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CSP #89 – Are CISOs Experiencing a Mental Health Crisis? – Shamla Naidoo

CISOs have a stressful job, due to the many threats, unknowns and high expectations. How does this impact mental health? Is this different from other leadership roles? Should you discuss with your company? Join Shamla who has held several Fortune 100 CISO roles, as she discusses several approaches to this real issue.

Naidoo, S. 2022. The Looming CISO Mental Health Crisis – and What to Do About it – Part 1. Dark Reading (Jan 28). https://www.darkreading.com/edge-articles/the-looming-ciso-mental-health-crisis-and-what-to-do-about-it-part-1

Naidoo, S. 2022. The Looming CISO Mental Health Crisis – and What to Do About it – Part 2. Dark Reading (Jan 31). https://www.darkreading.com/edge-articles/the-looming-ciso-mental-health-crisis-and-what-to-do-about-it-part-2 This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!

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CSP #88 – The NIST Cybersecurity Framework Explained – From Its Leader – Matthew Smith

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework simplifies the language of Cybersecurity across the organization. Learn from the person who led the contracting team for the development of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework what the framework is all about and how it can reduce risk to the organization.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/CISOSTORIES_MatthewSmith_Article.pdf

Smith, M. 2019. Using the Nist Cybersecurity Framework in an International Setting In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 239-240. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald. This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!

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CSP #87 – Should we be Concerned About Quantum Computing and Cybersecurity Now? – Richard Rushing

There has been much discussion lately about Quantum Computing and the future threats to encryption and authentication it could cause. Should CISOs be worried? Are there steps that should be taken now? Join us as we discuss Quantum computing and the implications for the CISO – today. This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!

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CSP #86 – Are Cryptocurrencies to Blame for the Increase in Ransomware Attacks? – Bob Seeman

Fortunes have been gained and lost through Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency purchases. Ransomware paid in cryptocurrency is rarely recovered. Should the CISOs get involved in promoting regulation of the cryptocurrency? Would this reduce the number and amounts paid in ransomware attacks? Join the author of “The COiNMEN”, who has extensively researched cryptocurrencies and promoted policy changes as he shares his views.

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Letter in Support of Responsible Fintech Policy, www.concerned.tech

“The Coinmen” is on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09SL16P5Y . This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!

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CSP #85 – Cyberinsurance & the CISO: What You Need to Know – Bryan E. Hurd

As ransomware wreaks havoc on our systems and information, more companies are transferring some of the risk through Cyber Insurance. What technologies are cyber insurance companies looking to have in place? How are insurance companies setting the premiums? Join Bryan as he shares his extensive cyber counterintelligence and forensic experience in supporting CISOs to navigate cyberinsurance carriers.

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CSP #84 – The Positive Power of Community Engagement – Ron Hale

Ron has seen the CISO role emerge over as a senior executive at ISACA. Join us as Ron shares the necessity of the CISO getting out of the office and the types of forums that are most beneficial to the CISO, based upon his decades experience in enhancing the CISO profession.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/CISOSTORIES_RonHale_ArticleV2.pdf

Hale, R. 2019. The Positive Power of Community Engagement. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 270-1. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.

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CSP #83 – The CEO Won’t Wear a Security Badge? Try This! – John Ceraolo

What do you do if the most senior person in your organization, the CEO, refuses to wear security badges- an essential control for identifying associates and restricting physical entry? Listen as John uses creativity to win the heart and mind of the CEO and embrace and become a strong advocate of the security awareness program!

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/CISOSTORIES_JohnCeraolo_ArticleV2.pdf

Ceraolo, J. 2019. Listening and Using Creativity in You Security Program In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 371-2. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald. This segment is sponsored by Wiz. Visit https://securityweekly.com/wiz to learn more about them!

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CSP #82 – Have we Forgotten About the Basics? – Benjamin Corll

Go to any security conference today and there is a plethora of new products to prevent, detect and respond to the current threat environment. But are we missing something? Is there a less expensive and more tactical way to approach security? Join Benjamin as we review what some are the key basics are that should be in place before investing in higher-end technology.

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CSP #81 – Using MindMaps to Strengthen Cybersecurity – Michael Wilcox

CISOs, security leaders and their teams must consume a large amount of information from many sources to remain effective. How does the CISO organize unstructured information? How does the CISO brainstorm? How does the CISO collaborate? Mind Mapping is a very effective tool to generate ideas quickly and was also used to create the CISO COMPASS book! Learn from a CISO who uses Mind Maps™ for just about everything!

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/CISOSTORIES_MichaelWilcox_Article.pdf

Wilcox, M. 2019. Mind Maps™ Effective Method for Organizing Cybersecurity Information In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 80-81. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.

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CSP #80 – How to Talk With Your Lawyer – Mark Daryl Rasch

A Lawyer can be the CISOs best friend and advocate for cybersecurity investments. Are you frustrated with a lawyers answer of, “it depends?” Lawyers have a different thought process than many CISOs when apply the law. Join this session from a notable cybersecurity lawyer as to the differences in language and how to best take advantage of the legal expertise available to support the mission. To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/CISOSTORIES_MarkDRasch_Article.pdf Rasch, M. 2019. How to Talk to Your Lawyer In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 317-318. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald. Visit https://securityweekly.com/csp for all the latest episodes! Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cyberleaders Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cybersecuritycollaborative/
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