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The biggest threat to you and this country today is a cyber attack. Are you protected? Find out now with Dr. Eric Cole, former special agent for the CIA and current CEO of Secure Anchor.

Life of a CISO with Dr. Eric Cole Dr. Eric Cole

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

The biggest threat to you and this country today is a cyber attack. Are you protected? Find out now with Dr. Eric Cole, former special agent for the CIA and current CEO of Secure Anchor.

    How To Use Cybersecurity As A Business Enabler

    How To Use Cybersecurity As A Business Enabler

    In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole discusses the importance of using cybersecurity as a business enabler. As part of being a world-class CISO, one must be a business enabler. This means understanding and accepting that a C-level title equates to being an executive or leader in cybersecurity. To be a world-class leader you must be able to inflict actions and communication that promotes positive outcomes for the business. 

    • 30 min
    First 60 Days as a New CISO

    First 60 Days as a New CISO

    In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole gives his expert advice on how to excel as a new CISO during the first 60 days of their career. It’s important to not make decisions but to listen, learn and ask a lot of questions. Absorbing every bit of detail and information that could help you understand the business better will be a step up into this journey. 
    Watch this episode to get an insight into how to survive and hold your ground as a renowned World-Class CISO.

    • 31 min
    Adapting and Adjusting as a CISO

    Adapting and Adjusting as a CISO

    Check out this episode of Life of a CISO, where Dr. Eric Cole provides techniques for you to implement to advance as a Chief Information Security Officer. Keep in mind that excellence is a habit, not an act. One of Eric's most productive habits is asking himself "What changes can I make to improve and see results?” because doing the same thing repeatedly without seeing any results can be the definition of insanity.
    Cybersecurity is not a static field. It requires adjusting, adapting, and being up to date with the latest changes.
    Watch this episode of Life of a CISO to understand how to adapt to the changes a CISO needs to make to excel in this field.

    • 32 min
    What Qualities Make You World-Class?

    What Qualities Make You World-Class?

    In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole discusses the importance of figuring out your specialty. It’s important to shift your focus on what’s right instead of dwelling on everything that’s going wrong. To excel as a well-renowned World-Class CISO, pick one core area and make it your specialty.

    • 32 min
    How CISOs Overcome Their Limiting Beliefs

    How CISOs Overcome Their Limiting Beliefs

    In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole’s focal point pivots around eradicating all the limiting beliefs that are holding you back from advancing in your career as a CISO. The two main ones are that the executives do not see you as a business leader and are not viewed as one of the ‘Cs.’ 
    Watch this episode to understand how to fight this barrier which can be an inconvenience for your five-year logical plan.

    • 33 min
    What Is Cybersecurity And How To Protect Your Data?

    What Is Cybersecurity And How To Protect Your Data?

    In this episode of Life of a CISO, Dr. Eric Cole explains the literal meaning of cybersecurity and how we can stay cyber-protected by keeping our data safe. That is where the role of a CISO comes in and how they should use their superpower or tool which is to use cybersecurity to enable the business. 
    Watch this episode to get more insight into your role as a CISO.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Jim Mullahey ,

Outstanding content and great delivery

Dr. Cole delivers incredible content in a concise and relatively entertaining manner.
This is a must listen for senior managers in cybersecurity, especially those like myself sharpening skills to become an outstanding vCISO.
The greatest takeaway might be the stories that make the content more relatable to business executives.

NavyJen ,

Perfect Timing

I found him on YouTube and I love every bit of his advice. Clear and to the point. Love it!

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