Joel Rosenblatt, Director – Network/ Computer Security, Columbia Univ.

Posted on: 05 Mar 2019

At Columbia University, the 40,000 or so students who use the university network are responsible for fixing their own computers once they are suspected of being compromised. Their computers are taken off the network right away – and the students are left with little choice but to act on their problem themselves. “I believe in…

What would the enemy do?

Posted on: 27 Feb 2019

To better train and prepare their company’s employees for cyber attacks, CISOs need to put themselves in the attackers’ shoes to anticipate their motives, means and actions. In a KnowBe4 webinar last week, hacker turned pentesting professional Kevin Mitnick talked about real-life cases of human vulnerability that threat actors could exploit for their benefit and…

Yaniv Bardayan, CEO, Vulcan

Posted on: 25 Feb 2019

Vulcan CEO Yaniv Bardayan has a special standard for hiring members of his team. “I don’t just hire anyone,” he says. “I look for people who are 20 times smarter, 20 times more talented and 20 times more capable than I am. I give them the authority to execute the business and market theses – which we have created from gathering various impressions – in a manner…

Milinda Rambel Stone, CISO, Provation Medical

Posted on: 24 Feb 2019

It’s not easy being a woman in a profession mostly dominated by men. But Provation Medical CISO Milinda Rambel Stone says one of the secrets of her success is to radiate confidence about her skills and knowledge. “You have to remind yourself that you are as skilled and as good as any other,” she says. “And…

Must-Have Skills for CISOs

Posted on: 18 Feb 2019

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Christine Vanderpool, CISO, Florida Crystals

Posted on: 14 Feb 2019

Christine Vanderpool was happy to take on a new job as CISO of Florida Crystals six months ago for two reasons. First, she was tired of shoveling snow – “I am not a winter person,” she says. More importantly, she wanted to build a security program from the ground up so that she could develop…

Security Shark Tank® Chicago 2019

Posted on: 13 Feb 2019

Security Shark Tank® Chicago 2019 will be hosted by Richard Rushing, CISO of Motorola Mobility. More information coming soon!

Stay tuned for CISOs Investigate: Vulnerability Management

Posted on: 12 Feb 2019

Vulnerabilities cannot be eliminated; they can only be managed. In Security Current’s upcoming report CISOs Investigate: Vulnerability Management, lead writer David Sheidlower (CISO for a construction company) and executive editor Bob Turner (CISO for a higher education institution) share their experiences and best practices in managing vulnerabilities for their organizations. The report also features seven…

Adi Dar, CEO, Cyberbit

Posted on: 11 Feb 2019

Many cybersecurity startups in Israel share a similar vision: To become so successful and promising that a bigger entity would acquire it. This was not what Adi Dar had in mind in 2015 when he established Cyberbit. “We did not want to be bought by anybody,” he says. “My goal was to establish a cyber…

CISOs Connect Miami 2019: Happening on Feb 4-5

Posted on: 31 Jan 2019

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