Defining Risk Appetite: Cyber Risk and Our Hunger for Leadership

“You don’t have to be one of the recent, high profile corporate victims of a cyberattack to realise that cyber is a clear and present danger.” So began Will Brandon, the Bank of England’s Chief Information Security Officer, in his speech to the recent City Week conference. Brandon, the man charged with advising Britain’s financial...

Bridging the Accountability Gap: Why We Need to Adopt a Culture of Responsibility

Orion Hindawi, Co-founder & CEO, Tanium Lou Modano, Senior Vice President, CISO and Global Head of Infrastructure Services, Nasdaq Businesses face a litany of existential threats: hostile takeovers, talent departures, unpredictable customer behavior, and market fluctuations – all deeply familiar risks that leaders have carefully planned for and assessed over decades. Yet these same leaders are...

In Conversation: Nasdaq’s Brad Peterson and Tanium’s Orion Hindawi on the Six Questions Every Board Must ask their InfoSec Leadership

When facing a massive data breach, a company’s status quo — and perhaps its very existence — can all be gone in a matter of seconds. Tanium co-founder & CTO Orion Hindawi and Brad Peterson, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Nasdaq, understand better than most that countless companies are teetering on the brink of a preventable...

The Case for Board Cyber Risk Oversight

As the Audit Committee chair for a public company, I am continually evaluating the enterprise risk management (ERM) model to monitor multiple components of risk to the organization. These can be operational risks like talent departures or the acquisition of a new business unit; or financial reporting risks such as the deployment of a new...

The Global State of Information Security

As a Senior Associate, I worked closely with customers at PwC to collect information for their yearly Global State of Information Security Survey(GSISS). A decade later, I was excited to receive a copy from PwC, one of Tanium’s partners. Themes from the report included an increase in the number of incidents, continued adoption of cloud...