Art Coviello on CISOs and the BoardEx-RSA CEO on What the Board, Senior Management Need to Hear
Art Coviello, a partner at Rally Ventures and former CEO of RSA, recently met with a group of CISOs on the topic of presenting to the board. He was surprised - and not in a good way - at what he heard. Here are his tips for talking cybersecurity with senior business leaders.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Coviello also discusses:
- Where CISOs are falling short in communication;
- Threat trends in the marketplace;
- Technologies he's eyeing as an investor.
Coviello has more than 30 years of strategic, operating and financial management experience at high-technology companies and is one of the most recognized figures within the cybersecurity industry. He became CEO of RSA Security Inc. in 2000 and continued to lead the company following its acquisition by EMC in 2006 until he retired as executive chairman in 2015. Coviello has played a leading role in several national cybersecurity initiatives, including as a founding board member of the Cyber Security Industry Alliance, and has served as an adviser to key government agencies as well as public-private initiatives. He is currently a partner at Rally Ventures.