Challenges of Building a Global Security ProgramCISO Eric Sanchez Says Strategize Globally, Act Locally
CISO Eric Sanchez of Kyowa Kirin North America discusses the nuances and challenges of building a security program at an international company. He shares strategies for managing the people, operations and technology and explains why strong interpersonal and crisis management skills are a must.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Sanchez discusses:
- The challenges of building a security program in an international company;
- How the war in Ukraine has affected his security program;
- Emerging innovations in cybersecurity.
At Kyowa Kirin, Sanchez executes a ground-up build of the company's cybersecurity program. He previously worked as an executive-level consultant at FireEye and Exabeam and spent 12 years at the Central Intelligence Agency developing and executing global cyber operations. He was regularly called upon by the director of operations to architect, lead and execute unconventional cyber operations against adversary executive leadership and other national interests overseas.