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Christophe Veltsos

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

Chris Veltsos is an associate 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

Beyond Tech Skills: Leadership Qualities for CISOs

To be successful, CISOs need an abundance of leadership skills that help them achieve business goals and interdepartmental unity.

How Should CISOs Report Cyber Risks to Boards?

There are several tools that can help CISOs convey cyber risks to their board of directors while also managing security risks in the long term.

How Are US Armed Forces Closing the Cyber Skills Gap?

A new aptitude test could help the U.S. Navy test recruits on their cyber proficiency, helping to close the massive skills gap persisting in the military.

What Can CISOs Take From the New NYSE Cybersecurity Guide?

The NYSE recently released its latest guide for enterprise directors, "Navigating the Digital Age," and CISOs can learn a thing or two from it.

Five Must-Read Articles on the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

Catch up on National Cyber Security Awareness Month, including some of the key takeaways facing security professionals and the growing skills gap.

What Cybersecurity Questions Are Boards Asking CISOs?

Boardrooms are filled with executives who don't understand cybersecurity and have distinct business questions to ask. CISOs need to be prepared for them.

Why Is Your Board of Directors Finally Asking About Cyber Risks?

Many factors are encouraging an enterprise's board of directors to turn their attention to cyber risks — and this movement could help all organizations.

Addressing the Information Security Skills Gap in Partnership With Academia

More educational programs and professional development opportunities can help organizations push back against the growing information security skills gap.

How Helping Educators Is Good for the Cybersecurity Industry

Security professionals have an opportunity to connect with potential hires and shorten the skills gap if they reach out to local educators and schools.

CISO Influence: The Role of the Power Distance Index and the Uncertainty Avoidance Dimensions

CISOs must always communicate carefully, and the Power Distance Index can help these executives do that within a multicultural organization or meeting.