Daniel Conroy

CISO

Aviation and Aerospace Sector


How to Unlock Cybersecurity Talent

Posted on: 05 Dec 2016

Today the cybersecurity sector is fraught with the challenge of a diminished talent pool. Cisco’s report, “Mitigating the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage,” highlights the worldwide shortage of one million information security professionals. It sends out a disturbing warning to the cybersecurity industry to bridge this gap immediately or face consequences with significant costs. There is no…

Encryption: To Be Or Not to Be

Posted on: 15 Oct 2015

All financial institutions and retailers are looking for solutions to protect credit card and other sensitive data from the moment the magnetic stripe of the payment card is swiped through to the end of the payment processing cycle. The current end-to-end encryption solutions between the merchant system (point of sale or POS device) and the…

Information Security: Learning From the Past to Improve Our Future

Posted on: 04 Aug 2015

Things were simpler in the past. I know we hear that sometimes and to a certain degree this is true. It is also true that he who forgets the past is doomed to repeat it. In the world of information security (IS), both adages apply. Back in ancient history – in this case the 1980s…

The Most Important Element of Information Security Success

Posted on: 25 Jun 2015

As a CISO, I am often asked, “What is the key component to the success of an Information Security organization?” Too often, we dwell on the failures or gaps, and it is important to recognize where these faults lie in order to enhance the program’s capabilities. But when things are “working,” it is easy to become…