CISOs today have varied tenures at organizations depending upon their ability to master learning the business of the organization. Enjoy this podcast with special guest Mischel Kwon to learn how to translate information security technical issues into a business-focused language and determine the right amount of technical language to share with executives…
About Mischel Kwon
Mischel Kwon is the founder and CEO of [email protected]. She brings a rare blend of hands-on experience, academic research and training, and a seasoned understanding of how to build security operations organizations from inception.
Mischel has more than 35 years of broad IT and security experience, ranging from application design and development, to network architecture and deployment, to building and implementing security operations centers, as she did when she built the first Justice Security Operations Center (JSOC) to monitor and defend the Department of Justice network against cyber threats while serving as the Deputy Director for IT Security Staff at the United States Department of Justice.
About the CISO Stories Podcast
Each week CISO Stories takes a deep dive on security leadership with top security professionals from across the public and private sectors who share their insights and expertise with the community.
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CISO Stories Hosts
Sam Curry, Chief Security Officer at Cybereason
Sam Curry (@samjcurry) is CSO at Cybereason and is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute.
Previously, Sam was CTO and CISO for Arbor Networks (NetScout) and was CSO and SVP R&D at MicroStrategy in addition to holding senior security roles at McAfee and CA. He spent 7 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC as Chief Technologist and SVP of Product.
Sam also has over 20 patents in security from his time as a security architect, has been a leader in two successful startups and is a board member of the Cybersecurity Coalition, of SSH Communications and of Sequitur Labs.
Todd Fitzgerald – VP, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
Todd Fitzgerald (@securityfitz) has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years.
Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others.
Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.
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