Translating the Business Language

In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole points out the key elements CISOs need to adapt to excel as a translator in the board rooms. The focal point to consider is learning how to communicate and listen.

In this episode:

  • 1:00– Push yourself to the limit
  • 2:00– Create your own solution
  • 5:00– Most important skills for a CISO
  • 6:00– Communicate and speak in their language
  • 6:30– World-Class security engineers communicate a certain way
  • 8:00– Cybersecurity will always be an important topic in business
  • 8:30– Are you invited to those board meeting
  • 12:30– How do other executives view you as a communicator?
  • 17:00– Treat people the way they want to be treated
  • 20:00– Are the executives paying attention to what you have to say?
  • 22:00– Give yourself a quick evaluation after every meeting
  • 23:00– What is one thing you could have done better
  • 25:00– Target your communication during meetings
  • 26:00– Focus on being a better listener
  • 29:00– CISOs need to translate from technical to business