Liability in an Assume Breach World

blog / Jan 02, 2018 (MODIFIED: Jan 18, 2018)

by Ray Pompon, Sara Boddy

The safest way to run a network is to assume it’s going to breached, but that also means minimizing your liability and ensuring the executive team is fully aware of what is going on.

Yak Shaving: CISOs Aren’t Immune

blog / Jun 14, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 25, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

Sometimes, CISOs spin their wheels doing useless security activity that only looks productive from the outside.

The CISO: A Field Guide

blog / Jun 01, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 18, 2017)

by Bill Hughes

Learn to recognize different types of CISOs so you can ensure you’re hiring the right one.

How I Learned to Love Cyber Security

blog / May 25, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 18, 2017)

by Todd Plesco, CISO of Prescribe Wellness

Cyber security can be a difficult and thankless job, but you can learn to love it when you know how to go about it.

How a CISO Can Play a Role in Selling Security

blog / May 23, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

More and more CISOs are finding themselves pulled into the sales cycle to defend and sell their security programs. Here’s how to do it right.

Stalking in the Workplace: What CISOs Can Do

blog / Apr 14, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 24, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

Cyberstalking will rise as hacking tools become more powerful and easier to use, but there’s much you can do to help protect victims.

How to Talk Cyber Risk with Executives

blog / Mar 30, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 24, 2017)

by Ray Pompon, Sara Boddy

Board level interest in your cyber risk posture is growing, in fact it might be required soon for publicly traded companies. Presenting cyber risk to your board – effectively – means talking in their terms.

The Conflicting Obligations of a Security Leader

blog / Feb 14, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

Faced with competing pressures, CISOs are ultimately the experts at assessing what’s truly at stake in their organizations.

The Risk Pivot: Succeeding with Business Leadership by Quantifying Operational Risk

blog / Feb 09, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jul 06, 2017)

by Ray Pompon

Getting the security investments you need often comes down to making your case to management in terms of operational risk.

The Humanization of the Security Leader: What CISOs Need to Be Successful

blog / Jan 23, 2017 (MODIFIED: Jan 12, 2018)

by Ray Pompon

When someone from the IT group gets promoted into security management, a common first lesson is that “geek culture” is ineffective in the boardroom.

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