From Cave Man to Business Man, the Evolution of the CISO to CIRO (RSA Conference 2016)

From Cave Man to Business Man, the Evolution of the CISO to CIRO

The CISO is evolving to CIRO. Successful IT security leaders are transforming their skills to meet the demands for today and future needs of their organization. A CIRO understands how to prepare board presentations, information risk management, third-party risk and regulatory requirements, and how to balance those with the needs of the business. Earn your seat at the table by becoming a CIRO!


James Christiansen@Riskydata ) 

VP, Third Party Risk Programs, Optiv

James Christiansen is a seasoned business leader with deep technical expertise and is recognized as a global thought leader. As the VP, Third Party Risk Programs for Optiv, he is responsible for developing and delivering a comprehensive suite of strategic services and solutions to help CISO’s and IT executives change their security strategies through innovation. Prior to joining Optiv, Christiansen was Chief Information Risk Officer for Evantix and CSO for Experian Americas. He joined Experian after serving as CISO for General Motors where his responsibilities included worldwide implementation of security plan for the largest financial (GMAC) and the largest manufacturing corporation in the world. He also served as SVP and Division Head of Information Security for Visa International.

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(Source: RSA USA 2016, San Francisco)

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