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Aug 4, 2014

In this episode

  • Who is J.W. Goerlich (redux from episode - 
  • How did he get to where he is now?
  • How does the security executive deal with the "moving finish line"?
  • JW discusses how 'security' people can break down barriers between "us" and "them"
  • We discuss why we still fail at the basics, and what all this means...
  • JWG tries to talk about his favorite controls framework
  • We discuss what difference it makes where the CISO reports in the enterprise
  • What will the CISO be, or need to do, in ~3-5 years?
  • We discuss hiring into InfoSec - from outside, or within ... and why?
  • JW gives us the one thing you need to remember



  • J.W. Goerlich ( @jwgoerlich ) - Results-driven IT management executive with a track record of building high performance teams and providing flawless execution. Leverages background in systems engineering, software development, and information security expertise to consistently lower operating costs and raise service levels. Designs solutions that support long-term strategic planning and create immediate impact throughout product lifecycle in process and efficiency gains.