Posts Tagged ‘ ciso ’

Weekly Rewind – TaoSecurity, CISO, ISC2 & More…

November 29, 2012
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Weekly Rewind – TaoSecurity, CISO, ISC2 & More…

Welcome to another edition of our Weekly Rewind – where we summarize all our posts from the last week. The top stories this week were 3) “ISC2 Election Coverage Update for 11/27”, 2) “How Much for that CISO in the Window? Apparently Too Much for SC”, and 1) “TaoSecurity’s Commander Reading List”. If you...
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How Much for that CISO in the Window? Apparently Too Much for SC.

November 29, 2012
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How Much for that CISO in the Window? Apparently Too Much for SC.

Looks like SC pulled a LinkedIn … except they had a slightly different problem … not finding anyone to fill the role. According to an article that we came across from GovInfoSecurity.com, when you offer to pay $100K for a chief information security officer (CISO), you don’t get anything. That’s what happened when South...
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Did LinkedIn’s Lack of a CISO Lead to Breach?

June 10, 2012
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Did LinkedIn’s Lack of a CISO Lead to Breach?

Shocking … how can you be an online digital technology company and NOT have a CSO or CISO? We can see if you were an offline company and had delegated security responsibility to to some other C-level person or a VP or two. If your network gets compromised then at least you might still...
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Weekly Rewind – Top Industry News, Plain Text Offenders, Tech Skills that Pay the Bills, & More…

May 3, 2012
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Weekly Rewind – Top Industry News, Plain Text Offenders, Tech Skills that Pay the Bills, & More…

If you missed anything or happened to be offline this past week, we hope you find this post useful as a quick reference. For those readers that may not have noticed, I actually tack on a bit of commentary to some the industry articles – so check out my italicized/bolded opinions and let me...
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Wanna Be a CISO? Career Advice for Getting There

April 30, 2012
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Wanna Be a CISO? Career Advice for Getting There

For many of us in the infosec industry one of our ultimate career goals might be to become the CISO of an organization. Phil Muncaster posted a interesting article on this topic titled “Wannabe infosec kingpins: Forget tech, grab a clipboard” on The Register recently. In it he recommended focusing on improving your business,...
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What! No CI(S)O*?

September 9, 2009
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Written by Guest Poster Wade Woolwine The Chief Information (Security) Officer* is a top level executive who is responsible for defining and executing a plan for identifying, cataloging, and protecting information assets throughout a company or government agency. Seems like a pretty important job, right? So why is it that so many public and...
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