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Profiles in Leadership: Stephenie Southard

Insights on Ensuring Security Is Woven Into the Enterprise Fabric
Stephenie Southard, vice president and CISO, BCU

A lot of CISOs talk about having security "baked into" their products and solutions. But for Stephenie Southard, vice president and CISO at BCU, security leadership is all about ensuring that cybersecurity is part of the enterprise's very fabric.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Southard discusses:

  • Her career path and priorities;
  • How to make security part of the organization's fabric;
  • The job's ever-shifting demands.

Southard has over 25 years of experience in information technology and security. She is a strategic executive with CISO- and VP-level success in physical and logical governance, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and business continuity.

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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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