS is Presented by
Ed Adams, Security Innovation | Trupti Shiralkar,Illumio | Bill Titus, Skillsoft | Bryson Bort, SCYTHE

June 22, 2021 at 1:00 PM, EDT

Back to Basics: Security Principles in Technical Roles
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It’s Not Me, it’s You! Kicking 3rd-Party Software Risk to the Curb
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Ed TALKS-Cloudy at the Breach
Cloudy at the Breach: Your Software, Your Data, Your Loss
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Ed TALKS-Paying it Forward
Paying it Forward – Securing Technology in the Payment Ecosystem
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Ed TALKS-Fast-Tracking Software Assurance
Fast-tracking Software Assurance
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Home: SolariGate – Avoiding Supply Chain Burns
SolariGate – Avoiding Supply Chain Burns
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EdTALKS: March, 2021
Are we there yet? - Measuring Effectiveness of Infosec programs
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Ed TALKS: May, 2021
Privacy in a gossipy
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About Ed Adams

Ed is a software quality and security expert with 25+ years of experience. He is a Ponemon Institute Research Fellow, Privacy by Design Ambassador, Forbes Technology Council Member, and recipient of SC Magazine Reboot Leadership Awards.

Ed sits on the board of The International Consortium of Minority Cyber Professionals (ICMCP) and is a BoSTEM Advisory Committee member. He has moderated panels at RSA Conference, BlackHat, Ponemon RIM, and others – and thoroughly loves it.

Interested in being a panelist?
Contact edtalks@securityinnovation.com.

"The Security Principles Panel had impressive panelists and very relevant topics."
David York, Vice President & CISO, Allegion
"Security Innovation has been one of my favorite, trustworthy go-to resources during my Cyber career."
Sivaram Rajagopalan, Global Product Security, Smith & Nephew