We’ve made an effort at The Pipeline to showcase veterans and members of the military community who took different paths to their cybersecurity role. Today we hear from Adam Rice, who serves as CISO for Hilton and took a unique path to get there.
We connected with Hilton’s Michael Leidinger to discuss his path from the Navy to the private sector at Hilton where he serves as Chief Information Officer. Hilton was founded by a veteran and has hired thousands of veterans, military spouses, National Guard and reserve members in just the last few years. Michael joined Hilton in 2010. His military career began at the United States Naval Academy.
You may have heard that identity is the new security perimeter. You might even think that moving to the cloud allows you to leave behind your traditional network security, hoping that your users and assets will be safe as long as you trust no one and authenticate each user. That would be a big mistake, and you will still be at a high level of risk!
Remote is our new reality. Large tech companies like Twitter, Slack, and Facebook have made headlines for offering permanent work-from-home, and many others have moved back their targets for returning to offices to Summer 2021. It’s time for cybersecurity decision makers to embrace the New Networking Normal and make sure that WFH, in-office, and hybrid workers are part of your security strategy.
Brad Rhodes has over 23 years of experience in cybersecurity with leadership roles in the federal, commercial, and military spaces. He holds multiple certifications and serves as an affiliate professor at Regis University. Dedicated to developing the next generation of cyber professionals, he coaches a CyberPatriot team and is a frequent speaker and mentor to transitioning military members.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – that’s the message from Travis Rosiek, the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of BluVector in a new blog post summarizing the state of organizational cybersecurity.
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