CISO Soft Skills: Securing Organizations Impaired by Employee Politics, Apathy, and Intolerant Perspectives, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

CISO Soft Skills

Securing Organizations Impaired by Employee Politics, Apathy, and Intolerant Perspectives, 1st Edition

By Ron Collette, Michael Gentile, Skye Gentile

Auerbach Publications

288 pages

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Description

As organizations struggle to implement effective security measures, all too often they focus solely on the tangible elements, such as developing security policies or risk management implementations. While these items are very important, they are only half of the equation necessary to ensure security success. CISO Soft Skills: Securing Organizations

Table of Contents

What's Not Right. True Security Model. Apathy. Myopia. Primacy. Infancy. Tying It All Together. Closing Thoughts. Appendices.Exercises. REAP Templates.

About the Authors

Mike Gentile is on a mission to change the status quo in Information Security as we know it. His goal is to translate the discipline from one that is often misunderstood, inefficiently applied, and painful to one that is seamless, collaborative, and repeatable in organizations across the globe. Delphiis is the encapsulation of this mission. Mike brings balance of business acumen and technical skill-set anchored by years in the field and his core focus over the past 15 years has been his practice, Coastline Consulting services. As the Founder and President, Coastline has developed enterprise security programs for countless leading public, private, and government organizations, including many within the Global 1000 and Fortune 500. During that time he also became Co-Founder and Editor for CISOHandbook.com, the leading portal for security leaders.As a researcher, Mike has contributed numerous publications within the Information technology, project management, and security communities. He is also a senior researcher with Computer Economics in the Information Security domain and has written articles for the ISSA Journal, Computer Economics, RSA Conference and Secure World Expo.

As a writer he is the co-author of The CISO Handbook: A Practical Guide to Securing Your Company as well as CISO Soft Skills: Securing Organizations Impaired by Employee Politics, Apathy, and Intolerant Perspectives. The CISO Handbook is used as course material for numerous advanced education and Master's programs on security leadership around the world. Mr. Gentile serves on multiple advisory boards, including being on the Board of Advisors for Savant

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS073000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Commerce
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COM053000
COMPUTERS / Security / General