How to Implement a 'Security by Design' ApproachKuwait Oil Co. CISO Offers Strategic Insights
Adopting a "security by design" approach and weaving it into the digital transformation road map helps organizations defend against cyberthreats, says Reem AlShammari, CISO at Kuwait Oil Co.
Another important step, she says in a video interview, is sharing threat intelligence among stakeholders, including service providers, technology partners, and government agencies.
This interview was part of the Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Virtual Summit: Middle East. As a keynote speaker, Al Shammari offered insights on:
- The use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and blockchain in building a resilient cyber framework;
- Automation of tasks to enhance security operations;
- Top cybersecurity investments in 2021.
As CISO at Kuwait Oil Co., Al Shammari has led efforts to improve the maturity of cybersecurity in the energy sector. She is a co-founder and board member of Women in CyberSecurity Middle East. She has been ranked #1 at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2019 and awarded the "The Arab CISO of the Year 2019".