Companies must hire a CISO to address cyber threats at the executive level

Read James Turner’s article about why all companies should have a CISO to address cyber threats at the executive level on Australian Financial Review : If your organisation is producing value then you must confront cyber risks because you have something at stake. WannaCry and NotPetya were just the latest in a long line of cyber […]

CSO or CISO: Who Makes Security Policy?

Read Steve Hunt take a look at who really makes the security policy, CSO or the CISO on Security Infowatch : For decades — arguably centuries — organizations have relied on the head of physical security and safety to protect information assets and set all security policies. Today, however, many companies are turning to the […]

CISO salaries top €1m as cyber attacks fuel demand for experts on boards

Salaries for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) at top European firms have topped €1m (£850,000) as the threat of data breaches grows. A rise in the number of cyber-attacks in the past five years has made the role of cyber-security experts increasingly important in the boardroom, according to global executive search firm DHR International. Read how […]

European CISOs facing challenge to protect employee data

Global cyber security company Forcepoint has today unveiled research showing that 35% of employees across the UK, France, Germany and Italy admit to have been involved in a security breach, presenting regional CISOs with a significant challenge when it comes to protecting company data. Read more about new report by Forcepoint which reveals that European […]

RWJBarnabas Health’s CISO on the Changing Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

Chief information security officers (CISOs) at healthcare organizations are facing a number of security threats and challenges, including an increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks targeting the information systems at patient care organizations. Read more about Hussein Syed of RWJBarnabas explain his views on the changing cyber security landscape for healthcare sector on Healthcare Informatics.

Why Your Company’s First Line Of Cybersecurity Is Not Your CTO

Read why Scott Krawitz says that CTO is not the first line of cyber security in an  organisation on Forbes : While today’s cyber threats have seemingly innocuous names – Poodle, Heartbleed or other – the threats can cost companies millions. As a technology executive who has strategized, consulted on and implemented solutions for cyber security […]

How to get fired in 2017: Have a security breach

There are many reasons why IT professionals can be fired, but six out of the top nine are related to security, said a survey released this morning.For example, having a tech investment that leads to a security breach was considered a fireable offense by 39 percent of organizations, according to Osterman Research, which conducted the […]

IT decision makers lack confidence to combat security threats

Despite seeing how painful poor cyber-security posture can be on a company, IT decision makers are still sceptical of the funds given to them by upper management to combat the threat, and lack the confidence, too. This is according to a new report by cloud business applications provider Intermedia. Read about the new report by […]

Approaching security self-sufficiency

Read Zane Lackey’s article about how businesses should approach security self-sufficiency on Help Net Security : As part of my role as CSO, I’m extremely lucky to get to have conversations with CISOs, CTOs, and other technology leaders across industries. One of the things that has always struck me throughout my career is how, while there […]

The (Regulated) Rise of the CISO

Read Richard Borden explain how regulations are elevating the role of CISO beyond the traditional role on JD Supra : The proposed New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Institutions (the “Regulation”) has many different aspects that are designed to bring about overall improvement in cybersecurity programs. One that has yet to be […]