editor ’ s note
ello and welcome
H to the latest edition of Intelligent CISO where we bring you a roundup of some of the top trends taking place across the global cybersecurity market . We include input from various industry experts who offer their best practice advice on some trending discussion points .
Daniel Feinler , CISO at German family enterprise company , Häfele , stars on this month ’ s cover . On page 51 you can read about how the company transformed its 180-site global network and security infrastructure in less than a month with the help of Cato Networks ’ SASE Cloud solution .
One of the topics getting tongues wagging this month is the increasing cyber-risks targeting IoT devices . On page 27 , I asked industry experts how companies can adapt their approach to ensure comprehensive protection across their networks . I received some insightful responses from Kevin Curran , IEEE Senior Member and Professor of Cybersecurity at Ulster University ; Amit Tailor , Director , Systems Engineering ,
Palo Alto Networks ; and Iain Davidson , Senior Product Manager , Wireless Logic .
Another interesting feature amongst this month ’ s pages sees John McLoughlin , CEO , J2 Software , discuss how organisations should be reducing cyberrisk with a structured cyber-resilience programme in order to successfully navigate the modern complexities of the digital world we live in . This can be found on page 41 .
This month , I spoke to ReliaQuest ’ s SVP of Technical Operations , Mike McPherson , to decipher the findings from the company ’ s Annual Cyber Threat Report which revealed the latest risks to organisations and how to guard against them – drawing attention to the construction sector as being the most targeted by cybercriminals . Read about this in more detail on page 44 .
Elsewhere in the magazine , ‘ Business Surveillance ’ shines a spotlight on the complexity of cybersecurity , as Richard Sorosina , CTSO ANZ , Qualys , discusses the importance of the language used to foster effective communication around the value of technology tools for mitigating risk .
On page 67 , we hear from Kevin Reed , CISO at Acronis who adds some colour to the Singapore Cyber Landscape ( SCL ) 2022 report published by the Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore as it warns of the extended risk faced by the state from emerging threats .
I hope you enjoy the read and if you ’ d like to contribute to any upcoming editions , please don ’ t hesitate to get in touch at alix @ lynchpinmedia . com
Alix Pressley Managing Editor issue 65 www . intelligentciso . com