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Day in the Life of a CISO

I spotted this meme flying around the Internet this week: Being a Chief Information Security Officer is easy. It’s like riding a bike — except the bike is on fire — you’re on fire — everything is on fire — because you’re in hell. Being a CISO, I’d have to agree there are days when […]

Cybersecurity 101 Training in Burbank!

I’ll be giving a free, 90-minute crash course in cybersecurity at the Burbank Library’s Buena Vista branch on January 30, 2018 @ 7PM! Learn how to protect yourself against hackers, cybercriminals, government surveillance, and more. See you there! Full info here.

Recruiters: Time For Extreme Recruiting?

I started searching for new cybersecurity leadership opportunities 1.5 months ago, and wow — the market has certainly changed since I last looked for a job in 2011. After posting my résumé to a handful of career sites, I was hardly prepared for the deluge of recruiter emails that began pouring in, and never let up. […]