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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

Manage Emerging Cybersecurity Risks by Rallying Around Mutual Concerns

Chief information security officers (CISOs) are looking for ways to set the tone for the year and have more engaged conversations with top leadership regarding cybersecurity risks.

Why CISOs and Boards Should Work Together to Improve Cybersecurity Disclosure

Just how well are organizations informing stakeholders about cyber risks? That was the question that EY sought to answer in their recent "Cybersecurity disclosure benchmarking" report.

When It Comes to Cyber Risks, A Confident Board Isn’t Always a Good Thing

While board directors have been concerned with cybersecurity for some time, we're now seeing reports that they are improving their understanding of cyber risks and how those risks can impact business.

4 Ways to Overcome the Cyber Workforce Shortage

The supply/demand ratio for the cyber workforce is now about 2.3 skilled workers per job opening, according to NIST. Security leaders need to be more creative to fill the gaps in their teams.

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.