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*[https://hbr.org/2019/10/the-two-big-reasons-that-digital-transformations-fail The Two Big Reasons That Digital Transformations Fail]
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*[https://hbr.org/2019/10/the-two-big-reasons-that-digital-transformations-fail The Two Big Reasons That Digital Transformations Fail] - Digital Transformation is the future of business, which is why we've spent over $100B between 2016 and 2018.  But the expected results fail to materialize.  Why?
*[https://medium.com/the-post-grad-survival-guide/how-to-know-what-to-prioritize-at-work-19f3ba647e08 How to Know What to Prioritize at Work]
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# Unspoken disagreement among top managers about goals
*[https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/DevSecOps-model-requires-security-get-out-of-its-comfort-zone DevSecOps model requires security get out of its comfort zone]
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# A divide between the digital capabilities supporting the pilot and the capabilities available to support scaling it
*[https://hbr.org/podcast/2019/10/leaving-comfort-zones Leaving Comfort Zones]
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*[https://medium.com/the-post-grad-survival-guide/how-to-know-what-to-prioritize-at-work-19f3ba647e08 How to Know What to Prioritize at Work] - 5 Strategies to Help You Focus on the Right Things:
*[https://www.ciodive.com/news/3-things-cios-should-discuss-with-the-ceo-to-optimize-cybersecurity/564951/ 3 things CIOs should discuss with the CEO to optimize cybersecurity]
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# Choose your Tasks Proactively, Don’t Let Them Choose You
*[https://www.ciodive.com/news/meet-the-cios-of-today-resumes-vary-while-scope-widens/565005/ Meet the CIOs of today: Resumes vary while scope widens]
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# Pick the Tasks that are Important, not just Urgent
*[https://www.ciodive.com/news/gartner-how-to-succeed-as-a-cio-with-a-non-it-background/564409/ Gartner: How to succeed as a CIO with a non-IT background]
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# Choose the Tasks that are related to your GOALS
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# Choose the tasks that make other things on your To-Do list OBSOLETE, FASTER or EASIER
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# If you are still unsure what to focus on, pick the task that makes you the most UNCOMFORTABLE
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*[https://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/feature/DevSecOps-model-requires-security-get-out-of-its-comfort-zone DevSecOps model requires security get out of its comfort zone] - Three tips from a software developer turned security consultant:
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# 'A light touch'
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# Risk-based security strategy
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# DevSecOps chops
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# Adjust IT governance according to the business
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# Business-driven quantitative risk measurement
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# Business collaboration first; then, compliance comes naturally
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*[https://www.ciodive.com/news/meet-the-cios-of-today-resumes-vary-while-scope-widens/565005/ Meet the CIOs of today: Resumes vary while scope widens] - The CIO's role depends on a company’s age, scale, industry and business-specific needs at any given time, but these are common traits for the new CIO role:
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** The board and the CEO prioritize value creation rather than efficiency
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** Technology leaders are members of the executive teams and collaborate with business
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** Focus remains on speed and agility
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*[https://www.ciodive.com/news/gartner-how-to-succeed-as-a-cio-with-a-non-it-background/564409/ Gartner: How to succeed as a CIO with a non-IT background] - Here are three ways a CIO from a non-IT background can lean on their strengths and close their knowledge gaps to succeed in the role:
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# Learn your team's working life and assess the effectiveness of the IT operation
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# Leverage your business experience
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# Acquire a helicopter view of your enterprise IT architecture and a grounded view of the game-changer technologies
 
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Latest revision as of 17:48, 19 November 2019

Recorded October 14, 2019 at G-Unit Studios in Rhode Island!

Episode Audio

Hosts

  • Matt Alderman
    CEO at Security Weekly, Strategic Advisor, and Wizard of Entrepreneurship
  • Paul Asadoorian
    Embedded device security researcher, security podcaster, and CEO of Active Countermeasures .

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    Interview: Merlin Namuth

    Merlin Namuth
    is a Consultant.

    Merlin Namuth is a former CISO. Namuth has over 24 years of IT experience with the last 21 years focused in security. His experience includes building and running numerous security programs, program management, managing incident response teams, computer forensics, compliance, architecture, and engineering complex security solutions. Namuth serves on the cyber risk advisory board at Pepperdine University where he also guest lectures. Merlin serves on the Board of Directors at iEmpathize, a nonprofit organization focused on educating people about human trafficking. He has presented at several conferences, including RSA both domestically and internationally.

    Segment Topic:
    CISO Role and Experience


    Leadership Articles

    1. Unspoken disagreement among top managers about goals
    2. A divide between the digital capabilities supporting the pilot and the capabilities available to support scaling it
    1. Choose your Tasks Proactively, Don’t Let Them Choose You
    2. Pick the Tasks that are Important, not just Urgent
    3. Choose the Tasks that are related to your GOALS
    4. Choose the tasks that make other things on your To-Do list OBSOLETE, FASTER or EASIER
    5. If you are still unsure what to focus on, pick the task that makes you the most UNCOMFORTABLE
    1. 'A light touch'
    2. Risk-based security strategy
    3. DevSecOps chops
    1. Adjust IT governance according to the business
    2. Business-driven quantitative risk measurement
    3. Business collaboration first; then, compliance comes naturally
    • Meet the CIOs of today: Resumes vary while scope widens - The CIO's role depends on a company’s age, scale, industry and business-specific needs at any given time, but these are common traits for the new CIO role:
      • The board and the CEO prioritize value creation rather than efficiency
      • Technology leaders are members of the executive teams and collaborate with business
      • Focus remains on speed and agility
    • Gartner: How to succeed as a CIO with a non-IT background - Here are three ways a CIO from a non-IT background can lean on their strengths and close their knowledge gaps to succeed in the role:
    1. Learn your team's working life and assess the effectiveness of the IT operation
    2. Leverage your business experience
    3. Acquire a helicopter view of your enterprise IT architecture and a grounded view of the game-changer technologies


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