Training & Security Leadership

Ex-Federal CISO on the Staffing Crunch

Gregory Touhill on New Ideas to Improve Recruiting, Retention
Gregory Touhill, president, AppGate Federal

Ex-federal CISO Gregory Touhill, a retired general, understands the global staffing crunch. Now, as president of AppGate Federal and as a board member for ISACA, he shares new insights on how to tackle cybersecurity recruiting and retention.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Touhill also discusses:

  • Simplifying the security stack;
  • Myths and realities of zero trust;
  • What it takes to truly raise the bar in cybersecurity.

Touhill, president of AppGate Federal, is a retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general. He was appointed by President Barack Obama as the first federal CISO of the United States.

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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