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Secret CSO: Andrew Rose, Proofpoint

Secret CSO: Andrew Rose, Proofpoint

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “…one thing to hold dear above everything? Pragmatism. Be pragmatic about your resources, your budget, and your risks.”

CTO Sessions: Burkhard Boeckem, Hexagon AB

CTO Sessions: Burkhard Boeckem, Hexagon AB

What predictions do you have for the role of the CTO in the future? “I believe future CTOs must have both business acumen and knowledge of technology and also factor in elements such as the rise of algorithms and AI, the ubiquity of...

C-suite career advice: Jeff Hussey, Tempered

C-suite career advice: Jeff Hussey, Tempered

What are the three skills or abilities you look for in prospective candidates? “I look for passion, storytelling and risk-taking.”

CIO Spotlight: Dwight Pitter, Westcon-Comstor

CIO Spotlight: Dwight Pitter, Westcon-Comstor

Describe the maturity of your digital business. For example, do you have KPIs to quantify the value of IT? "We are evolving our global digital capabilities from a solid foundation, in line with our data-led and digital-first corporate...

Secret CSO: Phil Packman, BT Global Division

Secret CSO: Phil Packman, BT Global Division

What advice would you give to aspiring security leaders? “Seek out opportunities to gain a broader set of perspective and views. Constantly challenge your own thinking and be open to alternative opinions.”

CTO Sessions: Pete Hanlon, Moneypenny

CTO Sessions: Pete Hanlon, Moneypenny

What type of CTO are you? “I’m a technical CTO, and I love to drive innovation. I‘m constantly monitoring and working with new technologies to see how they can help move our business forward.”

C-suite career advice: Alex Kvamme, Pathlight

C-suite career advice: Alex Kvamme, Pathlight

Do you think it is better to have technical or business skills - or a mix of both? “You need technical skills to build something and business skills to scale it.”

CIO Spotlight: Bill Naughton, Acoustic

CIO Spotlight: Bill Naughton, Acoustic

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? How do you cultivate it? “Our key cultural values include being customer centric, nimble, and having the ability to wear many hats.”

Secret CSO: Peter Romano, eSentire

Secret CSO: Peter Romano, eSentire

Cybersecurity is constantly changing – how do you keep learning? “I find it valuable to have friends in the industry and communicate with them regularly.”

Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Snowflake: Which cloud data warehouse solution is better?

Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Snowflake: Which cloud data warehouse solution is better?

IT Central Station users review two of the highest reviewed solutions in the Cloud Data Warehouse market – Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics and Snowflake.

CTO Sessions: Dr. Rashid Mansoor, Hadean

CTO Sessions: Dr. Rashid Mansoor, Hadean

What makes an effective tech strategy? “An effective tech strategy is one that manages to not compromise short-term profitability with long-term impact.”

C-suite career advice: Lewie Dunsworth, Nuspire

C-suite career advice: Lewie Dunsworth, Nuspire

How important are specific certifications? “I love certifications; they are very important as long as you don’t use them to validate who you are as a technical professional.”

CIO Spotlight: Lia Edwards, Threat Protect

CIO Spotlight: Lia Edwards, Threat Protect

What business or technology initiatives will be most significant in driving IT investments in your organisation in the coming year? "Like many businesses, COVID has had an impact on our budget therefore we will be looking at...

Secret CSO: Mike Beck, Darktrace

Secret CSO: Mike Beck, Darktrace

What metrics or KPIs do you use to measure security effectiveness? “I am obsessed with mean time to detect, to contain and to remediate.”

Trend Micro Deep Security and VMware NSX: Which cloud and data centre security solution is better?

Trend Micro Deep Security and VMware NSX: Which cloud and data centre security solution is better?

IT Central Station users review two of the highest reviewed solutions in the cloud and data centre security market – Trend Micro Deep Security and VMware NSX.

CTO Sessions: Mike Fenna, Avado

CTO Sessions: Mike Fenna, Avado

What type of CTO are you? "I make an effort to always be a ‘servant leader’, and I’m certainly a people-person CTO. My number one priority is my team, they always comes first."

C-suite career advice: Ross McCaw, Our People, Inc.

C-suite career advice: Ross McCaw, Our People, Inc.

What advice would you give to someone starting their career in IT/tech? “Speaking as the leader of a software company, it is a huge advantage to have some understanding of code…”

CIO Spotlight: Graeme Thompson, Informatica

CIO Spotlight: Graeme Thompson, Informatica

What does good culture fit look like in your organisation? “For me, the most important IT leadership skill is having the ability to separate the ‘score makers’ from the ‘score keepers.’”

Secret CSO: Lenny Zeltser, Axonius

Secret CSO: Lenny Zeltser, Axonius

What’s the best career advice you ever received? "If you notice that you’re becoming too comfortable in your role, if it’s starting to feel too familiar, or too easy, it might be time to look for a new role"

Container Security: Which solution is best?

Container Security: Which solution is best?

IT Central Station users review the highest reviewed solutions in the container security market.

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