It’s no longer just one-time malicious links CISOs have to worry about; threat actors are chipping away at firewalls by “befriending targets” and obtaining “pieces of information that seem innocuous,” said Ryan Witt of Proofpoint during a recent panel discussion.
The three most important principles for those who aspire to become C-suite leaders? Demonstrating servant leadership, creating a positive environment, and continuously learning, says Ray Lowe, CIO at AltaMed Health Services
Although many consumers view marketing as a way to persuade them to buy the latest product, it can be used for “nobler purposes,” like “creating aware, informed patients,” according to Dr. John Halamka and Paul Cerrato.
One of the key mistakes leaders make? Focusing only on the non-human elements of the job, says Sarah Richardson. “We must choose to embrace, invest heavily in, and take deliberate action to get to know our people in a meaningful way.”
With both sales executives and technology decision makers facing enormous pressure, now is certainly not an ideal time for pitches. But the show must go on, says CIO David Chou, who provides best practices on how to move forward.