Here’s a six minute highlight video of CISO Series Video Chat “Hacking the IT-Security Gap: An hour of critical thinking of improving communications and control over digital processes”.

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Best Bad Idea

Congrats to Mathew Biby, CISO, Satcom Direct for winning this week’s Best Bad Idea

Other honorable mentions go to:

“Roll the dice from Dungeons & Dragons to decide whether IT or Security ‘wins'” – Ian Poynter, virtual CISO, Kalahari Security

“Make all remote workers sign a liability clause, passing all security requirements and diligence to them.” – Tom Wilcox, founder, chief innovator, FTF Enterprises, LLC

“Charge IT a fee for every time that they violate a security policy. Use those funds to buy more SIEM capability to keep the money rolling in.” – Craig Hurter, director security operations, Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology

“Have IT and InfoSec report to Clippy. He/She has the answers for everything!” – Mathew Biby, CISO, Satcom Direct

Best quotes from the chatroom

“When security and IT are not on the same page, IT sees security requirements the same way we see regulatory compliance requirements.” – Rick Woodward, cyber security architect and manager

“Alignment of power and responsibility is important. But, most CIOs are being pressured for things that are counter to security and in some cases hiding significant risks from their board.” – Charles Valentine, vice president, head of security,

“Risks Reviews with execs are only as good as those who can tell the story in a tangible, simplistic way. Speaking to graphs and even financial numbers/impacts with exec without proper context and nuance can become self defeating.” – Mathew Biby, CISO, Satcom Direct