Board Members: Mitigating Their Security RisksBlackCloak's Chris Pierson on How to Protect These Very Targeted Persons
They are high-profile, they have access to your company's most vital information, they rely on unsecured personal devices - and your cyber adversaries are targeting them. They are your board members, and Chris Pierson of BlackCloak has ideas on where and how you can better secure these leaders.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Pierson discusses:
- The many ways in which board members are being targeted;
- What's at risk when a board member is compromised;
- How this is a manageable problem to solve.
Pierson is the founder and CEO of BlackCloak - a concierge cybersecurity protection suite for high-net-worth individuals and top C-Suite executives. BlackCloak protects its customers from financial loss, cybercrime, hacking, reputational damage, privacy exposure and identity theft. In addition to his role at BlackCloak, Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and the DHS Cybersecurity Subcommittee. He has been on the front lines of cybersecurity and fighting cybercrime for over 20 years - with DHS, as president of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Arizona Infragard and as a chief information security officer for financial companies. He was a founding executive of Viewpost, a FinTech payments company, and served as its CISO and general counsel. He was the first chief privacy officer, SVP for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s U.S. operations and was a corporate attorney at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, for which he established a cybersecurity practice.