Date: February 16, 2024
Time: 9:30 AM EST | 2:30 PM GMT | 8:00 PM IST
Topic: Business-First Cybersecurity Leadership
Abstract: As cybercrimes are rising dramatically, the need for robust cybersecurity leadership is inevitable. Navigating cybersecurity leadership requires a complex and continuous balance of security and business priorities. The current webinar explores the intricacies of security-dependent leadership and highlights the significance of aligning security protocols with business strategies. Security practices must transition from conventional methods to a business-centric cybersecurity approach. The webinar delves into this forward-thinking mindset, focusing on creating and implementing a security framework that not only shields against threats but also augments the overall prosperity of the organization.
Integrating risk management capabilities with strategic alignment to business goals characterizes the business-first cybersecurity approach. This approach requires security capabilities to be agile, adapting to evolving threats and technological trends while maintaining a versatile cybersecurity strategy. Drawing inspiration from practical experiences and industry benchmarks, the speaker aims to offer valuable insights into how CISOs and security leaders can synchronize their efforts with the organization’s objectives. Whether you are an experienced CISO or an aspiring security leader, this session promises to sharpen your focus on driving cybersecurity success in the digital era.
- Identifying and prioritizing security initiatives aligned with the strategic objectives of your business
- Establishing risk management capabilities that protect against threats while embracing calculated risks for innovation
- Recognizing the importance of effective communication and collaboration across departments
- Measuring success through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) resonating with the tangible business value of cybersecurity investments
- Cultivating agile security capabilities to maintain a flexible cybersecurity strategy amid change
Karl Mattson, CISO at Noname Security
Bio: Karl Mattson is the Field CISO for Noname Security. He served many years as a CISO in the banking and mortgage industries and had multiple leadership roles in technology strategy, compliance, enterprise architecture, and national security. Karl will share his career journey, encompassing how we brought a non-technical business school education to lead effective, highly technical teams of security professionals.
*Examples, analysis, views and opinion shared by the speakers are personal and not endorsed by EC-Council or their respective employer(s)