What happens online sometimes manifests as a real-world threat. Real-world threats are typically planned, referenced or originated online. Understanding the convergence between online behavior and real-world actions is increasingly important in the corporate security field. Here’s how security professionals can think about identifying and understanding threats in a society that increasingly straddles the virtual and physical worlds.
The relentless bombardment of cyber-attacks, and the fear of a breach and all that entails, have led to some rather dramatic changes in the Chief Information Security Officer position recently. It has long been considered the corporate hot seat, where job security is a misnomer and the average tenure is less than two years. That may still be true for many, but changes are happening that are finally allowing the CISO to emerge from the shadows of the IT department.
As CSO, Steve Baker is reponsible for the strategic plans and operations of the Global Security and Investigatives function. How does he guide direction and ensure alignment with the business functions of a successful enterprise?