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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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FTC Studying Practices of Nine PCI Companies

The Federal Trade Commission recently revealed it will be studying the security and compliance processes of nine PCI companies.

Is Your CISO Out of Place?

Determining the ideal reporting structure for a CISO is difficult, given the ever-changing nature of the role and the risks surrounding it.

Is Your CISO Ready to Be a Risk Leader?

In order for a CISO to be an effective risk leader, he or she must have certain qualities and be able to fill certain specific roles.

2015: The Year Feds Warned About Cyber Risks

Here's a recap of what federal agencies and organizations had to say about cyber risks in 2015, as well as what companies can learn from these warnings.

Highlights From the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2016

The World Economic Forum recently released "The Global Risks Report 2016," which highlighted some concerns regarding cyber risks.

Cyber Risks: Three Areas of Concern for 2016

There are three areas of cyber risk that may be prevalent in 2016: board involvement and management, security budgets and security staff.

New Year’s Resolutions for the Effective CISO

With the start of a new year comes a fresh start for CISOs. Here are some New Year's resolutions that can help security leaders stay on a path to success.

Get the Most Out of Your Recent Security Hires: The Value of Professional Development

Investing in professional development for your recent security hires can help your organization get the most out of its workforce.

Get the Most Out of Your Recent Security Hires With Soft Skills

In the technical world, soft skills can often be overlooked. Here are some of the top nontech skills you should be looking for in recruits.

Beyond Tech Skills: Leadership Qualities for CISOs

To be successful, CISOs need an abundance of leadership skills that help them achieve business goals and interdepartmental unity.