Profiles in Leadership: Chris HoldenCISO at Crum & Forster Discusses How to Make Security a Business Enabler
Crum & Forster CISO Chris Holden says it's critical to see cybersecurity as a business enabler rather than a business inhibitor. He is taking on the perception that security is the "Department of No" and works hard to change the culture at his company.
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- The top challenges in his role;
- The shifting threat landscape;
- The value of collaboration with peers.
Holden is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day security of the organization's information systems and data while adhering to regulatory requirements. He started his career as a forensics analyst for Hewlett-Packard's global cybersecurity team, where he ran digital evidence collections for internal investigations related to e-discovery matters, breach incident response, HR and policy investigations. He then took on consulting roles, working on both incident response engagements and proactive services and helping build and assess security programs for globally recognized organizations.
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