EC-Council launches Global CISO Forum - The Podcast for Information Security Executives

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EC-Council’s CISO Program has released an information security podcast, The Global CISO Forum, aimed at assisting in the career development of infosec managers and executives.

EC-Council's Certified Chief Information Security Officer Program Launches this week

Execs don’t always have the time to dedicate to keeping up with the latest infosec conversations, but many of them have the time to multitask ... we find they like the chance to do some professional development on their own time.

The Global CISO Forum Podcast starts with a conversation about current events and trends in the information security industry with an infosec veteran sharing insights about the latest hack in the headlines. Next, a current information security professional is interviewed in depth about his or her career and the changes they have seen in the industry and the CISO role since the beginning of their career. The idea is to help the aspiring executives as well as information security managers in planning their careers to take the next step.

In talking about why the podcasting format is suited for this kind of education, Senior Director of EC-Council, Eric Lopez, says “Execs don’t always have the time to dedicate to keeping up with the latest infosec conversations, but many of them have the time to multitask. Whether it’s during their commute, at the gym, or while doing some other task that doesn’t need their full attention, we find they like the chance to do some professional development on their own time.”

A new segment recently added to the show called “C|CISO Study Session” is aimed at anyone studying for EC-Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer exam. An infosec expert discusses a possible exam question and each of the possible multiple choice answers before deciding on the best answer, explaining his thought process and the idea behind each question.

Podcasts can be downloaded on the EC-Council CISO site or via iTunes. For more information or to request a guest spot on the Global CISO Forum Podcast, please contact amber(dot)williams(at)eccouncil(dot)org.

About the EC-Council CISO Program:
EC-Council’s CISO Program has three components: CISO Events, the Certified CISO (C|CISO), and CISO Resources – a repository for white papers, podcasts, webinars and articles geared toward a CISO crowd. EC-Council’s CISO Events are invitation only and geared specifically for high-level, executive information security professionals. Combining keynotes with panel discussions, the events are opportunities for CISOs from around the world to hash out the trends and challenges of information security among their peers. The C|CISO is a certification recognizing an individual’s cumulative experience and expertise in executive information security management. Overseen by a board of seasoned and distinguished professionals, the C|CISO Program has certified over 1,100 IS executives from around the world.
For more information about EC-Council’s CISO Program, please visit ciso.eccouncil.org.

About EC-Council
The International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is a member-based organization that certifies individuals in various e-business and security skills. EC Council is the owner and developer of the world-famous E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (C|HFI), Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs, and various others offered in over 60 countries around the globe. These certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies including the US Federal Government via the Montgomery GI Bill, and the US Government National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) certifying EC-Council’s Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH), Network Security Administrator (ENSA), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI), Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP), Certified Security Analyst (E|CSA) and Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) program for meeting the 4011, 4012, 4013A, 4014, 4015 and 4016 training standards for information security professionals and most recently EC-Council has received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

For more information about EC-Council, please visit http://www.eccouncil.org.

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