Frontline Stories: The Evolution of the CISO

Oct 06, 2022
1 min read

The latest episode of The Defender’s Advantage Podcast Frontline Stories series features Uplight CISO Alex Wood joining host Kerry Matre to discuss how his role has evolved over the course of his career, for example, changes in the CISO reporting structure and the role’s shift to encompass a business focus as opposed to being exclusively technical.  

He also discusses his own unique journey from majoring in chemistry to climbing the ranks in cyber security and his advice for those who want to break into the industry. Additionally, Kerry and Alex chat about Colorado = Security, a movement Alex co-founded to highlight the cyber security community in Colorado and bring those professionals in the area together through local events and a podcast. 

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