COVID-19 , Governance & Risk Management , Incident & Breach Response

Profiles in Leadership: Tammy Klotz

What Does It Take to Establish a New Role and Raise Security Posture During a Pandemic?
Tammy Klotz, CISO, Covanta

Tammy Klotz took on a new job at a new company and even in a new state in 2020 - and she was charged with both establishing herself and raising the firm's cybersecurity posture. No challenge during a global pandemic, right? Here is how she has begun to pave her way.

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In an interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Klotz discusses:

  • The challenge of establishing one's new role;
  • Techniques for raising the enterprise security posture;
  • The value of a background in education.

Klotz is currently the chief information security officer at Covanta (CVA) based in Morristown, New Jersey. She joined the Covanta team in June 2020 and is in the process of developing a comprehensive security program for the organization. Covanta is a leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions.

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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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