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Class 1 motivation

  1. 1. Class 1: Motivation to StudyInformation Security Management
  2. 2. Why study info sec management?1. If you’re good, you can make a difference in peoples lives2. There is money to be made3. Congress and the country looks to InfoSec leaders to write policy
  3. 3. If you’re good, you can make a difference in peoples lives• Rick Rescorla – Chief Security Officer for Morgan Stanley – Evacuated 2,700 people from 22 floors of WTC• His ability to see risk and create plans to mitigate that risk is the essential skill needed to excel in this profession • Piss Poor Planning Promotes Piss Poor Performance
  4. 4. There is money to be made• Highest Paid Professions in computer security industry: – Chief Information Officer – Chief Technology Officer• What’s the difference?
  5. 5. CIO Duties CIO’s role mandated by legislation CIO’s must be held accountable for these business operationshttp://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/the-roles-of-cios-and-ctos
  6. 6. CTO DutiesCTO role is still evolvingand therefore adaptable tochanging technologiesIf you want a executiveofficer aiding yourcompany, employ a CTO,not a CIOhttp://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/the-roles-of-cios-and-ctos
  7. 7. CIO & CTO often work togetherhttp://www.govloop.com/profiles/blogs/the-roles-of-cios-and-ctos
  8. 8. How much do they make? Who are they?• Pay attention to the next 7 slides• Note similarities, differences, and things you find interesting
  9. 9. John Tracy• CTO Boeing• 2010 compensation $3.6 million •Undergrad School: CSU Dominguez Hills - Physics •Master’s: CSULA – Physics •PhD: UC Irvine - Engineering
  10. 10. Lori Beer• CTO WellPoint• 2010 compensation $4.5 million •Undergrad School: University of Dayton •Undergrad Major: Computer Science
  11. 11. Bill Chenevich• CIO US Bancorp• 2010 compensation $4.4 million•Undergrad School: City College of New York•MBA: City University of New York
  12. 12. Thomas Stephens• CTO General Motors• 2010 compensation $5.6 million •Undergrad School: University of Michigan •Undergrad Major: Mechanical Engineering
  13. 13. Rob Carter• CIO FedEx• 2010 compensation $3.6 million •Undergrad School: University of Florida •Undergrad Major: Computer and Information Science
  14. 14. David Thompson• CIO Symantec• 2010 compensation $1.9 million •Undergrad School: Marymount University •Undergrad Major: Business administration, management & operations
  15. 15. Tim Sullivan• CIO SunTrust Banks• 2010 compensation $2.1 million•Undergrad School: Unioversity of Illinois•Undergrad Major: BA Economics
  16. 16. What did you notice?
  17. 17. Although these executives undoubtedly understand technologies surrounding computer security…… they have mastered management and division operations with corporations.Point: to reach their level, you need infosec management.
  18. 18. Congress looks to InfoSec leaders to help write federal policy• Energy & Commerce Committee – Communications & Technology Subcommittee • Jurisdiction: Interstate and foreign telecommunications and information transmission by broadcast, radio, wire, microwave, satellite and, Homeland security-related aspects of the foregoing, including cybersecurity.
  19. 19. InfoSec professionals advise Congressional members• Feb. 8: Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Private-Sector Responses – http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=hearing/c ommunications-technology-subcommittee-hearing-on-cybersecurity- threats-to-communications-ne• March 7: Cybersecurity: The Pivotal Role of Communications Networks – http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=hearing/c ommunications-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-on- cybersecurity-communications-networks• March 28: Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Public-Sector Responses – http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=hearing/c ommunications-technology-subcommittee-hearing-on-cybersecurity- threats-to-communications--0
  20. 20. Assignment: due next class• Watch the rest of the posted Congressional Hearing – If you prefer text over video, look through the transcripts of the videos found in links posted on previous slide• Come to class ready to discuss – Bring facts, ideas, you found interesting – Try to answer the question: how are these particular speakers chosen to testify? – Bring questions you have• Read through chapter 1

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