World Health Organization CISO on Supply Chain RiskFlavio Aggio: SolarWinds-Type Attacks Are Far More Than a 'Patching Problem'
Flavio Aggio, CISO of the World Health Organization, has had a long career across many sectors. He understands supply chain risk, and he sees the SolarWinds hack as "resumption of a very old attack - in new packaging." He offers insights on mitigating this and other cybersecurity risks.
Aggio will be a featured speaker at Information Security Media Group's Virtual Cybersecurity Summit: Healthcare, slated for March 16-17.
In this video interview with ISMG, Aggio discusses:
- Why the SolarWinds supply chain incident is "an old attack in new packaging";
- Seven cybersecurity points that need to be immediately addressed;
- Three tips for security leaders to protect themselves and their families.
As CISO, Aggio is responsible for information security and cybersecurity at the World Health Organization. He has more than 30 years of experience in specialized chemical manufacturing, semiconductor, consumer product, government and international industries. He formerly served as CTO at the City and County of San Francisco, where he developed technology solutions to modernize and protect the city. Before that, he held technical leadership positions in enterprise architecture, project management, telecommunications and IT operations at Unisys, ASML, Dow Chemical and Rohm & Haas.