IDG Connect

CSO Spotlight: Niall Browne, Domo

CSO Spotlight: Nasrin Rexai, General Electric
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CSO Spotlight: Nasrin Rexai, General Electric

The first female CISO at GE, Nasrin Rexai, stresses how important it is to know who you are, to lead according to your value system, and to think before your respond.

CSO Spotlight: Tracy Reinhold, Everbridge
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CSO Spotlight: Tracy Reinhold, Everbridge

How a successful career in the FBI along with the events of 9/11 put Tracy Reinhold on the path to a career in cybersecurity.

CSO Spotlight: Justin Berman, Zenefits
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CSO Spotlight: Justin Berman, Zenefits

Being wrong is good, embrace it, learn from it and grow from it, advises Berman. Being an effective security leader is about recognizing that "your job is to get the best answer, not to have it."

CSO Spotlight: David Smith, Nuix
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CSO Spotlight: David Smith, Nuix

Winning the war against cybercrime is getting closer to reality as law enforcement dedicates more resources to cybersecurity investigations and improves cyber-related laws.

CSO Spotlight: Annalea Ilg, Flexential
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CSO Spotlight: Annalea Ilg, Flexential

The cybersecurity threat is ever growing and its clear companies are still not following basic security practices. If they were, we wouldn’t be seeing so many breach notifications, says Ilg.

CSO Spotlight: Eddie Garcia, Cloudera
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CSO Spotlight: Eddie Garcia, Cloudera

For Eddie Garcia, job satisfaction comes from “[seeing his] contributions help organizations securely process data for good.” His best advice for aspiring security leaders is to focus on your passion and let the rest fall into place —...

CSO Spotlight: David Cook, Databricks
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CSO Spotlight: David Cook, Databricks

For Cook, the best trend in cybersecurity right now is the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning because, he says, "security is about spotting patterns, and new services based on machine learning can help analysts spot...

CSO Spotlight: Justin Somaini, SAP
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CSO Spotlight: Justin Somaini, SAP

Perhaps controversially, Somaini doesn't believe that cybersecurity is constantly changing. For him, all you need is all you've ever needed: a solid grasp on security theory and a comprehensive understanding of technology trends.

CSO Spotlight: Grant Bourzikas, McAfee
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CSO Spotlight: Grant Bourzikas, McAfee

The skills shortage is real, is likely bigger than most estimates suggest, and isn't just about the sheer numbers of people, says Bourzikas. His advice for aspiring IT leaders: emphasize and encourage diversity of thought on your...

How quantum cryptography will soon be shaping online security

Neil Bramley from Toshiba discusses the role quantum computing will play in future security

IDG Research: Large organisations have the budgets to hire CISOs

IDG Research looks at this year’s IT security priorities

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