Change Controls Are More Necessary Than Ever – Rebecca Herold – CSP #64

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Organizations are developing technology at a rapid pace today to maintain business relevance and adapt to changing conditions. Rebecca talks about the importance of ensuring change control is implemented and the real impacts if not implemented correctly.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit:

Herold, R. 2019 Change Controls Are More Necessary Than Ever. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 119-120. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl.

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Change Controls Are More Necessary Than Ever


Rebecca Herold

Rebecca Herold – CEO at Privacy and Security Brainiacs SaaS Services


Rebecca Herold is the founder (2004) and CEO of The Privacy Professor consultancy, and she is also CEO of the Privacy & Security Brainiacs SaaS services business she launched in 2021 with her son Noah. Rebecca has over 25 years of systems engineering, information security, privacy & compliance experience. Rebecca has authored 22 books. Most recently published is the second in the Privacy & Security Brainiacs, “Cybersecurity for Grandparents and Everyone Else!” series of books, “Q4 2021 Edition: IoT Security and Privacy.” In 2022 she is finishing another of her many books published by Taylor & Francis / CRC Press titled, “Security & Privacy when Working from Home & Travelling.” Rebecca has also written dozens of book chapters and hundreds of articles.


Todd Fitzgerald

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.