Charles Eagan: Who Do You Trust? How About ZERO Trust?

“Trust no-one...” Heard that one before? BlackBerry CTO Charles Eagan explains why that attitude not only makes sense, it's just good business.



About Charles Eagan

Charles Eagan is the Chief Technology Officer for BlackBerry. In this role, Charles oversees the integration of all company products and is responsible for the advancement of new technologies and partnerships, with an emphasis on defining BlackBerry’s Enterprise of Things platform, as well as driving innovation within emerging markets.

Charles was previously the Global Head of Electronics at Dyson Ltd (U.K.), focused on IoT device deployment. Prior to that he served as BlackBerry’s Global Head of Device Software, and spearheaded development of the BlackBerry 10 operating system and the transition to secure Android.

Charles is a noted speaker, thought leader and IoT expert who has been at the forefront of new frontiers in digital connectivity for over three decades. He graduated with honors from the University of Waterloo (Canada) with a degree in Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering.

About Matt Stephenson

Insecurity Podcast host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the Broadcast Media team at BlackBerry, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity podcast and host of CylanceTV.

Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Matt to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come before.

Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.

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