Posts categorized: Strategy and Governance

9 May 2024 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

The Board needs to take an elevated view on cybersecurity, looking for cross-functional governance matters beyond the mere technical horizon   As I was looking back at the role of the Board around cybersecurity oversight in the context of this rec… Read more »

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14 March 2024 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Many small firms would often benefit from looking internally first, before jumping to externalised cybersecurity solutions   Many small firms have been struggling with cyber-attacks over the past few years and might have been tempted by virtual CI… Read more »

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4 January 2024 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

The bottom-up approaches most have been pushing for 20 years around cybersecurity have simply failed   I am delighted to share below my foreword to “The Cybersecurity Spiral of Failure – and How to Break out of It” >> BUY IT HERE on Amazon… Read more »

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19 October 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Business protection from cyber threats must be rooted in the reality of the world we live in   The role of the Board with regards to cybersecurity is a topic that keeps coming back and is often addressed in simplistic terms in my view. I don’t thi… Read more »

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21 September 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

The benchmarking question is often a symptom of trust erosion between CISOs and senior execs   For as long as I have been involved in cybersecurity, I have heard top executives asking for benchmarking data around their cybersecurity practice. It m… Read more »

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17 August 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

It has become too complex to carry for the profile of people it attracts   The role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has been in existence for the best part of the last 30 years. Infosec legends say that it was first created for St… Read more »

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13 July 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

It starts to make sense to evolve the role of the CISO and return it to its native technical content   In many large organizations, defining and structuring a Chief Security Officer role (CSO) is starting to make more and more sense. The concept i… Read more »

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1 June 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

Cybersecurity transformation cannot be seen as a straightforward change   This interesting piece in the Harvard Business Review should be a must-read for all transformational CISOs (“The Most Successful Approaches to Leading Organizational Change”… Read more »

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27 April 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

What’s really going on with the CISOs and their budgets?   The 2023 UK Cybersecurity Landscape report from Expel makes interesting reading. Based on the feedback of 500 IT decision makers, it paints the usual picture around security operations of… Read more »

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16 March 2023 / Strategy and Governance / JC Gaillard

It has to start with a degree of integration between threats, risks, controls and protective measures. Click here to watch our Founder & CEO JC Gaillard present on the theme (in French) with the Institute of Risk and Compliance in Paris on 9th Marc… Read more »

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