About the Episode:
We are joined this week by Katie Hanahan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/katiehanahan/), VP of Cybersecurity Strategy at ITSavvy (https://www.itsavvy.com).
In a nutshell, this episode covers Katie’s journey from selling and supporting military technology efforts to being a virtual CISO and beyond. The bridge from selling security to leading security is one that often has challenges, and Katie shares the things she has experienced and learned while crossing that bridge.
Thanks to Katie for joining us this week and for sharing the best advice that she has ever gotten from a mentor, too!
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About the Guest:
Katie Hanahan has been deeply involved in the cybersecurity space for over 18 years. Katie began her career working with Department of Defense clients designing and implementing secure communications and authentication solutions. Throughout her career Katie has held executive positions in startups and enterprises where she created influence and awareness across the industry relating to emerging technology and practices.
Katie is currently the Vice President of Cybersecurity Strategy at ITsavvy where she provides direction to clients regarding cybersecurity strategies and leads their vCISO program. She is also a champion for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Cybersecurity space, leading industry discussions on the topic.