Fred Kwong: The Psychology of Being a CISO

When Fred Kwong’s friends had Nintendo game systems, his home had a PC. The household computer sparked an early interest in technology, which persisted throughout the long, winding, sometimes blocked road that eventually led to his role as CISO of Delta Dental. Read Fred Kwong of Delta Dental explains his approach to cybersecurity and how […]

How to Talk to the C-Suite about Malware Trends

Read Raj Rajamani article about how the CISOs and CSOs can apprise C-Suite and company boards about the malware threats on Dark Reading : WannaCry scared the world with its massive disruption. NotPetya reminded everyone why they can’t forget about exploits after the first time they are used. Mirai irritated consumers for a full day […]

How to secure the IIoT: A Q&A with GE’s CISO

Most of the discussion around cyber security focuses on the role of enterprise IT, how it can best protect corporate and customer data. Companies in the manufacturing and industrial space, however, have to take a much broader approach to security as their products and equipment become connected to the internet. Read Nasrin Rezai, CISO at GE […]

The CISO’s Guide to Managing Insider Threats

Read George Moraetes’ CISO’s guide for managing insider threats on Security Intelligence : Critical digital and physical assets are becoming increasingly vulnerable due to accelerated connectivity, differing global regulatory requirements, joint ventures and business partnerships and security weaknesses within complex multinational supply chains. Read his full article here.

The Leadership Qualities Required by Today’s Chief Information Security Officers

Once relied upon solely to protect the enterprise’s information security assets, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have taken on more expansive roles in driving business innovation, aligning security with business goals, and in shaping the organization’s risk tolerance. Read about the expert panel discussion at the 2017 Atlanta CISO Executive Leadership Summit about the leadership […]

How to write a CISO job description

Read Taylor Armerding explain what a CISO’s job description should read on CSO Online : Whatever the role, good communication regarding the duties and expectations of a security professional is key to that person’s success. That communication starts with a solid, thorough job description. It will be an important benchmark when hiring for the role, […]

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 […]