As global CISO of one of the world's oldest and largest consumer goods enterprises, Bobby Ford sees not only the accelerated journey cybersecurity leaders have experienced in 2020, but also where the trip may be headed in 2021. In this exclusive keynote interview, Ford discusses the challenges of the current year and the promise of the new one, with emphasis on:
The CISO's shift from security to business risk management
The challenge of prioritizing multiple needs with limited resources
Prior to joining Unilever, Ford was the CISO for Abbott Labs, a global life sciences organization. With a diverse background in cybersecurity, he has spent the bulk of his career in the aerospace and defense industry. As a soldier in the U.S. Army, he was one of the charter information security analysts for the Pentagon Computer Incident Response Team.