Governance & Risk Management , Leadership & Executive Communication , Recruitment & Reskilling Strategy
Profiles in Leadership: Jerich BeasonWhy Does Leadership Lag Behind Pace of Technology Change?
As a veteran cybersecurity leader, Jerich Beason of Epiq has seen historic evolution in technology and how it is applied. But in cybersecurity leadership? The "softer side" of being a CISO has lagged behind, and this is where he intends to be an agent for positive change.
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In an interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Beason discusses:
- Why the softer side of leadership needs more attention;
- The security threat posed by inaction;
- His efforts to recruit and train a new generation of leaders.
Beason has served in top cybersecurity leadership roles at Lockheed Martin, RSA, AECOM and Deloitte, where he was a trusted advisor to federal government leaders and Fortune 500 executives on strategy, architecture and program development. His responsibilities included facilitating more than 25 workshops helping new CISOs define their 180-day road map. As a recognized cybersecurity thought leader, he frequently speaks on panels, conferences and events and contributes to white papers and articles, in addition to hosting a monthly cybersecurity podcast and a biweekly live show for SANS.
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