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What Type of CISO Are You & Does It Align to Your Company’s Needs? – Ben Carr – BSW #229

Ben Carr, Qualys CISO, joins Business Security Weekly to share his views on the evolving role of the CISO. He’ll dive into the ever changing risks and how CISOs need to understand those risks to be truly aligned to the business. He will also discuss the different types of CISOs and how to align your direction and focus with that of a company's needs.

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Guest

Ben Carr
Ben Carr
CISO at Cradlepoint

Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

Hosts

Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
VP, Product at Living Security
Adrian Sanabria
Adrian Sanabria
Director of Product Management at Tenchi Security
Lee Neely
Lee Neely
Information Assurance APL at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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