As both a CISO and CTO, Tim Heger is in the unique position of shaping HealthBridge's approach to security as well as adopting new technologies to keep the organization on the cutting edge. In his spare time, he helps mentor and encourage startups.
Experience as a chief enterprise architect offers excellent underpinnings for performing as a security leader, in that both roles require creating and executing a vision, backed by stakeholder buy-in and navigating obstacles - no matter the scarcity of resources, says Suren Naidoo, CISO of The Foschini Group.
"No risk, no business." As global CISO of Egyptian Arab Land Bank, Mohamed Mostafa says he regularly applies that maxim, which he learned from a prior boss, as he seeks to maximize his organization's security posture while working closely to collaborate with every line of business.
Drawing on her experience selling cybersecurity products and services, Nastassja Finnegan now sits in the hot seat, serving as CSO of South Africa's First National Bank. Succeeding in either role, she says, requires interfacing with users, understanding their needs and helping them to do the right thing.
As director of customer security for networking and telecommunications giant Ericsson, Ian Keller works to ensure customers have the latest knowledge and intelligence required to deploy the company's products in a secure and compliant manner.
Nastassja Finnegan, CSO of First National Bank South Africa, says that the key to creating a strong culture of security in an organization is providing the right security context - and failure to do so results in pushback.
It's common to say, "The human element is our weakest cybersecurity link." But author and educator James Bone has a different perspective. He weighs in on the human factor and the criticality of modifying enterprise risk management strategies.
Wendy Nather, head of advisory CISOs at Cisco, recently teamed up with researcher Wade Baker to investigate cybersecurity metrics and determine how to make a cybersecurity program measurably more successful. She shares some of her more surprising findings.
Welcome to RSA Conference 2021. By virtue of being virtual, we've brought our entire global team to bear on gathering the very latest cybersecurity trends, technologies and takeaways from our industry's leading thinkers via ISMG's largest and most diverse set of video interviews to date.
The "Securing the Mission-Critical Mobile Banking Application Channel Survey" examined how decision makers in financial services approached application security, primarily in mobile banking. Sponsored by Verimatrix and conducted by ISMG, this research focused on determining the challenges of developing and securing...
Culture is everything when it comes to building a security mindset within an engineering organization. Without the right values in place, development and security teams often lack alignment, which can become a blocker for shipping projects and moving the business forward.
One consistent theme in Andrea Szeiler’s career: She’s always been drawn to "the challenge." And in her roles as global CISO for Transcom and president of WITSEC, she’s currently tackling some meaningful ones.
CIO. Consulting CISO. Mentor. Activist on behalf of recruiting more women for cybersecurity and leadership. Jo Stewart-Rattray has filled many roles, and she has great insights to share with those who are starting or changing careers.