The Masked CISO

In this new blog series, Vectra has unleashed The Masked CISO – a disguised warrior fighting for an entire industry of ticked-off security bosses. Using their decades of experience, the Masked CISO is exposing the biggest issues in security today – from outdated tools to rushed digital transformation – giving their peers direct advice on how to overcome them.

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The Masked CISO

Should security teams be giving service with a smile? 
April 27, 2022
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The Masked CISO
Should security teams be giving service with a smile? 

Our Vectra Masked CISO series tackles some of the biggest issues in security and how to overcome them.

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Testing, Testing, Testing: Why Red Teaming is a Must for Every CISO
April 5, 2022
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The Masked CISO
Testing, Testing, Testing: Why Red Teaming is a Must for Every CISO

The Vectra Masked CISO series gives security leaders a forum for discussing the biggest issues in security and advising their peers on how to overcome them.

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Is a focus on tech skills for CISOs holding us back in the boardroom?
February 17, 2022
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Is a focus on tech skills for CISOs holding us back in the boardroom?

The role of the CISO has never been clearly defined, and every CISO works differently.They are under a lot of pressure, and this leads to regular rotation of roles. The Masked CISO explains how this could be stopped if CISOs were given more autonomy and responsibility.

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Being “Threat-Led” is the answer. Your ISO certificate won’t save you from a breach!
January 20, 2022
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The Masked CISO
Being “Threat-Led” is the answer. Your ISO certificate won’t save you from a breach!

A threat-led approach is key to an organisation’s security strategy. CISOs should measure security based on their ability to discover if they’ve been breached, mean time to breach when testing security, or the mean time to detect unknown threats.

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Move fast, break security: why CISOs must push back against Agile IT
December 16, 2021
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Move fast, break security: why CISOs must push back against Agile IT

Agile has its uses. It’s increasingly being adopted as a technology wide operating model—to drive transformation everywhere, from helpdesks to datacenters. But is it always appropriate?

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Survival of the Fittest - Masked CISO IDPS
November 29, 2021
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The Masked CISO
It’s about the survival of the fittest!

CISOs Must be Brave Enough to Throw Away Their Security Playbook or Suffer the Consequences!

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