We cover a lot of articles about CISO leadership, communications, skills, and yes, transition. This week we discuss the CISO transition from a CISO’s perspective. I will interview my co-hosts on why they made moves in 2021, what criteria did they use to analyze their next role, and what are their strategies for a successful transition. Visit https://www.securityweekly.com/bsw for all the latest episodes!
CISO Transition: A CISO’s Perspective
Ben Carr – CISO at Qualys
Ben Carr is the Chief Information Security Officer at Qualys. He is an information security and risk executive with more than 25 years of experience in developing and executing long-term security strategies. Ben has demonstrated global leadership and experience, through executive leadership roles of advanced technology, high risk, and rapid-growth initiatives, at companies such as Aristocrat, Tenable, Visa and Nokia. While at Aristocrat, Ben built a world-class global cybersecurity program from the ground up as part of a digital transformation. As a senior cybersecurity executive at Visa, Ben was responsible for developing and leading Visa’s Global Attack Surface Management Team and capability. Prior to Visa, he led all security programs for Nokia corporate IT as the Global Head of IT Security. Ben holds a certificate in Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC), is a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).
Matt Alderman – Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Strategic Advisor at Automox, security consultant, and wizard of entrepreneurship.
Tyler Robinson – Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc Security, Founder & CEO at Dark Element
As the Managing Director of Offensive Security & Research at Trimarc, Tyler leads a team of high-performance security professionals within the offensive security field by simulating sophisticated adversaries and creating scalable offensive security platforms using the latest techniques as seen in the wild. With over 2 decades of experience, Tyler specializes in Red Teaming, APT threat modeling, blackbox network penetration testing, and Physical/Social-Engineering. Tyler has presented at multiple conferences including BSides, DefCon and Blackhat panels, SANS security events and to multiple branches of the military.
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