The CEO's Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise

May 10, 2017
Hosted by Pam Lassiter

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Pam Lassiter, Host of the CEO Academy, interviews Maria Kussmaul, Co-Founder and Partner at AGC Partners/ Head of the IT security sector for this global boutique investment bank, about “The CEO’s Role in Cyber Risks to the Enterprise”. Given the multiple large cyber-incursions into corporations, governments, military, and financial systems, CEOs and Boards all need to ensure their enterprise strategies and practices to manage risk. Maria provides you with your system for oversight: 1.Hygiene: basics including employee training, structure, off-boarding, etc. 2.Asset Classification: what’s core to your success as a company? What is peripheral? Are they guarded in “rings of protection”? 3.Extended Enterprise: the riskiest category. Who’s accessing your system from the outside and how well are they vetted and limited? 4.Compliance versus security. Having boxes checked off on your Audit Report doesn’t mean you have the protection you need. Learn your action steps for oversight.

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Pam Lassiter

Pam Lassiter

Pam Lassiter improves your competitive edge and success at work. Author of The New Job Security, recipient of the Wall Street Journal’s Editor’s Choice Award, she is Principal of Lassiter Consulting, a global career management firm that co-creates paths with you to the work goals that you seek.

For over 30 years, Pam has worked with senior executives through her private practice, with global coaching firms, and with Harvard Business School’s Executive Education global leaders as they move into leadership roles. Lassiter teaches “Career Leadership” at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education, leads the career series for HBS Boston Alumni, and gives keynote speeches to organizations and professional associations who know that growing their people will grow their business. Her interviews are on television and in business publications including Fast Company, Fortune, The Financial Times, Bloomberg radio, Financial News Network and CFO.

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