The First 60 Days as a CISO

In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole gives his expert advice on how to excel as a new CISO during the first 60 days of their career. It’s important to not make decisions but to listen, learn and ask a lot of questions. Absorbing every bit of detail and information that could help you understand the business better will be a step up into this journey. 

Watch this episode to get an insight into how to survive and hold your ground as a renowned World-Class CISO.

In this episode:

  • 1:20– Expert witness services by Dr. Eric Cole
  • 3:00– Details matter
  • 3:30-It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.
  • 13:30– Always put in that extra effort
  • 18:30– As a new CISO, listen and learn
  • 18:50– First week as a CISO- meetings with the board
  • 19:45– Understand the organization in the first 60 days
  • 20:20-Understand why they picked certain technology
  • 20:50– Listen, learn, and ask specific questions
  • 22:25– It’s about the quality of your work
  • 22:40– As a new CISO, learn the business first
  • 23:50– Before you make any changes, give a technical state of the union
  • 29:00– Brilliant people ask the right questions