Archive for the ‘CISO Perspectives’ Category

CISO Perspectives on Compliance in the Cloud

September 9th, 2013 No comments

Regulatory compliance is a hot topic among many of the customers I talk to. Of particular interest is compliance as it relates to the cloud. It is a challenging topic and there are many regulations that Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to be aware of and adhere to and these can vary significantly by industry and location.

Today Trustworthy Computing is releasing an executive level article providing insight on the challenges, success factors and potential solutions of compliance from CISOs representing some of the world’s largest organizations. Our aim is to share and highlight some of the key things that other CISOs and information and security risk specialists might want to consider in relation to the topic of compliance.  Read more

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CISO Perspectives on Risk

September 5th, 2013 No comments

Many of the Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and security executives that I talk to tell me that they are always craving information. It always seems as though while some parts of their job responsibilities are under control, they think that other areas need more of their attention or could be more efficiently managed.  Since they typically have limited time, limited information and limited resources, they look for sources of information that are tailored for their specific needs, making the information easy to consume and highly valuable.  One such source of information for security executives is… other security executives. Most, if not all of the CISOs that I talk to, rely on other security executives in the industry to provide insights into topics they are interested in.  When they can get valuable information and advice on an important topic from someone doing a similar job in another organization, they typically are willing to listen and engage.  Read more

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