It seems CISOs are typically lamenting that the security budgets are insufficient. While this can represent a significant problem in achieving information security goals, what happens when you get the funding you asked for and asked to spend it in less time than expected? Join this session for an investment lesson learned you won’t want to miss!
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CISOSTORIES_James_Christiansen_Article.pdf
Christiansen, J. 2019. Too Much Security Money? In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 502. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
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James Christiansen - CSO VP, Cloud Security Transformation at Netskope
James Christiansen is Netskope’s Vice President of Cloud Security Transformation and leader of the Chief Strategy Office. He is focused on Netskope’s global strategy to drive thought leadership in cloud security transformation.
James brings extensive expertise as a global leader in information security. Prior to joining Netskope, he was vice president CISO at Teradata where he led the global security, physical, and information security teams. Previously, James was vice president of information risk management at Optiv, chief executive officer for Evantix, and CISO at Experian Americas, General Motors, and Visa International.
Todd Fitzgerald - Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
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.