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Business stakeholders need the full story

There’s a lot of talk about aligning security programs and business or functional goals, but in practice, that’s much easier “powerpointed” than done.  Business consequences of security decisions, and security consequences of business decisions in the broader context are all too often missed or ignored, sometimes even deliberately.   As Obi-Wan said to Luke, “What I […]

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A CISO, an AI, and a bot walk into a bar….

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been facilitating sessions at Evanta CISO events. If you’re not aware, these are discussions for CISO’s by CISO’s, held around the country and well worth the time. The topic for my sessions was AI & orchestration in cybersecurity, with more than 60 CISOs participating in five cities. While each […]

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Adopting an industrial mindset: Cyber Safety

We’ve always said that there’s two kinds of organizations, those that have been hacked, and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked.  Yet security teams are still having problems getting resources and attention from our business stakeholders, particularly in industrial companies that consider IT and technology a back office problem. Over my career I’ve worked [...]
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