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A Conversation with Gary Gooden

A Conversation with Gary Gooden

CISO Interviews, Featured, Gary Gooden

Gary Gooden, Chief Technology and Security Officer at Seattle Children’s, has over 20 years of experience in technology infrastructure and application development. Gary was previously the CISO at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Senior IT Manager at Amgen. He spent over thirteen years at Walt Disney Studios as the Divisional CIO and as Vice President Studio, IT. In 2020, Gary earned a Zero Trust Strategist certification from Forrester.

In this interview, Gary explains why combatting the next generation of cyber terrorism is like trying to push a boulder up a hill, how 5G can prevent attacks from bad actors, and shares the technology innovations being implemented at Seattle Children’s. Gary also shares his thoughts on zero trust, cyber insurance, ransomware, and the one thing that can signal “game over” for a CISO.

We hope you enjoy this insightful conversation with Gary.

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