Want to Improve Your Cyber Crisis Response? Think Beyond Technology.

RISING NEED FOR STRONGER CYBER RESPONSENo matter how big or small, every enterprise faces the daunting task of defending itself against increasingly brazen, well-funded, and capable cyber threat actors. There is no underestimating the difficult situation most enterprises find themselves in. Enterprises cannot afford to delude themselves about the current situation — protecting against the …

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Ten Powerful Strategies for CISOs to Uplift Board Reports

Almost everyone agrees that active board engagement is essential to driving cyber transformation. Inside boardrooms, however, there is still a significant amount of justified frustration. Most corporate directors still find cybersecurity very complex and inaccessible; they feel like passengers on a runaway train that the driver can neither control nor stop.A paper published by the Harvard …

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How to Become a CISO

AS DATA BREACHES SOAR, SO DO CISOS’ PAYCHECKSIn recent years, the role of the chief information security officer has catapulted into executive committees and boardrooms, spurred by a relentless surge in crippling cyber-attacks orchestrated by well-resourced and resolute threat actors. Predictably, as cyber threats soar, so do CISOs’ salaries. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, CISOs’ bank accounts …

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Struggling to fix cyber risk governance? Here are six powerful strategies

Directors and executives can no longer afford to pay lip service to cyber riskCyber risk has rocketed to the top right corner of several corporate risk profiles. As a result, most corporate directors now acknowledge the inescapable reality that if they fail to bake cybersecurity into their critical business lines, such negligence will invariably erode …

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Women in Cybersecurity: Why are there so few female CISOs and how do we change this?

Women in Cybersecurity: Why are there so few female CISOs and how do we change this?

At the Cyber Leadership Institute, we are obsessed with helping aspiring CISOs realize and fulfil their dreams. We recognize, however, the gender imbalance within our industry. 50% of the world’s computer users are women, yet multiple studies over the last few years have shown that globally, only 11% of the cybersecurity workforce are women. At …

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