CISOs Need Training Too! – Candy Alexander – CSP #47
The CISO has trained the workforce and completed the security awareness month annual training. Well, done! Is training done for the year? No. But what about the CISO? How does the CISO ensure that the proper skills are maintained for the CISO to be able to continue to lead the security organization? Join this podcast to learn from the multiple term-elected ISSA International President.
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/CISOSTORIES_Candy_Alexander_Article.pdf
Alexander, C. 2019. CISO approach to Training. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 478. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
This segment is sponsored by Cybereason. Visit https://www.cybereason.com/cisostories to learn more about them!
Ms. Alexander is an international award-winning cybersecurity executive with over 30 years of experience. She is currently the CISO at NeuEon and Cyber practice lead, assisting companies improve their cyber risk & security programs thru business alignment.
Additional contributions include public speaking on the topic of cybersecurity and the profession, being twice elected as ISSA International President, and being Chief Architect for the Cyber Security Career Lifecycle. She is also the inaugural President and past Board Member of the ISSA Education and Research Foundation.
Ms. Alexander has been instrumental in establishing the annual ISSA/ESG research project to better understand the challenges faced by cybersecurity professionals worldwide.
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.