Shifting the Narrative Around Cybersecurity in the C-Suite
Kevin Powers, Director, Cybersecurity Policy & Governance Program, BC | Steve Torino, Principal Solutions Architect
About this talk
Security’s ability to capture mainstream headlines has risen exponentially since the Equifax breach and more recently by the Colonial ransomware attack. However, the increased awareness in cybersecurity’s impact on our daily lives has proved to be a double-edged sword for security leaders and practitioners as more the layperson, cybersecurity is often wrapped in fear, uncertainty, and doubt (FUD). This FUD can spread into the C-suite and the Board and prove to be limiting in the way security is perceived in the enterprise. Where security is everyone's responsibility FUD limits other leaders and employees from even attempting to understand or act, rather, leaving it to the professionals. Join us as we explore how security leaders can shift this narrative and by reducing the FUD associated with cybersecurity from the top-down can improve security posture enterprise-wide.