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.

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CISOs, Security Leaders Eyeing Other Job Options 

Security Boulevard

Nearly a third of CISOs or IT security leaders in the United States and the United Kingdom are considering leaving their current role, according to research by BlackFog. The post CISOs, Security Leaders Eyeing Other Job Options appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Former Uber CISO Faces Prison Time For Mishandling Cyberattack: Justice, Scapegoating, or Both?

Joseph Steinberg

While there are State laws requiring the disclosure of various data breaches, there is no specific, clear, federal counterpart that details what, when, and how a CISO must handle such matters. There is a reason that the rate of turnover in such roles is so high – CISOs burn out quickly.

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Forrester: CISO Budgets Not Immune to Cuts

Security Boulevard

Still, a new report from Forrester Research warned that CISOs mustn’t. The post Forrester: CISO Budgets Not Immune to Cuts appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Modern CISO: More Than a Security Officer

Dark Reading

YL Ventures CISO-in-Residence Frank Kim weighs in on the top security concerns facing CISOs in a Dark Reading Q&A interview

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“How will the Uber Breach Verdict Affect the CISO Role in the Future?”

Security Boulevard

A Uber breach verdict was handed down that could prove highly impactful to CISOs and CSOs in the near and distant future. The post “How will the Uber Breach Verdict Affect the CISO Role in the Future?” The post “How will the Uber Breach Verdict Affect the CISO Role in the Future?”

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Report finds women are declining CISO/CSO roles

Tech Republic Security

The post Report finds women are declining CISO/CSO roles appeared first on TechRepublic. CXO Security Tech Industry ciso cso cybersecurity women declining ciso roles women in tech

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3 Cybersecurity Goals for CISOs

Security Boulevard

The post 3 Cybersecurity Goals for CISOs appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Cybersecurity Data Security Endpoint Industry Spotlight Mobile Security Network Security Security Boulevard (Original) CISO goal setting phishing attack

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CISOs Say Application Security is Broken

Security Boulevard

Nearly three-quarters of CISOs aren’t confident that code in cloud-native architectures is free of vulnerabilities before it goes into production, according to research from Dynatrace. The post CISOs Say Application Security is Broken appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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CISO Talk Ep 23: The Changing Role of CISOs

Security Boulevard

While CISOs have always been responsible for developing security strategies to protect organizations from cyberattacks, their role has been evolving over the past few years. CISOs are now expected to be business executives, focusing not only on risk management but also on business strategies.

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CISO Liability Risk and Jail Time, (ISC)2 Bylaw Vote and the Value of Cybersecurity Certifications

Security Boulevard

Rafal Los, host of the popular Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast, joins us to discuss CISO liability risk and the ongoing discussion in the cybersecurity community about CISOs going to jail.

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An Eye-opener For Modern CISOs!

Security Boulevard

Every day a CISO spends their time almost entirely in protecting people, assets, and IT infrastructure. Don’t jump to any conclusion that CISOs are completely blind to the cyber threats surrounding them after reading the title of the blog. Let me remind you a CISO is doing […].

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Female Cybersecurity Leaders (CISOs) Wanted

Jane Frankland

I went through some of them this week at the Cyber Security Virtual Conference: Celebrating Women in Cyber, and with PWC Canada when they engaged me to open their one day event – SheProtects: Future CISO Program. With many different roles for cybersecurity leaders in our ecosystem, if we examine just one of them – the role of a Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) and her challenges – chances are you’ll recognse this type of environment….

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CISO Magazine Honors KrebsOnSecurity

Krebs on Security

CISO Magazine , a publication dedicated to covering issues near and dear to corporate chief information security officers everywhere, has graciously awarded this author the designation of “ Cybersecurity Person of the Year ” in its December 2019 issue. Other CISO Magazine

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CISOs are taking on more responsibilities—and burning out

Tech Republic Security

A new report from Heidrick & Struggles also finds that many feel secure in their jobs despite breaches, and only 14% of all CISOs sit on a corporate board. The post CISOs are taking on more responsibilities—and burning out appeared first on TechRepublic.

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CISO Vincent Hoang on Cybersecurity in Hawaiian Government

Lohrman on Security

Vincent Hoang became the CISO in Hawaii in 2016. In this interview, Vince shares his journey and cyber priorities in protecting the Aloha State, particularly among the challenges presented by COVID-19

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Drizly FTC Breach Case May Put CISOs on the Hook for Civil Liability

Security Boulevard

The post Drizly FTC Breach Case May Put CISOs on the Hook for Civil Liability appeared first on Security Boulevard. In 2019, Boston-based online booze company Drizly had a data breach that exposed the personal data of about 1.2 million customers.

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Fake LinkedIn CISO Profiles Target Top Companies

SecureWorld News

Most recently, one of those new schemes involves fake LinkedIn profiles representing Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) at some of the world's largest corporations. CISO profiles spoofed on LinkedIn. Featured Cyber Fraud LinkedIn CISO / CSO Original Content

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CISO Talk: Healthcare and Cyber in a COVID-19 World

Security Boulevard

In episode five of CISO Talk, Miranda Ritchie of IBM joins Mat Newfield and Mitch Ashley to discuss healthcare and. The post CISO Talk: Healthcare and Cyber in a COVID-19 World appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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How CISOs Limit Downtime Without Impacting Security

Security Boulevard

In the last decade the role of the chief information security officer (CISO) has evolved considerably. Not long ago, the CISO was considered a part of the IT team and their main focus was on building firewalls, implementing antivirus and keeping spam emails at bay.

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Fake CISO Profiles on LinkedIn Target Fortune 500s

Security Boulevard

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.

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Communication Is Key to CISO Success

Dark Reading

A panel of CISOs at the RSA Conference outlined what a successful first 90-day plan looks like, and it boiled down to effective communication and listening

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5 Tips to be an awesome CISO

Javvad Malik

I’m not a CISO, I never have been and hope I never will be. It seems like a lot of hard work and stress, and if you’re the CISO at a company when you suffer a breach it’s difficult to blame the intern without a mob of security professionals criticising you.

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CISOs, boards not always on the same page

Tech Republic Security

The post CISOs, boards not always on the same page appeared first on TechRepublic. Security ciso malware phishing ransomwareMost boards of directors understand the risk, but many will not invest more in cybersecurity and have different concerns about the impact of a breach.

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Everyone Wants a Seat at the Table: CISO + CIO Roles Evolve

Security Boulevard

Mitch Ashley, co-founder and principal at Techstrong Research, explores the ongoing debate about the role of the CISO in today’s organization: Does the CISO report to the CIO? Does the CIO report to the CISO?

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CISO Stories Podcast: Protecting the Crown Jewels

Security Boulevard

The post CISO Stories Podcast: Protecting the Crown Jewels appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Security Bloggers Network CISO Podcast security

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CISO’s Guide to Secure Software Development

Security Boulevard

This CISO‘s guide to secure software development can help. The post CISO’s Guide to Secure Software Development appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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CISO Stories Podcast: Which Approach Wins – Compliance or Risk?

Security Boulevard

The post CISO Stories Podcast: Which Approach Wins – Compliance or Risk? Cybersecurity programs have evolved from the early days of compliance with regulations.

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CISO Thoughts with David Lindner

Security Boulevard

The post CISO Thoughts with David Lindner appeared first on Security Boulevard. Insight #1. The number one thing an organization can do today to help prevent the next major breach is to implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) on all things.

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Why Predator is the ultimate CISO movie

Javvad Malik

The movie starts on the outskirts of a jungle and the CISO (Arnie) with his team land in their helicopters. This is a perfect metaphor for how a CISO operates in day to day situations. It represents a struggle many CISO’s around the world face.

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CISO Stories Podcast: Hacking Your Way Into Cybersecurity

Security Boulevard

The post CISO Stories Podcast: Hacking Your Way Into Cybersecurity appeared first on Security Boulevard. Kerissa Varma is Group Chief Information Security Officer of Old Mutual Limited, one of the largest financial services organizations on the African continent.

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What Should CISOs Prioritize In A Volatile Landscape?: A Webinar With Top CyberSecurity Columnist Joseph Steinberg

Joseph Steinberg

The post What Should CISOs Prioritize In A Volatile Landscape?: Have you been prioritizing Detection and Response over Protection when it comes to your cybersecurity strategy?

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CISO Briefing: Next Generation Authorization

Security Boulevard

The post CISO Briefing: Next Generation Authorization appeared first on The Cyber Hut. The post CISO Briefing: Next Generation Authorization appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Zoom CISO’s Lessons in Scaling With Simplicity

Security Boulevard

The post Zoom CISO’s Lessons in Scaling With Simplicity appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Cybersecurity Featured Security Awareness Security Boulevard (Original) Spotlight CISO Cybersecurity Best Practices scale Zoom

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Why CIOs Should Report to CISOs

Dark Reading

If the CISO is responsible for the security of the organization, then that same person also should be responsible for both security and IT infrastructure

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CISO Interview Series: The thinking of a CISO at the front end of the cyber threat landscape.

Security Boulevard

What are the most important areas for a CISO to focus on? When speaking to Aman Sood, it becomes clear that the job of a CISO encompasses every aspect of a business. The post CISO Interview Series: The thinking of a CISO at the front end of the cyber threat landscape.

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Five Questions To Ask Your CISO About Training

Security Boulevard

The post Five Questions To Ask Your CISO About Training appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Cybersecurity Governance, Risk & Compliance Incident Response Security Awareness Security Boulevard (Original) CISO security awareness training User Education

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3 Hiking Principles That Made Me a Better CISO

Security Boulevard

The post 3 Hiking Principles That Made Me a Better CISO appeared first on Security Boulevard. CISO Suite Cybersecurity Industry Spotlight Security Boulevard (Original) CISO Gigamon

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CISO Interview Series: The challenges of being the CISO for the University of Oxford.

Security Boulevard

The job of a CISO is one of constant change and unexpected challenges. The post CISO Interview Series: The challenges of being the CISO for the University of Oxford. The post CISO Interview Series: The challenges of being the CISO for the University of Oxford.

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CISO Stories Podcast: Skills I Needed to be a First-Time CISO

Security Boulevard

Infosec skills don’t necessarily transfer to CISO skills, but CISO skills are 100% transferable to whatever your infosec career looks like. The post CISO Stories Podcast: Skills I Needed to be a First-Time CISO appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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5 Tips to be an awesome CISO

Security Boulevard

I’m not a CISO, I never have been and hope I never will be. It seems like a lot of hard work and stress, and if you’re the CISO at a company when you suffer a breach it’s difficult to blame the intern without a mob of security professionals criticising you.

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Security XChange: John Brunn, CISO

Security Boulevard

The post Security XChange: John Brunn, CISO appeared first on ThreatX. The post Security XChange: John Brunn, CISO appeared first on Security Boulevard.

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Next CISO headache: Vendor cyber insurance

CyberSecurity Insiders

This is the crux of an escalating vendor issue facing CISO’s today: which ones pose uninsured risks? These problems have been echoed by the CISO community now faced by increasing attacks channeled through third parties. Cyber insurance coverage? Through the roof these days.