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Security Recruiter Directory

To find the right security job or hire the right candidate, you first need to find the right recruiter. CSO's security recruiter directory is your one-stop shop.

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3 ways to speak the board's language around cyber risk

Framing the cyber risk conversation in ways that resonate with the board will help close the chasm between cyber risk and enterprise objectives.

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AWS chief Andy Jassy gets top job at Amazon as CEO Bezos steps down

The surprise announcement that Jeff Bezos will leave later this year and hand over the reins to AWS leader Andy Jassy marks a remarkable rise for Jassy. He began as a marketing manager in 1997 and started AWS in 2003.

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10 ways to prep for (and ace) a security job interview

You've landed an interview for that security job you've had your eye on. Now prepare to land the job with these 10 techniques to get noticed and make an impression

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What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.

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Perfect strangers: How CIOs and CISOs can get along

The rise of security as a strategic imperative has altered the relationship between IT and infosec leaders. Here’s how CIOs and CISOs can become better partners.

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Episode 14: How COVID-19 changed security priorities at Bristol Myers Squibb

Jerry Roberts, director of corporate security at Bristol Myers Squibb, joins host Bob Bragdon for a wide-ranging discussion on COVID-19's impact on security, the greatest cybersecurity challenges today, and how Roberts's 20-year...

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Episode 13: Serving up a risk management culture at McDonald's

Podcast Episode 13: Tim Youngblood, corporate vice president and CISO of McDonald's, joins host Bob Bragdon to discuss how he approaches risk management and how the pandemic changed the security landscape.

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Episode 12: Building board relationships

Podcast Episode 12: Mark Weatherford, chief strategy officer at the National Cyber Security Center, joins host Bob Bragdon to talk about building board relationships and why the single most important thing a CSO can do is inspire...

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IT leaders grapple with the new normal

Five articles examine the challenges faced by leaders across all segments of IT – and the solutions that have made a difference.

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What it takes to be a transformational CISO

The skills and traits of effective change leaders.

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Skills and traits of a business-savvy CISO

CISOs looking to advance their careers or land a plum job must prove they are really on top of their game. Here's what recruiters say sets business-savvy CISOs apart.

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What is security's role in digital transformation?

With security regaining priority in digital strategies, CISOs are dispersing security responsibility throughout the organization and working to transform the IT culture.

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Why frameworks are more necessary than ever for secure enterprise transformations

Taking governance shortcuts in order to quickly take advantage of competitive opportunity can lead to major failings when it comes to security and privacy and cause serious long-term damage to the business.

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Redefining the CISO role: Why the top security job is gaining C-suite and boardroom status

Breach concerns, data privacy regulations, and a move to separate security from IT are elevating the importance of the security role.

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14 IT certifications that will survive and thrive in the pandemic

These tech certifications not only have high value now, but employers will continue to value them as the coronavirus continues.

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COVID-19 crisis accelerates rise of virtual call centers

Call center operations have increasingly gone remote, but the pandemic has accelerated the WFH CX support trend, as IT leaders at T-Mobile and American Express attest.

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What's next? CISOs weigh in on COVID’s long-term effects on security

CISOs are looking ahead to see how their security organizations need to work post-COVID. Here's what they expect.

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