Just Fix It: 5 Critical Elements to Protect the Right Assets – Roland Cloutier – CSP #17
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 is a globally recognized technology and security leader and has an unprecedented understanding and knowledge of global protection, digital technology enablement, and security leadership to critical infrastructure industries and multi-national corporations around the globe. In Roland’s most recent role as Global Chief Security Officer of ByteDance & TikTok, he provided functional and operational responsibility for cyber, information protection, data defense, privacy enforcement, operational risk, workforce protection, crisis management, and investigative security operations worldwide.
Prior to ByteDance / TikTok, Roland served 10 years as Corporate Vice President and Global Chief Security Officer at ADP, 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 Law Enforcement Division.
Roland has been honored with numerous industry recognitions and awards, including most recently being inducted into the IDG CSO Hall of Fame, the CISO 100, Tech Exec Networks’ Information Security Executive of the Year, and one of the Most Influential People in Security, by Security Magazine.
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. He is a sought-after public speaker and has been featured in global publications, national television, and has lectured for many governments and universities around the world.
Roland is active in industry development and serves on several private advisory and public boards including Blue Cross Blue Shield Association of America Cyber Sub-Committee. He also volunteers for veteran organizations such as the American Legion and 100 Nights of Remembrance.
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.