In this episode of “Life of a CISO” by Dr. Eric Cole, the host focuses on helping Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and those aspiring to become CISOs. Dr. Cole emphasizes the importance of mindset, technical/strategic skills, and soft skills in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. He shares insights on transitioning from technical roles to strategic ones, highlighting the need to align security efforts with business goals. Dr. Cole also discusses the common challenges faced by CISOs and individuals aspiring to the role, offering strategies to overcome them.

In this episode:

  • 1:00 – Introduction
  • 3:00 – Quiet Moments
  • 8:00 – Daily Hustle
  • 13:00 – Lunch Break
  • 17:00 – Work Wind-down
  • 21:00 – Night Prep
  • 26:00 – Late Hours
  • 29:00 – Midnight Thoughts