Navigating Key Challenges Across IT and InfoSec Silos


Juliet Okafor (SVP, Global Security Solutions, Fortress Information Security)

Location: Grand Ballroom E

Date: Wednesday, May 2

Time: 4:00pm - 4:50pm

Pass Type: All Access, Conference

Format: Conference Session

Track: Security

Conference Journey: IT Manager/Executive

Audience: All

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

We all know IT and InfoSec should work together. We all know that our security posture is so important and the risk of hacks are so great that more coordination is demanded not less. So, what are the challenges?

IT and InfoSec teams traditionally operate separately, each with their own set of priorities and operating cultures. IT's main job is enabling access to data, while the InfoSec team exists to protect that data – even to the point of restricting access.

But there are certain functions that involve both teams, such as patch and vulnerability management. Beyond these functional areas are the questions of InfoSec's role in enabling technology innovation and the possibility of IT professionals becoming InfoSec professionals.

As a leading advisor on implementing cross-organization security initiatives, Juliet Okafor will address these challenges and offers some of the best practices she has seen work for Fortune 500 companies.

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