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Christophe Veltsos

InfoSec, Risk, and Privacy Strategist - Minnesota State University, Mankato

Chris Veltsos is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Information Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he regularly teaches Information Security and Information Warfare classes. Beyond the classroom, Chris is also very active in the security community, engaging with community groups and advising business leaders on how to best manage information security risks.

Written By Christophe Veltsos

Cyber Resilience Tools and Principles for Boards of Directors

Cyber resilience is a full-board issue, not just an IT problem. A new WEF report outlines 10 principles to help boards get on board with resilience efforts

Three Lessons From Test-Driven Development

Test-driven development was created to inspire security analysts and developers to reconsider the way they plan, design and test software.

The CISO as a Digital Trust Diplomat

As digital trust diplomats, CISOs must be tactful in their negotiations and should able to influence colleagues and superiors.

Five Ways to Improve the CISO-Board Relationship

As cyberthreats grow in numbers and complexity, the future of cybersecurity increasingly depends on an open, trusting CISO-board relationship.

Building a Cybersecurity Culture Around Layer 8

IT leaders must develop a strong cybersecurity culture to promote awareness and accountability, and to empower employees to learn and develop.

NACD Publishes Five Cybersecurity Principles Every Board Director Needs to Know

NACD updated its "Director's Handbook on Cyber-Risk Oversight," which included five new cybersecurity principles for boards of directors.

Highlights From the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2017’

The lack of concern for cyber issues reflected in the World Economic Forum's "Global Risks Report 2017" speaks to a worldwide lack of security awareness.

Five Ways to Be a More Effective CISO in 2017

Shifts in the cybersecurity and business landscapes will introduce many additional changes to the ever-evolving role of the CISO in 2017.

Charisma Killed the Cat: Fostering an Effective Cybersecurity Leadership Style

Too much charisma can make for ineffective cybersecurity leadership. CISOs should encourage IT employees to challenge their policies and decision-making.

Using Cognitive Security to Fight the Cybersecurity Borg

IT teams face a security landscape that is, like the Borg in "Star Trek," persistent and technologically superior. Cognitive security is IT's best hope.