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Stories by Lauren Gibbons Paul

Mark Weatherford: The Veteran

Weatherford, a principal at The Chertoff Group, understands security from both governmental and commercial perspectives

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul23 Oct. 13 19:08

Scott Pettigrew: The Builder

Over the course of his eclectic career, Pettigrew, who's now CSO at HMS, has assembled three security departments from the ground up

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul23 Oct. 13 15:50

Grant Lecky: The Visionary

Founder of the Canadian Security Partners' Forum, Lecky went after his dream of elevating the security industry while keeping his day job

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul22 Oct. 13 20:30

Will CSOs become CROs in the future?

Few would deny the chief security officer role has evolved quite a bit in recent years. At many large companies, the heads of both physical and information security now report in to the same person, an enterprise CSO. The pace of change for the function is accelerating along with the ever-changing nature of threats.

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul23 July 13 15:12

With a little help from 800 million friends

The eyes of the online world are on Joe Sullivan.
As the CSO of Facebook, Sullivan is without a doubt one of the most visible security chiefs in the business. He must mitigate myriad security and privacy risks not only for Facebook's employees and corporate systems, but also for the social network's 800 million members.

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul01 April 12 22:00

Brain drain: Protecting your organisation's IP

Global healthcare provider Best Doctors employs the most robust technologies and practices available to protect the privacy of its members' personal data—but that's just a part of doing business in this industry. Less obvious but equally important is the degree of vigilance with which the company protects its brand name, which is trademarked in dozens of countries worldwide.

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul05 Feb. 12 22:00

Secrets to building a great security team

For a security industry leader, Tim Williams is a pretty modest guy. As the former head of ASIS International and now as global security director for the $42.5 billion construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, Williams has won his share of recognition, which he doesn't take lightly.

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul19 Sept. 11 22:00

The supply chain’s game-changing forces

As any CSO knows, it's not enough to mind your own business. You have to look after your business partners as well, across all links that connect to your supply chain - whether that chain is physical or virtual. And that goes double in times of rapid change and high stress.
"The threat environment is constantly changing," says Ryan Brewer, CISO for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the US. "Sometimes it's hard to put your finger on what's most important."

Written by Lauren Gibbons Paul26 Dec. 09 22:00