Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Governance & Risk Management

FBI's Palmore on Leadership and Diversity

Cyber Investigator on the Need to Diversify Skills in Cyber Workforce
MK Palmore, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI's San Francisco Cyber Division

At a time when diversity is a key topic within the cybersecurity leadership and workforce, MK Palmore of the FBI says we also need a diversification of skills to help improve breach defense and response.

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

  • The cybersecurity leadership challenge;
  • The diversity of skills now needed;
  • How leadership and diversity also apply to technology.

Palmore is assistant special agent in charge of the FBI's San Francisco Cyber Division. Previously, he served as a supervisory special agent in the FBI's Sacramento division. Prior to joining the FBI, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.

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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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