Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management

Evolving Role of the CISO

Zscaler's Nicolas Casimir on How Digital Transformation Impacts Leadership
Nicolas Casimir, CISO EMEA, Zscaler

Cybersecurity leaders are not immune to the forces of digital transformation. In fact, Nicolas Casimir, CISO EMEA with Zscaler, says the role is forever changed by the business and technologies evolutions we have seen in 2020.

See Also: Post-Transformation: Building a Culture of Security

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, he discusses:

  • How the CISO role has changed;
  • How CISOs can embrace the change;
  • The important business and technology skills critical for success in 2021.

Nicolas is a cyber security technologist and leader with over 20 years of experience, with a special focus in the banking and insurance vertical. He has held various roles as a CISO, a Security Architect, a consultant, and a Security Engineer at leading European companies.

Prior to joining Zscaler, Nicolas was the Group CISO at Europ Assistance, a global travel insurance and assistance company where he led the organization’s security and risk strategy, standards adherence, roadmap the vulnerability program. Prior to that, Nicolas was also the Head of Cyber Defense and Professional Services for BT in France. He is passionate about cyber security and convinced that a holistic risk-driven security program is imperative to any organization’s digital transformation initiative.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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