Posts categorized: Leadership Development

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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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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