Careers, Compliance

Educating Senior Management in Cybersecurity – Edward Amoroso – CSP #73

Managing cybersecurity defense inside an organization is an enormously complex endeavor, considering the interconnections, vendor relationships, cloud, and mobile proliferation of the data. While many of these computing technologies have a clear purpose and usefulness, many times organizations minimize the complexity when presenting to the Board. Should we? Join us as we discuss a different approach to better communications.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit:

Amoroso, E. 2019. Educating Senior Management in Cybersecurity. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 150-1. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.

Full episode and show notes


Edward Amoroso
Edward Amoroso
CEO at TAG Cyber

Dr. Ed Amoroso is currently Chief Executive Officer of TAG Cyber LLC, a global research and advisory company that supports enterprise cyber security teams and commercial security vendors around the world. Ed recently retired from AT&T after thirty-one years of service, beginning in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs and culminating as Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer of AT&T from 2004 to 2016.

Ed has served as Research Professor at the Tandon School of Engineering at NYU since 2017. He has also been Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past thirty years, where he has introduced nearly two thousand graduate students to the topic of information security. Ed also serves the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University as a senior advisor. He is author of six books on cyber security and dozens of major research and technical papers and articles in peer-reviewed and major publications.


Todd Fitzgerald
Todd Fitzgerald
Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
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