Leadership, Careers

Inside the CISO’s Office – John Bruggeman – BSW #266

What does a CISO do all day? Do they eat bon-bons and read the WSJ? Do they read Threatpost or BleepingComputer or Twitter?

Why does a company need a CISO, or better still, do they need one?

All these questions and more will be answered in this weeks episode.

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John Bruggeman
John Bruggeman
Consulting CISO at CBTS

John is a veteran technologist, CTO and CISO, with nearly 30 years of experience building and running enterprise IT, and shepherding information security programs towards maturity, based on industry standards like ISO27K and NIST CSF, as well as regulatory compliance requirements from PCI-DSS, HIPAA, FERPA, A133 and GDPR. John has several GIAC certifications (GSEC, GCIH and GCWN) and has been active in the local information security community, through groups like Infragard and the Higher Education Security Council for EDUCAUSE. He holds a BS and MA from Xavier University and has served as an adjunct professor at both Xavier and the University of Cincinnati.


Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Ben Carr
Ben Carr
CISO at Cradlepoint
Joe South
Joe South
Sr Content Creator at CyberRisk Alliance
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