We discuss how malware and application security were identified
as top threats 3 years in a row -- and what's to be done about
We discuss the major discrepancy between priorities from this
survey and recent CIO surveys
We discuss the importance of communication skills (identified
in the survey) while leadership and business management are far
down the scale
We discuss with David how under his leadership ISC2 can build a
much tighter alignment to business -- not just more security
David Shearer - David Shearer has more
than 27 years of business experience including the chief operating
officer for (ISC)², associate chief information officer for
International Technology Services at the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, the deputy chief information officer at the U.S.
Department of the Interior, and the executive for architecture,
engineering and technical services at the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office. Shearer has been responsible for managing and providing
services via international IT infrastructures, and he has
implemented large-scale SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
projects. Shearer holds a B.S. from Park College, a M.S. from
Syracuse University, management and technical certificates from the
U.S. National Defense University, and he is a U.S. federal
executive presidential rank award recipient. As (ISC)² Executive
Director, Shearer is responsible for the overall direction and
management of the organization.
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