Hiring Your First CISO: A How-to

Hiring Your First CISO: A How-to

ISACA Now recently talked to Joyce Brocaglia, founder and CEO of Alta Associates, an executive search firm specializing in Information Security, IT Risk Management and Privacy. Brocaglia shared her insider views on the process of hiring a first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). What are the top considerations when hiring an organization’s first CISO? The [...]

From Control to Enablement: Key Lessons From the IT Audit Director Forums

From Control to Enablement:  Key Lessons From the IT Audit Director Forums

Digital transformation, emerging technologies, cybersecurity, Internet of Things (IoT), increased adoption/understanding of technology by business areas and other trends are having a huge impact on organizations and the IT audit profession. Speed to market and innovative implementation of technologies are more important today than even five years ago. It’s innovate or perish. At the same [...]

CISA, Audit Thyself

CISA, Audit Thyself

It is 9:30 p.m. on Sunday—Mother’s Day. I am in my home office reformatting my laptop as a result of a mysterious Windows 10 EVENT_TRACING_FATAL_ERROR. As I sit at my desk playing Mahjong on my cell phone and cursing Bill Gates, I wait for Windows 10 to reload and check for updates. Thank goodness I [...]

Cybersecurity Is Not a Cost – Leverage the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Economic Growth

Cybersecurity Is Not a Cost – Leverage the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Economic Growth

On June 7, 2016, Palo Alto Networks held an international cybersecurity conference in Tokyo called Palo Alto Networks Day. Over 1,200 participants from government organizations and industry came together to learn about the latest global trends in cybersecurity, threat intelligence, legal and policy issues as well as to look for networking opportunities with each other. [...]