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Tag Archives: CISO savvy

Being a Government Security CISO: Life in the Fishbowl

– Information Security is Information Security, Right? It shouldn’t matter if the organization needing protection is a government agency operating in the public sector or a private enterprise, should it ? Well, technically, no. Essential security practices should be delivered for whichever…

InfoSec Recruiter Brocaglia on Balancing the Hard and Soft Skills

– Heed this column – the advice herein is not to be missed! There’s a dynamite chapter in the book “CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success“, written by Joyce Brocaglia, uber-recruiter of security professionals. She offers invaluable advice on how to ‘advance your…

10 Insights for Playing “Follow the (Security) Leader”

– Many books talk about various dimensions of leadership extracted from the experiences of fortunate individuals that have managed to work their way into the executive ranks of their respective organizations. There are many good security managers in this field, as this is a field that attracts those…

Invaluable Advice from a Renowned CISO

– As you know, this column focuses on some of the most fundamental components of an effective Security Program, namely the skills and competencies required by the security leader to implement a successful program. These traits, sometimes called the ‘soft skills’ of security management, are…

Are You a Savvy CISO? Learn How to Assess Yourself

– As stated previously, this column focuses on some of the most fundamental components of an effective Security Program, namely the skills and competencies required by the security leader to implement a successful program. These traits, sometimes called the ‘soft skills’ of security…