Empowering Executives with Security Effectiveness Evidence

Empowering Executives with Security Effectiveness Evidence

After decades of presentations and prayers, security has finally become a business imperative for executives and boards alike. Business leaders are speaking publicly about championing security investments, as it’s important for shareholder value and future expectations. In fact, evidence-based security effectiveness measures are finding their way into annual reports (10-Ks), committee charters, and corporate governance [...]

Avoiding the Security Pitfalls of Digital Transformation


By 2020, 60 percent of enterprises will be implementing a digital transformation strategy as they seek to leverage technologies such as cloud and software-defined infrastructures. However, as they embark on a digitization journey, too many are ignoring security risks that could bite them back later. Earlier this year, telecommunications giant AT&T developed a cybersecurity report based on [...]

Calling All CISOs: Speak the Language of Business

Calling All CISOs: Speak the Language of Business

As a business executive or board member, how do you feel when you are talking to your organization’s CISO? Do you feel like you are on the same page, speaking the same language? Or do you feel overwhelmed by jargon and techno-babble that requires an interpreter? If your answer is the latter, it’s not your fault. You shouldn’t have [...]

Cybersecurity And The New CISO: The Leadership Enigma


As chief cybersecurity advisor, I regularly receive requests from recruiters working in the field. Acknowledging the economic forces at play, I appreciate that global demand for cyber professionals exceeds supply. Add to this the increasing rate of organizational breaches and explosion in technology and online services, and it is easy to see why demand has [...]