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Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning in Cybersecurity: an Untapped Opportunity for ‘Negative’ Response Time
Published: 06/13/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Brad Moldenhauer, CISO - Americas, Zscaler. The chief information security officer (CISO) is measured by his or her ability to reduce risk, control cost, and minimize friction among employees, data, and the business at lar...

Moving Beyond Best-of-Breed Into a Cloud-First World
Published: 06/06/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Brett James, Director, Transformation Strategy, Zscaler. Typical IT infrastructure in days gone by consisted of racks upon racks of best-of-breed equipment filling niche applications. Shiny boxes from a variety of vendors ...

A Dollar is a Dollar: Communicating Zero Trust to Public Officials
Published: 05/31/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by David Cagigal, former CIO of Wisconsin. Over the last few years, the term zero trust has taken on different meanings depending on the speaker's motives. So when we discuss it today, to any audience, we must take great care...

Accelerating Transaction Success by Applying Zero Trust Principles to Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
Published: 05/03/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Stephen Singh, Global Vice President, M&A/Divestiture and ITO Strategy, Planning, and Implementation, Zscaler. Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures create value by seizing chances to drive growth, enhance margins, build...

Four Ways to Use the Cloud Security Maturity Model
Published: 04/22/2022

This blog was originally published by Secberus here. Written by Fausto Lendeborg, Secberus.With a name like, Cloud Security Maturity Model, you may be one of the CISOs who think: Sounds like a lot of work.Where does my organization sit?How do we advance?Why should I care?And if any of those quest...

Security Performance Reporting
Published: 04/20/2022

Command guidance for CISO-to-stakeholder communications Written by John Hellickson, Field CISO, Coalfire There is tremendous urgency for security professionals to do a better job at communicating security program performance to enterprise stakeholders and boards of directors. For the Coalfire ...

Now, More Than Ever, Mentorship Matters in Cybersecurity
Published: 04/14/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Kavitha Mariappan, EVP, Customer Experience and Transformation, Zscaler. Twin trends unfolding within cybersecurity are making mentorship relationships more critical than ever. On the one hand, an increasingly digitized wo...

What Every CEO Should Know About Modern Ransomware Attacks
Published: 03/17/2022

Written by Yaki Faitelson, Co-Founder and CEO of Varonis. Like most businesses, cybercriminals have adapted and adjusted over the past two years. Modern attackers have learned to launch more destructive ransomware campaigns while becoming more efficient and adept at evading law enforcement.We n...

Are You Ready for the Great Cybersecurity RESET?
Published: 02/14/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Phil Armstrong, EVP & Global CIO (former). Have you heard about the “great cybersecurity RESET” yet? The reset is a new wave of activity and an emerging global trend centered around cybersecurity planning. Businesses aroun...

The CFO and Cloud Adoption: 101
Published: 12/13/2021
Author: Jeffrey Westcott, CPA

Introduction to the Cloud I always find it interesting to ask people where their organization is at on their cloud journey. Everyone reading this post already has some cloud presence, but one question is where are you on this path to cloud adoption? The immediate follow-up to the first questio...

CISO DDoS Handbook - The DDoS Threat to Digital Transformation
Published: 10/18/2021

This blog was originally published by MazeBolt here. Written by Yotam Alon, MazeBolt. As the global economy and its reliance on technology continue to evolve, so do cyberattackers’ strategies and techniques - working on launching debilitating DDoS attacks with the intent to cause downtime a...

The Benefits of the CFO Obtaining the CCAK
Published: 10/13/2021
Author: Jeffrey Westcott, CPA

What is the CCAK? The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), in conjunction with ISACA, released the CCAK (Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge) earlier this year. As the CFO of CSA, I previously obtained my CCSK (Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge), the predecessor to the CCAK, as did the rest...

When Leadership Ignores DDoS Risk - 3 Tips for CISOs
Published: 09/24/2021

This blog was originally published by MazeBolt here. Written by Yotam Alon, MazeBolt. A global telecom company suffered substantial damage from a DDoS attack, surprising its board and C-suite leaders, who had believed that they were well protected from DDoS attackers. The sudden attack br...

Here are Five Key Takeaways to Build a Best-in-Breed Security Architecture for Your Enterprise
Published: 09/03/2021

Written by Fausto Lendeborg, CEO, Secberus.Secberus was invited to participate in Plug and Play’s (PnP) Partnerships Transforming Healthcare: Healthcare and the Cloud event. Our CEO, Fausto Lendeborg was accompanied by Edmond Mack, VP Security Architecture at GSK as well as Jennifer Thomas, Manag...

CSA CxO Trust Initiative: Understanding the Priorities of the C-Suite
Published: 08/25/2021

CSA’s CxO Trust Initiative is a broad-based, forward-looking initiative to elevate the knowledge of cloud computing and cybersecurity. Its core mission is to help Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) better understand the priorities of their peers within the C-Suite and effectively communi...

The C-Suite’s Long Embrace of the Cloud
Published: 07/06/2021
Author: Illena Armstrong

Take a gander at any recent research report covering cloud services or security and you quickly find some persistent and common themes:Spending on cloud services has not only grown exponentially during the pandemic, but will keep on rising as we continue to slowly return to some sense of normalcy...

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