Cybersecurity research, insights and resources for the global CISO community.


October 03, 2023

United States

CISO Masterclass: Mitigating People-Centric Risks

Join Deborah Watson, Resident CISO, for an interactive discussion on prioritizing people-centric security controls based on cumulative risk and an adaptive security control approach to protect your organization.

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October 13, 2023

United States

CISO Conversations

Join Proofpoint Resident CISO, Financial Services, John Checco, and your fellow CISOs for an interactive conversation that explores the landscape of digital assets and emerging technologies. With the advent of ChatGPT, OpenAI, and LLMs, has the financial services industry lost interest in NFTs, WEB3, and the Metaverse? Actually, the opposite is true.

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CISO Reports

White Paper

Cybersecurity: The 2023 Board Perspective Report

As cyber attacks become increasingly sophisticated and impact organizations of all sizes, the board-CISO relationship has never been more important.
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White Paper

2023 Voice of the CISO

Back to "Business as Usual." After a brief respite, CISOs see the threat landscape heating up once again, and have recalibrated their level of concern to match what they felt at the start of the pandemic.
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White Paper

Cyber Insecurity in Healthcare: Ponemon Report

In this study sponsored by Proofpoint, Ponemon surveyed 641 people responsible for security strategies – including setting IT cybersecurity priorities, managing budgets and selecting vendors and contractors.
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Meet Our CISOs

Our resident CISOs drive our people-centric security vision with their hands-on experience and perspective in managing risk and improving cybersecurity posture across complex enterprises.

Ryan Witt

Vice President, Industry Solutions

Ryan leads Proofpoint’s healthcare, education and public sector practices, advising CISOs in those industries on how to best protect their organizations. Ryan has also been the Chair of Proofpoint's Healthcare Customer Advisory Board since 2018.

John Checco

Resident CISO, Americas

John leads the financial services practice at Proofpoint. He has previously served as an operational CISO at several large financial institutions.

Dennis Dayman

Resident CISO, Americas

Dennis has extensive experience working on security/privacy issues, data governance issues, and protecting and improving data through industry policy, regulatory policy relations, and technical solutions.

Yvette Lejins

Resident CISO, APJ

In her role as Resident CISO, APJ, Yvette brings hands-on experience in managing risk and improving cybersecurity posture across complex enterprises. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Yvette worked in CISO roles across the aviation and freight and logistics industries.

Andrew Rose

Resident CISO, EMEA

Andrew is Resident CISO for the EMEA Region. Voted ‘European CISO of the Year’ in 2018, he has 20+ years of CISO level experience across industries such as financial, legal, CNI and aviation. Andrew also spent several years as an Industry Analyst.

Bert Skaletski

Resident CISO, EMEA

Bert is Resident CISO, EMEA at Proofpoint. He previously served as CISO at a global leading science and technology company with more than 60,000 employees where he was responsible for information security strategy, policies, standards, and their implementation.

Dr. Deborah Watson

Resident CISO, Americas

Deborah is a cybersecurity leader focused on corporate information security strategy, compliance, security architecture, and data privacy and protection.

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