The Human Firewall Is All That Stands Between Hackers and Your Data

Frank Gillman, CISO, Lewis Brisbois
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It’s no secret that employees – whether they’re your employees or a partner’s – are the weakest link in your cybersecurity program. Regardless of an organization’s product, service, size, or industry, employees play an integral role in ensuring the business operates efficiently. Unfortunately, employees also play an integral role in exposing the organization’s intellectual property to unauthorized parties. Despite countless technology solutions and training programs, CISOs know they can’t completely prevent employees from leaking classified information.


I recently sat down with Frank Gillman, CISO for Lewis Brisbois to explore the challenges he deals with on a daily basis and the lessons he’s learned in his role. In this video, Frank discusses why his clients’ employees keep him up at night.

In this blog series, titled CISO Perspectives, we interview chief information security officers from different industries to learn (and share) their perspectives on a variety of topics pertinent to their jobs and careers. Visit our CISO Perspectives page for more blogs and videos.

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