Profiles in Leadership: Rob Hornbuckle, CISO, AllegiantBeyond Security, More Than Business: Where is CISO Role Headed?
The threat landscape has grown, and the airlines industry in particular has been challenged. As a result, Rob Hornbuckle, CISO of Allegiant Airlines, sees his role differently: It's beyond security and it's about more than just the business. Where is the role going, and how does one grow with it?
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard’s ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Hornbuckle discusses:
- His top challenges today;
- The evolution of the CISO role and where he believes it's headed;
- Team recruitment and retention in challenging times.
Hornbuckle is a results-oriented strategic technology leader currently serving as the CISO for Allegiant Airlines. He is responsible for all aspects of information security, risk, compliance and privacy for the leading ultra-low-cost airline in the United States. Prior to Allegiant Airlines, he served as the interim CISO for United Technologies Aerospace Systems, a leading airplane parts manufacturer for both the private and government sectors, and as CISO for Arby’s Restaurant Group, a leading international fast-food chain. With over 17 years of security experience, he also has experience in the telecommunications, fintech, business-to-business and healthcare sectors. Multi-industry experience allows him to develop innovative solutions to complex business challenges, positioning him as a trusted adviser among senior leadership.