CISO Competency - Finance & Administration

This is the second course in Ed Amoroso's Twelve Competencies of the Effective CISO, which focuses on the CISO Competency in Finance & Administration. An awareness and understanding of corporate finance and business administration is essential to succeed as an exec. This includes expertise in competing for budget, resources, staff, and more.

Course Content

1.1 CISO Competency - Finance & Administration


Module 1: Finance & Administration
Course Description

- Role of Corporate Finance

  • Importance of Competent Administration
  • Predictive Planning and Dealing with Cuts
  • Case Study on Finance and Administration
  • Guest Speaker (invited): Bill O’Hern, SVP/CSO AT&T
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    Taught by CISOs for CISOs, this Career Path will provide you with a structured curriculum with specialized learning activities that will give you real-world training on how to become a successful CISO in the ever-changing security field. You will learn about corporate cybersecurity management, NIST 800-53 security and privacy controls, business continuity and disaster planning, enterprise security case management, and numerous competencies of the effective CISO.
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    Dr. Edward G. Amoroso, CEO of TAG Cyber and former CISO of AT&T develops insights into the twelve technical, management, and business competencies that are required to serve as an effective Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

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    Ed Amoroso

    I'm an experienced Chief Executive Officer, Chief Security Officer, Chief Information Security Officer (second person to hold the CISO position in history), University Professor, Security Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Computer Science Researcher, and Prolific Author (six published books) with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry beginning at Bell Labs and leading to SVP/CSO position at AT&T. Skilled in Cyber Security, Network Architecture, Wide Area Network (WAN), Managed Services, and Network Design. Strong entrepreneurship professional with PhD in Computer Science from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and also a graduate of Columbia Business School. Directly served four Presidential Administrations in Cyber Security, and now serves as a Member of the M&T Bank Board of Directors, Senior Advisor for the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, Adjunct CS Professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology, CS Department Instructor at New York University, and Member of the NSA Advisory Board (NSAAB).

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    Complete this entire course to earn a CISO Competency - Finance & Administration Certificate of Completion