CISO Spotlight: Don Cox, CIBREx-Law Enforcement Officer on Transition to IT and Cybersecurity
He's been a police officer, a Secret Service agent, a CIO and a CISO. And it all comes together. Don Cox, currently a chief technology evangelist at CIBR, discusses his career path and how his police background assists him in leading cybersecurity organizations.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Cox discusses:
- His career path;
- How a law enforcement background helps him as a CISO;
- Emerging technologies he's bullish on heading into 2022.
Cox, who has over 30 years of experience in technology, is an accomplished CIO and CISO. His prior roles include CISO at Mednax, a physician-led healthcare organization based in Sunrise, Florida, where he was responsible for cyber operations and engineering, identity and access management, disaster recovery, business continuity planning and risk and compliance. Previously, he was the CIO at HHS SAMHSA, Philidor Rx and Nova Corp., where he served as the executive responsible for the management, implementation and usability of information and computer technologies.