Transforming an Organization's Security CultureCISO Bobby Ford on Building a New Cybersecurity Operating Model
Bobby Ford of Hewlett Packard Enterprise says that too often when an organization engages with security, it happens in an ad hoc way. "Not only does that create confusion for the business stakeholders, but it also creates confusion for the security organization," he states.
In an effort to tackle this, Ford describes his mission to create a Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to streamline the organization's security incident management and response processes and connect "the different elements of the cyber and global security team to the rest of the organization."
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Ford discusses:
- His mission to create a new cybersecurity operating model and what that entails;
- The cybersecurity challenges that accompany the growth of HPE's global footprint;
- Priorities to secure the "work from anywhere" workforce.
Prior to joining Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ford was vice president and global CISO of Unilever and CISO for Abbott Laboratories. With a diverse background in cybersecurity, he has spent the bulk of his career in the aerospace and defense industry. As a soldier in the U.S. Army, he was one of the charter information security analysts for the Pentagon Computer Incident Response Team.