Aug 11, 2022
Leigh Honeywell is the CEO and Co-founder of Tall Poppy, where she builds tools and services to help companies protect their employees from online harassment and abuse. She has more than a decade of experience in computer security incident response.
Before co-founding Tall Poppy, Leigh was a Technology Fellow at the ACLU’s project on speech, privacy, and technology. Her previous industry experience includes running security incident response for Slack, protecting infrastructure at Salesforce.com, shipping patches for billions of computers a month at Microsoft, and analyzing malware at Symantec.
Online work and social media are now more prevalent than ever, causing individuals to face job security threats and harassment. As a business owner, how can you protect your employees from these attacks?
Security expert Leigh Honeywell recommends establishing online conduct regulations to mitigate company defamation. By establishing clear guidelines and expectations with your employees, you can combat external threats and discriminatory commentary. With Tall Poppy’s cybersecurity training and incident response measures, you can remove unwanted online personal information to reduce your public presence.
In this episode of She Said Privacy/He Said Security, Jodi and Justin Daniels talk with Leigh Honeywell about privacy and security tactics for online harassment. She explains Tall Poppy’s initiatives to protect personal security amid threats and harassment, how the pandemic has impacted online harassment, and strategies for organizations to protect their employees’ privacy.