• The Evolving Role of the CISO: Absorbing Additional Responsibilities and Enterprise Risk

    As cybersecurity has become a priority for CEOs, Boards of Directors and line-of-business leaders, the role of the CISO has continued to evolve with CISOs taking on additional responsibilities. Senior leaders recognize that cybersecurity represents the greatest risk facing the business. As such, CISOs have increasingly become responsible for overseeing not just cyber-risk but enterprise-wide risk as well, according to HMG Strategy’s 2022 Research Agenda.

  • HMG Strategy Market Update and Tech News Digest

    Investors continue to wrestle with uncertainty, inflation and escalating geopolitical risk. Tesla crushes earnings estimates. Discover this - and more - in the latest HMG Strategy Market Update and Tech News Digest.

  • Those Who Don't Fight Worry Die Young

    My title is from Alexis Carrel, the 1912 Nobel Prize winner in Medicine. While his warning was made a century ago, the message remains true: Worrying is not healthy.

  • The IoT Security Blindspot

    Handling this problem is very different than securing corporate-owned laptops or phones connecting to an on-premises network, and enterprises are now seeking ways to manage the Internet of Thing (IoT) landscape.

  • Sell Me This Firewall

    Instead, to sell firewalls, and MFAs, and SIEMs, and UEBAs, and the like – the salesperson must learn a different method. And if you clip and mail the coupon below, along with a check made out to me for one-hundred and fifty dollars, then I will share with you my incredible secret to selling cyber security solutions!

  • Do Not Respond to Fake Contracts

    Perhaps someone at Google might explain the following: Suppose that a new Gmail account is established with a portion of the user ID seemingly matching some company name. Maybe the new account is, or something like that. If that account suddenly starts blasting out PDF attachments that resemble fake contracts, then why don’t your filters drop the send? (I’ll hum the Jeopardy tune, while you think.)

  • Randomized Rethinking of Anti-Virus

    The 1973 Chevrolet Impala has a unique history: Originally a top-seller for GM during the waning years of Nixon's Administration, the full-sized vehicle surged in retro-interest during the 90s when it appeared as Kramer’s car on Seinfeld. This seems less noteworthy, however, than the fact that it was also one of the first cars to include an airbag. This design decision was much debated within GM, however, because airbags emphasized crashes over speed.

There has never been a more exciting time to be a technology executive.

Today’s technology executive plays a pivotal role in helping his or her organization respond to these forces of change. In essence, they serve as conductors to orchestrate the three pillars of organizational success – people, processes, and technology – and to draw upon their unique view of the enterprise to bring these elements into harmony.


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