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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

From the Streets to the SOC: 3 Risk Assessment Potholes to Avoid in the Enterprise

While risk assessment is a regular topic of conversation today, when it comes to practicing good risk estimations and decisions in our daily lives, humans have some serious shortcomings.

In Light of Ever-Increasing Cybersecurity Risks, Boards Must Deepen Their Oversight and Engagement

In light of a regulatory landscape that is becoming more complex and costly, boards need better insight into the organization's risk exposure and its ability to handle cybersecurity risks.

In Such Transformative Times, the CISO Is Key to Delivering Digital Trust

Ensuring organizations adapt while also retaining a high level of digital trust is exactly where the chief information security officer (CISO) can help.

Taming Global Cybersecurity Risks Requires a Concerted Cyber Resilience Effort

With the realization that "we're all in this together," boards want to learn how their organizations are collaborating with the rest of the ecosystem in planning and testing cyber resilience.

How CISOs Can Facilitate the Advent of the Cognitive Enterprise

Just as organizations get comfortable with leveraging the cloud, another wave of digital disruption is on the horizon: artificial intelligence and its ability to drive the cognitive enterprise.

How Can CISOs Improve Board Governance Around Cyber Risk Management?

While some organizations have improved their board governance processes on cybersecurity issues, much of the work to drive progress falls on the shoulders of the CISO.

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.