The role of the CISO is changing. What makes a good security leader depends on a number of ever-changing factors. Jason Hicks, Global CISO at Kudelski Security, recently joined the UberKnowledge podcast to talk about the future of security leadership. He covers the challenges of managing a security team, communication skills for technical leaders, coping with scope creep, and the rise of the branded CISO.

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Timestamps:
  • 01:40 — It is critical to the success of a security program for the CISO to speak business.
  • 04:14 — “You have to be one to lead one” still holds true.
  • 06:41 — The rise of the branded CISO.
  • 11:24 — The CISO tenure remains short and there are several reasons why.
  • 14:29 — Coping with scope creep.
  • 17:11 — Top three issues for CISOs right now.
Jason Hicks

Jason Hicks

Global CISO at Kudelski Security
Jason Hicks is a veteran information security and risk management executive with deep technical & risk management expertise, bringing more than 17 years of information risk experience into his current role. As an Advisory CISO in Kudelski Security’s Global Consulting Services, Jason provides Virtual CISO services to multiple, multi-billion-dollar
organizations.
Jason Hicks