The TribalHub Podcast

The TribalHub podcast shares stories of tribal leaders who are driving their organizations, businesses that are collaborating with tribes, and leaders in the industry who are savvy about technology. Subscribe on your favorite podcast platform! TribalHub...Connections, Membership, Opportunity.

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Thursday Jan 18, 2024

In today’s interconnected digital world, cybersecurity is more critical than ever before. With cyber threats constantly evolving and becoming increasingly sophisticated, it is essential for Tribal organizations to boost their cybersecurity intelligence.
In this part 2 of 2podcast series, you'll hear from the powerhouse duo of Renita DiStefano, CEO/Founder of Second Derivative, LLC and Toni Pepper, CEO/Founder of Pepper Consulting, LLC in this webinar as they “Raise Your Cybersecurity IQ”!
This webinar was the highest attended TribalHub webinar in 2023 and we are excited to share it out to everyone via this podcast!  
Reach out to Renita DiStefano on LinkedIn or at
Reach out to Toni Papper on LinkedIn .

Tuesday Jan 02, 2024

Michael Tchong, a top-rated innovation speaker, adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco, trend forecaster, author of “Ubertrends — How Trends And Innovation Are Transforming Our Future”, sat down with TribalHub during the 24th Annual TribalNet conference. 
His futuristic approach about how to seize the opportunities that lie around every corner  brings a fresh look at how to address disruptions and complexities that we all experience in our personal and professional lives.  
Connect with Michael on LinkedIn or at his website.

Monday Dec 18, 2023

Scott Lesnick, a global keynote speaker renowned for his powerful leadership, five generations and change management keynotes, chatted with TribalHub's Michelle Bouschor during the 24th Annual TribalNet Conference this past September. 
Listen in as Scott talks about offering a unique perspective on leadership, resilience, implementing effective strategies, navigating change, and overcoming obstacles in both professional and personal lives with a "Never Give Up" mindset.
Find Scott on LinkedIn, website or his blog!

Friday Dec 08, 2023

If you're looking to learn how to combine tribal cultural values with IT best practices and help your technology team keep pace with technological progress all the while delivering  high-quality services and solutions with a tribal technology dream team....then this episode is for YOU!  Listen in as Cherokee Nation Government CIO, Paula Starr, talks about how she has done this with her team and how you can do it too.
Connect with Paula on LinkedIn!

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

Michelle Bouschor is discussing best practices for addressing cyber incidents within tribal organizations and more with Justine Phillips, Cyber & Privacy Attorney at Baker & McKenzie during TribalNet 2023.
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Connect with Justine on LinkedIn

Monday Oct 30, 2023

In this episode, host Michelle Bouschor talks with Mike Miller about the aspects of creating a robust security culture within an organization.  Discover the importance of trust, education, and collaboration in fortifying the protective barriers that safeguard your tribal entity. 
Mike Miller is a Chief Information Security Officer for Appalachia Technologies. For over 25 years, Mike has specialized in both offensive and defensive cybersecurity, and GRC (Governance, Risk, and Compliance). He has served as an effective liaison between technology and stakeholders, for organizations of all sizes. Mike continues to follow his passion by helping organizations understand business risk and strategically aligning a company’s security posture to protect it.
Follow Mike on LinkedIn, visit his website and order his book "Break In Cyber".

Monday Oct 16, 2023

At TribalNet 2024, host Michelle Bouschor discussed phishing threats, cybersecurity, and online safety education with Cofense's Ryan Conrad and Darrin Barnett.  
With advanced automation and AI-based technology, Cofense identifies, protects, detects and responds to email security threats.  Listen now to hear their conversation.
To learn more about Cofense, the reports discussed in the podcast and their solutions at
Reach out to Darrin at 

Monday Oct 02, 2023

We're at the TribalNet Conference & Tradeshow with Justin Raisor, Regional Sales Manager at Vectra for Federal Civilian Enterprise and Native American Tribes/Gaming.
Listen in as host Michelle Bouschor discusses Zero Trust, Security Operation Centers, and their role in a tribal technology department with Justin.  
Also, learn more about the upcoming Blue Team Workshop that is being hosted on 10/12.  This workshop welcomes anyone in the tribal space who is security-minded, regardless of experience level!  
Show Notes:
Blue Team Workshop | October 12, 2023 | Virtual Event:  Learn More & Register:
Learn more about Vectra:
Connect with Justin Raisor:
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Wednesday Aug 16, 2023

Andrew Metcalfe, Founder and CEO of Native Network, talked with TribalHub about the current landscape of broadband funding and why it's important to act NOW.  
Learn more about Native Network at

Wednesday Jun 28, 2023

Recently Steve Nino, CIO of Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians located in Southern California, opened up about why they chose a  centralized SOC to protect their casino, tribal and healthcare facilities.  
Listen in to hear the full story!
Watch Steve Nino’s Interview here.
Learn more about Vectra-A here.

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