We have limited investment dollars and therefore must ensure we are protecting the right assets. The practical side of determining “what” needs to be protected and “how” is a convoluted maze of academics, taxonomies, frameworks, and inconsistent approaches. Here we discuss 5 critical elements to make a difference by developing and effective Critical Asset Protection Program (CAPP).
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/CISOCOMPASS_RolandCloutier_Article.pdf
Cloutier, R. 2019. Critical Cyber Asset Protection Planning—Learning Concepts and Operational Imperatives for Protecting What Needs to be Protected. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs 148-150. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
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Roland Cloutier – Global Chief Security Officer at TikTok
As Global Chief Security Officer of ByteDance & TikTok, Roland Cloutier brings an unprecedented understanding and knowledge of global protection and security leadership to one of the world’s largest leading media, social, and online technology companies. With over 25 years of experience in the military, law enforcement, and commercial sector, Roland is one of today’s leading experts in corporate and enterprise security, cyber-defense program development, and business operations protection.
Roland has functional and operational responsibility for cyber, information protection, data defense, operational risk, workforce protection, crisis management, and investigative security operations worldwide.
Prior to ByteDance / TikTok, Roland serve 10 years as Corporate Vice President and Global Chief Security Officer at ADP, a global provider of comprehensive payroll services and human resources management solutions spanning more that 120 countries across the globe.
Prior to ADP, Roland served as Vice President and CSO of EMC, was a United States Air Force Combat Security Specialist, and an Aerospace Protection and Anti-Terrorism Specialist for the Department of Defense. He also specialized in fraud and healthcare crime as part of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
Roland continues to lead by example in the development of the security industry through practitioner excellence. He was most recently honored as the RSA Conference 2016’s Excellence in the Field of Information Security Award Winner. He was also named the #1 Security Executive of the Year by ExecRank, Tech Exec Networks’ Information Security Executive of the Year, and one of the Most Influential People in Security by Security Magazine.
Paving the way for the world’s next generation of security leaders, Roland is also the distinguished author of his book, ‘Becoming a Global Chief Security Executive Officer’ where he shares his expertise on how to advance the practice of security executive management, security program architecture and how to effectively plan for the future demands of leadership in global security.
Roland is a member of the Executive Security Action Forum, The Security World 50, and serves on the Board of Directors Cyber Subcommittee for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, the Board of The International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP), and the Board of The National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA). As a U.S. Air Force veteran, he takes the time to give back and volunteer for veteran organizations such as the American Legion, and 100 Nights of Remembrance.
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.