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We need the organization to support the cybersecurity initiatives and thus we try to influence the organization to support these goals for the protection of the organizational assets. If we are failing, is it that the organization did not ‘get it’ or was it our approach? Join this podcast to learn how to achieve that buy-in.
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/CISOCOMPASS_David_Nolan_Article.pdf
Nolan, D. 2019. Achieving Security Buy-In: Change the Approach, Not the Culture. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 470. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
Achieving Security Buy-in: Change Approach, Not Culture
David Nolan – Vice President, Information Security at Aaron’s
As the Vice President, Information Security at Aaron’s; David is accountable for information security and risk leadership, strategy, budget, and operational excellence. He is a servant-leader and mentor to a high-performing team of information security professionals and leaders covering Application Security, Incident Response, Governance Risk and Compliance, Emerging Technology Security, Endpoint protection and Information Protection.
David has over 20 years in the information technology industry in various roles. He has previously served as a Manager of the Threat, Attack and Penetration testing services team, Application Security Architect, deployment manager, and various lead developer roles for Caterpillar Inc. He has additionally held positions at companies including State Farm Insurance and the Central Intelligence Agency.
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.