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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

Five Signs the CISO Who Got You Here Isn’t the Best One to Get You There

A CISO who was successful in the past may not necessarily be the right fit to lead an organization into the future. Here's how to tell.

How to Make the Most of Your Pen Test

A pen test can be tremendously valuable for your team and organization, but you have to know how to glean the key lessons from the experience.

Engaging Conversations Key to Improving Cyber Risk Decisions

C-level executives, boards of directors and security leadership need to have engaging conversations to make better cyber risk decisions for the business.

Securing the C-Suite, Part 3: All Eyes on the CEO

The CEO has an important role to play in cybersecurity. Collaborating with other business leaders and getting involved with cybersecurity is critical.

Securing the C-Suite, Part 2: The Role of CFOs, CMOs and CHROs

The new 2016 "Securing the C-Suite" report from IBM revealed some insights and recommendations on the role of CFOs, CMOs and CHROs in cybersecurity.

Securing the C-Suite, Part 1: Lessons for Your CIO and CISO

A recent IBM study on cybersecurity perspectives in the C-suite offered some key insights and recommendations for a CIO or CISO.

It’s Not Too Late to Correct Your Security Posture

An organization's poor security posture can often lead to greater pains down the road if small, corrective actions are not implemented quickly.

C-Suite Dynamics Can Impact the Organization’s Cybersecurity

The dynamics in an organization's C-suite can have a massive effect on how the business handles cybersecurity threats and its overall security posture.

FTC Studying Practices of Nine PCI Companies

The Federal Trade Commission recently revealed it will be studying the security and compliance processes of nine PCI companies.

Is Your CISO Out of Place?

Determining the ideal reporting structure for a CISO is difficult, given the ever-changing nature of the role and the risks surrounding it.