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Legal and Compliance: 3 Questions for CISOs

Ed Amoroso on Key Topics to Consider Going Into New Year
Ed Amoroso, founder and CEO, TAG Cyber

What are three burning questions regarding legal and compliance issues that enterprise security leaders should ponder as they head into 2019? Ed Amoroso, former CISO of AT&T and current CEO of TAG Cyber, outlines the questions and possible answers.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Legal & Compliance Summit in New York, Amoroso discusses:

  • The role of cybersecurity frameworks and why you should settle on one;
  • The lasting impact of the Facebook breach;
  • Which is least harmful: To be breached or to be found noncompliant?

Amoroso is founder and CEO of TAG Cyber LLC. He recently retired from AT&T after 31 years of service, where he began his career in Unix security R&D at Bell Labs. He served as senior vice president and chief security officer at AT&T from 2004 until 2016. He was elected an AT&T Fellow in 2010. Amoroso also has been adjunct professor of computer science at the Stevens Institute of Technology for the past 29 years, as well as a research professor in the computer science department at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering and a senior adviser within the applied physics laboratory at Johns Hopkins University. Amoroso's work has been highlighted on CNN and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has worked directly with four presidential administrations on issues related to national security, critical infrastructure protection and cyber policy.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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