For women, “the road to success has been more challenging,” particularly when it comes to technology roles. But the rapidly evolving landscape may change that, according to panelists Kristin Myers, Naomi Lenane, and Nitha Puthran during a recent discussion.
The discussions CISOs are having aren’t just about frameworks and vulnerability scans; they’re focused on the partnerships that need to be created and nurtured, their strategies for recruiting and retaining talent, and the continued evolution of IT security leadership roles.
Myers says health systems must start protecting their organizations today against the potential cyber threats of tomorrow.
The key to having difficult conversations with members of your team? Conduct them in a way that’s “more about coaching, mentoring, and showing that you’re invested in this person’s success,” says Kristin Myers, VP of IT at Mount Sinai Health.
Although it’s important to be able to focus on the day-to-day tasks, what makes IT leaders so valuable is the ability to “pull yourself up and connect the dots across an organization,” says Kristin Myers of Mount Sinai Health System.