The CISO is often in a position where vulnerabilities are known and implementing a product may result in an insecure product. Should the CISO say ‘no we can’t do that’, or ‘figure out how to make it happen?’ Join this podcast to learn how a CISO was faced with this dilemma where he was asked by the business to implement a technology, where he had stacks of whitepapers indicating the technology was insecure.
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/CISOCOMPASS_Dan_Lohrmann_Article.pdf
Lohrmann, D. 2019. CISOs Need to be Enablers of Business Innovation-Here Is How. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 106. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
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Dan Lohrmann – Chief Security Officer & Chief Strategist at Security Mentor, Inc.
Dan Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist and author. Starting his career at NSA, Lohrmann has served global organizations in the public and private sectors in many leadership capacities. As a top Michigan Government technology executive for seventeen years, Dan was national CSO of the Year, Public Official of the Year and a Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leader. He is currently CSO & Chief Strategist at Security Mentor, where he advises global and local corporations and governments on cybersecurity and technology infrastructure strategies and security culture change. He has been a keynote speaker at security conferences from South Africa to Europe and Washington D.C. to Moscow.
Dan’s award-winning blog: http://www.govtech.com/blogs/lohrmann-on-cybersecurity/
Todd Fitzgerald – Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.