Self-Driving Information Security

Self-Driving Information Security

The prospects of autonomous self-driving vehicles becoming a pervasive presence on our roadways seems more likely everyday. From the big automakers to Tesla to Google to Uber, a wide range of companies are investing a tremendous amount of money to create a world without carbon-based drivers. The motivation for a big payday abounds, but the [...]

(ISC)² Delivers Recommendations to White House Chief of Staff, Urging Prioritization of Workforce Development in Final Cybersecurity EO and Beyond

(ISC)² Delivers Recommendations to White House Chief of Staff, Urging Prioritization of Workforce Development in Final Cybersecurity EO and Beyond

In a recent blog post, I encouraged our U.S. government members to think short-term and be cautious to draw conclusions within the first 90 days of the Trump Administration. I also mentioned that one of (ISC)²’s immediate goals was to deliver a set of recommendations to the presidential team. In advance of the new administration’s [...]

My Transition From IT Audit to CISO

My Transition From IT Audit to CISO

My transition from internal IT auditor to CISO in banking felt natural because, while working as an auditor, I developed a strong knowledge of information security and control concepts while also improving my communication skills. Communication skills are crucial to the success of a CISO. Effective communication helps build positive relationships with employees at all [...]