Collaborating for Better Cybersecurity

Collaborating for Better Cybersecurity

May 31, 2023

Insight in Indian Country Podcast

Trusted Expertise to Serve Tribal Nations

Improving organization-wide cybersecurity posture is critical. Tribal leaders need to prioritize cybersecurity and take proactive measures to protect their organizations from cyberattacks. On this episode of Insight in Indian Country, Wes Benally is speaking with REDW IT & Cybersecurity Consulting Director Brian Grayek, CISSP, CMMC-RP, CCSK, ITIL, about the importance of cybersecurity for Tribal Nations and tribal-run organizations. Learn more about the necessary collaboration and communication needed across all departments and levels of an organization, and the need for ongoing assessments to stay ahead of evolving cyberthreats.
This episode is a must-listen for leaders in Indian Country, especially those looking to improve or test the integrity of their cybersecurity practices. We hope you’ll listen in!

Have a question or want to suggest a discussion topic for our podcast? Connect with Wes.

REDW LLC is proud to bring you the Insight in Indian Country Podcast, covering important advisory, accounting, and finance topics that impact Tribal Nations and business affairs. Thanks for listening!

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Meet Your Hosts

Wesley Benally

Wesley Ryan Benally, CPA

REDW Principal and National Tribal Practice Leader

As the leader of REDW’s National Tribal Practice, Wes is committed to improving financial literacy throughout Indian Country. He oversees audits of a wide range for Native American communities, state and local government agencies, and non-profits, nationwide and is a member of the Arizona State Board of Accountancy’s Peer Review Oversight Advisory Committee and serves as an instructor with Arizona State University’s American Indian Policy Institute.

Brian Grayek


REDW IT & Cybersecurity Consulting Director

As the Director of REDW’s IT & Cybersecurity practice, Brian consults with clients to help manage and mitigate their cybersecurity risks. He has more than 40 years of experience in the field of Information Security, including as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), helping companies meet security regulations or prepare for a security audit.

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