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Best Practices to Pass an IT Security AuditJosh Hankins of Qualys on Tips and Tricks He Learned as a Practitioner
Before he became a chief technical security officer at Qualys, Josh Hankins was a cybersecurity leader in financial services. He learned how security audit failures are increasingly costly, and he devised new strategies for audit preparation. He shares his insights here.
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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Hankins discusses:
- Factors that lead to failure;
- The true cost of audit failure;
- Key points in audit preparation.
Hankins has over 25 years of experience within the IT field. Since 2006, he has worked in various roles within the cybersecurity profession, such as a security architect, analyst, engineer and incident handler. These roles spanned businesses ranging from a Fortune 500 bank to a credit card processor and a global consulting company. Before joining Qualys, he served for about nine years as the director of security pperations and incident response at a data analytics subsidiary for the fifth-largest retailer in the world. From the later part of the 1990s to 2006, he worked as a network engineer.