Cybersecurity Leadership – It isn’t just 1’s and 0’s

Cybersecurity professionals often come from very technical backgrounds.  It is imperative that these professionals understand all the areas of technology: operating systems, networking protocols, architecture, applications and databases.  At some point many of these professionals achieve leadership roles.  A cybersecurity leader must be able to rely on that technical acumen to enable the business goals…

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Part 4: Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) – A Series in Program Development

Part 4: – “Full Engagement” – Bringing Value to Partnerships This is the third of a four part series. To read part one of this report click here. This series has been designed to help CISOs and other risk management practitioners examine their programs from a unique perspective – one in which the objective problem your…

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Part 3: Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) – A Series in Program Development

Part 3: – “Strengthening Your Strategy” – How Do You Make the Most of Continuous Monitoring? This is the third of a four part series. To read part one of this report click here. This series has been designed to help CISOs and other risk management practitioners examine their programs from a unique perspective – one…

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Part 2: Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) – A Series in Program Development

Part 2: – “Knowing Your Ground” – What Conditions Create Third Party Risk? This is the second of a four part series. To read part one of this report click here. This series has been designed to help CISOs and other risk management practitioners examine their programs from a unique perspective – one in which the…

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Don’t look for talent. Create it instead.

Some people establish organizations because they want to build something big, or want recognition. But in 2013 when I established the Philippine Institute of Cybersecurity Professionals, I was coming from a different place: Disappointment and anger. At that time I had just come back home from a security consulting stint in Spain. When I got…

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OD in cybersecurity

CISO, Delta Dental Plans Association Cybersecurity is so much about users and the vigilance of people in the organization. Understanding the underlying psychology of the organization, its culture and mindset, gives me an amazing insight that is priceless in developing cybersecurity strategies. The most useful concepts that help me at my job as CISO of…

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