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Hazel Burton

Global Cybersecurity Product Marketing Manager, Thought Leadership

Cisco Secure

I work within Cisco Secure's thought leadership security team, and I'm a passionate advocate of hearing and telling people’s stories – from how they came into the cybersecurity industry, to how they’re making waves within it.

I host and produce the Cisco Security Stories podcast, and write and contributes to Cisco’s cybersecurity report series, including “Threats of the Year”. I also presents many live chats through Cisco’s live TV platforms, and help to produce Cisco’s series of crowdsourced ebooks, addressing topics such as how to adjust in extraordinary times, the power of diversity, and a celebration of women in cybersecurity.

I'm a firm believer that one of the best ways to learn, and to be inspired, is to hear from others who have been there, done that, and bought the T-shirt. I hope that through my work that I can help to break any myths about who a security person is, looks like, or where they’ve come from, and that audiences will be able to identify with and be inspired by many of the people I speak with who share their stories.

Outside of work I've been training in improvisational comedy for seven years, and often perform live on stage. A keen film fan, I also host a twice monthly movie podcast with some of my fellow improvisers.

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May 13, 2020

SECURITY

“The security industry doesn’t have to be this way”. Talking people powered security with Masha Sedova

This Security Stories podcast episode features security entrepreneur Masha Sedova. We discuss how to create security awareness training that has lasting impact, the challenges Masha faced when she set her business up, and why diversity matters in her workforce

April 29, 2020

SECURITY

Security Stories 4: Building the best cybersecurity team, with Mark Weatherford

Experienced CISO Mark Weatherford, former deputy under-secretary for cybersecurity at the U.S Department of Homeland Security, takes to the interview chair for Episode 4 of the Security Stories podcast.

April 15, 2020

SECURITY

Security Stories Episode 3: Protecting Democracy, and Learning How to Spot Online Manipulation Tactics with Theresa Payt …

Episode 3 of our Security Stories podcast is now live, and you won't want to miss our interview with the amazing Theresa Payton. From life inside The White House, to online privacy, to how to recruit for cybersecurity roles, it really is a fascinating listen! Learn more about this weeks episode in our latest blog:

April 7, 2020

SECURITY

Security Stories Episode 2: Democratizing Security with Wendy Nather

The second episode of Security Stories, a cybersecurity podcast from the Cisco Security team, is out now. Featuring in depth interviews with CISOs and security leaders - like Wendy Nather!

March 16, 2020

SECURITY

Launching today: Security Stories podcast

A cybersecurity podcast from the Cisco Security team. Featuring in depth interviews with CISOs and security leaders

December 12, 2019

SECURITY

A Look Back at the Major Cyber Threats of 2019

Use the latest Cisco cybersecurity report to understand the current cyber threat landscape, and test how your organization would perform against these attacks.