The Politics of Stakeholders within the CISO world

Presented by

Craig Shumard, Principal, Shumard and Associates, LLC, Emeritus CISO, Cigna

About this talk

CISOs must deal with several stakeholders within the organization. These stakeholders range from BOD members, C-Level management, peer compliance stakeholders (e.g. Legal, Privacy Office), vendors, and the IT organization itself. This session will focus on critical success factors to dealing with this wide array of stakeholders and success case studies. Specifically, this session will discuss the politics of getting alignment and buy in with the many stakeholders within the organizations such as: •Board of Directors and C-Level management •Natural allies such as compliance, privacy, audit, enterprise risk management •Potential contentious relationships with line or business unit management •IT organization strategic and tactical delivery goals and objectives Speakers include: •Craig Shumard, Principal, Shumard and Associates, LLC, Emeritus CISO, Cigna •Tom Doughty, VP & CISO,Prudential •Larry Brock, CISO emeritus, Dupont •Bob Hillmer, Director, Enterprise Information Security and Directory Services •Marcus Ranum, CSO, Tenable Network Security

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