On today’s show, host Chris Gorog speaks with Ben Johnson, the CTO and co-founder of Obsidian Security. He also is the co-founder of Carbon Black and got his start in the industry in the NSA. Ben talks about his experience and achievements/struggles as an entrepreneur and starting his own company. He also talks about what it takes to be in this industry and in certain positions. He assures the many people who might be interested in cyber/software engineering or already in one of these, that there are tons of jobs out there that are achievable. He encourages those who may be struggling to find a position to go out and create their own company or get their own product out into the world. Lastly, the two get into insider threats and what goes into protecting customers and their data. He gives insight into how his company Obsidian goes about handling these situations both effectively and efficiently.