In this conversation, Mike Hanley, the Chief Security Officer and SVP of Engineering at GitHub, discusses the transformation in security practices and the shift towards a distributed and zero trust approach. He emphasizes the importance of collaboration between security and engineering teams to enable great security outcomes. Mike also shares insights on managing concurrent projects and creating clarity around goals. He highlights the significance of empowering engineering teams and enabling creativity and expertise. Additionally, he expresses his excitement about the current state of the software space and the future of coding and learning, particularly with the impact of AI.