Distinguished CEO Series – Championing collaboration in combating cyber-threats
28 July 2017
CIO Academy Asia held a private luncheon at Forlino Restaurant, together with CenturyLink. Dave Mahon, Chief Security Officer for CenturyLink, shared current best practices and new proactive strategies and policies to combat and withstand cyber-threats, with the rise of IoT and intelligent edge technologies, organisations are more vulnerable than ever to cyber-attacks.
In addition, a new Cyber Security Bill will be introduced later this year, to address security gaps in Critical Information Infrastructure (CII), including those used to run banking, telecoms, transport, healthcare and energy essential services. Understanding that breaches will occur, security executives must work with senior leaders and boards of directors to assess value, measure costs, and identify risk to then properly architect and implement a comprehensive security programme.
About Dave Mahon – R. David (Dave) Mahon was appointed chief security officer for CenturyLink, Inc. in April 2011. As CSO for the third-largest communications provider in the U.S., his responsibilities include enterprise wide security strategy, information security, cyber defense, critical infrastructure protection, physical security, network fraud and abuse, industrial security, international travel security, threat intelligence, workplace violence prevention, executive protection, investigations, and he is also the company’s liaison with the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Council (NSTAC), National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), as well as federal and state law enforcement and homeland security agencies.
Building an Innovation Strategy for your Digital Enterprise | IT Innovation Management Workshop for CIOs
30 March 2017 A report on a half-day workshop on IT Value Management organised by CIO Academy Asia and sponsored by NetApp in Singapore in March 2017
12 September 2017 CyberConnect 360 is organized by Axis Innovation, a Tel Aviv based global advisory firm behind over 30 international events, Jubilee Capital, a Singapore based Venture Capital fund, and in partnership with the WSJ Pro Cyber Security, a leading publication on cyber news and research. The conference will offer a fresh and important perspective on cyber security through international speakers, cutting edge cyber startups, real workshops, and discussions on threats from both a technology and business angle. CyberConnect 360 will provide critical insights, practical tools, and valuable networking to handle future cyber threats and industry changes.