Profiles in Leadership: Ty HowardFormer Athlete and Coach Applies Life Experiences to Leading Security Teams
As a former Division 1 wrestling athlete and coach, security leader Ty Howard learned that "repetition" and "being relentless" are keys to success.
These lessons have been invaluable to his career as a CISO, and he encourages his team members to "continuously learn" and ask themselves, "Are you better today than yesterday? If you're not, then you slipped, because the world is getting better," he says.
In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Howard discusses:
- How CISOs can improve collaboration with CIOs;
- The most valuable skills he draws upon as a security leader;
- Advice for aspiring CISOs or those just entering the role.
Howard, who leads cybersecurity and privacy for the city of Mesa, has worked across various public and private industries and served in different leadership capacities. He is a certified project management professional and certified information security professional, an adjunct college professor and a practitioner with over 20 years of industry experience.
CyberEdBoard is ISMG's premier members-only community of senior-most executives and thought leaders in the fields of security, risk, privacy and IT. CyberEdBoard provides executives with a powerful, peer-driven collaborative ecosystem, private meetings and a library of resources to address complex challenges shared by thousands of CISOs and senior security leaders located in 65 different countries worldwide.
Join the Community - CyberEdBoard.io.