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Culture Change and Awareness: CSOs' Ultimate Duty

Master the Basics and Share Strategies Too, Says Vocalink's Andrew Rose
Andrew Rose, CSO, Vocalink - a MasterCard company

The ultimate responsibility of every CSO and CISO is to foster culture change and awareness, because that is every organization's single greatest data security and physical security control, says Andrew Rose, the chief security officer of Vocalink, which is a MasterCard company.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Rose discusses:

  • Promoting culture change and awareness;
  • How the information security field still too often ignores the essential basics;
  • Why he promotes CSOs sharing their strategies.

Rose is the CSO of British payment system provider Vocalink - a MasterCard company - where he's responsible for the organization's physical and data security. Previously, he served as chief information security officer and head of cybersecurity for National Air Traffic Services, Britain's air traffic control service; was a principal analyst in the security and risk practice at Forrester Research, and was the global IT risk manager for law firm Clifford Chance, among other roles.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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