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[PODCAST] How To Apply Critical Thought & Socratic Methods to Build Defensible IT Security Investments – with Jack Jones, Chairman of The FAIR Institute

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Today I had an interesting conversation with Jack Jones. This is Jack’s second time on the show and I loved our discussion. It is a gem of learning and is packed with information that you can use right away. Jack was one of the first CISOs in the United States and he is the inventor of the FAIR model for analyzing Information Security Risk. Jack’s bio is extensive and here is a short list of his accomplishments.

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A CIO in the Boardroom| 11 Tips for a Remarkable IT Security Presentation


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“Once fear grips a board this is not a good thing”

“The truly alive Security program is dynamic and it’s not static.”

Mark Robnett, CIO Justice Federal Credit Union is a rising star in the Credit Union industry and I asked him to detail for you in this episode how he put together his IT Security presentation to his board regarding his IT security, strategy, and tactics.

I have found that Justice FCU is about 1-2 years ahead of Credit Unions of its size. I would put them on par with firms many times its size. Mark also has the added pressure of having very smart and technically savvy board. There is no hiding behind jargon and complexity with them because the board is comprised of FBI and Justice Department. What a challenge!

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