Executive Perspectives

Maintaining a Culture of Security Requires Ongoing Attention

Creating a culture that emphasizes a security-first mindset requires more than just updating the vision statement. HR professionals and people managers know very well that creating a sustainable organizational culture that makes any company vision a reality is a never-ending work in progress. Simply introducing the vision and values, and ...

Executive Perspectives

Enlist Employees in Building a Culture of Security from Day One

Fast-growing companies know firsthand how challenging recruitment can be. HR teams are intensely focused on how they can attract and secure top talent in a highly competitive environment. As you race to get ahead in the hiring game, it’s important not to overlook the critical steps needed to maintain the ...

Executive Perspectives

Check for the Security-First Mindset Across All Teams

We know we need to encourage our teams to think security-first across every department. But what does this really mean in a practical application? For security companies, it might be less of a leap to bring a security mindset to legal, procurement, or marketing teams. For organizations with their core ...


Take a Holistic Approach to Reviewing Security Strategy

The first step in building a culture of security in an organization is embedding it into your vision and values. Creating a foundational commitment to security among all employees establishes a strong first line of defense. With that in place, the next step is reviewing each area of the business ...

Executive Perspectives

A Culture of Security is Built on a Strong First Line of Defense

With the pressure of digital transformation on companies today, executives need to consider how to keep their organization safe amidst rapid change. Most businesses cover their security bases with the basics: advanced analytics, technology using machine-learning and AI, and baseline protocols. But in the face of today’s rising threats, the ...

Executive Perspectives

A Culture of Security Must Extend Beyond the Business

This blog was written by Grant Bourzikas, previous CISO at McAfee. In a world where the lines between personal and corporate data and devices are increasingly blurred, companies benefit when they take the time to educate all staff about online safety. Both the volume and sophistication of cyber threats are ...

Executive Perspectives

Think Broadly to Keep Ahead of the Next Threat

This blog was written by Grant Bourzikas, previous CISO at McAfee. As cyber threats grow increasingly sophisticated, staying ahead of bad actors is proportionately more challenging. Hackers, data theft, and viruses have been around for decades, but the stakes have raised significantly. The WannaCry ransomware attack last year was the ...

Executive Perspectives

Train your Cybersecurity Team for Peak Performance

This blog was written by Grant Bourzikas, previous CISO at McAfee. Whether you’re racing to fill cybersecurity jobs to keep up with the changing threat landscape or support your company’s rapid growth, getting your team trained and at the top of their game is a high priority. You need to ...

Executive Perspectives

A Strategic Approach to Retention Builds Sustainable Cybersecurity Teams

This blog was written by Grant Bourzikas, previous CISO at McAfee. The demand for cybersecurity talent is outpacing supply across the entire business landscape. Depending on what research you reference, experts predict that by 2020 there will be around 1.5 million to 2 million cybersecurity roles unfilled. This makes employee ...

Enterprise Executive Perspectives

“Culture of Security” Pulls Cybersecurity Together

It’s nearly 2018. And from the discussions I have weekly, it’s clear that business leaders understand far more about the risk of cyber threats today than they did even a few years ago.

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