Posts categorized: Leadership Development

2 June 2022 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

What is now required is political acumen, managerial experience and personal gravitas, more than raw technology skills. In spite of being widely used, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has only had a few decades of existence and… Read more »

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28 April 2022 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

The times have gone when the CISO had to explain what cyber security was about and the value it brought   In the face of non-stop cyber-attacks, and the urgency of change around cyber security practices in large firms, the CISO has to be – first a… Read more »

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20 January 2022 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

The key around cyber security remains Execution, Execution and Execution The short tenure of the CISO continues to generate a vast amount of debate, aggravated by the COVID pandemic and the “great resignation” episode that it is inducing. Looking beyon… Read more »

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19 August 2021 / Leadership Development / Corix Partners

JC Gaillard talks to Glaucia Rosas from the Edutec Alliance on how school leaders need to approach cyber security in the wake of the COVID pandemic.   *** Watch the interview here on the Edutec Alliance YouTube channel ***   Over the past few… Read more »

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29 April 2021 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

To start building solutions to the skills gap problem, it is key to look at it in all its dimensions.   The debate around the cyber security skills gap continues to ride fairly high on the security industry’s agenda, but to start building solution… Read more »

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29 October 2020 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

The key challenges of the transformational CISO are not technological, but managerial. There is still a vast amount of debate across the cyber security industry about the role of the CISO, their reporting line, their tenure, the levels of stress they’r… Read more »

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20 February 2020 / Leadership Development / Corix Partners

Management Insights to see through the Maze Communicating and driving real engagement with senior stakeholders around cyber security has always been one of the most complex aspects of the CISO role. As digital estates become increasingly complex, attac… Read more »

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10 October 2019 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

5 key points to drive culture change around cyber security Culture and governance are key to drive change around cyber security behaviours, but too many awareness programmes focus simply on superficial technical gimmicks. Let’s start by deconstructing… Read more »

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12 September 2019 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

A decade of firefighting has taken its toll on the CISO profession The role of the CISO is changing. If that was ever the case, it can no longer be seen JUST as a technical role. In some industries, it is being challenged by the world-wide tightening o… Read more »

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11 October 2018 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

The situation the new CISO finds on arrival is often different to what they were expecting, but who’s to blame? A painfully recurrent complaint among Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) is the disconnect between what they were promised during th… Read more »

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