In this episode, Roshmik Saha, Co-founder (Engineering) at Skyflow, discusses the critical importance of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data isolation. The principle is straightforward—separate sensitive and non-sensitive data for effective data governance and privacy. The conversation covers historical origins, government use, and real-world examples from companies like Apple and Google.
The episode explores why PII isolation is vital, detailing risks and consequences of not implementing it effectively. Roshmik contrasts data isolation with encryption and access control, emphasizing practicality. "Zero trust" in data security is introduced as a verification-centric approach. Challenges in isolating PII are acknowledged, with a focus on security principles.
Best practices for PII isolation include a "need to know" basis and fine-grained access control. Roshmik provides advice for organizations, urging them to prioritize isolation, avoid integration pitfalls, and adopt a zero-trust mindset for enhanced data security.
In this episode Rishi Bhargava, Co-founder of Descope, joins the show to delve into the intricacies of authentication and identity management. Rishi elaborates on the longevity of passwords, their inherent security weaknesses, and the efforts to bolster their security, often at the expense of user convenience.
In this episode Sean is joined by Pedram Naveed, Head of Data Engineering at Dagster Labs. They discuss the unique challenges and opportunities in the realm of data engineering, particularly the culture of learning and sharing within the field.
In this episode Zena Obebe, the founder of Hill Redaction Services, joins the show to discuss the critical role of document redaction in maintaining privacy and security.