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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

Cyber Risks: Three Areas of Concern for 2016

There are three areas of cyber risk that may be prevalent in 2016: board involvement and management, security budgets and security staff.

New Year’s Resolutions for the Effective CISO

With the start of a new year comes a fresh start for CISOs. Here are some New Year's resolutions that can help security leaders stay on a path to success.

Get the Most Out of Your Recent Security Hires: The Value of Professional Development

Investing in professional development for your recent security hires can help your organization get the most out of its workforce.

Get the Most Out of Your Recent Security Hires With Soft Skills

In the technical world, soft skills can often be overlooked. Here are some of the top nontech skills you should be looking for in recruits.

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.