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Ben Chung of NTT Communications ICT Solutions on Finding the Right Security Hires
Ben Chung, CISO, NTT Communications ICT Solutions

It's tough to find the right cybersecurity professionals to hire. Ben Chung, CISO at NTT Communications ICT Solutions, a global IT provider, describes how he narrows down candidates.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Sydney Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Chung discusses:

  • Why standard HR processes may not find the right information security talent;
  • Why software skills are as important as technical skills;
  • Whether certifications really matter.

Chung joined NTT ICT in 2016 after spending two years at Amazon in positions including lead compliance architect for APAC and head of security assurance for APAC. Before Amazon, he was responsible for the computer and security portfolio at Macquarie Telecom.


About the Author

Jeremy Kirk

Jeremy Kirk

Managing Editor, Security and Technology, ISMG

Jeremy Kirk is a veteran journalist who has reported from more than a dozen countries. Based in Sydney, he is Managing Editor for Security and Technology for Information Security Media Group. Prior to ISMG, he worked from London and Sydney covering computer security and privacy for International Data Group. Further back, he covered military affairs from Seoul, South Korea, and general assignment news for his hometown paper in Illinois.




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