Category: Employment Trends

Are you Protected?  What Insurance Cover Should a CISO Have?

Are you Protected? What Insurance Cover Should a CISO Have?

While I’m not an employment attorney nor an Insurance Advisor, I have assisted many security leaders in navigating and negotiating their employment agreements. For a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), specific insurance coverage and liability protections are essential to safeguard against the unique risks associated with the role. These protections are not only beneficial for […]

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Questions You Should Ask to Determine If This a Real CISO Position? (Interview Check List)

Questions You Should Ask to Determine If This a Real CISO Position? (Interview Check List)

If you are interviewing for the top security position in a company, you need to know if the role is a true executive-level Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role or just a technical “Head of Security” or Director of Security position. More often than not, it’s not a true CISO Position. Most security leadership positions […]

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Creating Diversity in Cybersecurity

Fortify Experts analyzed over 90,000 cybersecurity profiles on LinkedIn to get an accurate understanding of the diversity within cybersecurity. We segmented profiles into the following categories: Women Veteran Hispanic Asian African American Our analysis aimed to determine if there was a significant under representation of each group relative to its percentage of the U.S. population. […]

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Cybersecurity Career Paths

Cyber professionals must have fundamental technical skills to develop a successful cybersecurity career. Protecting systems against the world’s most sophisticated hackers requires expertise  beyond what university programs can provide. Traditionally, cybersecurity has been a secondary career. Most people have come into cybersecurity after they become very good at a previous role and were given the […]

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