“You’ve done security before, right?”

“You’ve done security before, right?”

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  • On September 21, 2020
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Let me share a personal story, about how my formal career in security started. “You’ve done security before, right?” I was sitting in my quite typical Silicon Valley office. An actual office, mind you—while open-space was becoming all the rage, it still had not infected every company to the degree that it has today, and […]
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The Wrong Way To Look For A CISO

The Wrong Way To Look For A CISO

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  • On September 19, 2020
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One of the key topics I address in my book Why CISOs Fail is how companies repeatedly and recurrently hire wrong. They will hire smart, experienced people, and then set them up to fail, frustrating them out of the job in a couple of years. Or they will hire not-so-great but confident-seeming people, and let […]
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