As budgets to send people to training and conferences began shrinking, Kevin Novak said he began looking for ways to address the mission of challenging security teams: teaching them new concepts, and contributing to their professional development.
At one point during his career as a chief information security officer, James Christiansen said he found himself in a unique position: working for a CEO that would approve his wish list during a budget period while other departments were experiencing cuts.
Cybersecurity professionals can get further in changing the mindset at their organizations by embracing the company’s culture, says the vice president of information security at retailer Aaron's during the CISO Stories podcast.
The security and business sides of an organization need to work in unison to both identify and protect the "crown jewels" – the assets representing the highest value of the organization and, thus, deserving the greatest investment.
Founder and Sequitur CEO Phil Attfeild is an electrical engineer by training and a tinkerer by nature. He attributed his innate curiosity in how things work, which began in his youth, by asking the question “why.”
In this episode of the CISO Stories podcast, Edward Marchewka, founder and creator of CHICAGO Metrics, explains how different metrics can be applied to different groups so each can improve their performance over time.