A CISO's Role at a Security CompanyF5's Mike Convertino on Providing Product Development Insights
What's it like to be the CISO of a security company? Mike Convertino of F5 Networks says if a CISO uses the company's products, he or she can provide valuable feedback for product development.
In this video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Convertino also discusses:
- How DevSecOps informs product development at F5;
- Using newer technologies and the skill sets changes needed;
- Evolving approaches to security challenges.
As CISO and vice president of information security at F5, Convertino secures the company's networks and systems, influences security product direction and represents F5 to the security community. He has over 28 years of experience leading large IT operations and security organizations. Previously, he was CISO and vice president for information security at Crowdstrike and Microsoft's senior director of network security. He's a retired Air Force colonel who was last assigned as commander of the 318th Information Operations Group responsible for the creation and operational employment of global Air Force information operations capabilities.