The decision to move to the cloud should be based on comfort, resources, and the organization’s strategic vision, and not on outside opinions, according to CISOs Todd Bell and Sahan Fernando.
With hybrid work models becoming permanent – and more devices being connected to the network – IT and security leaders face a new set of challenges, according to our panelists, who talked about the critical role a zero-trust approach can play in securing data.
For CISOs, the most important aspect of the role has become resiliency. And without a solid culture focused on fostering engagement and eliminating friction, it can’t be achieved, according to Erik Decker and Julian Mihai.
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.
As a leader, the one thing you never want to say is, “I can’t do that,” said Jesse Fasolo, CISO at St. Joseph’s Health. In a recent interview, he talked about the importance of a solid infrastructure, why frameworks are critical, and how he has been able to step “two steps ahead.”