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Tag Archives: information security governance

We Are Secure and Compliant – You Can Go Now! A Story of a Disturbing Trend

– In the past 2 months several members of my CSO Breakfast Club have been let go from their positions as senior level information security bosses.  One was let go from a top 20 law firm, another from an international Fortune 1000 company, and the other from a spinoff of a large, international…

Distributed Security for Fun and Profit…

– Global organizations often have challenges creating a comprehensive security program.  Too much central control and the regions either feel ignored, so chafe at security cost allocations and pay only nominal attention to the program, causing great risk to the overall organization.  Or they fill…

Who’s In Charge Here? The Problem of Information Security Governance

– A long-time friend of mine recently called with surprising, and sad, news.  “I’ve been laid off due to poor profits,” he said.  “I receive eight-month’s severance.  But if, at the end of eight months, I tell my ex-employer that I’m retired, I’ll get…