One of the greatest challenges for a cybersecurity leader is to convey the present digital risks upward to the c-suite and Board of Directors.
Representing to executive leadership the value of security, which protects the organization’s assets, reputation, capabilities, and people, is vital to gain necessary support or quell resistance for cybersecurity initiatives.
In today’s Cybersecurity Insights podcast, I am talking with Naomi Buckwalter about how to communicate cybersecurity to the Board. Naomi is a virtual CISO, Director of Information Security, and the founder of the Cybersecurity Gatebreakers Foundation. She brings a wealth of experience, insights, and solid recommendations for cybersecurity leaders.
Matthew Rosenquist is an industry-recognized pragmatic, passionate, and innovative strategic security expert with 28 years of experience. He thrives in challenging cybersecurity environments and in the face of ever shifting threats. A leader in identifying opportunities, driving industry change, and building mature security organizations, Matthew delivers capabilities for sustainable security postures. He has experience in protecting billions of dollars of corporate assets, consulting across industry verticals, understanding current and emerging risks, communicating opportunities, forging internal cooperation and executive buy-in, and developing practical strategies. Matthew is a trusted advisor, security expert, and evangelist for academia, businesses, and governments around the world. A public advocate for best-practices, and communicating the risks and opportunities emerging in cybersecurity. He delivers engaging keynotes, speeches, interviews, and consulting sessions at conferences and to audiences around the globe. He has attracted a large social following of security peers, is an active member on advisory boards, and quoted in news, magazines, and books. Matthew is a recognized industry expert, speaker, and leader who enjoys the pursuit of achieving optimal cybersecurity. Matthew Rosenquist is experienced in building world class teams and capabilities, managing security operations, evangelizing best-practices to the market, developing security products, and improving corporate security services.