Oz Alashe, CEO & Founder of CybSafe, sits down with Mark Parr, CISO at KPMG, to discuss what it is like to be the CISO of a global organisation. Join this interview to find out whether CISOs are still the people who say “no”, the importance of security by design, and whether ignorance is more problematic than malice.
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Mark Parr spent 27 years in the British Army as a CISO, CIO, CTO and COO across a range of appointments before moving into professional services. Joining KPMG in Feb 2016, Mark initially focussed on People Operations within Cyber Services, before moving on promotion to be the Information Security lead for all of KPMGs HMG clients. On promotion to Director, Mark was appointed as Head of Information Assurance in May 2018 and on creation of the CISO role, took on this title in parallel in Sep 2018.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- One of the “better” challenges of being a CISO
- Catering for the different people’s needs to ensure everyone can use technology securely
- The real role of CISOs today
- The relative importance of people when it comes to securing networks