Securing E-Learning in a New World: Spoilage & Deepfakes

September 19, 2023
Hosted by Joshua Nicholson

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Welcome to episode 28 of the Cyber Security America podcast with your host Joshua R. Nicholson ( He is excited to welcome Dayle Alsbury (, a distinguished cybersecurity expert with over two decades of experience in information security. Dayle has led diverse global teams, delivering innovative security solutions across highly regulated industries like education, healthcare, finance, banking, and energy. Currently serving as the CISO at Litmos, he plays a pivotal role in securely providing eLearning solutions and integrated Learning Management services to more than 20 million individuals in 150 countries. Before joining Litmos, Dayle spearheaded the cybersecurity program at Stride Learning, implementing an exceptional cybersecurity recovery and transformation roadmap that resulted in a remarkable 90% increase in NIST maturity within just 24 months. Prior to that, he held instrumental roles at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, driving security innovation, risk reduction, cloud and mobile adoption, and cost-effective cybersecurity management. Dayle's expertise extends beyond a single organization; he also serves as a virtual or fractional CISO and strategy advisor to numerous organizations facing unique cybersecurity challenges. Over the past two decades, he has made substantial contributions to cybersecurity and IT leadership in small organizations and startups spanning various sectors. Beyond his corporate roles, Dayle is an IT regulatory compliance expert and mentor, offering valuable guidance to innovative organizations and professionals. He has also served as an Executive Member of the Blue Cross Information Security Advisory Committee, providing national-level thought leadership to Blue Cross organizations. His expertise further extends to collaborating on cyber skills training and competitions projects and sharing insights with renowned organizations such as CNN, NBC, Time Magazine, Gartner, Radio America, WWL Radio, and many others. In this podcast episode, Dayle and Josh delve into several critical cybersecurity challenges and captivating stories from the trenches: - Deep Fakes: We'll discuss the growing concern of deep fakes and their potential consequences, including incidents like the Ukraine war deep fake video of Putin. - Security Tool Pollution in the SOC: We'll explore the challenges associated with security tool proliferation in Security Operations Centers (SOCs) and strategies to maintain efficiency. - Spoilage & Deep Fakes: Dayle will share stories related to spoilage and deep fakes, highlighting real-world examples and their impact on security. Join us in this insightful audio podcast episode as we navigate the evolving landscape of cybersecurity, Cyber Security America video podcast located (

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Joshua Nicholson

Joshua R. Nicholson is a multi-faceted, strategic, and accomplished former U.S. Marine Corps, Sgt., global leader, and respected member of the international cyber security & IT communities. He has 24 years of "hands-on keyboard" technology experience coupled with direct CXO and Board transformation enablement skills. He has strong business acumen, extensive industry relationships, expert technical skills in several domains of IT and Security, and deep experience driving Information Security outcomes. Mr. Nicholson has a proven history delivering on large scale global enterprise information security projects and programs. He has broad experience working and travelling internationally (U.K., EU, Middle East, Asia, Australia) maintaining and building strong customer relationships with key foreign executives and Chief Information Security Officers. His strong technology and cyber engineering skills, coupled with a smooth and confident style of explaining highly technical terms in easy-to-understand business language, is a key attribute of his leadershp style.

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