In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss timely cybersecurity issues, including cryptocurrency exchange hacks and the cyber implications of the U.S. withdrawal from Kabul.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the cybercrime-as-a-service model and how law enforcement could potentially disrupt it. Also featured: T-Mobile probes a massive data breach; tackling abuse in the workplace.
As a veteran cybersecurity leader in the healthcare sector and vendor community, Sonia Arista, currently the global CISO of Everbridge, is not afraid to tear down organizational silos. But she also has a healthy respect for necessary boundaries between distinct corporate functions.
Sustaining growth in the cybersecurity field will require recruiting those from diverse backgrounds, says Charmaine Valmonte, vice president, IT security and IT infrastructure, at Aboitiz Group, a Philippines-based conglomerate.
A group of cybersecurity professionals has launched Respect in Security to take a stand against all forms of harassment within the industry. Initiative co-founders Lisa Forte and Rik Ferguson describe their commitment to creating workplaces free from harassment and fear.
Joshua Brown, who recently took over as global CISO for H&R Block, has started tackling issues ranging from creating metrics for the security team to deploying "zero trust." Brown is striving to create an inclusive team to reflect the firm's values.
Gökhan Yalçın, CISO of Turkey's Yapı Kredi Bank, says integral training for his role has included not just learning how to defend bank networks but also stints working for security vendors as a consultant supporting different sectors, which helped sharpen both his technical and nontechnical skills.
Keeping your organization's stakeholders and customers apprised of the latest regulatory requirements as well as working with regulators and other authorities requires a mix of technical acumen and soft skills, says Nuno Teodoro, cybersecurity and privacy officer of Huawei Portugal.
Over its 170-year history, MassMutual has collected lots of data, and Anne Coulombe, the head of data protection, must ensure that this information remains secure as the company continues its technological evolution into the cloud era.
As a veteran CISO and security leader, Rick Doten works on a wide array of issues - from developing secure applications for the cloud to carefully managing vendor relationships. At the same time, he's developing the next generation of cybersecurity leadership.
As VP and CISO at Carrier, a leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, Nicole Ford welcomed 2020's digital transformation wave as an opportunity to show her skills in the role that most fulfills her ambitions: that of "chief change agent."
Like many CISOs, Lisa Tuttle of SPX Corp. spent years trying to raise the corporate profile of her cybersecurity organization. Now, in the wake of so many high-profile attacks, she has senior management's full attention. The challenge: How do you maintain influence?