CISO Trainings , DevSecOps , Governance & Risk Management

Old Security Models 'Are Breaking Down'

Cyxtera CISO Leo Taddeo on Why Security Needs to Evolve
Leo Taddeo, CISO, Cyxtera

The security industry is heavily reliant on old models that are breaking down, and trying to contort old tools to meet the needs of the new hybrid environment is difficult, says Leo Taddeo of Cyxtera.

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In a video interview at RSA Conference 2018, Taddeo discusses:

  • Insights from internal DevSecOps efforts;
  • Being a CISO at a security company;
  • Taking a risk-based approach to security.

As CISO at Cyxtera, Taddeo is responsible for oversight of global security operations, investigations and intelligence programs, crisis management, and business continuity processes. Previously, he was the special agent in charge of the Special Operations/Cyber Division of the FBI's New York Office. In this role, he directed over 400 special agents and professional support personnel conducting cyber investigations, surveillance operations, information technology support and crisis management.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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