Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

Why It’s Time for a Cybersecurity ‘Reboot’

Roger Sels of BlackBerry on Changing Our Approach to Security
Roger Sels, vice president, solutions, EMEA, Blackberry Cylance

Roger Sels of BlackBerry believes our approach to cybersecurity is broken. In this interview, he explains how security leaders can safeguard their organizations more effectively by resetting the status quo.

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“Our approach to cybersecurity is broken in a number of fundamental ways - from how we measure the effectiveness of solutions to how we implement them," he says.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Sels discusses:

  • Why cybersecurity spending is going up but global risk is not coming down;
  • How our approach to cybersecurity is broken and why it’s time for a “reboot”;
  • Steps security leaders and their teams can take today to safeguard their organizations more effectively.

As a vice president at BlackBerry, Sels, who has more than 20 years of technical and leadership experience in cybersecurity, advises clients’ C-suites on maximizing the value and impact of their cyber programs. Before joining BlackBerry Cylance, he was the founding CISO at DarkMatter LLC, a cybersecurity consulting firm.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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