In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole breaks down the importance of CISOs adopting the role of a translator in board meetings. Executives are looking for CISOs to bridge the gap between them and security engineers to understand better and focus on the solutions.

In this episode:

  • 1:00– Intro
  • 3:00– CISO is a brand-new role.
  • 5:00– What doesn’t work with executives?
  • 7:00– Try your methods.
  • 15:00– Executives are not getting what they need.
  • 18:00– CISOs must speak in the executive’s language.
  • 21:00– CISO is not a technical position.
  • 25:00– CISOs are not security engineers
  • 27:00– Getting CISO experience by applying for jobs
  • 30:00– the only way to learn how to be a CISO is to be one