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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 operations
  6. 6. CTO DutiesCTO role is still evolvingand therefore adaptable tochanging technologiesIf you want a executiveofficer aiding yourcompany, employ a CTO,not a CIO
  7. 7. CIO & CTO often work together
  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 – ommunications-technology-subcommittee-hearing-on-cybersecurity- threats-to-communications-ne• March 7: Cybersecurity: The Pivotal Role of Communications Networks – ommunications-and-technology-subcommittee-hearing-on- cybersecurity-communications-networks• March 28: Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Public-Sector Responses – 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