Category Archives: cybersecurity

How to Make Smart Cities Cybrsecurity Resilient

By 2050, about 70% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities. Using the Internet of Things, analyzing lots of data, putting more services online—all herald the digital transformation of cities. Becoming digital, however, means a new life … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: John Graham, Jabil

“The Sony attack was a wake-up call to most of us practitioners,” says John Graham, referring to the 2014 breach of Sony Pictures computer systems when hackers stole a rich trove of confidential documents and posted them online. Malicious and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Steve Martino, Cisco

To be a successful Chief Information officer (CISO) today, “you have to be a good translator,” says Steve Martino. This means translating the business strategy to the risk the company is willing to take. Instead of talking about “malware” and … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Roland Cloutier, ADP

Chief Security Information Officers (CISOs), says Roland Cloutier, are becoming “first and foremost business leaders.” The way he sees it, cybersecurity today is an important component of any business’ critical success factors. Cloutier calls the new discipline “operational risk management,” … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Chiefs: Andy Ellis, Akamai

The job of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), says Andy Ellis, is not to eliminate risks. “Our job is to help our companies make wiser risk choices,” is how Ellis describes the new cybersecurity paradigm. The way he sees it, … Continue reading

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2018 Predictions: Cybersecurity

Like death and taxes, there are only two safe predictions about cybersecurity in 2018: There will be more spectacular data breaches and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25. But as the continuing digital transformation … Continue reading

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Digital Guardian Cybersecurity at Jabil

When John Graham joined Jabil four years ago as its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), he found an IT environment that was an early adopter of cloud computing but did not have a security focus. Capitalizing on the availability … Continue reading

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