#44 Jake Olcott – VP, Communications and Govt. Affairs, BitSight

#44 Jake Olcott – VP, Communications and Govt. Affairs, BitSight

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What Are the Questions We Should Be Asking?
Jake discusses the cybersecurity questions we should be asking: what legislators should be asking citizens; what boards should be asking CISOs; what companies should be asking during M&A processes; and what citizens should be asking themselves.

  • 03:22 While it’s true that legislators lack technical knowledge, the best ones know how to ask the right questions.
  • 04:49 Americans need to consider if they want Europe to be setting the privacy regulations and if not, they need to ask U.S. legislators to start doing so.
  • 09:03 Boards and executives are on the hook for cybersecurity and finally understanding that it is a critical component to an overall risk management program.
  • 13:54 The Marriott breach showed cybersecurity diligence during M&A is essential.
  • 15:49 The goal for CISOs with any breach is to learn from it, develop the appropriate standard of care, and then show those learnings to the executive team.

Jake Olcott Interview Transcript