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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

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.

Pivoting Toward Cognitive Security: Benefits and Challenges

Many organizations are adopting cognitive security solutions to boost response speed, security intelligence and accuracy, while others are lagging behind.

Cognitive Security Key to Addressing Intelligence and Accuracy Gaps

Cybersecurity leaders hope to use cognitive security solutions to improve detection and incident response capabilities and reduce false positives.