What skills will data security professionals need in five years? | Cyber Work Podcast

Cybersecurity professionals that deal with securing data will need to be able to show business value and communicate that value effectively to be successful in the coming years, says Mahmoud Abdelkader, CEO and co-founder of Very Good Security, in this clip from the Cyber Work Podcast.

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Mahmoud Abdelkader is the CEO and co-founder of Very Good Security. He was previously CTO and co-founder of Balanced Payments (exited to Stripe). Prior to that, Mahmoud designed automated product matching systems at Milo.com (acquired by eBay) and built high-frequency trading systems for Wachovia Securities, now a part of Wells Fargo. With experience ranging from Wall Street to early-stage startups, Mahmoud is passionate about democratizing data security. He started Very Good Security to make best-in-class security and compliance attainable for businesses of all sizes.

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