Listen in for a discussion with Jim Routh, former CISO at Aetna, CVS Healthcare, and Mass Mutual, to discuss the 3 mistakes all first time CISOs make. Jim will share the lessons he learned throughout his career and how CISOs can avoid these 3 mistakes, including:

1. Setting Expectations
2. Hiring Talent
3. Retaining Employess Visit for all the latest episodes!

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The 3 Mistakes All First Time CISOs Make That No One Tells You


Jim Routh

Jim Routh - Former CSO, Board member, Advisor at Virsec

Jim Routh is currently on the Boards of Supply Wisdom, GrammaTech, ZeroNorth, Acceptto and the Global Resiliency Federation. He is the former Board Chair for the Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (H-ISAC) where he served for five years and former Board member for the Financial Services Information Sharing & Analysis Center (FS-ISAC). He has presented to Boards and Board Committees (Technology & Governance, Audit Committees) for many public and private companies as the CISO or CSO, providing cyber security updates and education designed for board members over the past twenty years. Jim brings to the boards a vast business and technology background and is considered a digital and cyber security industry expert and thought leader. He has prepared and delivered several customized education sessions to Board members for the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) based on leading cyber security practices. Jim is currently an advisor for Wiz, Devo, Agari, Securiti, Gurucul, Data Theorem, Cloudknox, Cleer Security, Picnic, Tala and Virsec. He serves in an advisory capacity and investor for cyber specific venture funds including: ClearSky, Syn Ventures, CyberStarts, Security Leadership Capital and Rain Capital.


Adrian Sanabria

Adrian Sanabria - Senior Research Engineer at CyberRisk Alliance


Adrian is an outspoken researcher that doesn't shy away from uncomfortable truths. He loves to write about the security industry, tell stories, and still sees the glass as half full.

Jason Albuquerque

Jason Albuquerque - Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies


Jason Albuquerque is the COO of Envision Technologies.

Matt Alderman

Matt Alderman - Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance


Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.


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