Frederick Scholl

Frederick Scholl

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Dr. Frederick Scholl is a thought leader in information security. His professional experience includes semiconductor researcher and engineer, start-up cofounder, and academic professor and leader.

He has both security practitioner experience and credentials as an educator. He consults on security governance, risk management and compliance issues.

Dr. Scholl started and leads Quinnipiac’s MS Cybersecurity program. This online degree program is focused on career changers who have a strong business and IT background, but little or no cybersecurity experience. The program emphasizes software security, cloud security, risk management and resilient systems.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Frederick Scholl and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Better security through storytelling

Better security through storytelling

Using stories to communicate for Agile, DevOps, and C-Level executive use cases.

Government to be more engaged with security in 2017

Government to be more engaged with security in 2017

Cybersecurity will be a top priority for governments, in order to protect citizens from attacks on lifestyle.

Learning to love DevOps

Learning to love DevOps

Security professionals need to embrace DevOps and use it to their advantage. The DevOps Handbook offers an up to date guide for this process.

Time to kill security awareness training

Time to kill security awareness training

Security awareness is a tired concept and has not worked. It is time to replace it with true education and engagement.

9/11: My story

How the information security community can support law enforcement in preventing another large scale attack.

Go for the gold!

Go for the gold!

Using continuous improvement and maturity models to build effective security programs.

Don't be a cyber dentist

Don't be a cyber dentist

What information security leadership persona should you project? To successfully govern your program, you need four different styles. This post describes what they are and how to obtain the necessary skills.

Don't be the next Humpty Dumpty

How looking at information security as part of enterprise risk management can help your organization

Training helps CISOs stay relevant

Training helps CISOs stay relevant

Lack of funding, resulting from poor business alignment, is the biggest risk facing any security program. The SABSA security architecture methodology can help solve this problem.

Do you know where your trade secrets are?

Do you know where your trade secrets are?

Cyber enabled theft of trade secrets is one of the security challenges of our time. In fact financial losses from trade secret theft dwarf those from privacy breaches. This post defines and describes trade secrets and an approach to...

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