Moving from tech expert to business leader

Ready to move from a technology role to business leader? What skills do you need? Lorna Koppel, Director of Information Security for Tufts University, offers her tips for success

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The origins of your security career may be heavily technical, but now you're ready to take on a more advanced, business-centric role that allows you to innovate and drive your organization foward, while also maintaining an eye toward keeping the company secure. What steps should you take? What skills do you need to hone in order go from a tech-focused security career to an executive level leader?

In our latest Security Sessions Q&A, Lorna Koppel, Director of Information Security for Tufts University, offers tips and best practices for taking the next step in your career.

Highlights from this interview include:

1:35: What are the main differences between being a technical security leader and a business security leader?

3:10: What are the challenges of moving from a technology-focused role to a business leadership position?

4:00: What are some recommendations for technological security leaders who are looking to shift their career and move into more advanced-level business roles?

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