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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.

Written By Christophe Veltsos

Trusting Security Metrics: How Well Do We Know What We Think We Know?

When it comes to security metrics, greater accuracy yeilds greater value, but complete context requires a diversity of insights. What if you can't have both?

How Business Continuity Management Boosts Value in Your Security Program

A proactive, integrated business continuity management process will significantly boost the efficiency and value of your overall security program, according to the "2018 Cost of Data Breach Study."

What Can We All Learn From the U.S. Department of Energy’s Cybersecurity Strategy?

The U.S. Department of Energy's "Cybersecurity Strategy" document contains key principles and processes that can help organizations in all sectors improve their security posture.

How to Land an Entry-Level Cybersecurity Job

Cybersecurity is still a fresh, growing and evolving industry. Finding the right entry-level cybersecurity job now can help you shape your career in this burgeoning field for years to come.

Less Is More: Why CISOs Should Consolidate Their Security Tools

CISOs need a broad range of security tools to fulfill their growing list of responsibilities. The more they can consolidate these solutions, the easier they are to manage and monitor.

It’s Time for Cryptocurrency Security to Catch Up With Investor Expansion

Regulators and digital coin exchanges should build robust cryptocurrency security into their systems to protect themselves and individual investors from theft and fraud.

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.