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The Criticality for Security Teams of Internal Marketing

Posted on: 17 Nov 2022

  Marketing is not something we ordinarily associate with our jobs, but I think internal marketing is absolutely critical for technology and security teams. I’ve found that if you want…

Taking Security from Out of the Shadows in Organizations and Bringing it to the Forefront

Posted on: 07 Oct 2022

  In many organizations, the security department is a nebulous thing. Everybody knows it’s necessary, but nobody really knows why it does what it does. It’s time to break out…

Security and IT: It’s A Cohabitation That Ought To Stop.

Posted on: 30 Sep 2022

  Security is embedded in IT departments in the vast majority of shops. I think that’s a last-generation way of thinking, because security and IT have different goals. The technology…

The Department of “No.” It’s Time We Turn That Image Around.

Posted on: 23 Sep 2022

  It’s our job to understand what users need, and to make sure they can do their jobs with our help. But instead, cyber security teams have won the reputation…

Can CISOs Improve The Way They Leverage Their Staff? Absolutely!

Posted on: 16 Sep 2022

  When it comes to staffing in security, I think the most dangerous thing is the generalist. Generalists have a little bit of knowledge about a lot of things, but…

CISOs, Tools and Budgets

Posted on: 08 Sep 2022

  CISOs need tools. But people definitely budget for too many. You need to focus on tools that provide you with four or five really key elements. No. 1 is…

Economic Volatility and Budget Cuts

Posted on: 25 Aug 2022

  The economic and market slump has ignited a round of cost-cutting in organizations across the board, but the security risks don’t change just because market conditions do. It could…