How to gain the trust of the board

How to gain the trust of the board

One of the keys that can make a good CSO presentation a great one is by ensuring the data being reported actually has relevance on specific business risks the organization is most likely to encounter (rather than assembling a...

01/18/17

How to present security to the board

How to present security to the board

Part of the DNA of any CEO is in how well he or she can deliver quarterly reports (good and bad) to a Board of Directors, with the usual flair of just enough excitement to keep everybody upstairs interested, all the while keeping them...

12/07/16

It’s hunting season but who’s the prey?

It’s hunting season but who’s the prey?

There’s a trend in security operations to work to close the gap between discovering a breach after the damage has been inflicted, and delving deeper into the infrastructure to evaluate the “What/Where/When/How” in an effort to advance...

11/02/16

How to make mergers and acquistions work

How to make mergers and acquistions work

When tech companies "Merge and Purge" their IP, organizations on both sides of the trades can get nervous. Here's one recent deal that could actually mean a better set of solutions for everybody concerned.

09/01/16

Black Hat basics: Ruminations on 19 years of Black Hat Briefings

Black Hat basics: Ruminations on 19 years of Black Hat Briefings

As this is my first venture into the world of blogs for CSO, the timing coincides with one of my favorite summer activities—traveling each August to the American desert, to roast in the Nevada sun, and attend the Black Hat Briefings....

08/02/16

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