Posts categorized: Leadership Development

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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13 September 2018 / Guest Blog, Leadership Development / Natasha McCabe

Dealing with the tactical aspects of the function during your first weeks in the job doesn’t have to be detrimental to the success of a longer-term transformative agenda Much has been written about the Chief Information Security Officer and how to best… Read more »

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2 August 2018 / Leadership Development, Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Constant firefighting downgrades the role and the CISO must fight to avoid its gravitational pull With regards to many other C-level roles, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position is a fairly recent creation for many organisations. Altho… Read more »

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15 March 2018 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

There is some form of management reality beyond the “100 days” journalistic cliché: How does an incoming executive make an impact in a new role? What are the real timeframes to look at, and what can be expected and over what horizon? What are the key i… Read more »

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1 March 2018 / Leadership Development / Corix Partners

Faced with wide-spread non compliance, the attitude of regulators will be key Throughout 2017, the GDPR has been successful in bringing up to the attention of boards,  senior and middle management a range of security and privacy issues which had not be… Read more »

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1 February 2018 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

Through this series, we have examined how an incoming CISO can create the conditions to truly make a difference in their new job. Of course, as we stated in the introductory article , all companies are different from one another and so are most individ… Read more »

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18 January 2018 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

This is the point when you really get stuck in. By now, you would have been in the new CISO job for about 2 months and it should start to feel less and less like a new job. Of course, this is not really about 100 days, and you should also start to real… Read more »

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30 November 2017 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

This is really the time-horizon over which the new CISO must start assessing their new position. Once again, many of the management tips we will be building up in this series could apply to any executive taking up a senior job in a new organisation. Bu… Read more »

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16 November 2017 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

  Many of the management tips we will be building up in this series could apply to any executive taking up a senior job in a new organisation. But the role of the CISO is particularly sensitive in many aspects and has its own dynamics. It is often… Read more »

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2 November 2017 / Leadership Development / JC Gaillard

There is some form of management reality beyond the “100 days” journalistic cliché: How does an incoming executive make an impact in a new role? What are the real timeframes to look at? What can be expected, and over what horizon? What are the key issu… Read more »

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