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Christophe Veltsos

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

Chris Veltsos is a 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.

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Global Perspectives on Cyber Resilience From Marsh & McLennan’s 2018 Cyber Handbook

Given the increasingly sophisticated and interconnected nature of the cyberthreat landscape, organizations must collaborate across sectors to improve cyber resilience around the world.

Lessons From the ISO/IEC 27005:2018 Security Risk Management Guidelines

The International Standards Organization (ISO) recently released an updated version of its security risk-management guidelines, ISO/IEC 27005:2018. Here are the key lessons.

How to Become an Articulate Leader and CISO in Five Steps

When a CISO is also an articulate leader, he or she can teach the company at large why cybersecurity is essential to business interests and motivate stronger coordination to achieve goals.

New NIST Guidebook Says Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Job — Here’s Why

The 2018 NIST guidebook offers holistic, deeply integrated strategies for enterprise security, including establishing broad cultural standards for risk management.

Key Questions for Effective Cyber Risk Management From the ISO 31000:2018

ISO 31000:2018 details best practices for managing organizational cyber risk. Explore some of the key questions to address when evaluating the efficacy of your risk-management process.

How to Get Directors On Board With Cyber Risk Governance

The latest report from the DCRO urged top leadership to become more engaged in cyber risk governance and to hold all departments — not just IT — accountable for proper security hygiene.

What Does PwC’s Annual Corporate Directors Survey Tell Us About Cyber Risks?

What can PwC's 2017 Annual Corporate Directors Survey tell us about cyber risks? Explore the key takeaways, including insights about strategy oversight and board oversight of IT and security.

What Is the Current State of Cyber Resilience?

Although new research revealed that the state of cyber resilience is improving — especially regarding executive engagement — there is still room for improvement.

When It Comes to Cyber Risks, Your Leadership Cannot Afford a Failure of Imagination

A failure of imagination could cause business leaders fail to account for predictable cyber risks due to a misperception of the company's incident response capabilities and cyber resilience posture.

Asking the Right Questions: Key Takeaways From the CAQ’s ‘Cybersecurity Risk Management Oversight’ Guidance

The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)'s "Cybersecurity Risk Management Oversight" guidance outlines key questions that board directors should ask about how the organization addresses risk.