Cybersecurity vs. Everyone

Cybersecurity leaders not only go against threat actors to defend the organization but also find themselves at odds with other business executives. How can we avoid fighting everyone? What does it take to ensure the security team doesn't become the department of "no"?

In the following conversation with Chris Cochran and Ron Eddings at Hacker Valley, I discuss how CISOs and other security leaders can:

  • Build relationships with security and business functions
  • Communicate with executives across the C-suite
  • Propell the business

As the role of security departments continues to evolve, so must the mindset and expertise of cybersecurity leaders. What does this mean? Watch the video or listen to the podcast episode to find out.


About the Author

I design security solutions and shepherd them to a sustainable state. I used to be hands-on in many areas of cybersecurity and IT. Now I focus on strategy and leadership, treating security as an enabler that helps people and companies achieve their goals. As the CISO of Axonius, I lead the security program to earn customers' trust and fuel the company's growth. Earlier, I built security products and services. I'm also a Faculty Fellow at SANS Institute, where I help professionals develop malware analysis skills.

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