August 5, 2021
30 min

Freedom to Innovate with Rick Farnell

Episode 3: Tim Callahan, Aflac Global CISO

Aflac Global CISO Tim Callahan joins Rick to share insight on how his company balances digital transformation and data protection as insur-tech has become a prominent ransomware target. “It’s always been about the data,” Tim says, as he speaks of the need to tokenize data wherever it is. As chairman of the National Technical Security Coalition, Tim also discusses the struggle companies have with satisfying different compliance laws. He also reviews Afflac’s efforts to secure mobile exchanges with customers; its relationships with cloud providers and the buy-in of its own board to create a cloud-first, security-first model; and its ongoing work to simplify and secure its digital environment. And don’t miss the inside scoop on the Aflac duck!