Plan your career, analyst urges CISOs

A lot of chief information security officers tell Forrester Research they didn't plan on becoming CISOs after years of working...

September 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Three things a new CISO should do

Congratulations: You're the new chief information security officer for an organization. In this time of increasingly successful cyber attacks, on...

February 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Breaking down cybersecurity best practices one castle wall at a time

It’s not a situation Marilyn Gallagher-Crawford is accustomed to, but last week the councillor for Ajax Ward 1 found herself...

December 10th, 2019 Alex Coop

Risk Takes Centre Stage in 2019

By Cheryl McGrath Vice President and General Manager – Canada Optiv Security Virtually all cybersecurity organizations today want to reduce...

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Do these 4 things to avoid security breaches: panel

Security breaches might seem inevitable if you're paying attention to the headlines lately, but organizations can avoid that fate by...

October 23rd, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

CISOs shouldn’t plan to protect everything, says McAfee exec

LAS VEGAS – Candace Worley wants CISOs to face what to many is unthinkable: You can’t protect everything in the...

October 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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CISOs must get a better handle on the effectiveness of their arsenals

As a CISO you know what you have for defending the enterprise, but do you know what works? Your inventory...

April 24th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Why CISOs need to be diplomats as well as strategic thinkers

CISOs have enough on their plates navigating demands from boards, the C-suite and business units without worrying about their style....

March 23rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Reporting Cybersecurity to the Board: A CISO’s Go-To Guide

Reporting Cybersecurity to the Board: A CISO’s Go-To Guide

Cybersecurity briefings used to be considered inconsequential; a box to check off the list. But today, boards have to consider the...

May 25th, 2016 IT World Canada Team