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Leadership and Transformation: Building a Business-Centric Cybersecurity Framework | A Conversation with Nitin Raina | Redefining CyberSecurity with Sean Martin

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Guest: Nitin Raina, Global CISO, Thoughtworks [@thoughtworks]

On LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/nnraina/

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Host: Sean Martin, Co-Founder at ITSPmagazine [@ITSPmagazine] and Host of Redefining CyberSecurity Podcast [@RedefiningCyber]

On ITSPmagazine | https://www.itspmagazine.com/sean-martin

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Episode Notes

In this episode of the Redefining Cybersecurity Podcast, host Sean Martin connects with Nitin Raina, the global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for ThoughtWorks. The discussion centers around Nitin's innovative approaches to transforming and elevating cybersecurity, drawing from his rich experience and strategic mindset. Nitin shares his journey in cybersecurity, emphasizing the evolution of the security program under his leadership. He discusses the significance of adapting a business-centric approach to cybersecurity, breaking away from conventional, technology-focused strategies. This includes the development and successful implementation of a business security maturity model designed to align with the organization's diverse, global operations.

A notable aspect of Nitin's strategy is the emphasis on leadership activation and the importance of governance in driving cybersecurity initiatives. By fostering a culture of security ownership across all levels of leadership and the broader organization, Nitin underscores the transformational shift in how cybersecurity is perceived and managed within ThoughtWorks. He highlights the collaborative efforts with different departments, such as IT operations and legal compliance, to ensure a cohesive approach to protecting the organization's 'crown jewels.' Through anecdotes and examples, Nitin illustrates the impact of these strategies on enhancing security awareness, decision-making, and operational effectiveness across the company.

The conversation also touches on the technical side, discussing the role of developers within the cybersecurity landscape and the utilization of contemporary technologies and frameworks to bolster the security posture. The episode concludes with insights into the future of cybersecurity, advocating for a more integrated and business-aligned approach. Nitin's reflections on the journey and achievements of his company's cybersecurity initiatives provide valuable lessons for organizations aiming to redefine their security strategies in a rapidly evolving digital world.

Key Questions Addressed

  • How did Nitin Raina's leadership and strategies transform the cybersecurity posture at his company?
  • What role does leadership activation play in redefining cybersecurity across an organization?
  • How can cybersecurity be aligned with business strategies to foster growth and innovation?

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Watch this and other videos on ITSPmagazine's YouTube Channel

Redefining CyberSecurity Podcast with Sean Martin, CISSP playlist:

📺 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnYu0psdcllS9aVGdiakVss9u7xgYDKYq
ITSPmagazine YouTube Channel:

📺 https://www.youtube.com/@itspmagazine

Be sure to share and subscribe!

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Resources

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Guest: Nitin Raina, Global CISO, Thoughtworks [@thoughtworks]

On LinkedIn | https://www.linkedin.com/in/nnraina/

____________________________

Host: Sean Martin, Co-Founder at ITSPmagazine [@ITSPmagazine] and Host of Redefining CyberSecurity Podcast [@RedefiningCyber]

On ITSPmagazine | https://www.itspmagazine.com/sean-martin

View This Show's Sponsors

___________________________

Episode Notes

In this episode of the Redefining Cybersecurity Podcast, host Sean Martin connects with Nitin Raina, the global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for ThoughtWorks. The discussion centers around Nitin's innovative approaches to transforming and elevating cybersecurity, drawing from his rich experience and strategic mindset. Nitin shares his journey in cybersecurity, emphasizing the evolution of the security program under his leadership. He discusses the significance of adapting a business-centric approach to cybersecurity, breaking away from conventional, technology-focused strategies. This includes the development and successful implementation of a business security maturity model designed to align with the organization's diverse, global operations.

A notable aspect of Nitin's strategy is the emphasis on leadership activation and the importance of governance in driving cybersecurity initiatives. By fostering a culture of security ownership across all levels of leadership and the broader organization, Nitin underscores the transformational shift in how cybersecurity is perceived and managed within ThoughtWorks. He highlights the collaborative efforts with different departments, such as IT operations and legal compliance, to ensure a cohesive approach to protecting the organization's 'crown jewels.' Through anecdotes and examples, Nitin illustrates the impact of these strategies on enhancing security awareness, decision-making, and operational effectiveness across the company.

The conversation also touches on the technical side, discussing the role of developers within the cybersecurity landscape and the utilization of contemporary technologies and frameworks to bolster the security posture. The episode concludes with insights into the future of cybersecurity, advocating for a more integrated and business-aligned approach. Nitin's reflections on the journey and achievements of his company's cybersecurity initiatives provide valuable lessons for organizations aiming to redefine their security strategies in a rapidly evolving digital world.

Key Questions Addressed

  • How did Nitin Raina's leadership and strategies transform the cybersecurity posture at his company?
  • What role does leadership activation play in redefining cybersecurity across an organization?
  • How can cybersecurity be aligned with business strategies to foster growth and innovation?

___________________________

Watch this and other videos on ITSPmagazine's YouTube Channel

Redefining CyberSecurity Podcast with Sean Martin, CISSP playlist:

📺 https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnYu0psdcllS9aVGdiakVss9u7xgYDKYq
ITSPmagazine YouTube Channel:

📺 https://www.youtube.com/@itspmagazine

Be sure to share and subscribe!

___________________________

Resources

___________________________

To see and hear more Redefining CyberSecurity content on ITSPmagazine, visit:

https://www.itspmagazine.com/redefining-cybersecurity-podcast

Are you interested in sponsoring this show with an ad placement in the podcast?

Learn More 👉 https://itspm.ag/podadplc

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