The CISO Stories Podcast Episode #48 – December 14, 2021

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1. The Future Is Now: Model-Driven Security Using Data Science – 10:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Cybersecurity talent shortages are well documented and asking experience cybersecurity professionals to spend countless hours on routine tasks does not promote retention. The adversaries are leveraging data science to attack our enterprises and consumers, and we need to find a better way. This session explores the experience of creating over 300 models using data science, machine learning, and automated incident response to increase the security posture for a major organization.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/CISOSTORIES_Jim_Routh_Article.pdf

Routh, J. 2019. Model-Driven Security is Making Fundamental Changes to Security Posture. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs 163-5. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.

This segment is sponsored by Cybereason. Visit https://www.cybereason.com/cisostories to learn more about them!


Jim Routh

Jim Routh – Board Member at Jimmer Advisory Services LLC

Jim is currently a board member for several organizations including: Acceptto, GrammaTech, Supply Wisdom, Global Resiliency Federation and ZeroNorth. He is the Former CISO/CSO from MassMutual, CVS, Aetna, DTCC and American Express.



Todd Fitzgerald- Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative


Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.