Small Businesses, Ransomware, and Your Risk Assessment

An interesting article was published in The Guardian this week detailing the rise of ransomware attacks targeted at small businesses. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are enticing targets for ransomware attacks because they typically have fewer security controls in place and are unable to defend against an attack and may be more likely to pay[…]

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From Manager to C-Level Executive: Here’s what it takes

For many professionals in information security, there comes a time when the promotions stop coming at a predictable pace. For most, this happens at the upper end of middle management. This is the point when simple technical competence is no longer enough to earn the next bump in pay. Something more is needed to join[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 9: How would you do your job differently if you knew you would be breached?

In this Podcast: On this episode, host Amber Williams sits down with Gary Miglicco, ePlus’ Security Director, to talk about defending perimeters, asset classification, and Gary’s career path. Next, Keith Rayle, Principal at WWT, discusses some infosec current events before the CCISO Study Session. Listen Download this Podcast

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Insider Threat Report

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 8: Gravitate Towards The Challenge

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams interviews Daniel Mintz, Program Chair, Undergraduate School, Information Systems Management Major, University of Maryland University College about his career and where he sees the future of information security education going. Dan is speaking at the upcoming CISO Summit in Adelphi, MD – for an invitation, send an email to[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 7: Get Down To The Guts of The Business

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams talks to Joe Voje, CSO of American Cyber Corps, for the CCISO Exam Study Question. Next, an interview with Chuck McGann, Chief Cyber Strategist at CRGT, covering his career, his time working for the US Postal Service, and his upcoming talk at the EC-Council Foundation CISO Summit in Adelphi,[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 6: Back to Basics – A Simplified Approach to Designing, Building and Measuring Information Security Programs

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams talks with Joe Voje, Principal at American Cyber Corps about the Whitehouse’s cybersecurity executive order. During the CCISO Exam Study Session, Joe walks listeners through a CCISO Exam question. Next, Amber interviews Joe Krull, Director at the Demin Group and keynote at the upcoming Capital Region CISO Summit about[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 5: Is your Ego Stopping your Security?

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams talks to Keith Rayle, Principal at World Wide Technology about the importance of strategic planning to a CISO’s success. Next, an interview with Ed Pascua, SVP of Simeio Solutions, about his career, insights into the challenges CISOs face, and more. Plus a new CCISO Study Session segment to help[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 4: Business Side versus Technical Side: Balance – Not Animosity

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams sits down with Keith Rayle, Principal at World Wide Technology to discuss the issue of Privacy inside and outside the US. Also, a discussion with the CISO of Cengage, Robert Hotaling, talks about how to balance the business side of the CISO’s job with the technical side without creating[…]

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Global CISO Forum Podcast Episode 3: Swimming with Sharks: Don’t be the Bait

In this Podcast: Host Amber Williams chats with Tom Bain of CounterTack about endpoint security, the Black Hat movie, and the future of security and Todd Bell of Intersec World Wide about the need for an MBA in the CISO role, swimming with the sharks, and turning the IS department into a profit center. Listen[…]

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