Podcast 13 : Erik Wille – An Offensively Informed Defense


About the Episode:

Offensive or Defensive?
Getting out of the hero mindset in security
Burnout prevention and rehab after burnout
DO you have to be technical to be a security leader or Ciso?
Combatting impostor syndrome
Getting started in the security field
And we ask Erik the best advice he ever got (or gave) to a mentor (or protege).

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Episode Links:

Walsh – Graduate & Undergraduate Business Degrees – Walsh
The Great Security Debate Episode 18: The ABCs of CISOs
What Got You Here Won’t Get You There: How Successful People Become Even More Successful: Goldsmith, Marshall, Reiter, Mark, Goldsmith, Marshall: 9780739342237: Amazon.com: Books

About our Guest:

Erik Wille is the Chief Information Security Officer for American Axle & Manufacturing.  In this role he is responsible for the Global Information Security program, Networking Operations and End User Computing.  He is passionate about transforming security into a game-changing business differentiator driving risk-centric results in a complex environment while empowering employees to make sound risk decisions in and out of the office.
Prior to joining AAM, Erik was the Head of Information Security for Penske Automotive Group where he had the opportunity to build a global information security program from the ground up. 
Erik is the VP and Treasurer for the Detroit CSA chapter, Co-Host on the Great Security Debate Podcast, holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Information Assurance from Walsh College and is certified as a CISSP, GPEN, GWAPT and CCSK.

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