Intelligent CISO Issue 50 - Page 5

editor ’ s note

issue 50 ello and welcome

H to the latest edition of Intelligent CISO where we bring you a roundup of the trends and developments taking place across the cybersecurity industry , globally . We hear from several industry experts who offer their best practice advice on hot topics of interest .

This month ’ s cover story comes from Dragos , a leader in the industrial ( OT / ICS / IIoT ) cybersecurity field , whose research shows that the industrial sector attracted increased unwanted attention from adversaries last year . Seth Enoka , Principal Industrial Incident Responder , Dragos , explores how CISOs can better protect their organisations against these threats . This can be found on page 51 .
Another of our top stories this month also focuses on critical infrastructure attacks , as a report from Trellix finds an escalation of cyberattacks in this area . The Threat Labs Report covers Q4 2021 threat research and the findings detail wiper malware aimed at Ukraine and an upsurge in cyberthreats from a likely Russian-backed actor in the fourth quarter of 2021 . Find this on page 18 .
‘ Editor ’ s Question ’ on page 27 sees us ask industry experts about the implications of identity management and how organisations can properly manage their identity . We hear from Greg Smith , Solutions Architect at Radiant Logic ; Ricardo Diniz , VP & General Manager , UK & I and Southern Europe , WSO2 ; and Joseph Carson , Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO , Delinea .
Our ‘ Expert Opinion ’ piece this month comes from Steve Singer , Regional Vice President and ANZ Country Manager , Zscaler , who says that if achieving effective security is the question … Zero Trust is the answer . On page 41 , he discusses the importance of having a robust Zero Trust strategy in place and tells us how IT leaders can achieve effective security with this model .
On page 67 you can find an industry expert discussing why security needs ‘ grey ’ areas in the age of hybrid workforces . Mike Schuricht , VP of Product Management , Security Service Edge ( SSE ), Forcepoint , talks us through some of the key security challenges facing organisations and outlines how Forcepoint ONE helps to tackle these .
I hope you enjoy the read and if you ’ d like to contribute to any upcoming editions , please do get in touch at alix @ lynchpinmedia . com
Alix Pressley Managing Editor www . intelligentciso . com