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News of Note: Accounting for Those Good Days
Published: 12/23/2022
Author: Illena Armstrong

Recently, on one of my social media feeds, someone posted a supposed quote by Charles Darwin that left me gobsmacked, yet also piqued my curiosity because of its self-deprecating, negative, and also quite relatable nature. I was compelled to do some digging to see if it was really true – that suc...

CISOs of the World, Unite!
Published: 12/03/2022
Author: Jim Reavis

This article represents personal commentary from CSA’s Chief Executive Officer Jim Reavis. I have been in the industry long enough to have observed the creation of the Chief Information Security Officer role and the journey to making this person a crucial part of our ecosystem. For almost all ...

‘Cyber Isolationism’ is Making CXOs’ Jobs More Complicated – And More Critical
Published: 11/30/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries. Written by Simon Hodgkinson, former CISO, BP. Is globalization in decline? Put this question to a group of economists, diplomats, social scientists, or other specialists, and you’d likely kick off a long and spirited debate with representatives on both...

Tailoring Your Zero Trust Transformation to Your Pain Points
Published: 11/28/2022

Originally published by CXO REvolutionaries. Written by Gary Parker, Field CTO - AMS, Zscaler. Zero trust is often likened to a journey. And, as the proverb says, even a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.But where to start? For better or for worse, there’s no single embarkatio...

A SECtember Refrain: CxOs Need Help Educating Their Boards
Published: 10/26/2022
Author: Illena Armstrong

The concerns and challenges discussed during this September’s SECtember Conference and adjoining CxO Trust Summit ran the gamut. However, one refrain focused on chief information security officers’ need for more help and guidance on messaging cybersecurity problems, required security controls, an...

What Any Executive Needs to Know About Zero Trust
Published: 10/21/2022
Author: Daniele Catteddu

Why should a company executive be interested in Zero Trust? Isn’t that supposed to be obvious? Apparently, it’s not; otherwise, we wouldn’t have nearly 1 billion successful ransomware attacks between January 2021 and June 2022.Whether we like it or not, lately, Zero Trust is becoming synonymous w...

Unlocking Competitive Advantage With a Zero Trust Multicloud Strategy
Published: 03/16/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Martyn Ditchburn, Director of Transformation Strategy, Zscaler. People sometimes ask me what it felt like to complete a full multi-year migration journey from on-premise hosting into the cloud. My answer is always the same...

The Secret Behind a Successful Zero Trust Project Is No Secret at All; It’s the Human Element
Published: 02/07/2022

This blog was originally published by CXO REvolutionaries here. Written by Greg Simpson, Chief Technology Officer (Retired). Inventions can lead a hard life. Even those that end up revolutionary. Steve Ballmer, who was CEO at Microsoft when the iPhone was introduced famously said, “There’s no cha...

CSA 2022 Priorities: Cloud & Collaboration
Published: 12/17/2021
Author: Jim Reavis

This time of year I am often asked to make industry predictions, which I do – poorly. So this time around, I thought I would focus on making predictions about what Cloud Security Alliance will be working on in 2022, I should get at least 50% of it right. Let’s get started!Zero TrustThis is certai...

Overview of the CxO Trust Initiative
Published: 12/08/2021
Author: Alex Kaluza

Through the CxO Trust Initiative, CSA is looking to elevate the knowledge of cloud computing and cybersecurity best practices amongst executive teams by enabling Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) with tools to communicate cloud computing, risk, governance, and compliance issues to their...

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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