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RE: IT Manager to CISO
From: rogue5 <rogue5 () bluemarble net>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 14:21:36 -0400

This.

The CISSP will get you into some of the areas that you might not have dealt much with before, but which come under the purview of the CISO, such as risk management, business continuity, etc.

Jerry R. Pettus



On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:19:06 +0100, "Egerue, Ugochukwu" <ugochukwu.egerue () ubagroup com> wrote:
Hi Femi,

Please do go ahead and aggressively pursue the CISSP certification as
the starting point. CISSP will expose you to all the domains of
security.

Regards,

Ugochukwu Egerue
IT Risk Management
United Bank for Africa Plc|(UBA House/15)
57 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria
Direct: +234-1-280-7248
Office: +234-1-264-4651-700. Ext:18248
Mobile: +2348062146022
eMAIL:ugochukwu.egerue () ubagroup com
Website: www.ubagroup.com
 ...Africa's global bank

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com]
On Behalf Of olufemimogaji () gmail com
Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 9:37 AM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: IT Manager to CISO


Hi all,

I'm currently the de facto IT manager for a small IT services firm. The
nature of our business requires that we follow PCI standards as per
logical security. Here's the thing, the CISO is leaving next month, and
I've been told I'll be taking his position. I already have a lot of
exposure to info sec, I have a CCNP (the former version with ISCW) and a I'm an MCP (Active Directory for WS 2008). What I need to know is what cert I should go out there and get to make me more cemented in this new CISO role, at least to keep the auditors happy, as they sometimes like
to question your competence. The outgoing CISO, even though he was
trained by some of our partners, had NO certs, and this exposed him to uncomfy questions from hard nosed auditors. Security+ or CISSP exam? Or
any others? Any form of guiding light will be highly appreciated.

Regards,

Femi M.




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