CISO roles – both full-time and fractional – are on the rise. Their skills can help a growing organization enhance its security program, keep it on track, and guide in times of crisis and change. However, finding the right CISO can be tricky business, especially if this role is new to your organization. Here are the skills to look for when hiring your CISO.
Today, a fellow CISO of mine sent out a flash over our private CISO bat channel (yes, we do have these) saying he was leaving his role and heading off to not “do security” anymore. As I read the note, it struck me that this was not the first time I had seen this same scenario in the past month.
Security leaders should consider investing in analysts dedicated to workplace violence prevention and threat assessment for three major reasons: the issue is becoming a greater concern, the subject matter is becoming more complicated, and small programs are becoming bigger.
Throughout his career, Brian Tuskan has been driven by a love of technology, a hardworking reputation and a desire to help others. However, his eye has always been on the Microsoft CSO role. Now, he’s taking his place at the head of the pioneering global security organization.
During the past decade, many corporate security divisions have made tremendous strides to evolve as a key component of their company's organizational strategy and growth. Whether a company's security program is in-house, outsourced or a hybrid of both, the leading global security executives and decision-makers are acutely aware of how to effectively leverage the resource capabilities of intelligence professionals within their organization.
When Kathleen Hyde talks about cybersecurity leadership, she talks about breadth. “Training is going to teach you the technical skills you need, but employers also want to see somebody who has problem-solving skills, who has good communication skills,” says Hyde, who chairs Cybersecurity Programs at Champlain College Online.
Found at the top of many a list come January are the words “find a new job.” The resolution is a perennial favorite appearing year after year. It generally occupies a highly-ranked slot if it is on the list, but what are your odds of successfully achieving it?
This month in Security magazine, we highlight COVID-19 and infosec's response. How has the sudden shift to remote work changed the roles of CISOs and security teams? Also this month, we profile Justin Dolly, CSO at Sauce Labs, his view on infosec and building security teams. In addition, security experts discuss continuous monitoring, radicalism, quantum technology, endpoint security and more.