The CISO Job – Getting It, and Keeping It

May 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT

A Politics of Information Security Webinar

Over the last decade, the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has emerged as the job in IT risk management. But for many, it's a high-risk career move. Average tenures in the role remain mired at just a few years. But success is possible — join our expert panel to learn how you can get, and keep, the CISO job.

Featured Speakers

  • Todd Bearman, CISO TowersWatson
  • Richard Jackson, Jr., CISO, Chevron Texaco
  • John Masserini, CISO at Miami Holdings, formerly CISO at Dow Jones
  • Marcus Ranum, CSO, Tenable Network Security
  • Craig Shumard, Principal, Shumard and Associates, LLC, retired CISO, Cigna

You'll Learn

How to Get the CISO Job

  • Who gets to the top of the shortlist
  • Whether certifications play a role
  • How experience in other parts of the organization can help your bid

And Then, How to Keep It

  • How to deal with senior management
  • Establishing governance frameworks to guide your activities
  • Advice on balancing tactical vs. strategic efforts
  • Positioning yourself as an enabler, not a blocker
  • Staying ahead by meeting all important audit and regulatory requirements


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