Intelligent CISO Issue 52 - Page 5

editor ’ s note

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 space , globally . We hear from several industry experts who offer their best practice advice on hot topics of interest .

This month ’ s cover story explores the work between Zscaler and the world ’ s leading industrial thread manufacturer , Coats . Benjamin Corll , VP of Cybersecurity at Coats , tells us how Zscaler improved the organisation ’ s visibility and secured its Industry 5.0 transformation . We also hear why it ’ s important to empower your people , because they ‘ are not your weakest link , but your best sensors ’. Find this on page 51 .
Our ‘ Editor ’ s Question ’ on page 27 sees industry experts respond to the question : ‘ How can organisations improve their cloud security ?’. Spokespeople offering their thoughts include Surya Varanasi , CTO , StorCentric ; Brian Dunagan , Vice
President of Engineering , Retrospect , a StorCentric Company ; and Don Boxley , CEO and Co-founder , DH2i .
‘ Predictive Intelligence ’ sees Andrew Rose , Resident CISO , EMEA at Proofpoint , offer his best practice advice for building a successful security awareness training programme . He highlights the current challenges experienced by CISOs and the sophisticated attacks they are facing , and how an effective training programme can prevent security breaches .
On page 41 , we hear how the modern CISO can counter the growing cybersecurity threat . Ross Brewer , Vice President of EMEA and APJ for AttackIQ , explains how CISOs can benefit from data-driven insights through the use of automation , to secure their organisation against cyberthreats .
Another of our top stories this month – which can be found on page 44 – is about the state of cybersecurity in retail . Rashid Ali , Enterprise Solutions Manager at WALLIX , discusses the ways retailers must improve their security defences to ensure positive change in the retail space .
Security investment is a hot topic currently and on page 48 , Kev Eley , Vice President Sales , Europe at LogRhythm , explores this in further detail . He questions how much is enough and outlines how to build a targeted and sustainable cybersecurity budget .
To round off , we ‘ Go Phish ’ with Matias Madou , Co-founder and CTO of Secure Code Warrior , who tells us how he likes to relax and unwind outside the office .
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 issue 52 www . intelligentciso . com