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Fake CISO Profiles on LinkedIn Target Fortune 500s

Krebs on Security

Someone has recently created a large number of fake LinkedIn profiles for Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) roles at some of the world’s largest corporations. It’s not clear who’s behind this network of fake CISOs or what their intentions may be. Of course, Sites is not the real CISO of Chevron.

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Proofpoint’s CISO 2024 Report: Top Challenges Include Human Error & Risk

Tech Republic Security

This new report also indicates an increasing attack surface as putting pressure on CISOs. One positive note is CISOs' improving relationships with board members.

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One in Four Tech CISOs Unhappy with Compensation

Security Boulevard

Stagnating security budgets and mounting job pressures are weighing on CISOs, a quarter of whom expressed discontent with their salary and overall compensation. Show me the money: The average total compensation for tech CISOs stands at $710,000.

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CISOs and Senior Leadership at Odds Over Security

Security Boulevard

The post CISOs and Senior Leadership at Odds Over Security appeared first on Security Boulevard. Only half of cybersecurity leaders feel their C-suite understands cybersecurity risks, a Trend Micro survey found. Four in five have been told to downplay a potential risk’s severity.

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CISO Cite Human Error as Top IT Security Risk

Security Boulevard

But that’s not the only takeaway from this year’s Voice of the CISO report. The post CISO Cite Human Error as Top IT Security Risk appeared first on Security Boulevard. It’s the wetware. It’s always the wetware.

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Conn. CISO Raises Security Concerns Over BadGPT, FraudGPT

Lohrman on Security

But Jeff Brown, CISO for the state of Connecticut, shares his concerns on some of the other “dark side” apps that have emerged with generative AI. Almost everyone has heard of ChatGPT.

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Best Practices Q&A: Guidance about what directors need to hear from CISOs — from a board member

The Last Watchdog

CISOs can sometimes be their own worst enemy, especially when it comes to communicating with the board of directors. “So when a CISO or anybody comes into a board room and says, ‘if we don’t do this, this is going to happen,’ it makes them all feel anxious and they start to close down their thought processes around it.”

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