Communications Before, During and After the Breach – Melanie Ensign – CSP #34

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Figuring out what to do after a breach is the wrong time to start the planning process. Communications strategies must be in place well beforehand and there are many benefits to the cybersecurity program for implementing these strategies in advance. Join this podcast to understand how teams benefit from relationships with communication and public relation specialists on their teams.

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/CISOSTORIES_Melanie_Ensign_Article.pdf

Ensign, M. 2019. Importance of Communications before, during, and after the Breach. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 191. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.

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Full Episode Show Notes

Communications Before, During and After the Breach

Guests

Melanie Ensign

Melanie Ensign – Founder and CEO at Discernible Inc

@imeluny

Melanie is the founder and CEO of Discernible Inc, a specialized communications firms for security and privacy organizations. She is the former global head of privacy, security, and engineering communications at Uber. Melanie also leads the press department for DEF CON.

Hosts

Todd Fitzgerald

Todd Fitzgerald – Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

@securityfitz

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.