Using Security Metrics as a Shared Goal With Developers – Caroline Wong – CSP #68

Security metrics are often a struggle to establish by security departments. These metrics may be taking too narrow of a view, whereby metrics visible and embraced by other areas can improve the security program success. Join us as we discuss these metrics. Additionally, Caroline is graciously offering her Linkedin metrics course focused on establishing objectives and measuring progress towards the objectives, to CISO STORIES listeners at no cost at https://www.linkedin.com/learning/learning-security-metrics/why-are-security-metrics-important?autoplay=true

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/CISOSTORIES_CarolineWong_Article.pdf

Wong, C. 2019. Sharing the Metrics Goal Between Departments. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pgs. 158-9. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.

Full Episode Show Notes

Using Security Metrics as a Shared Goal With Developers

Guests

Caroline Wong

Caroline Wong – Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt

@carolinewmwong

Caroline Wong is the Chief Strategy Officer at Cobalt. As CSO, Caroline leads the Security, Community, and People teams at Cobalt. She brings a proven background in communications, cybersecurity, and experience delivering global programs to the role.

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.