Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , COVID-19 , Cybercrime

Cybersecurity Leadership: Asset Discovery and Visibility

CEOs and CISOs on Threats Targeting Known and Unknown Assets

In the wake of COVID-19-accelerated transformation and the SolarWinds supply chain hack, the importance of understanding your organization's digital exposure is more critical than ever. In this latest Cybersecurity Leadership panel, CEOs and CISOs discuss asset discovery and attack surface vulnerability.

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Participating in this latest forum are:

Orion Hindawi, CEO, Tanium; Lou Manousos, CEO, RiskIQ; Summer Fowler, CISO, Argo AI; Dee Young, CISO, UNC Health; and Kim Peretti, partner and co-chair, cybersecurity preparedness & response, Alston & Bird.

In this panel discussion hosted by Information Security Media Group and CyberTheory, these executives discuss:

  • Asset discovery and its impact on cybersecurity exposure;
  • Misconfiguration and risk;
  • The importance of context.

Hindawi co-founded Tanium in 2007 and serves as its CEO. He leads the product strategy and development of the Tanium platform, in addition to all customer-facing technical operations and management functions. Hindawi has led the development of enterprise-scale endpoint security and management platforms for the past 18 years at BigFix (acquired by IBM in 2010) and Tanium. He holds software patents in the areas of network communications and systems management.

Manousos, CEO and co-founder of RiskIQ, is a recognized expert in internet security and fraud prevention. He has been developing and delivering enterprise protection technologies for more than 15 years. As CEO of RiskIQ, he has spearheaded a new approach that helps internet, financial services, healthcare, media and consumer packaged goods companies protect their brands from online fraud.

Fowler has more than 19 years of experience in risk management and software engineering. She came to Argo AI from Carnegie Mellon University’s CERT cybersecurity division, where she served as technical director of cybersecurity risk and resilience. Prior to her work at CERT, Fowler was a technical member at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and a software engineer at Northrop Grumman. In addition to her role as Argo’s CISO, she's an adjunct faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University.

Young leads the UNC Health information security teams responsible for cybersecurity, security compliance and cyber risk management efforts. She has more than 20 years of experience in leadership positions within security and technology across healthcare, academia and industry. Young has been a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics, including cyber incident response, mentoring and medical device/IoT security.

Peretti is co-chair of Alston & Bird’s cybersecurity preparedness and response team and national security and digital crimes team. She is the former director of PwC’s cyber forensic services group and a former senior litigator for the Department of Justice’s computer crime and intellectual property section. With 20 years of experience as an information security professional, she has managed technical cyber investigations, assisted clients in responding to data security-related regulator inquiries and advised boards and senior executives on cybersecurity and cyber risk matters.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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