new CISO

Challenges of a New CISO: The First Year

The first year as a new CISO can be exhilarating and at times downright frightening. You have a lot to prove and minds to win over, but you also have the opportunity ...
Security Boulevard
Hotwash SHA-1 quantum open-source

The Weekly Hotwash: May 29, 2020

The Weekly Hotwash: The demise of SHA-1 is a road sign on the deterioration of security controls and how embedded open-source unknowingly introduces risk. The post The Weekly Hotwash: May 29, 2020 ...
Hotwash metrics

The Weekly Hotwash: May 22, 2020

The Weekly Hotwash: How a study of pandemic statistical reporting can help you develop better security metrics. The post The Weekly Hotwash: May 22, 2020 appeared first on Chronicles of a CISO ...
COVID-19 cybersecurity

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Cybersecurity Teams

COVID-19 has impacted the work-life of millions, including cybersecurity professionals. Although good cybersecurity is built on anticipating threats and defending against what could happen, no one expected the total upheaval to everyday ...
Security Boulevard
CISO role

The Dramatically Changing Role of the CISO

When I first started covering data security in the 1990s, the relatively new CISO role was almost an entirely technical role. Even if CISOs didn’t do the work directly, they needed deep ...
Security Boulevard

Trust and Transparency in the Hardware Supply Chain

Intel is a sponsor of TechSpective Organizations invest a lot of resources and effort to secure and protect their devices and IT environment, but there is growing concern over the parts that ...
IT leaders

For IT Leaders, Transformation Demands Require Focus   

With the right focus, prioritization and infrastructure agility, IT leaders will be better prepared to respond to challenges of COVID-19 and beyond Whether we’re talking about the meeting of world economic leaders, ...
Security Boulevard

Zero-day Vulnerabilities and the Visibility Gap Challenge During Mass Remote Work

As the world collectively deals with COVID-19, many organizations have enacted company-wide work from home policies to help slow the spread of the virus. For many organizations the sudden requirement to support ...
tactical CISO

Top 5 Tactical Steps for a New CISO

A CISO must get a strategic and tactical bearing on their new role, company and the security program they are inheriting, leading and developing. This article will focus on the tactical priorities ...
Security Boulevard
5 CISO Priorities During the COVID-19 Response

5 CISO Priorities During the COVID-19 Response

Imagine serving as a CISO for a prominent enterprise and being thrown into a situation where overnight 80 to 100 percent of your workforce moves inside and begins working remotely. The logistics ...