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Meet The Fortune 100 CISO
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Joe Stanganelli
Joe Stanganelli,
User Rank: Ninja
3/30/2016 | 8:31:43 AM
Re: BA degree in business?
The CISO is, in my mind, more on the financial side of the equation than the IT side of the equation -- especially if the CISO is also responsible for general data privacy measures/compliance.  Security, privacy, data protection -- these are all risks.  As such, they fall under the heading of risk management -- finance.

Compare the CIO, who is more involved with IT as a whole.
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 12:05:18 PM
BA degree in business?
That is also surprising for me, you would expect BA I IT at least.
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 12:03:13 PM
Re: OWASP top 10 CISO
Good point. An information security officer has to have a good understanding of both application and network architecture. It does not matter at what layer the vulnerability is. 
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 11:59:34 AM
Re: Who Fortune 500 CISOs listen to?
Good to know. I will check this. Everybody needs some type of security awareness training I would say.
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 11:57:45 AM
Re: interesting to know
It was surprising for me, I was expecting more diverse picture. 
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 11:54:57 AM
Typical CIO

Obviously the same characteristics as CIO and CTO. COO and CEO for that matter. 
User Rank: Apprentice
3/27/2016 | 8:08:55 PM
Recently, we had at discussion at OWASP regarding the Top 10 CISO, from our point of view this person should have a programming background in order to make sure that application security gets the attention it needs. We are quite afraid that most CISO focuses only Network security and ignore App security.Also , a potential inability to communicate with Application Developer teams and understand their issues and needs.
User Rank: Strategist
3/27/2016 | 3:28:13 AM
Who Fortune 500 CISOs listen to?
Mr. Edgar Perez teaches a 3 Day Masterclass in Cybersecurity designed for C-level executives and senior managers. Furthermore, he is offering cyber security workshops for boards of directors and CEOs worldwide. He is the author of The Speed Traders and Knightmare on Wall Street, and his comprehensive training programs have been widely recognized by the media for his independent and non-biased approach.
User Rank: Apprentice
3/25/2016 | 11:38:15 PM
interesting to know
interesting to know, thank you

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