May 12, 2017
The Trump cyber executive order arrived, with a focus on cyber-risk management and reports. But key details are missing in terms of implementing changes.
February 22, 2017
One expert warned there can be a disconnect between what security remediation means to CISOs and what researchers announce because of divergent objectives.
January 20, 2017
Retired Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill stepped down as the federal CISO, leaving questions surrounding the future of the position and the work he has done.
August 18, 2016
This week, bloggers explore antifragile network design and management, networking acquisitions and CISO portfolio management.
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The brief tenure of a federal CISO in the U.S. government recently came to an end. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses the effect this has on the U.S. cybersecurity posture. Continue Reading
A virtual CISO is a good option for smaller organizations that want stronger security leadership, but don't have the budget. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses the pros and cons. Continue Reading
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Failure to achieve compliance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation in the next 12 months can trigger fines of up to 4% of a company's gross annual revenue. Continue Reading
With some reports showing incredibly short tenures, new CISOs barely have time to make their mark. The salaries are good; the opportunities for the right skills, unlimited. Continue Reading
In this video, state of Wisconsin CIO David Cagigal and CISO Bill Nash offer pointers on how a strategic CIO-CISO partnership can help drive and prioritize cybersecurity. Continue Reading
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Security vendor hype is a problem CISOs often have to deal with. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses some ways to cut through the hype and make smart purchasing decisions. Continue Reading
Healthcare organizations need to connect procurement and cybersecurity to avoid common mistakes that could compromise medical device security, says a healthcare CISO. Continue Reading
Opting out of a vendor contract for security reasons can be a tough decision for CISOs. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses how NASA handled the situation and what CISOs can do. Continue Reading