Chosen by their colleagues, peers and fellow security industry professionals, these 21 leaders of corporate security, government, think tanks, universities, cybersecurity and more have proven themselves as some of the most influential people in security.
There’s a shift taking place in the boardroom: With the recent high-profile cyberattacks like WannaCry and NotPetya, cybersecurity has been placed in the spotlight, making it a much more prominent topic than it was five years ago.
Companies increasingly want a better understanding of what contributes to predicting performance in possible new hires. They want to better understand a candidate’s motivation, values, beliefs and goals in addition to their competencies. This allows the hiring organization to better assess whether there are personality characteristics and traits that, when pushed to extremes, will impede the individual’s ability to be effective in executing the responsibilities of the position.
Research from Glassdoor found that 57 percent of people said benefits and perks are among their top considerations before accepting a job, and four in five workers say they would prefer new benefits over a pay raise.
Who are the Most Influential People in Security? Find out which security leaders are making a difference in the September issue of Security magazine! Also, read about how New York is shaking up cybersecurity, changes in drone legislation, three steps to prepare for the GDPR, school surveillance savings and more.