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Profiles in Leadership: Selim Aissi

Perspectives - From Both Sides - on the CISO Relationship With the Board
Selim Aissi, CISO, Ice Mortgage Technology (Ellie Mae)

The CISO/board relationship is an increasingly hot topic, and Selim Aissi has a unique perspective. Besides serving as a board member on several organizations, he has been regularly reporting to the private and public company boards in his role as CISO. So he knows exactly what CISOs should be conveying - and how.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Aissi, CISO at Ice Mortgage Technology (Ellie Mae), discusses:

  • His career and accomplishments;
  • Key skills he uses in his role;
  • The CISO/board relationship - from both sides.

Aissi is a prominent cybersecurity leader and executive and one of the nation’s top cybersecurity innovators. He has filed over 100 security-related patents across financial, consumer products, data center, data analytics and embedded safety-critical systems. As a member of the executive teams at several companies, Aissi built and led several multinational cybersecurity organizations. He has also served on the board of directors of some of the most successful security-focused venture capital and security firms, as well as state and national security organizations. He has received several recognitions from his industry peers for his contributions, services and thought leadership, including CISO of the Year.

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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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