Creating a unified approach to IT security in the workplace: top tips for CISOs

OPINION by Chris Hodson CISOs must take several important steps to build a comprehensive IT security strategy to protect critical assets, monitor impact, and recover from any unexpected attacks or disruption.   We often hear that ‘cyber-security is everyone’s responsibility, not just the CISO’s, and that’s because this is true. Well-intentioned discussions become meaningful actions …

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Supply Chain Security is Tough

The SolarWinds attacks caught the eye of virtually everyone in the cybersecurity community. There are plenty of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) out there who are no doubt extremely thankful their organization wasn’t compromised. But who can say they won’t be a victim of the next major supply chain attack? Because there will be a next time.  …

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Cybersecurity Skills for a Post-Covid World

We must equip students with cybersecurity skills to prepare for a post COVID world  No one could have predicted the devastating impact COVID-19 had on businesses across the world. The almost overnight transition to remote working forced unprecedented changes, blindsiding thousands of organisations.  Across the country, thousands of endpoints suddenly needed to connect to corporate …

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The Disruptive IT Revolution – And Its Effect on CISOs

https://www.tanium.com/blog/the-disruptive-it-revolution-and-its-effect-on-cisos/ In this candid interview, Chris Hodson, CISO at Tanium, caught up with Anthony Belfiore, CSO at Aon and member of Tanium’s Board of Directors, to discuss the impacts of the distributed workforce on the cybersecurity function, board engagement, business resilience (or lack thereof) and cyber budgets. Shifting the risk equation to cyber resilience Chris …

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Christopher Hodson, CISO at Tanium

Published on June 24, 2020 Status is online Tammy Moskites Career CISO - CIO - Executive Board Advisor International Keynote Speaker | I Love What I Do!!! My Views are My Own 31 articles Following Today's CyAlliance Birds of a Feather Spotlight interview is with Christopher Hodson.  Chris is the CISO at Tanium and author of 'Cyber Risk …

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CSO Interview: The Secret CSO

My second time interviewed for the IDG Secret CSO Series! ______________________ Name: Chris Hodson Organisation: Tanium Job title: Chief Information Security Officer Date started current role:  October 2018 Location: Reading, UK Chris Hodson is the CISO at Tanium. In his career, Hodson has seen first-hand the changing role of IT, from a response organisation to a strategic business unit …

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Business continuity or security: reducing risk next patch Tuesday

CISOs must make difficult decisions about how to continue managing risk whilst supporting productivity at a time of crisis. Split tunnelling is one option, but it carries extra risks.... By the time UK CISOs encounter the next Patch Tuesday, many organisations will have been working from home for months. This has created the combined challenges …

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Architecture and Risk

A true benefit of an architectural-led approach to security planning comes during risk assessment activity.  Risk assessments need to consider the environment in which the assessed system resides.  Through the use of data flow diagrams and architectural artefacts, we can assess a particular system in the context of its wider ecosystem.  This is important because …

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