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Christophe Veltsos

InfoSec, Risk, and Privacy Strategist - Minnesota State University, Mankato

Chris Veltsos is a professor in the Department of Computer Information Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato where he regularly teaches Information Security and Information Warfare classes. Beyond the classroom, Chris is also very active in the security community, engaging with community groups and advising business leaders on how to best manage information security risks.

Written By Christophe Veltsos

Highlights From the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2017’

The lack of concern for cyber issues reflected in the World Economic Forum's "Global Risks Report 2017" speaks to a worldwide lack of security awareness.

Five Ways to Be a More Effective CISO in 2017

Shifts in the cybersecurity and business landscapes will introduce many additional changes to the ever-evolving role of the CISO in 2017.

Charisma Killed the Cat: Fostering an Effective Cybersecurity Leadership Style

Too much charisma can make for ineffective cybersecurity leadership. CISOs should encourage IT employees to challenge their policies and decision-making.

Using Cognitive Security to Fight the Cybersecurity Borg

IT teams face a security landscape that is, like the Borg in "Star Trek," persistent and technologically superior. Cognitive security is IT's best hope.

Pivoting Toward Cognitive Security: Benefits and Challenges

Many organizations are adopting cognitive security solutions to boost response speed, security intelligence and accuracy, while others are lagging behind.

Cognitive Security Key to Addressing Intelligence and Accuracy Gaps

Cybersecurity leaders hope to use cognitive security solutions to improve detection and incident response capabilities and reduce false positives.

The Role of Cognitive Security in Addressing the Incident Response Speed Gap

Respondents to an IBV survey identified incident response speed as the most pressing security challenge. Cognitive security tools can close the gap.

Five Ways to Help Your Alma Mater Take Data Security to the Next Level

Is your alma mater protecting your personal information? Learn how you can help academia take its data security to the next level.

FTC Studying Manufacturers’ Mobile Device Security Update Practices

The FTC recently mandated that eight major mobile device manufacturers in the U.S. reveal their security update practices and general update policies.

The CISO Job Market in 2016: Time to Jump Ship?

The CISO job market may be red hot, but that doesn't mean the time is right for you to jump ship and pursue elusive new opportunities.