Are CISOs getting sued? Yes. Investors filed a lawsuit that specifically names the CISO of SolarWinds as a defendant. Is this the beginning of a trend to sue the Chief Information Security Officer after a cyber incident?
#InfoSec twitter reacts, and so do the experts in this podcast episode: Rebecca Rakoski is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of XPAN Law Partners, and Glenn Kapetansky is Interim CISO at the University of Chicago Medical School and CSO at Trexin.
Thank you to Trend Micro, a global leader in cloud and XDR security, for being our premier podcast partner, and for providing new research after analysis of millions of Linux security events.
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Links from the show:
• SecureWorld News story, "Suing the CISO: SolarWinds Fires Back": https://www.secureworld.io/industry-news/ciso-lawsuit-solarwinds
• Trend Micro's Linux Threat Report 2021 1H: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/linux-threat-report-2021-1h-linux-threats-in-the-cloud-and-security-recommendations
• SecureWorld conferences: https://www.secureworldexpo.com/events
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