Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

Why Visibility Is Essential to Managing Risk

Panaseer CEO Nik Whitfield Discusses Roles of Integration, Orchestration
Nik Whitfield, founder and CEO at Panaseer

Integration and orchestration are critical components of managing risk, says Nik Whitfield, CEO of Panaseer, who discusses the importance of visibility.

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”It’s taking security professionals 38 percent of their time to gather metrics manually for reporting,” he says. “The result is that 89 percent of executives aren’t getting the information they need to measure security to make business decisions.”

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Whitfield also discusses:

  • The relation between visibility, metrics and management;
  • Orchestration and putting together a holistic picture of risk;
  • Key industry drivers in 2020.

Whitfield, founder and CEO at Panaseer, previously was founder of BAE Systems Detica. He has built technical platforms for internal and external advanced threat detection, threat intelligence, security analytics and behavior analysis.

About the Author

Varun Haran

Varun Haran

Managing Director, Asia & Middle East, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. Prior to joining ISMG, Haran was first a reporter with TechTarget writing for SearchSecurity and SearchCIO; and later, correspondent with InformationWeek, where he covered enterprise technology-related topics for the CIO and IT practitioner.

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