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How Breaches like Target and Home Deport are Changing the Role of the CISO

With the 1 year anniversary of the Target data breach approaching much has changed in the privacy and information security landscape since the mega breach.  No position has felt the ripple more than the Chief Information Security Officer.  The risks have not subsided, or the challenges reduced, but the level of publicity those two breaches […]

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The Evolving Role of the CISO

The world is changing. The threats are changing. The technology is changing. It makes sense that our roles, our titles and our responsibilities are changing as well and information security officers are no different. “Twenty years ago, when businesses began hiring CISOs, business advantage derived from working with data within the organization. Data lived primarily […]

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Who Does Your CISO Report To?

This questions was asked in a recent webinar with ID Experts and Cris Ewell of Seattle Children’s: Cris mentioned their governance and organizational structure with the CISO reporting to the board and general counsel. This seems like a particularly enlightened structure. Could Cris share what thinking or impetus led to Seattle Children’s adopting this particular […]

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Seattle Children’s Data Breach Response Program

Recently Cris Ewell, PhD, CISO of Seattle’s Children’s Hospital, discussed his organizations data breach response plan in a webinar with ID Experts.  During the webinar he went over his organizations experience and models for managing a data breach starting with the idea of when and not how.  That data breaches were bound to happen and […]

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