Hacking Senior Management - Selling Security to the Board - PROF-309

Brian Honan, CEO, BH Consulting

Security incidents are making mainstream media headlines. There is higher visibility than ever of the organisational impact bad security can have. Compliance issues are driving business to take security more seriously. So why is it that security professionals still lament not getting senior management buy in? Does the blame rest with the management or with security professionals themselves?

Brian Honan is an independent security consultant based in Dublin, Ireland, and is recognised as an industry expert on information security. Brian lectures on information security in University College Dublin and is head of IRISSCERT which is Ireland's first CERT. Brian also sits on the Technical Advisory Board for a number of innovative information security companies. Brian is author of the books "ISO 27001 in a Windows Environment" and "The Cloud Security Rules", is regularly published in a number of industry recognised publications and serves as the European Editor for the SANS Institute's weekly SANS NewsBites, a semi-weekly electronic newsletter.

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Brian Honan Owner and Chief Executive Officer, BH Consulting

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