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Hidden threats: The role of the CFO in privacy and security

July 2, 2024 / 48 min listen

C-suite leaders are vital to modern, holistic cybersecurity, and they can take steps to protect their organizations against privacy and security threats today. Plante Moran Cybersecurity Partner Joe Oleksak discusses with The CFO Show’s Melissa Howatson.

Plante Moran’s Joe Oleksak — partner and expert in cybersecurity, IT audit, and technology compliance — recently sat down with The CFO Show’s Melissa Howatson to discuss the roles of the CFO, CEO, and CIO in holistic cybersecurity risk management. During the conversation, Joe highlighted the need for alignment and transparency between people, processes, and technology in a changing cyber and tech landscape and strategies to safeguard organizations and mitigate risk.

Joe discussed how these roles work together and why these business leaders are vital to a holistic cybersecurity approach.

“When you have the CEO or CFO driving conversations of culture around cybersecurity,” says Joe, “you’re more likely to have professionals and staff who are listening and thinking this important.”

Tune into the podcast to hear Joe’s full conversation and learn more about mitigating cybersecurity risk.

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